Instrumentation of a lead-bismuth eutectic cooled nuclear fuel assembly using fibre bragg gratings for characterizing the flow-induced vibrations

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  • VUB - Vrije Universiteit Brussel

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Abstract

We assess the vibration characteristics of a lead-bismuth cooled nuclear fuel assembly with 226 fibre Bragg gratings. We validate the mounting procedure and demonstrate that vibration levels corresponding to a few micro-strains can be measured.

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvanced Photonics 2018 BGPP, IPR, NP, NOMA, Sensors, Networks, SPPCom, SOF)
Subtitle of host publicationOSA Technical Digest
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society of America
Pages1-2
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)978-1-943580-43-9
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StatePublished - 2 Jul 2018
EventBragg Gratings, Photosensitivity and Poling in Glass Waveguides and Materials - Zurich, Switzerland

Conference

ConferenceBragg Gratings, Photosensitivity and Poling in Glass Waveguides and Materials
CountrySwitzerland
CityZurich
Period2018-07-022018-07-05

Keywords

  • fibre bragg gratings, flow induced vibrations, fuel assembly, Liquid metal, myrrha

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