Monte Carlo prompt dose calculations for the National Ingition Facility

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During peak operation, the National Ignition Facility (NIF) will conduct as many as 600 experiments per year and attain deuterium- tritium fusion yields as high as 1200 MJ/yr. The radiation effective dose equivalent (EDE) to workers is limited to an average of 03 mSv/yr (30 mrem/yr) in occupied areas of the facility. Laboratory personnel determined located outside the facility will receive EDEs <= 0.5 mSv/yr (<= 50 mrem/yr). The total annual occupational EDE for the facility will be maintained at <= 0.1 person-Sv/yr (<= 10 person- rem/yr). To ensure that prompt EDEs meet these limits, three- dimensional Monte Carlo calculations ... continued below

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Latkowski, J.F. & Phillips, T.W. January 1, 1997.

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During peak operation, the National Ignition Facility (NIF) will conduct as many as 600 experiments per year and attain deuterium- tritium fusion yields as high as 1200 MJ/yr. The radiation effective dose equivalent (EDE) to workers is limited to an average of 03 mSv/yr (30 mrem/yr) in occupied areas of the facility. Laboratory personnel determined located outside the facility will receive EDEs <= 0.5 mSv/yr (<= 50 mrem/yr). The total annual occupational EDE for the facility will be maintained at <= 0.1 person-Sv/yr (<= 10 person- rem/yr). To ensure that prompt EDEs meet these limits, three- dimensional Monte Carlo calculations have been completed.

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  • 17. IEEE/NPSS symposium on fusion engineering, San Diego, CA (United States), 6-10 Oct 1997

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  • Other: DE98051548
  • Report No.: UCRL-JC--127604
  • Report No.: CONF-971065--
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 639694
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc691288

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Latkowski, J.F. & Phillips, T.W. Monte Carlo prompt dose calculations for the National Ingition Facility, article, January 1, 1997; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc691288/: accessed October 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.