Engineering Physics Department Colloquium

Westinghouse Accident Tolerant Fuel Program: Technical Progress and Challenges

Date
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Time
4-5 p.m.
Description
Peng Xu, PhD, Principal Engineer at Westinghouse Electric Company, will discuss changes to the nuclear industry post-Fukushima and give an update for the Westinghouse accident tolerant fuel program, with emphasis on technical accomplishment and challenges, including high density fuel U3Si2, SiC cladding, and coatings for zirconium cladding.