Collection of Solid Debris on NIF for Radiochemical Diagnostics and Measurements

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A system for collecting solid, post-explosion debris samples from the NIF chamber and their subsequent radiochemical analysis is currently under development. If the debris that condenses out of the plasma can be collected and analyzed, the number and type of nuclear reactions that occurred in the capsule material can be determined. this has applications both for radiochemical diagnostics of NIF capsule performance as well as radiochemical measurements relevant to basic science and stockpile stewardship. Several design prototypes have been studied and a prioritized list of radiochemical measurements that could be performed on NIF is under development based on interactions with ... continued below

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Shaughnessy, D A February 23, 2009.

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A system for collecting solid, post-explosion debris samples from the NIF chamber and their subsequent radiochemical analysis is currently under development. If the debris that condenses out of the plasma can be collected and analyzed, the number and type of nuclear reactions that occurred in the capsule material can be determined. this has applications both for radiochemical diagnostics of NIF capsule performance as well as radiochemical measurements relevant to basic science and stockpile stewardship. Several design prototypes have been studied and a prioritized list of radiochemical measurements that could be performed on NIF is under development based on interactions with capsule design, fabrication, and WCI design divisions.

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  • Report No.: LLNL-TR-410936
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • DOI: 10.2172/1020332 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1020332
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc843101

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Shaughnessy, D A. Collection of Solid Debris on NIF for Radiochemical Diagnostics and Measurements, report, February 23, 2009; Livermore, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc843101/: accessed November 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.