ATUNE: Accident tolerant uranium nitride experiments

Uranium nitride fuel is considered for commercial use in light water reactors. Using spark plasma sintering, our division has succeeded in improving the tolerance of UN to high temperature steam considerably. Within the ATUNE project, spark plasma sintered UN will be irradiated for the first time.
Page responsible:Janne Wallenius
Belongs to: Nuclear Engineering
Last changed: Mar 26, 2018