System and Method for Minimizing Movement of Nuclear Fuel Racks During a Seismic Event

Primary Inventor: Krishna P. SinghContributing Inventor(s): Charles BullardDate of Publication: May 25, 2021Status: GrantedJurisdiction: USAssignee: Holtec International, Inc.Equipment Type: Fuel RackDocket Number: HOL-071Application Number: 15/973,966Publication Number: US 11,017,908 B2 Prior Publication Data: US2018.0277269 A1, Sep. 27, 2018 Related…

High Earthquake-Resistant Fuel Storage Rack System for Fuel Pools in Nuclear Plants

Primary Inventor: Krishna P. SinghDate of Publication: Nov. 24, 2020Status: GrantedJurisdiction: USEquipment Type: Fuel RackDocket Number: HOL-114Application Number: 15/618,774Patent Number(s): US 10,847,274 B2 Prior Publication Data: US 2018/0247720 A1 (Aug. 30, 2018) Related U.S. Application Data: Provisional application…

Passive Reactor Cooling System

Primary Inventor: Krishna P. SinghContributing Inventor(s): Joseph RajkumarDate of Publication: Jul. 21, 2020Status: GrantedJurisdiction: USAssignee: SMR Inventec, LLCEquipment Type: Fuel RackDocket Number: HOL-081Patent Number: US 10,720,249 B2Application Number: 15/419,227 European Patent No. EP 2 842 135 B1,…

Rack for Underwater Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel

Primary Inventor: Krishna P. SinghDate of Publication: May 12, 2020Status: GrantedJurisdiction: USAssignee: Holtec International, Inc.Equipment Type: Fuel RackDocket Number: HOL-093Patent Number: US 10,650,933 B2Application Number: 14/935,221 Prior Publication Data: US 2016/0133346 A1 - May 12, 2016…

Storage System for Nuclear Fuel

Primary Inventor: Krishna P. SinghDate: August 5, 2015Status: PublishedJurisdiction: USAssignee: Holtec International, Inc.Equipment Type: Fuel RackDocket Number: HOL-057Application Number: 14/367,705Publication Number: US 2015/0221402 A1 Related U.S. Publication Data: Provisional application No. 61/579,455, filed on December 22, 2011. International Application Number:…

Apparatus and Method for Supporting Fuel Assemblies in an Underwater Environment Having Lateral Access Loading

Primary Inventor: Krishna P. SinghContributing Inventor(s): Evan RosenbaumDate of Patent Issuance: March 20, 2012Status: GrantedJurisdiction: USAssignee: Holtec International, Inc.Equipment Type: Fuel RackDocket Number: HOL-004Publication Number: 12/751,717Application Number: US 2010/0232563 A1Patent Number(s): US 8,139,706 B2 Abstract: A method of loading nuclear fuel assemblies…

How the Pool Storage Industry Keeps its Head Well Above Water

By: K.P. Singh and C. Blessing Publisher: Nuclear Engineering International Year: 1997 Abstract: Designers have proved very ingenious at continuously squeezing more storage capacity from LWR spent fuel pools, though seemingly unending rerack cycles. How…