LLNL Workshop on TEM of Pu

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On Sept. 10, 1996, LLNL hosted a workshop aimed at answering the question: Is it possible to carry out transmission electron microscopy (TEM) on plutonium metal in an electron microscope located outside the LLNL plutonium facility. The workshop focused on evaluation of a proposed plan for Pu microscopy both from a technical and environment, health, and safety point of view. After review and modification of the plan, workshop participants unanimously concluded that: (1) the technical plan is sound, (2) this technical plan, including a proposal for a new TEM, provides significant improvements and unique capabilities compared with the effort at ... continued below

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King, W.E. September 10, 1996.

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On Sept. 10, 1996, LLNL hosted a workshop aimed at answering the question: Is it possible to carry out transmission electron microscopy (TEM) on plutonium metal in an electron microscope located outside the LLNL plutonium facility. The workshop focused on evaluation of a proposed plan for Pu microscopy both from a technical and environment, health, and safety point of view. After review and modification of the plan, workshop participants unanimously concluded that: (1) the technical plan is sound, (2) this technical plan, including a proposal for a new TEM, provides significant improvements and unique capabilities compared with the effort at LANL and is therefore complementary, (3) there is no significant environment, health, and safety obstacle to this plan.

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INIS; OSTI as DE97053148

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  • LLNL workshop on TEM of PU, Livermore, CA (United States), 10 Sep 1996

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  • Other: DE97053148
  • Report No.: CONF-9609263--1-Exec.Summ.
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 491860
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc686675

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King, W.E. LLNL Workshop on TEM of Pu, article, September 10, 1996; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc686675/: accessed November 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.