Gamma-ray camera for arms control applications

PDF Version Also Available for Download.

Description

The Research Institute of Pulse Techniques, in collaboration with the Proliferation Prevention and Arms Control Program at LLNL, has constructed a gamma-ray camera for use in arms control agreements such as Mutual Reciprocal Inspections and Warhead Dismantlement Transparency. The camera is designed to have high efficiency (in order to reduce inspection times), moderate resolution (to decrease the intrusiveness of the measurements), and sturdy construction (to allow operation in the types of conditions that might be met during shipment and use at various forward weapons sites). The imaging element consists of a honeycomb or soda-straw lead collimator and a 312-mm-diameter NaI(Tl) ... continued below

Physical Description

1.8 Megabytes pages

Creation Information

Chevnov, M; Ignoytev, G; Morgan, J F & Seminov, D June 1, 1999.

Context

This article is part of the collection entitled: Office of Scientific & Technical Information Technical Reports and was provided by UNT Libraries Government Documents Department to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this article can be viewed below.

Who

People and organizations associated with either the creation of this article or its content.

Sponsor

Publisher

Provided By

UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Serving as both a federal and a state depository library, the UNT Libraries Government Documents Department maintains millions of items in a variety of formats. The department is a member of the FDLP Content Partnerships Program and an Affiliated Archive of the National Archives.

Contact Us

What

Descriptive information to help identify this article. Follow the links below to find similar items on the Digital Library.

Description

The Research Institute of Pulse Techniques, in collaboration with the Proliferation Prevention and Arms Control Program at LLNL, has constructed a gamma-ray camera for use in arms control agreements such as Mutual Reciprocal Inspections and Warhead Dismantlement Transparency. The camera is designed to have high efficiency (in order to reduce inspection times), moderate resolution (to decrease the intrusiveness of the measurements), and sturdy construction (to allow operation in the types of conditions that might be met during shipment and use at various forward weapons sites). The imaging element consists of a honeycomb or soda-straw lead collimator and a 312-mm-diameter NaI(Tl) scintillator viewed by an array of phototubes. Software was developed to display two- and three-dimensional views of the data and to analyze shape and peak areas.The first model was tuned for plutonium radiation in the 375- to 415-keV energy range. Images from various arrays of point sources were obtained and are presented.

Physical Description

1.8 Megabytes pages

Source

  • Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers Annual Meeting, Denver, CO (US), 07/19/1999--07/23/1999

Language

Item Type

Identifier

Unique identifying numbers for this article in the Digital Library or other systems.

  • Report No.: UCRL-JC-134557
  • Report No.: GJ1200000
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 9650
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc794172

Collections

This article is part of the following collection of related materials.

Office of Scientific & Technical Information Technical Reports

Reports, articles and other documents harvested from the Office of Scientific and Technical Information.

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI) is the Department of Energy (DOE) office that collects, preserves, and disseminates DOE-sponsored research and development (R&D) results that are the outcomes of R&D projects or other funded activities at DOE labs and facilities nationwide and grantees at universities and other institutions.

What responsibilities do I have when using this article?

When

Dates and time periods associated with this article.

Creation Date

  • June 1, 1999

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Dec. 19, 2015, 7:14 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • May 6, 2016, 3:55 p.m.

Usage Statistics

When was this article last used?

Yesterday: 0
Past 30 days: 0
Total Uses: 2

Interact With This Article

Here are some suggestions for what to do next.

Start Reading

PDF Version Also Available for Download.

International Image Interoperability Framework

IIF Logo

We support the IIIF Presentation API

Chevnov, M; Ignoytev, G; Morgan, J F & Seminov, D. Gamma-ray camera for arms control applications, article, June 1, 1999; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc794172/: accessed June 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.