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I have some work on advanced ceramics and ceramic matrix composites for next gen nuclear reactors. Much of the work in this area focuses on SiC/SiC for fuel rods; however, I think there are some other applications for non SiC/SiC ceramics. One example, say, a molten salt heat exchanger than can operate up to 1000C without needing EBCs. So, as I push my research forward, what are the worthwhile endeavors in your opinion? Where do you see advanced ceramics playing a role in next gen nuclear?