• Mixed plutonium-uranium carbide fuel in fast breeder test reactor

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      Nuclear fuel; fast reactors; carbides

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      This paper describes the development of the indigenous plutonium-uranium mixed carbide nuclear fuel for the fast breeder test reactor. The fuel has performed satisfactorily and produced, for the first time in our country, nuclear electricity from a fast reactor. The experience and knowledge gained in the fuel development has provided great confidence for undertaking a programme on utilization of fast reactor technology for power production.

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      1. Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam - 603 102, India
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