Fuel Qualification Guidance for Silicon Carbide Composite Clad Uranium Carbide Fuel

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Silicon carbide composite cladding is a relatively less mature solid fuel technology than is metal fuel or TRISO fuel. Pre-application engagement with the NRC regarding the use of this technology in advanced reactors has has occurred.

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"Energy Multiplier Module (EM2) Accelerated Fuel Qualification Strategy" Lays out a strategy for significantly reducing the time and cost of qualifying new nuclear fuel and materials as part of licensing new advanced reactors. white paper

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