Ceramics for Nuclear Applications

  • Stephen D. Stoddard
Part of the Materials Science Research book series (MSR, volume 8)


Nuclear fission energy systems have been summarized in an earlier chapter. My purpose here is to discuss these various concepts in greater detail and to indicate where ceramic materials are used, delineating problems where those materials most probably hold solutions. Nuclear concepts discussed will be various types of reactors, both fission and fusion.


Fuel Element Uranium Metal Radioactive Waste Disposal High Cross Section Nuclear Application 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen D. Stoddard
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  1. 1.Los Alamos Scientific LaboratoryLos AlamosUSA

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