Activation caused by proton beam losses in Accelerator Production of Tritium LINAC

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A variety of accelerator designs are being considered for the Accelerator Production of Tritium (APT) project at Alamos National Laboratory. Because activation of the structural components of the accelerator is considered a major radiation protection issue, we have developed a computational methodology to estimate quantitatively radionuclide inventories and gamma dose rates resulting from accelerator operation. The work presented here illustrates the use of our computational methodology by focusing on the 20 and 100 MeV sections of the Bridge-Coupled Drift Tube LINAC (BCDTL), and the 100 and 1000 MeV sections of the Coupled Cavity LINAC (CCL).

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Beard, C.A.; Eaton, S.L.; Daemen, L.L.; Waters, L.S. & Wilson, W.B. March 1, 1996.

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A variety of accelerator designs are being considered for the Accelerator Production of Tritium (APT) project at Alamos National Laboratory. Because activation of the structural components of the accelerator is considered a major radiation protection issue, we have developed a computational methodology to estimate quantitatively radionuclide inventories and gamma dose rates resulting from accelerator operation. The work presented here illustrates the use of our computational methodology by focusing on the 20 and 100 MeV sections of the Bridge-Coupled Drift Tube LINAC (BCDTL), and the 100 and 1000 MeV sections of the Coupled Cavity LINAC (CCL).

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11 p.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96007201

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  • American Nuclear Society (ANS) Radiation Protection and Shielding Division topical meeting on advancements and applications in radiation protection and shielding, Falmouth, MA (United States), 21-25 Apr 1996

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  • Other: DE96007201
  • Report No.: LA-UR--96-0178
  • Report No.: CONF-960415--13
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 212584
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc666951

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Beard, C.A.; Eaton, S.L.; Daemen, L.L.; Waters, L.S. & Wilson, W.B. Activation caused by proton beam losses in Accelerator Production of Tritium LINAC, article, March 1, 1996; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc666951/: accessed August 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.