metallic nuclear fuel

metallic nuclear fuel

[mə′tal·ik ′nü·klē·ər ′fyül]
(nucleonics)
A fissionable isotope of a metallic element, or an alloy containing such an isotope, used as the energy source for a nuclear reactor.
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M2 EQUITYBITES-July 12, 2016-Lightbridge awarded Notice of Allowance for its metallic nuclear fuel from European Patent Office
Lightbridge (NasdaqCM:LTBR) reported on Monday the receipt of a Notice of Allowance for a key patent covering its metallic nuclear fuel rod design from the European Patent Office.
M2 EQUITYBITES-June 7, 2016-Lightbridge awarded patents in Canada and China for metallic nuclear fuel rod design
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 3, 2014-Lightbridge secures first major international patent for metallic nuclear fuel design in Australia