ION-1 technical manual

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The portable gamma-ray and neutron detector electronics (ION-1) gives a digital readout of the current-mode response produced by gamma rays in an ion chamber and of amplification and scaling of pulses received from a neutron detector. The primary application is the measurement of gamma-ray and neutron activity of irradiated reactor fuels stored at a reactor or at a storage pond away from a reactor. ION-1 is the first such instrument to use a design that allows communication of procedures, response, and results between instrument and inspector. It prompts the inspector through procedures, carries out programmed measurement steps, calculates results and ... continued below

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Pages: 41

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Halbig, J.K. & Caine, J.C. July 1, 1985.

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The portable gamma-ray and neutron detector electronics (ION-1) gives a digital readout of the current-mode response produced by gamma rays in an ion chamber and of amplification and scaling of pulses received from a neutron detector. The primary application is the measurement of gamma-ray and neutron activity of irradiated reactor fuels stored at a reactor or at a storage pond away from a reactor. ION-1 is the first such instrument to use a design that allows communication of procedures, response, and results between instrument and inspector. It prompts the inspector through procedures, carries out programmed measurement steps, calculates results and error estimates, and performs internal diagnostic checks. This Technical Manual describes adjustment procedures and limited technical information that enable the inspector to troubleshoot at the board level. 5 figs., 10 tabs.

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Pages: 41

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NTIS, PC A03/MF A01; 1.

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  • Other: DE85017955
  • Report No.: LA-10433-M
  • Report No.: ISPO-240
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • DOI: 10.2172/5281079 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5281079
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1067745

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Halbig, J.K. & Caine, J.C. ION-1 technical manual, report, July 1, 1985; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1067745/: accessed June 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.