Status of safeguards instrumentation

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The International Atomic Energy Agency is performing safeguards at some nuclear power reactors, 50 bulk processing facilities, and 170 research facilities. Its verification activities require the use of instruments to measure nuclear materials and of surveillance instruments to maintain continuity of knowledge of the locations of nuclear materials. Instruments that are in use and under development to measure weight, volume, concentration, and isotopic composition of nuclear materials, and the major surveillance instruments, are described in connection with their uses at representative nuclear facilities. The current status of safeguards instrumentation and the needs for future development are discussed.

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Higinbotham, W.A. Creation Date: Unknown.

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The International Atomic Energy Agency is performing safeguards at some nuclear power reactors, 50 bulk processing facilities, and 170 research facilities. Its verification activities require the use of instruments to measure nuclear materials and of surveillance instruments to maintain continuity of knowledge of the locations of nuclear materials. Instruments that are in use and under development to measure weight, volume, concentration, and isotopic composition of nuclear materials, and the major surveillance instruments, are described in connection with their uses at representative nuclear facilities. The current status of safeguards instrumentation and the needs for future development are discussed.

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Pages: 4

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NTIS, PC A02/MF A01.

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  • Other: DE82015425
  • Report No.: BNL-30813
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH00016
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5291645
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1074335

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Higinbotham, W.A. Status of safeguards instrumentation, report, Date Unknown; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1074335/: accessed April 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.