Reclamation of greater than Class C sealed sources at the Los Alamos National Laboratory

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One of the important overriding themes of the Los Alamos National Laboratory as a world-class scientific institution is to utilize its expertise in enhancing the long-term welfare of society by minimizing negative side effects of nuclear technology over the past five decades. The Los Alamos National Laboratory is therefore committed to the use of its technical competencies and nuclear facilities, developed through programs in the areas of defense and civilian nuclear research, to support activities which will benefit the United States as a whole. As such, this paper discusses the organizational details and requirements of the Neutron Source Reclamation Program ... continued below

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Behrens, R.G. & Jones, S.W. February 1, 1995.

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One of the important overriding themes of the Los Alamos National Laboratory as a world-class scientific institution is to utilize its expertise in enhancing the long-term welfare of society by minimizing negative side effects of nuclear technology over the past five decades. The Los Alamos National Laboratory is therefore committed to the use of its technical competencies and nuclear facilities, developed through programs in the areas of defense and civilian nuclear research, to support activities which will benefit the United States as a whole. As such, this paper discusses the organizational details and requirements of the Neutron Source Reclamation Program at Los Alamos. This program has as its mission the retrieval, interim storage, and chemical reprocessing of {sup 238}PuBe, {sup 239}PuBe and {sup 24l}AmBe neutron sources residing in the hands of private companies and industries, academic institutions, and various state and Federal government agencies.

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  • 5. international conference on radioactive waste management and environmental remediation, Berlin (Germany), 3-9 Sep 1995

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  • Other: DE95006277
  • Report No.: LA-UR--95-331
  • Report No.: CONF-950917--6
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 78596
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc719438

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Behrens, R.G. & Jones, S.W. Reclamation of greater than Class C sealed sources at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, article, February 1, 1995; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc719438/: accessed August 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.