FY 2010 R&D Final Project Reports

Fuel Cycle

NEUP Project 10-852: Development of a Self Biased High Efficiency Solid-State Neutron Detector for MPACT Applications
Lead PI: Y. Danon, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

NEUP Project 10-897: Implementation of On-the-Fly Doppler Broadening in MCNP5 for Multiphysics Simulation of Nuclear Reactors
Lead PI: W. Martin, University of Michigan

NEUP Project 10-911: Exploration and Modeling of Structural Changes in Waste Glass Under Corrosion
Lead PI: C. Pantano, Pennsylvania State University

NEUP Project 10-917: Development of Innovative High Thermal Conductivity UO2 Ceramic Composites Fuel Pellets with Carbon Nano-Tubes Using Spark Plasma Sintering
Lead PI: G. Subhash, University of Florida

NEUP Project 10-938: Modeling Solute Thermokinetics in LiCl-KCl Molten Salt for Nuclear Waste Separations
Lead PI: D. Morgan, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Generation IV

NEUP Project 10-678: Microstructure and Property Evolution in Advanced Cladding and Duct Materials Under Long-Term and Elevated Temperature: Critical Experiments
Lead PI: G. Was, University of Michigan

NEUP Project 10-872: Corrosion in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide: Materials, Environmental Purity, Surface Treatments, and Flow Issues
Lead PI: K. Sridharan, University of Wisconsin, Madison

NEUP Project 10-875: Failure Predictions for VHTR Core Components Using a Probabilistic Continuum Damage Mechanics Model
Lead PI: A. Fok, University of Minnesota

NEUP Project 10-888: Microstructure and Property Evolution in Advanced Cladding and Duct Materials Under Long-Term and Elevated Temperature Irradiation: Modeling and Experimental Investigation
Lead PI: B. Wirth, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

NEUP Project 10-941: Consistent Multigroup Theory Enabling Accurate Coarse-Group Simulation of GenIV Reactors
Lead PI: F Rahnema, Georgia Institute of Technology

NEUP Project 10-959: Development of Thermal Transient Flow Rate Sensors for High Temperature, Irradiation, Corrosive Environment
Lead PI: Y. Jiang, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Mission Relevant Investigator Initiated Research

NEUP Project 10-679: Understanding the Irradiation Behavior of Zirconium Carbide
Lead PI: A. Motta, Pennsylvania State University

NEUP Project 10-921: Study of Interfacial Interactions Using Thin Film Surface Modification; Radiation and Oxidation Effects in Materials
Lead PI: K. Sridharan, University of Wisconsin, Madison