ARIES segmented gamma-ray scanner user manual

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The segmented gamma-ray scatter (SGS) designated as Win{_}SGS at the Los Alamos Plutonium Facility has been installed and is intended for use in quantifying the radioisotope content of DOE-STD-3013-96 equivalent containers. The SGS features new software written in C and a new user interface that runs under Microsoft Windows{trademark}. The operation of the ARIES Segmented Gamma-ray Scanner is documented in this manual. It covers user instructions as well as hardware and software details. Additional information is found in the documentation for the commercially available components and modules that compose the SGS. The objective of the ARIES project is to demonstrate ... continued below

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Biddle, R. S.; Sheppard, G. A. & Schneider, C. M. April 16, 1998.

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The segmented gamma-ray scatter (SGS) designated as Win{_}SGS at the Los Alamos Plutonium Facility has been installed and is intended for use in quantifying the radioisotope content of DOE-STD-3013-96 equivalent containers. The SGS features new software written in C and a new user interface that runs under Microsoft Windows{trademark}. The operation of the ARIES Segmented Gamma-ray Scanner is documented in this manual. It covers user instructions as well as hardware and software details. Additional information is found in the documentation for the commercially available components and modules that compose the SGS. The objective of the ARIES project is to demonstrate technology to dismantle plutonium pits from excess nuclear weapons, convert the plutonium to a metal ingot or an oxide powder, package the metal or oxide, and verify the contents of the package by nondestructive assay.

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INIS; OSTI as DE99000556

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  • Other Information: PBD: 16 Apr 1998

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  • Other: DE99000556
  • Report No.: LA-UR--98-1852
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • DOI: 10.2172/290835 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 290835
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc686117

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Biddle, R. S.; Sheppard, G. A. & Schneider, C. M. ARIES segmented gamma-ray scanner user manual, report, April 16, 1998; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc686117/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.