Bragg-Sitton, Shannon M. Fuel Performance and Design Department, Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, Idaho.
- Current LWR fuel
- ATF design goals and constraints
- ATF evaluation metrics
- ATF development activities
- ATF irradiation testing
- Next steps
- Additional Readings
The safe, reliable, and economic operation of the nation's nuclear power reactor fleet has always been a top priority for the U.S. nuclear industry. Continual improvement of technology, including advanced materials and nuclear fuels, remains central to the industry's success. Decades of research and operation have produced steady technology advances and yielded an extensive base of data, experience, and knowledge on light-water reactor (LWR) fuel performance under both normal and accident conditions. Thanks to efforts by both the U.S. government and private industry, nuclear technologies have advanced over time to optimize economic operations in nuclear utilities while ensuring safety.
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