Nuclear Science


Research Highlights

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Neutron scattering continues as a vital tool in superconductivity studies
— In 2008, the totally unexpected discovery of a New class of superconductors, the iron pnictides, set off A Feverish international effort to understand them.

Fabrication and Characterization of Uranium-based High Temperature Reactor Fuel
— The Uranium Fuel Development Laboratory is a modern R&D scale lab for the fabrication and characterization of uranium-based high temperature reactor fuel.

Light Water Reactor Fuel Cladding Research
— ORNL is the focus point for Light Water Reactor (LWR) fuel cladding research and testing. The purpose of this research is to furnish U.S. industry (EPRI, Areva, Westinghouse), and regulators (NRC) with much-needed data supporting safe and economical nuclear power generation and used fuel management.


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