• A Research Program Nuclear Energy Conversion 

    Prelas, Mark Antonio, 1953- (2009-04)
    Direct conversion of nuclear energy to electricity has been a challenging problem since the inception of the generation of electricity from nuclear reactions. The development of wide bandgap, p-n junctions in materials ...
  • A Research Program on Very High Temperature Reactors 

    Loyalka, S. K.; Ghosh, Tushar K., Dr.; Prelas, Mark Antonio, 1953-; Tompson, R. V. (Robert Vaughn), 1958-; Viswanath, Dabir S.; Al-Dahhan, Muthanna; Gardner, Robin P. (2009-04)
    Prismatic and pebble bed very high-temperature reactors (VHTRs) are very attractive both from a thermodynamic efficiency viewpoint and hydrogen-production capability. This project addresses numerous challenges associated ...