Demonstration of the Robotic Gamma Locating and Isotopic Identification Device

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The United States Department of Energy (DOE) continually seeks safer and more cost-effective technologies for use in decontaminating and decommissioning nuclear facilities. To this end, the Deactivation and Decommissioning Focus Area of DOE's Office of Science and Technology sponsors Large-Scale Demonstration and Deployment Projects (LSDDP) to test new technologies. As part of these projects, developers and vendors showcase new products designed to decrease health and safety risks to personnel and the environment, increase productivity, and lower costs. As part of the FY 2000 and 2001 LSDDP, the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL) collaborated with the Russian Research and ... continued below

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Anderson, M.O.; Conner, C.C.; Daniel, V.E.; McKay, M.D. & Yancey, N.A. May 8, 2002.

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The United States Department of Energy (DOE) continually seeks safer and more cost-effective technologies for use in decontaminating and decommissioning nuclear facilities. To this end, the Deactivation and Decommissioning Focus Area of DOE's Office of Science and Technology sponsors Large-Scale Demonstration and Deployment Projects (LSDDP) to test new technologies. As part of these projects, developers and vendors showcase new products designed to decrease health and safety risks to personnel and the environment, increase productivity, and lower costs. As part of the FY 2000 and 2001 LSDDP, the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL) collaborated with the Russian Research and Development Institute of Construction Technology (NIKIMT). This collaboration resulted in the development of the Robotic Gamma Locating and Isotopic Identification Device (RGL and IID) which integrated DOE Robotics Crosscutting (Rbx) technology with NIKIMT Russian gamma locating and isotopic identification technology. This paper will discuss the technologies involved in this integration and results from the demonstration including reduction of personnel exposure, increase in productivity, and reduced risk.

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  • Spectrum 2002, Reno, NV (US), 08/04/2002--08/08/2002

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  • Report No.: INEEL/CON-02-00014
  • Grant Number: AC07-99ID13727
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 795188
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc736570

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Anderson, M.O.; Conner, C.C.; Daniel, V.E.; McKay, M.D. & Yancey, N.A. Demonstration of the Robotic Gamma Locating and Isotopic Identification Device, article, May 8, 2002; Idaho Falls, Idaho. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc736570/: accessed December 12, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.