Online citations, reference lists, and bibliographies.
← Back to Search

Hydrothermal Synthesis Of Uranium Dioxide And Graphene Composite And Its Application As An Additive For Uranium-dioxide-based Accident Tolerant Fuel

Dezhi Zhang, Yingru Li, Rui Gao, Bingqing Li, Zhenliang Yang, Biaojie Yan, Xuxu Liu, Zhiyi Wang, Qiqi Huang, Hao Tang, Yiming Ren, Rui Li, Tao Gai, X. Lai
Published 2021 · Materials Science

Save to my Library
Download PDF
Analyze on Scholarcy Visualize in Litmaps
Share
Reduce the time it takes to create your bibliography by a factor of 10 by using the world’s favourite reference manager
Time to take this seriously.
Get Citationsy
Abstract A novel kind of composite constructed by uranium dioxide and reduced graphene oxide (RGO) was developed via a one-step hydrothermal reduction method, named as UO2@G. The introduction of graphene oxide (GO) to the reaction system brought significant changes: in the control experiment without GO, the reductant of ethylenediamine itself could only reduce uranyl ions to mainly U3O8, and the final solid products appear in the form of flakes; by introducing GO to the system, the final products are pure UO2 in homogenous nanospheres. By employing UO2@G as an additive in the UO2 fuel pellet (the final volume ratio of graphene materials was controlled to be around 10%), the thermal conductivity is increased by 35.4%, which is significantly higher than that of the pellet prepared by simply mixing UO2 powders and commercial graphene nanosheets. The simulation results show that the core temperature of the pellet containing the UO2@G composite additives is much lower than that of the one without UO2@G composite additives, showing the potential as novel kind of accident tolerant fuel.
This paper references
10.1016/S0022-3115(01)00692-4
A review of the thermophysical properties of MOX and UO
J. Carbajo (2001)
10.1038/NMAT1849
The rise of graphene.
Andre K. Geim (2007)
10.1021/nl8034256
Atomic and electronic structure of graphene-oxide.
K. Andre Mkhoyan (2009)
10.1126/science.1158877
Graphene: Status and Prospects
Andre K. Geim (2009)
10.1021/nn200319d
Toughening in graphene ceramic composites.
Luke S. Walker (2011)
10.1016/J.CARBON.2011.06.095
Thermal conductivity and structure of non-covalent functionalized graphene/epoxy composites
C. Teng (2011)
10.1038/nature11458
A roadmap for graphene
K. Novoselov (2012)
10.1016/J.JNUCMAT.2012.03.049
Fabrication and characterization of fully ceramic microencapsulated fuels
K. Terrani (2012)
Lee (2012)
10.1016/J.CERAMINT.2013.01.101
Spark plasma sintering of graphene reinforced zirconium diboride ultra-high temperature ceramic composites
Govindaraajan B. Yadhukulakrishnan (2013)
10.1016/J.JNUCMAT.2013.09.003
The influence of SiC particle size and volume fraction on the thermal conductivity of spark plasma sintered UO2–SiC composites
Sunghwan Yeo (2013)
10.1179/174367613X13764308970581
Review of graphene–ceramic matrix composites
H. Porwal (2013)
10.1002/PI.4394
The preparation and properties of polystyrene/functionalized graphene nanocomposite foams using supercritical carbon dioxide
Chao-qun Li (2013)
10.1016/J.CERAMINT.2013.01.041
Mechanical properties of graphene platelet-reinforced alumina ceramic composites
J. Liu (2013)
10.1016/J.CARBON.2013.07.086
Graphene reinforced alumina nano-composites
H. Porwal (2013)
10.1016/J.NUCENGDES.2013.01.012
Performance evaluation of UO2/graphene composite fuel and SiC cladding during LBLOCA using MARS-KS
Seung Won Lee (2013)
10.1002/adma.201400657
Highly compressible macroporous graphene monoliths via an improved hydrothermal process.
Yingru Li (2014)
10.1016/J.JNUCMAT.2013.12.005
Accident tolerant fuels for LWRs: A perspective
S. Zinkle (2014)
10.1016/J.CERAMINT.2014.03.150
Toughening in ceramics containing graphene fillers
Cristina Ramírez (2014)
10.1016/J.CARBON.2014.10.033
High-yield preparation of graphene oxide from small graphite flakes via an improved Hummers method with a simple purification process
Ji Chen (2015)
10.1016/J.ANUCENE.2015.02.044
Fabrication methods and thermal hydraulics analysis of enhanced thermal conductivity UO2–BeO fuel in light water reactors
Wenzhong Zhou (2015)
10.13182/NT14-7
Influence of Carbon Nanotube Dispersion in UO2–Carbon Nanotube Ceramic Matrix Composites Utilizing Spark Plasma Sintering
Andrew R. Cartas (2015)
10.1016/J.JNUCMAT.2015.06.029
Synthesis and Sintering of UN-UO 2 Fuel Composites
Brian J. Jaques (2015)
10.1002/smll.201403245
Nanocrystals of Uranium Oxide: Controlled Synthesis and Enhanced Electrochemical Performance of Hydrogen Evolution by Ce Doping.
Shi Hu (2015)
10.1016/J.JNUCMAT.2016.03.027
Synthesis and preservation of graphene-supported uranium dioxide nanocrystals
Hanyu Ma (2016)
10.1016/J.PNUCENE.2016.08.014
Comparative analyses of coated and composite UN fuel – Monte Carlo based full core LWR study
Hassam Ahmed (2016)
10.1016/J.JNUCMAT.2015.11.041
Preparation of UO2, ThO2 and (Th,U)O2 pellets from photochemically-prepared nano-powders
T. Pavelková (2016)
10.1016/J.JNUCMAT.2016.05.004
Fabrication and microstructural analysis of UN-U3Si2 composites for accident tolerant fuel applications
Kyle D. Johnson (2016)
10.1080/09506608.2016.1219481
Graphene reinforced metal and ceramic matrix composites: a review
A. Nieto (2017)
10.1016/J.JEURCERAMSOC.2017.03.016
From bulk to cellular structures: A review on ceramic/graphene filler composites
P. Miranzo (2017)
10.1039/C7RA06635J
Improved mechanical and fatigue properties of graphene oxide/silica/SBR composites
Song Zhang (2017)
10.1016/J.JNUCMAT.2017.12.043
Accident tolerant fuel cladding development: Promise, status, and challenges
K. Terrani (2018)
10.1016/J.SCRIPTAMAT.2017.08.031
High temperature thermal physical performance of BeO/UO2 composites prepared by spark plasma sintering (SPS)
Li Bingqing (2018)
10.1016/J.CERAMINT.2018.02.208
High temperature thermal physical performance of SiC/UO 2 composites up to 1600 °C
Li Bingqing (2018)
10.1038/s41598-018-21034-4
Thermally-Conductive and Mechanically-Robust Graphene Nanoplatelet Reinforced UO2 Composite Nuclear Fuels
Tiankai Yao (2018)
10.1016/J.ANUCENE.2018.04.040
Enhanced thermal conductivity accident tolerant fuels for improved reactor safety – A comprehensive review
W. Zhou (2018)
10.1016/j.anucene.2018.10.025
Radial distributions of power and isotopic concentrations in candidate accident tolerant fuel U3Si2 and UO2/U3Si2 fuel pins with FeCrAl cladding
Shengli Chen (2018)
10.1016/J.JNUCMAT.2019.04.011
Fabrication of UO2-Mo composite fuel with enhanced thermal conductivity from sol-gel feedstock
S. Finkeldei (2019)
10.1016/j.ceramint.2020.06.155
Interfacial microstructure and thermal resistance of UO2/Mo composites fabricated by spark plasma sintering
Liang Cheng (2020)
10.1016/j.jnucmat.2020.151987
A logical approach for zero-rupture Fully Ceramic Microencapsulated (FCM) fuels via pressure-assisted sintering route
C. Ang (2020)



This paper is referenced by
Semantic Scholar Logo Some data provided by SemanticScholar