Ultra High-Rate Germanium (UHRGe) Modeling Status Report

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The Ultra-High Rate Germanium (UHRGe) project at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is conducting research to develop a high-purity germanium (HPGe) detector that can provide both the high resolution typical of germanium and high signal throughput. Such detectors may be beneficial for a variety of potential applications ranging from safeguards measurements of used fuel to material detection and verification using active interrogation techniques. This report describes some of the initial radiation transport modeling efforts that have been conducted to help guide the design of the detector as well as a description of the process used to generate the source spectrum ... continued below

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Warren, Glen A. & Rodriguez, Douglas C. June 7, 2012.

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The Ultra-High Rate Germanium (UHRGe) project at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is conducting research to develop a high-purity germanium (HPGe) detector that can provide both the high resolution typical of germanium and high signal throughput. Such detectors may be beneficial for a variety of potential applications ranging from safeguards measurements of used fuel to material detection and verification using active interrogation techniques. This report describes some of the initial radiation transport modeling efforts that have been conducted to help guide the design of the detector as well as a description of the process used to generate the source spectrum for the used fuel application evaluation.

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  • Report No.: PNNL-21454
  • Grant Number: AC05-76RL01830
  • DOI: 10.2172/1043127 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1043127
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc829152

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Warren, Glen A. & Rodriguez, Douglas C. Ultra High-Rate Germanium (UHRGe) Modeling Status Report, report, June 7, 2012; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc829152/: accessed July 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.