Patents by Inventor CARTER ELIOT LUNDE

CARTER ELIOT LUNDE has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20200043617
    Abstract: A nuclear fuel assembly comprising a plurality of control rod guide assemblies. At least one of the control rod guide assemblies includes a guide tube having an axial dimension, the guide tube being supported by the plurality of grids and extending axially between the top nozzle and the bottom nozzle, the guide tube having an upper portion having a first radius and a lower portion having a second radius less than the first radius, and an external dashpot tube disposed around a portion of the lower portion in an area beginning at the bottom grid and extending toward the top nozzle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2019
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Applicant: WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC COMPANY, LLC
    Inventors: YURIY ALESHIN, BRIAN MILLARE, MICHAEL O. BAUSCH, CARTER ELIOT LUNDE
  • Patent number: 10446277
    Abstract: A nuclear fuel assembly comprising a plurality of control rod guide assemblies. At least one of the control rod guide assemblies includes a guide tube having an axial dimension, the guide tube being supported by the plurality of grids and extending axially between the top nozzle and the bottom nozzle, the guide tube having an upper portion having a first radius and a lower portion having a second radius less than the first radius, and an external dashpot tube disposed around a portion of the lower portion in an area beginning at the bottom grid and extending toward the top nozzle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Westinghouse Electric Company LLC
    Inventors: Yuriy Aleshin, Brian Millare, Michael O. Bausch, Carter Eliot Lunde
  • Publication number: 20180197640
    Abstract: A nuclear fuel assembly comprising a plurality of control rod guide assemblies. At least one of the control rod guide assemblies includes a guide tube having an axial dimension, the guide tube being supported by the plurality of grids and extending axially between the top nozzle and the bottom nozzle, the guide tube having an upper portion having a first radius and a lower portion having a second radius less than the first radius, and an external dashpot tube disposed around a portion of the lower portion in an area beginning at the bottom grid and extending toward the top nozzle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2017
    Publication date: July 12, 2018
    Applicant: WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC COMPANY, LLC
    Inventors: YURIY ALESHIN, BRIAN MILLARE, MICHAEL O. BAUSCH, CARTER ELIOT LUNDE