Experimental comparison of the active well coincidence counter with the random driver

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A direct comparison has been made between the IAEA Active Well Coincidence Counter (AWCC) and the CMB-8 Random Driver. The comparison included an experimental evaluation of precision, counting rate, accuracy, penetrability, stability, and the effect of sample inhomogeneity. Samples used in the evaluation included highly enriched U/sub 3/O/sub 8/, U/sub 3/O/sub 8/ mixed withe qgraphite, highly enriched uranium metal discs, and depleted uranium metal. These materials are typical of the samples of interest to the IAEA inspectors. It was concluded that the two instruments had very similar performance characteristics with the Random Driver giving better penetrability and the AWCC giving ... continued below

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Menlove, H.O.; Ensslin, N. & Sampson, T.E. June 1, 1979.

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A direct comparison has been made between the IAEA Active Well Coincidence Counter (AWCC) and the CMB-8 Random Driver. The comparison included an experimental evaluation of precision, counting rate, accuracy, penetrability, stability, and the effect of sample inhomogeneity. Samples used in the evaluation included highly enriched U/sub 3/O/sub 8/, U/sub 3/O/sub 8/ mixed withe qgraphite, highly enriched uranium metal discs, and depleted uranium metal. These materials are typical of the samples of interest to the IAEA inspectors. It was concluded that the two instruments had very similar performance characteristics with the Random Driver giving better penetrability and the AWCC giving better stability.

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  • Report No.: LA-7882-MS
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • DOI: 10.2172/6143582 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 6143582
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1113730

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Menlove, H.O.; Ensslin, N. & Sampson, T.E. Experimental comparison of the active well coincidence counter with the random driver, report, June 1, 1979; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1113730/: accessed April 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.