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Type:PATRAM Proceedings
Author(s):Marc Péridis, Florence-Nathalie Sentuc, Martin Sonnenkalb, Jörn Stewering, Maik Stuke
Abstract: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
Abstract: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
Abstract: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
Abstract:Tracking accountable nuclear material is of the utmost importance in the nuclear material management domain. Presented here is an…
Type:PATRAM Proceedings
Author(s):Akira Tao, Hiroyuki Morita
Abstract:We have succeeded in an application of the Rigid Polyurethane Foam (R-PUF) to shock absorber for a transport cask. In case of drop event at…
Type:PATRAM Proceedings
Author(s):Akihiro Shin, Hiroaki Arai, Masanori Goto, Soichiro Okazaki, Takaaki Yamada, Hiroshi Azuma
Abstract:Concrete cask system is widely used in the United States, but it has not been put into practical use in Japan. To apply the concrete cask…
Type:PATRAM Proceedings
Author(s):Annette Rolle, Viktor Ballheimer, Tino Neumeyer, Frank Wille
Abstract:The containment systems of transport and storage casks for spent fuel and high level radioactive waste usually include bolted lids with…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):William S. Charlton, Jay P. Joshi
Abstract:134Cs, 137Cs, and 154Eu are prominent fission product gamma-ray sources in used nuclear fuel. The activity of these fission products is…
Type:PATRAM Proceedings
Author(s):Malinda S. Devaney, Nichole White, Kimberly K. Anderson
Abstract:During a series of consultancy meetings at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to develop a technical document that assists in…
Type:PATRAM Proceedings
Author(s):Brian Craig, Lucas Vander Wal, Kevin Byrne, Yung Liu, James Shuler
Abstract:ARG-US (meaning “Watchful Guardian”) Remote Area Modular Monitoring (RAMM) is a remote, “unattended” monitoring system with a two-layered…
Type:PATRAM Proceedings
Author(s):Zenghu Han, Ronald Pope, Yung Liu, James Shuler
Abstract:The U.S. Department of Energy Packaging Certification Program, Office of Environmental Management sponsors a training course on the…
Type:PATRAM Proceedings
Author(s):Edward Ketusky, Lynh Nugyen
Abstract:The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Used Fuel Disposition Campaign (UFDC), in collaboration with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission…
Type:PATRAM Proceedings
Author(s):Commie Byrum, Ken Martin
Abstract:On a daily basis in the United States, multiple shipments of Category 1 and 2 radiological materials are transported within and across our…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):Donivan R. Porterfield, Jung Rim
Abstract:Assessment of FRAM Measurement UncertaintiesJung H. Rim, Donivan R. Porterfield, and Michael D. YohoLos Alamos National Laboratory, Los…
Type:PATRAM Proceedings
Author(s):Marika Debruyne, Benoit ECKERT, Frank Wille, Florence Gauthier, Karim Ben Oughrem, Igor Le Bars, Anne-Cécile Jouve, Nathalie Cordier
Abstract:The safety demonstrations realized by applicants in the case of approval request for the package designs containing enriched UF6 have to…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):Michael Brisson
Abstract:There is an increasing push for the development and utilization of standard analytical methods for nuclear materials control and…
Type:PATRAM Proceedings
Author(s):Robert A. Joseph, Mark Nutt
Abstract:The US Department of Energy (DOE) is developing solutions for long-term sustainable management of the nation’s spent nuclear fuel (SNF) and…
Type:PATRAM Proceedings
Author(s):Wim Boeckx, Robby Vandendries, Xavier Van Mierloo
Abstract:Loading high and intermediate-level radioactive waste into type B packaging is challenging. Often waste is stored in drums that need to be…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):Cindy Vestergaard, James Casterton
Abstract:The responsibility of countries to manage and dispose of their own spent fuel and radioactive waste does not preclude a collaborative…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):Dmitry Kovchegin, Nickolas J. Roth
Abstract:Different countries and different organizations within a specific country can use different approaches to achieve nuclear security goals.…