Investigation and Optimisation of Accident Tolerant Fuels

WP3 Investigation and Optimisation of Accident Tolerant Fuels – led by Karl Whittle, University of Liverpool

This work package is focussed on the optimisation and manufacture of accident tolerant fuel materials. Projects within this theme include:

  • Radiation Effects in Novel Accident Tolerant Fuels
  • Accident Tolerant Nuclear Fuels – Options and Designs
  • The manufacture, characterisation and testing of U3Si2 fuel pellets
  • Synthesis and characterisation of uranium nitrides