SNM measurement uncertainites: potential impacts for materials disposition

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A discussion of nuclear material measurement uncertainties and impacts to the Materials Disposition (MD) Program is presented. Many of the options under consideration by the disposition program present new measurement challenges include significant material processing throughputs, a variety of material forms, unique waste streams, and difficult-to-measure matrices. There are also some questions regarding the ability to achieve International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) verification requirements and to achieve measurement uncertainties that are small enough to meet the IAEA loss detection goals. We present a detailed formalism for determining the measurement error for nondestructive assay systems applied to the MD Program, which ... continued below

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Fearey, B.L.; Burr, T.L. & Pickrell, M.M. September 1, 1996.

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A discussion of nuclear material measurement uncertainties and impacts to the Materials Disposition (MD) Program is presented. Many of the options under consideration by the disposition program present new measurement challenges include significant material processing throughputs, a variety of material forms, unique waste streams, and difficult-to-measure matrices. There are also some questions regarding the ability to achieve International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) verification requirements and to achieve measurement uncertainties that are small enough to meet the IAEA loss detection goals. We present a detailed formalism for determining the measurement error for nondestructive assay systems applied to the MD Program, which is an essential component for planning the safeguards and security of these systems.

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  • 37. annual meeting of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management, Naples, FL (United States), 28 Jul - 1 Aug 1996

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  • Other: DE96014633
  • Report No.: LA-UR--96-2612
  • Report No.: CONF-960767--58
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 374408
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc679622

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Fearey, B.L.; Burr, T.L. & Pickrell, M.M. SNM measurement uncertainites: potential impacts for materials disposition, article, September 1, 1996; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc679622/: accessed September 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.