Glossary

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    Nuclear fuel coated particles consist of a UO2 or UC kernel and a four-fold, onion-like shell; the shells from inside to out: porous carbon buffer, inner pyrolytic coating, SiC barrier coating and outer pyrolytic coating; diameters: kernel ≈ 0.5 mm, coated particle in total ≈ 1 mm

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