Global nuclear material monitoring with NDA and C/S data through integrated facility monitoring

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This paper focuses on a flexible, integrated demonstration of a monitoring approach for nuclear material monitoring. This includes aspects of item signature identification, perimeter portal monitoring, advanced data analysis, and communication as a part of an unattended continuous monitoring system in an operating nuclear facility. Advanced analysis is applied to the integrated nondestructive assay and containment and surveillance data that are synchronized in time. End result will be the foundation for a cost-effective monitoring system that could provide the necessary transparency even in areas that are denied to foreign nationals of both US and Russia should these processes and materials ... continued below

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Howell, J.A.; Menlove, H.O.; Argo, P.; Goulding, C.; Klosterbuer, S. & Halbig, J. September 1, 1996.

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This paper focuses on a flexible, integrated demonstration of a monitoring approach for nuclear material monitoring. This includes aspects of item signature identification, perimeter portal monitoring, advanced data analysis, and communication as a part of an unattended continuous monitoring system in an operating nuclear facility. Advanced analysis is applied to the integrated nondestructive assay and containment and surveillance data that are synchronized in time. End result will be the foundation for a cost-effective monitoring system that could provide the necessary transparency even in areas that are denied to foreign nationals of both US and Russia should these processes and materials come under full-scope safeguards or bilateral agreements. Monitoring systems of this kind have the potential to provide additional benefits including improved nuclear facility security and safeguards and lower personnel radiation exposures. Demonstration facilities in this paper include VTRAP-prototype, Los Alamos Critical Assemblies Facility, Kazakhstan BM-350 Reactor monitor, DUPIC radiation monitoring, and JOYO and MONJU radiation monitoring.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96014212

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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: DE96014212
  • Report No.: LA-UR--96-2570
  • Report No.: CONF-960767--39
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 378222
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc683172

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Howell, J.A.; Menlove, H.O.; Argo, P.; Goulding, C.; Klosterbuer, S. & Halbig, J. Global nuclear material monitoring with NDA and C/S data through integrated facility monitoring, article, September 1, 1996; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc683172/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.