04123327 is referenced by 9 patents and cites 8 patents.

Fuel assemblies forming the core of a nuclear reactor each include an open-ended tubular channel, upper and lower tie plates formed therein with a multitude of through holes and arranged in the vicinity of upper and lower ends of the tubular channel respectively, and elongated fuel elements located parallel to one another and extending between the upper and lower tie plates. The channel of each fuel assembly is formed in its walls with openings which are disposed below the upper tie plate and above the upper end edge of the fuel of each fuel element.

Title
Fuel assembly for a nuclear reactor
Application Number
5/689817
Publication Number
4123327
Application Date
May 25, 1976
Publication Date
October 31, 1978
Inventor
Kenji Tominaga
Hitachi
JP
Shozo Yamanari
Hitachi
JP
Hideo Ogasawara
Hitachi
JP
Tetsuo Horiuchi
Hitachi
JP
Toshihiko Sugisaki
Hitachi
JP
Agent
Craig & Antonelli
Assignee
Hitachi
JP
IPC
G21C 3/02
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