b'2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022PHASE 1PHASE 2PHASE 3 Feasibility Development / Quali\x1fcation CommercializationWorkshops Fuel Selection LFA / LFR ReadyFeasibility studies on advanced fuel and cladSteady State Loop and Capsule Testsconcepts: bench-scale fabrication, irradiation tests, steam ractions, mechanical properties, furnace tests, modelingTransient Irradiation TestsAssessment of new concepts: impact on economics, fuelLOCA / Furnace Testscycle, operations, safety envelope, and environmentFuel Performance CodeFuel Safety BasisIndustry led projectsIndustry led projects (Phase 1a) (Phase 1b)Industry led projects (Phase 2) Success via the Small BusinessThe Future - Full of Figure 3. Strategic Overview in the RTCInnovation Research (SBIR)Possibilities for ATF Ideas process of several Small Businessto Impact LWR and non-LWR Industrial developments, espe- Developed Needs:cially in the advanced clad devel-opment areas, such as related toLWR Fuels:silicon carbide and deposition ofLong-term advanced LWR fuel designs, advanced clad coatings. s.a. non-zircaloy-clad concepts. Direct support of computer code Coolant chemistry issues, such as modelling development at ourcorrosion and crud formation.national laboratories, the NRCReactor power uprates withand US industries. associated fuel assemblydesign improvements.2022|AFC ACCOMPLISHMENTS 17'