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Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):Matthew Zerphy
Abstract:The Ken and Mary Alice Lindquist Department of Nuclear Engineering in the College of Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University (Penn…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):Stuti Surani, Patrick Albert, Faruk Logoglu, Pete Lauer, Daniel Holcomb, Douglas Wolfe, Marek Flaska
Abstract:Inorganic scintillation-based detectors are widely used for gamma spectroscopy due to their high light yields providing reasonable energy…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):Margaret Arno
Abstract:LLNL-ABS-832154 In States with comprehensive safeguards agreements, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) implements safeguards…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):Sydney Dorawa, Zoe Gastelum, Yana Feldman, Teagan Zuniga
Abstract:Recent increases in performance of open-source computer vision models and the availability of enterprise or cloud-based computational power…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):Michael Rowland, Andrew Hahn, Dave Trask, Richard Brown, Charles Nickerson, Christopher Spirito
Abstract:Cyber-attacks targeting nuclear facilities are an increasing concern for nuclear security. However, unlike physical security, performance…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):Jack Cavaluzzi, Gustavo Reyes, Kaleb Houck
Abstract:This paper will introduce the growing Digital Engineering (DE) department at Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and some of the tools they are…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):Jack Cavaluzzi, Gustavo Reyes, Kaleb Houck
Abstract:This paper will introduce the growing Digital Engineering (DE) department at Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and some of the tools they are…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):L. Burke, J. Chin, J. Haack, S. Manay, R. Morales Rosado, Lucas Parker, Norma Pawley, J.R. Powers-Luhn, D. Rosa de Jesus
Abstract:Many signatures of nuclear proliferation activities, such as material movements or tell-tale emissions, are subtle, fleeting, and rare.…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):Tessa Maurer, Abbas Jinia, Christopher Meert, Shaun Clarke, Hun Seok Kim, David Wentzloff, Sara Pozzi
Abstract:Active interrogation methods based on the measurement of prompt fission neutrons show promise in the detection of shielded and hidden…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):Patrick Lynch
Abstract:The development of a nuclear power program will require incredible commitments to science and technology, especially for countries…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):Sharon Robinson, Brad Patton, Joseph Giaquinto, Germina Ilas
Abstract:Irradiated natural uranium slugs from the United States’ first plutonium production pile have been identified for characterization and…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):Bradley Skidmore, Shelley Van Cleve, Bradley Patton, Brad Patton
Abstract:The National Nuclear Security Administration’s Office of Nuclear Forensics (NA-83) has designated National Nuclear Materials Archive (NNMA…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):Adam Shephard, Houston Wood
Abstract:With respect to meeting the International Atomic Energy Agency’s gas centrifuge enrichment plant (GCEP) safeguards objectives, process…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):Ty Otto, Amanda Lines, Rob Marek, Sam Goodrich, S. J. Johnson, Sam Bryan, Chris Orton
Abstract:The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has not yet developed a safeguards approach for liquid-fueled molten salt reactors (MSRs),…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):Catriona McFarlan, Alison Nordon, Mark Sarsfield, Robin Taylor
Abstract:The plutonium uranium reduction extraction (PUREX) process is the industrial process for the recycling of plutonium and uranium from spent…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):Sharon Robinson, Brad Patton
Abstract:The National Nuclear Security Administration’s Office of Nuclear Forensics (NA-83) has established the National Nuclear Materials Archive (…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):Luis Ocampo Giraldo, Scott Thompson, Jay Hix, James Johnson, David Chichester
Abstract:This project is developing and demonstrating a multi?modal sensor system, TRIPWIRE, for containment verification in inaccessible…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):William Toth, Rob De La Espriella
Abstract:Nuclear and radiological incidents of theft or diversion are highly consequential and present to the researcher, analyst or engineer…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):Jonathan Mitchell, Michael Leisenfelt, Blake Montz, Jason Hayward, Jeffrey Preston, Ramkumar Venkataraman, Klaus Ziock
Abstract:The Generalized Geometry Holdup (GGH) method is the most commonly used method for estimating uranium holdup from basic point, line, and…
Type:Annual Meeting Proceedings
Author(s):Daniel Hellfeld, Micah Folsom, Tenzing Joshi, Kalie Knecht, Jaewon Lee, Donald Gunter, Kyle Schmitt, Jacob Daughhetee, Klaus Ziock, Steven Horne, Steven Brown, David Goodman
Abstract:Much of the verification work performed in international nuclear safeguards, including the evaluation of declared materials through non-…