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Coatings for Nuclear Fuel Preventing Explosions in Reactors

Posted June 06, 2017 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

In an effort to reduce hydrogenation of containers where nuclear fuel is stored and to protect reactors from a Fukushima-like radiation disaster, physicists are developing protective titanium nitride-based coatings for shells of fuel elements of nuclear reactors.

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