PREPARATION OF SAMPLES FOR IRF INVESTIGATIONS AND POST IRRADIATION EXAMINATIONS FROM 50.4 GWd/tHM PWR FUEL
Samples for leaching experiments at KIT-INE have been prepared from a PWR fuel segment at the hot cell facility of JRC-ITU. The specimens were carefully examined and some features relevant for future investigations were identified.
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