HRIBF Tandem Accelerator Radiation Safety System Upgrade

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The HRIBF Tandem Accelerator Radiation Safety System was designed to permit experimenters and operations staff controlled access to beam transport and experiment areas with accelerated beam present. Neutron-Gamma detectors are mounted in eaeh area at points of maximum dose rate and the resulting signals are integrated by redundan~ circuitry; beam is stopped if dose rate or integrated dose exceeds established limits. This paper will describe the system, in use for several vears at the HRIBF, and discuss changes recently made to modernize the system and to make the system compliant with DOE Order 5480.25 and related ORNL updated safety rules.

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Blankenship, J.L. & Juras, R.C. November 4, 1998.

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The HRIBF Tandem Accelerator Radiation Safety System was designed to permit experimenters and operations staff controlled access to beam transport and experiment areas with accelerated beam present. Neutron-Gamma detectors are mounted in eaeh area at points of maximum dose rate and the resulting signals are integrated by redundan~ circuitry; beam is stopped if dose rate or integrated dose exceeds established limits. This paper will describe the system, in use for several vears at the HRIBF, and discuss changes recently made to modernize the system and to make the system compliant with DOE Order 5480.25 and related ORNL updated safety rules.

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  • 15th International Conference on the Applications of Accelerators in Research and Industry, Denton, TX (USA), November 4-7, 1998

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  • Report No.: ORNL/CP-100040
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Blankenship, J.L. & Juras, R.C. HRIBF Tandem Accelerator Radiation Safety System Upgrade, article, November 4, 1998; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc671556/: accessed December 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.