Instrumentation to Enhance Advanced Test Reactor Irradiations

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The Department of Energy (DOE) designated the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) as a National Scientific User Facility (NSUF) in April 2007 to support U.S. leadership in nuclear science and technology. By attracting new research users - universities, laboratories, and industry - the ATR will support basic and applied nuclear research and development, further advancing the nation's energy security needs. A key component of the ATR NSUF effort is to prove new in-pile instrumentation techniques that are capable of providing real-time measurements of key parameters during irradiation. To address this need, an assessment of instrumentation available and under-development at other test ... continued below

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Rempe, J. L.; Knudson, D. L.; Condie, K. G.; Daw, J. E. & Taylor, S. C. September 1, 2009.

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The Department of Energy (DOE) designated the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) as a National Scientific User Facility (NSUF) in April 2007 to support U.S. leadership in nuclear science and technology. By attracting new research users - universities, laboratories, and industry - the ATR will support basic and applied nuclear research and development, further advancing the nation's energy security needs. A key component of the ATR NSUF effort is to prove new in-pile instrumentation techniques that are capable of providing real-time measurements of key parameters during irradiation. To address this need, an assessment of instrumentation available and under-development at other test reactors has been completed. Based on this review, recommendations are made with respect to what instrumentation is needed at the ATR and a strategy has been developed for obtaining these sensors. Progress toward implementing this strategy is reported in this document. It is anticipated that this report will be updated on an annual basis.

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  • Report No.: INL/EXT-08-13985
  • Grant Number: DE-AC07-05ID14517
  • DOI: 10.2172/968553 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 968553
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc934254

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Rempe, J. L.; Knudson, D. L.; Condie, K. G.; Daw, J. E. & Taylor, S. C. Instrumentation to Enhance Advanced Test Reactor Irradiations, report, September 1, 2009; [Idaho]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc934254/: accessed October 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.