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Title:
RADIATION SHIELDING AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2021/183478
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
Radiation shielding and methods of manufacture are disclosed. A radiation shielding apparatus includes a matrix including matrix material; and a mixture positioned in the matrix, the mixture including: a neutron thermalizing material; and a neutron absorbing material mixed with the neutron thermalizing material. A reactivity control system includes a container rotatable around an axis; a divider positioned inside the container to define two or more compartments within the container; at least one neutron absorber positioned in at least one of the two or more compartments; and at least one neutron reflector positioned in another of the two or more compartments that is fluidly isolated from the at least one of the two or more compartments. A method of manufacturing radiation shielding material includes: fabricating a matrix; generating a mixture by mixing a neutron absorbing material, a neutron thermalizing material, and additive materials; and loading the mixture into the matrix.

Inventors:
DEWITTE JACOB (US)
RICHARD JOSHUA G (US)
BATES ETHAN (US)
DOAN SAMUEL (US)
AKINSULIRE OLORUNSOLA (US)
HAWN DAVID (US)
EVERETT PATRICK (US)
Application Number:
PCT/US2021/021456
Publication Date:
November 25, 2021
Filing Date:
March 09, 2021
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Assignee:
OKLO INC (US)
International Classes:
G21C7/103; G21C7/28; G21F1/00
Domestic Patent References:
WO2019110653A12019-06-13
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
DIETRICH, Allison W. et al. (US)
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