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ACTIVE NEUTRON SYSTEMS

 

-High Sensitivity Imaging Passive and Active Neutron (IPAN) Transuranic Assay System

-Imaging Boxed Waste Assay System

-Measurement Results for the IPAN/GEA Boxed Waste Assay System

-IPAN/GEA Active Neutron Assay: Finding the Plutonium Lump

-Multi-Purpose Crate Counter for the RFETS

-Operational Experience with an Imaging Passive/Active Neutron System (IPAN) in a Mature Production Application to Perform WIPP Certified Non-Destructive Assays

 

PASSIVE NEUTRON SYSTEMS

 

-SuperHENC: Final Performance and Certification Summary

-Assay of Uranium Contaminated Waste in Intermodal Containers by Passive Neutron Measurement at the Oak Ridge 3 Building D&D Project

-Applications of the TRU-D Portable Package Monitor for Rapid Gram Estimation of Plutonium Bearing Waste Packages at the Point of Origin

-Performance Assessment of the Add–A–Source Matrix Correction Method Using the Super High Efficiency Neutron Coincidence Counting System (SuperHENC)

-Performance Characteristics of a High Efficiency Passive Neutron Assay System using Alternative Neutron Detectors to Helium–3, IEEE Workshop on He–3 Alternatives for Neutron Detection

 

GAMMA–RAY TECHNIQUES

 

-IPAN/GEA Efficiency-Times-Attenuation Method for Waste Characterization

-Enhanced Spatial and Spectroscopic Resolution for First Responders

-Use of Gamma Ray Imaging Instruments in Support of TRU Waste Characterization Challenges

-Application of Remote Gamma Imaging Surveys at the Turkey Point PWR Reactor Facility

-Fast Enrichment Screening for ‘Go/No Go’ Classification of Large Containers

 

TRANSURANIC / LOW–LEVEL WASTE CHARACTERIZATION

 

-Performance of WIPP Certifiable Mobile Waste Characterization NDA Measurements on TRU waste Drums at LLNL

-Operational and Regulatory Performance of Waste Crate Assay Systems at RFETS

-WIPP Certification of a New SuperHENC at Hanford for Assay of Transuranic Waste in Standard Waste Boxes

-Innovations in the Assay of Un-Segregated Multi-Isotopic Grade TRU Waste Boxes with SuperHENC and FRAM Technology

-An NDA Technique for the Disposition of Mixed Low Level Waste at the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project

-Application of Spectral Summing to Suspect Low Level Debris Drums at Los Alamos National Laboratory

-Portable Non–Destructive Assay Methods For Screening And Segregation Of Radioactive Waste

-WIPP WAC Equivalence Support Measurements for Low-Level Sludge Waste at LANL

-Screening and Spectral Summing of LANL Empty Waste Drums

-Passive Neutron Non-Destructive Assay for Remediation of Radiological Waste at Hanford Burial Grounds

 

NUCLEAR SAFEGUARDS

 

-Recent Developments in Active Neutron Interrogation of U–235 by Combined Transmission and Emission Measurements

-Performance Comparison of Different Active Neutron Interrogation Techniques for Safeguards Applications

-Waste Crate Assay System: Assay Solutions for Very Large Remote Handled Crates

-Qualification of Boxed Waste Non-Destructive Assay Systems for Materials Control and Accountability Measurements at RFETS

-Fast Enrichment Screening for Safeguards Applications, Symposium on International Safeguards

-A Review of Neutron Detection Technology Alternatives to Helium–3 for Safeguards Applications

 

RADIOLOGICAL MEASUREMENTS & SURVEY METHODS

 

-Accessing the Inaccessible: an Innovative Approach to the Radiological Surveying of Metal Waste

-In-situ Underwater Characterization of Radioactive Sludge

-A 3-Dimensional Method for In-Situ Characterization of Buried Transuranic Waste using a Large Area Neutron Monitor

-Characterization of the Process Mechanical Cell at West Valley

-International Perspective on the Application of Non-Destructive Assay Technology Platforms for Sentencing and Disposal of Radioactive Waste

-A Method for Optimizing Waste Management and Disposal Practices Using a Group-Based Uncertainty Model for the Analysis of Characterization

 

REMOTE HANDLED WASTE

 

-Difficult But Not Impossible: Monitoring Highly Active Wastes Retrieved From Interim Storage Facilities

-Meaningful Characterisation of High Beta Gamma Radwaste by Radiometric Instrumentation

-Application of the PAN/GEA/AK method to the Non-Destructive Assay of Remote Handled TRU Waste

-Non-Destructive Assay of Transuranic (TRU) Rad-Waste Sludges Using the Imaging Passive Active Neutron (IPAN) Technique

-High Sensitivity Assay of Cement Encapsulated Spent Nuclear Fuel Sludge Using the Imaging Passive Active Neutron (IPAN) System

-High Sensitivity Neutron Assay of Grouted Spent Nuclear Fuel Sludge at Hanford

 

SPENT FUEL MONITORING / REPROCESSING

 

-Spent Fuel and Residue Measurement Instrumentation at the Sellafield Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Facility

-Improved Assay of Highly Active Reprocessing Waste by the Use of a Linear Accelerator Based Neutron Source

-Operational Experience in Radiometric Instrumentation for Spent Fuel Monitoring

-Spent Fuel Measurements in Support of Burnup Credit

-Advanced Non-Destructive Assay Systems and Special Instrument Requirements for Recycling Facilities

-Burnup Credit Measurements for Cask Loading Compliance – a Review of Techniques and Calibration Philosophies

 

CRITICALITY DETECTION AND ALARM

 

-Radiation Tolerance Assessment of CIDAS MkX Criticality Incident Detection & Alarm System

-Practical Considerations for Provision of Criticality Incident Detection Systems in Large US Nuclear Facilities



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