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Pub. No.:    WO/2009/136971    International Application No.:    PCT/US2009/000763
Publication Date: 12.11.2009 International Filing Date: 06.02.2009
G21C 19/00 (2006.01)
Applicants: SEARETE LLC [US/US]; 11235 SE 6th Street, Suite 200 Bellevue, Washington 98004 (US) (For All Designated States Except US).
AHLFELD, Charles E. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
GILLELAND, John Rogers [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
HYDE, Roderick A. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
ISHIKAWA, Muriel Y. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
MC ALEES, David G. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
MYHRVOLD, Nathan, P. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
WHITMER, Charles [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
WOOD, JR., Lowell L. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only)
Inventors: AHLFELD, Charles E.; (US).
GILLELAND, John Rogers; (US).
HYDE, Roderick A.; (US).
ISHIKAWA, Muriel Y.; (US).
MC ALEES, David G.; (US).
MYHRVOLD, Nathan, P.; (US).
WHITMER, Charles; (US).
WOOD, JR., Lowell L.; (US)
Agent: TEGREENE, Clarence, T.; 11235 SE 6th Street, Suite 200 Bellevue, WA 98004 (US)
Priority Data:
12/069,908 12.02.2008 US
Abstract: front page image
(EN)Illustrative embodiments provide nuclear fission igniters for nuclear fission reactors and methods for their operation. Illustrative embodiments and aspects include, without limitation, a nuclear fission igniter configured to ignite a nuclear fission deflagration wave in nuclear fission fuel material, a nuclear fission deflagration wave reactor with a nuclear fission igniter, a method of igniting a nuclear fission deflagration wave, and the like.
(FR)Des modes de réalisation illustratifs de l’invention concernent des dispositifs d’ignition de fission nucléaire pour réacteurs à fission nucléaire, ainsi que des procédés d’exploitation associés. Des modes de réalisation illustratifs et des aspects de l’invention concernent, entre autres, un dispositif d’ignition de fission nucléaire configuré pour enflammer une onde de déflagration de fission nucléaire dans un matériau combustible de fission nucléaire ; un réacteur à onde de déflagration de fission nucléaire doté d’un dispositif d’ignition de fission nucléaire ; un procédé destiné à enflammer une onde de déflagration de fission nucléaire, et analogues.
Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AO, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BH, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DO, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, GT, HN, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KM, KN, KP, KR, KZ, LA, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LY, MA, MD, ME, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MY, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PG, PH, PL, PT, RO, RS, RU, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, ST, SV, SY, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, ZA, ZM, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (BW, GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, NA, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, SE, SI, SK, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)