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EM2: The scientific innovations in detail

EM2 is creating new milestones in scientific innovation, from safety enhancements to heat-resistant fuel cladding to increased reactor efficiency. Here is a list of academic papers by GA's researching physicists and engineers for a deeper look at the innovation by GA Energy Group Nuclear Technologies and Materials division:

SiC-SiC Cladding for Light Water Reactors
C. A. Back and E. Lahoda
WRFPM 2014 Top Fuel Conference, Sendai, Japan, 14-17 Sept 2014

Design and Development of EM2
Robert W. Schleicher and Timothy Bertch
ASME 2014 Small Modular Reactors Symposium
Washington, DC, USA, April 15-17, 2014
ISBN: 978-0-7918-4536-3

High Pressure Burst Testing of SiCf-SiCm Composite Nuclear Fuel Cladding
Luis H. Alva, Xinyu Huang, George M. Jacobsen and Christina A. Back
in Advancement of Optical Methods in Experimental Mechanics, Volume 3, (eds. Jin, H., Sciammarella, C., Yoshida, S., Lamberti, L.), 2014 Springer

Multi-Scale Characterization of SIC/SiC Composite Materials
D. Frazer, M. D. Abad, C. Back, C. Deck, P. Hosemann
in Advanced Composites for Aerospace, Marine, and Land Applications (eds T. Sano, T.S. Srivatsan and M. W. Paretti), 2014 John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118888414.ch15

Investigation of the C-ring Test For Measuring Hoop Tensile Strength of Nuclear Grade Ceramic Composites
G. M. Jacobsen, J. D. Stone, H. E. Khalifa, C. P. Deck and C. A. Back
J. Nucl. Mater. 452 (2014) 125-132

Permeability Measurements for SiC Ceramic Matrix Composites Relevant to LWR
O. Gutierrez, H. E. Khalifa, C. P. Deck, C. A. Back and R. Schleicher
Trans. of the Amer. Nucl. Soc., vol. 110, June 15-19, Reno, NV, pgs. 803-806
ANS, Reno 2014

A Compact Gas-Cooled Fast Reactor With an Ultra-long Fuel Cycle
Hangbok Choi, Robert W. Schleicher, and Puja Gupta
Sci. and Tech. of Nucl. installations, vol 2013 (2013), Article ID 618707, 10 pgs

Modeling Forced Flow Chemical Vapor Infiltration Fabrication of SiC-SiC Composites for Advanced Nuclear Reactors
Christian P. Deck, H. E. Khalifa, B. Sammuli and C. A. Back
Science and Technology of Nuclear Installations, vol. 2013, Article ID 127676, 10 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/127676

Nano/micro scale Characterization of SiC/SiC Composite Materials
D. Frazer, P. Hosemann, C. A. Back, C. Deck, H. Khalifa
Microscopy and Microanalysis 07/2012; 18(S2):1420-1421

Fabrication of SiC-SiC Composites for Fuel Cladding in Advanced Reactor Designs
C. P. Deck, H. E. Khalifa, B. Sammuli, T. Hilsabeck, C. A. Back
Prog. Nucl. Energ. 57 (2012) p. 38-45.

The Relationship Between Silicon Carbide Composite Fabrication and Mechanical and Thermal Performance
H. E. Khalifa, C. P. Deck, K. C. Chen, and C. A. Back
Transac. Fusion Sci. and Tech. 61 (2012) p. 375-380.

Configuring EM2 to Meet the Challenges of Economics, Waste Disposition, and Non-Proliferation Confronting Nuclear Energy in the U. S.
Robert Schleicher and Christina Back
Transac. Fusion Sci. and Tech. 61 (2012), p. 144-149.