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Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):J. Joshi, W. Charlton
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The absolute measurement of fission product gamma activity or the ratio of fission product activities (such as 134Cs/137Cs or 154Eu/137Cs)…
Type:PATRAM Proceedings
Author(s):Hatice Akkurt, Ashleigh Quigley
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Neutron absorber materials are used to increase storage capacity in spent fuel pools (SFPs) while maintaining criticality safety margins.…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):Rian Bahran, Paul P.H. Wilson, Kathryn Mummah, Karen Miller
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As part of a comprehensive safeguards evaluation, Acquisition Path Analysis (APA) of a State provides a method to “analyze the plausible…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):Peter Mason
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The former New Brunswick Laboratory was reorganized into the NBL Program Office in 2016. The mission of the NBL PO remains the same,…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):David F. Sullivan, Henrik Persson
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The SPIR-Ace, originally a Mirion Technologies’ Radionuclide Identification Device (RID), has been updated to incorporate the ability to…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):Adam D. Williams, Andrew Clark
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Civilian nuclear applications—including nuclear power plants (NPPs)—are trending towards modernizing plant control systems from analog to…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):Robert Olesen, James Bevins
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The maximum-likelihood expectation-maximization (ML-EM) algorithm is frequently used for radiation image reconstruction in positron…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):Sunil Chirayath, Mario Mendoza, Jackson Wagner, Evans Kitcher
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Advanced Reactor Safeguards Workshop at Texas A&M UniversityM. Mendoza, A. Sagadevan, J. Wagner, S. Chirayath, E. Kitcher, and more…
Type:PATRAM Proceedings
Author(s):Adam D. Williams, Douglas M Osborn, Brian Cohn
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The combination of modeling and simulation (Mod/Sim) tools with dynamic assessment techniques continues to yield new insights within other…
Type:PATRAM Proceedings
Author(s):James R. Younkin, Michael Schultze, Lloyd Clonts, Shane Frank, Brad Stinson, Bogdan Vacaliuc
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The Transportation–Security, Tracking and Reporting System (T-STAR) was developed by the National NuclearSecurity Administration, NA-21,…
Type:PATRAM Proceedings
Author(s):Frank Koch
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For several years, many activities concerning ageing issues of dry storage casks for spent fuel have been going on. As an initial activity…
Type:PATRAM Proceedings
Author(s):Marianna Moutarde, Alan Carcreff, Benoit ECKERT, Florence Gauthier, Igor Le Bars, Anne-Cécile Jouve
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Dual Purpose Casks (DPCs) are currently loaded and stored for decades. Stored, but ready to be transported at any time: some facilities…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):Morag K. Smith, Jacob Benz, Peter Marleau, Michele DeCroix, Deborah Dale, Kristin Hertz
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The Arms Control, Treaty Verification, and Dismantlement Subcommittee has started the development of a primer and annotated bibliography.…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):Sherzod R. Kurbanbekov
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An estimate of the highly enriched uranium (HEU) stockpile of North Korea is presented based on the available information in literature on…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):Malte Göttsche, Antonio Figueroa, Martin Frank
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As of today, mainly two approaches to reconstruct past fissile material production can be considered: First, some concepts for measurements…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):James M. Ghawaly Jr., Daniel Archer, Howard Hall
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The automated detection and characterization of anomalous radiological signatures is of great importance for persistent radiation detection…
Type:PATRAM Proceedings
Author(s):Marc Péridis, Florence-Nathalie Sentuc, Martin Sonnenkalb, Jörn Stewering, Maik Stuke
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Spent fuel dry cask storage facilities are proven part of many waste management concepts. The recent German strategy foresees a storage…
Type:PATRAM Proceedings
Author(s):Chihiro Narazaki, Akitsugu Sonoda, Satoshi Miyamura, Maki Hiramoto, Yusei Tanaka, Yoshitaka Doken
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In Japan, spent nuclear fuel is stored on an interim basis until it is being reprocessed. Thus, it is mandatory that metal casks maintain…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):Junghyun Bae, Robert S. Bean
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Since U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un had their meeting in June 2018, in Singapore, the Trump…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):Walker Arce, Dongming Peng, Juan Lopez
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Tracking accountable nuclear material is of the utmost importance in the nuclear material management domain. Presented here is an…