Calorimetry exchange program quarterly data report, third quarter 1992

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The goals of the Calorimetry Sample Exchange Program are: discuss measurement differences, review and improve analytical measurements and methods, discuss new measurement capabilities, provide data to DOE on measurement capabilities to evaluate shipper-receiver differences, provide characterized or standard materials as necessary for exchange participants, and provide a measurement control program for plutonium analysis. A sample of PuO{sub 2} powder is available at each participating site for NDA measurement, including either or both calorimetry and high-resolution gamma-ray spectroscopy, the elements which are typically combined to provide a calorimetric assay of plutonium. The facilities measure the sample as frequently and to the ... continued below

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Barnett, T.M. December 31, 1992.

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The goals of the Calorimetry Sample Exchange Program are: discuss measurement differences, review and improve analytical measurements and methods, discuss new measurement capabilities, provide data to DOE on measurement capabilities to evaluate shipper-receiver differences, provide characterized or standard materials as necessary for exchange participants, and provide a measurement control program for plutonium analysis. A sample of PuO{sub 2} powder is available at each participating site for NDA measurement, including either or both calorimetry and high-resolution gamma-ray spectroscopy, the elements which are typically combined to provide a calorimetric assay of plutonium. The facilities measure the sample as frequently and to the level of precision which they desire, and then submit the data to the Exchange for analysis. Statistical tests are used to evaluate the data and to determine if there significant differences from accepted values for the exchange sample or from data previously reported by that facility. This information is presented, in the form of a quarterly report, intended for use by Exchange participants in measurement control programs, or to indicate when bias corrections may be appropriate. No attempt, however, has been made to standardize methods or frequency of data collection, calibration, or operating procedures. Direct comparisons between laboratories may, therefore, be misleading since data have not been collected to the same precision or for the same time periods. This report provides data for the third quarter of 1992.

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OSTI as DE96013650

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  • Other Information: PBD: 1992

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  • Other: DE96013650
  • Report No.: MLM-MU--93-63-0004
  • Grant Number: AC24-88DP43495
  • DOI: 10.2172/368360 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 368360
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc679123

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Barnett, T.M. Calorimetry exchange program quarterly data report, third quarter 1992, report, December 31, 1992; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc679123/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.