NIF: Impacts of chemical accidents and comparison of chemical/radiological accident approaches

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) proposes to construct and operate the National Ignition Facility (NIF). The goals of the NIF are to (1) achieve fusion ignition in the laboratory for the first time by using inertial confinement fusion (ICF) technology based on an advanced-design neodymium glass solid-state laser, and (2) conduct high-energy-density experiments in support of national security and civilian applications. The primary focus of this paper is worker-public health and safety issues associated with postulated chemical accidents during the operation of NIF. The key findings from the accident analysis will be presented. Although NIF chemical accidents will be ... continued below

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Lazaro, M.A.; Policastro, A.J. & Rhodes, M. January 12, 1996.

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) proposes to construct and operate the National Ignition Facility (NIF). The goals of the NIF are to (1) achieve fusion ignition in the laboratory for the first time by using inertial confinement fusion (ICF) technology based on an advanced-design neodymium glass solid-state laser, and (2) conduct high-energy-density experiments in support of national security and civilian applications. The primary focus of this paper is worker-public health and safety issues associated with postulated chemical accidents during the operation of NIF. The key findings from the accident analysis will be presented. Although NIF chemical accidents will be emphasized, the important differences between chemical and radiological accident analysis approaches and the metrics for reporting results will be highlighted. These differences are common EIS facility and transportation accident assessments.

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  • Annual meeting of the American Nuclear Society (ANS), Reno, NV (United States), 16-20 Jun 1996

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  • Other: DE96010766
  • Report No.: ANL/EA/SUMM--88906
  • Report No.: CONF-9606116--28-Summ.
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 231710
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc666414

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Lazaro, M.A.; Policastro, A.J. & Rhodes, M. NIF: Impacts of chemical accidents and comparison of chemical/radiological accident approaches, article, January 12, 1996; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc666414/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.