An MS-DOS-based program for analyzing plutonium gamma-ray spectra

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A plutonium gamma-ray analysis system that operates on MS-DOS-based computers has been developed for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to perform in-field analysis of plutonium gamma-ray spectra for plutonium isotopics. The user interacts with the system by means of menus and screens that allow the user to select various applications and to enter information pertinent to a measurement. This information, along with the plutonium weight-percent-abundance results from the data analysis, is stored in dBASE III files. The spectral-data-analysis program, IAEAPU, determines the relative plutonium isotopic abundances from gamma-ray peaks in the 110- to 390-keV region of the spectral data. ... continued below

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Ruhter, W.D. & Buckley, W.M. September 7, 1989.

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A plutonium gamma-ray analysis system that operates on MS-DOS-based computers has been developed for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to perform in-field analysis of plutonium gamma-ray spectra for plutonium isotopics. The user interacts with the system by means of menus and screens that allow the user to select various applications and to enter information pertinent to a measurement. This information, along with the plutonium weight-percent-abundance results from the data analysis, is stored in dBASE III files. The spectral-data-analysis program, IAEAPU, determines the relative plutonium isotopic abundances from gamma-ray peaks in the 110- to 390-keV region of the spectral data. The program is compact so that it may be used on a portable, battery-operated, laptop, personal computer (PC) that uses a 3-1/2-in. floppy diskette. This is intended to be the final report on this work. We describe in detail the data-analysis methodology, the software, and the operation of the plutonium gamma-ray analysis system. 10 refs., 1 fig., 2 tabs.

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Pages: (25 p)

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  • Other: DE90006395
  • Report No.: UCRL-53936-Vol.1
  • Report No.: ISPO--305-Vol.1
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • DOI: 10.2172/5009984 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5009984
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1057394

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Ruhter, W.D. & Buckley, W.M. An MS-DOS-based program for analyzing plutonium gamma-ray spectra, report, September 7, 1989; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1057394/: accessed September 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.