Tomographic gamma scanning of uranium-contaminated waste at Rocky Flats

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A tomographic gamma-ray scanning (TGS) instrument was deployed at Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site (RFETS) to assist with the deactivation of Building 886. Many 208-L drums containing waste contaminated with highly enriched uranium were measured in order to certify these sites for shipment and disposal. This project marks a successful cooperation between RFETS and Los Alamos National Laboratory and is the first major field experience using TGS technology to assay uranium.

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Mercer, D.J.; Betts, S.E.; Prettyman, T.H. & Rael, C.D. December 31, 1998.

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A tomographic gamma-ray scanning (TGS) instrument was deployed at Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site (RFETS) to assist with the deactivation of Building 886. Many 208-L drums containing waste contaminated with highly enriched uranium were measured in order to certify these sites for shipment and disposal. This project marks a successful cooperation between RFETS and Los Alamos National Laboratory and is the first major field experience using TGS technology to assay uranium.

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INIS; OSTI as DE99001827

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  • 39. Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM) annual meeting, Naples, FL (United States), 26-30 Jul 1998

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  • Other: DE99001827
  • Report No.: LA-UR--98-2922
  • Report No.: CONF-980733--
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 319611
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc682722

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Mercer, D.J.; Betts, S.E.; Prettyman, T.H. & Rael, C.D. Tomographic gamma scanning of uranium-contaminated waste at Rocky Flats, article, December 31, 1998; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc682722/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.