Automatic identification of NDA measured items: Use of E-tags

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This paper describes how electronic identification devices or E-tags could reduce the time spent by LAEA inspectors making nondestructive assay (NDA) measurements. As one example, the use of E-tags with a high-level neutron coincidence counter (HLNC) is discussed in detail. Sections of the paper include inspection procedures, system description, software, and future plans. Mounting of E-tabs, modifications to the HLNC, and the use of tamper indicating devices are also discussed. The technology appears to have wide application to different types of nuclear facilities and inspections and could significantly change NDA inspection procedures.

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Chitumbo, K.; Olsen, R.; Hatcher, C.R. & Kadner, S.P. July 1, 1995.

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This paper describes how electronic identification devices or E-tags could reduce the time spent by LAEA inspectors making nondestructive assay (NDA) measurements. As one example, the use of E-tags with a high-level neutron coincidence counter (HLNC) is discussed in detail. Sections of the paper include inspection procedures, system description, software, and future plans. Mounting of E-tabs, modifications to the HLNC, and the use of tamper indicating devices are also discussed. The technology appears to have wide application to different types of nuclear facilities and inspections and could significantly change NDA inspection procedures.

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INIS; OSTI as DE95015293

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  • 36. annual meeting of the Institute for Nuclear Materials Management, Palm Desert, CA (United States), 9-12 Jul 1995

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  • Other: DE95015293
  • Report No.: LA-UR--95-2017
  • Report No.: CONF-950787--23
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 93593
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc793527

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Chitumbo, K.; Olsen, R.; Hatcher, C.R. & Kadner, S.P. Automatic identification of NDA measured items: Use of E-tags, article, July 1, 1995; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc793527/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.