- Volume 30 Issue 5
Development of Ceramic Humidity Sensor for the Korean Next Generation Reactor
- Lee, Na-Young (Seoul National University) ;
- Hwang, Il-Soon (Seoul National University) ;
- Song, Chang-Rock (Seoul National University) ;
- Yoo, Han-Ill (Seoul National University) ;
- Park, Sang-Duk (Korea Electric Power Research Institute) ;
- Yang, Jun-Seong (Korea Electric Power Research Institute)
- Published : 1998.10.01
Leak-before-break(LBB) approach has been shown to be both cost effective and risk reductive when applied to high energy Piping in nuclear Power Plants. For the Korean Next Generation Reactor (KNGR) development, LBB application is considered for the Main Steam Line(MSL) piping inside containment. Unlike the primary system leakages, the MSL leak detection systems must be based on principles other than radioactivity measurements. Among humidity, heat and acoustic noise currently being considered as indicators of leakage, we explored humidity as an effective one and developed ceramic-based humidity sensor which can be qualified for LBB applications. The ceramic material, sintered and annealed MgCr
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Electrical Properties of TiO₂-K₂
$Ti_6$ $O_13$Porous Ceramic Humidity Sensor Y-C Yeh;T-Y Tseng;D-A Chang
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