Article - 26 Jan 2022
Advanced materials have been one of the cornerstones of nuclear submarine development, and this article will provide an analysis of the subject.
Article - 8 Oct 2020
This article will analyze the materials used in a modern-day reactor of a 2018 HMS Astute submarine, to highlight the material science required to make this technology a reality.
Article - 7 Nov 2011
The performance envelope of materials limits much of what technology can accomplish, better materials translate into cleaner, safer, and cheaper energy.
Article - 4 Apr 2019
This article discusses materials research in Nuclear energy using electron backscatter diffraction.
Article - 20 Sep 2011
Boron Carbide is a useful engineering ceramic with many industrial applications, but machining it to final tolerances is a specialized process.
Article - 20 Sep 2005
The role of crystal chemistry in developing ceramic materials for high level radioactive waste immobilisation is reviewed. Synroc, a ceramic material utilising 4 titanate phases was produced that was...
Article - 27 Aug 2003
With nuclear power currently satisfying much of the world's electricity requirements the safety, reliability and economic operation of these plants is of the utmost importance. For this reason...
Article - 15 Aug 2003
Scientists have developed a method for transmuting radioactive iodine from nuclear power stations into a safer form. The technology also has other potential applications. Posted August 13 2003
Article - 27 Jun 2003
Synroc is a ceramic materials developed for dealing with high level radioactive waste materials. The evolution and development of Synroc is outlined and its advantages over previous materials used for...
Article - 22 May 2020
The current state of the nuclear industry is largely built on legacy technology and processes, but the recent adoption of 3D printing could revolutionize nuclear power and reverse the industry’s...