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An Industrial Gamma Irradiator for Medical Supplies

Description: From foreword: This report presents the preliminary design of an industrial gamma irradiator for the sterilization of medical supplies.
Date: February 19, 1960
Creator: Frankfort, J. Harry; Haram, S. & Wallach, S.
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Heavy Water Moderated Power Reactor Plants [Part 1]: Design Study

Description: From preface: This report is one of a series covering a design study of heavy water moderated power reactor plants with the objective of selection and recommendation of a conceptual design for providing optimum economics with slight fuel enrichment.
Date: February 1960
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A Compendium of Information for Use in Controlling Radiation Emergencies: Including Lecture Notes from a Training Session at Idaho Falls, Idaho, February 12-14, 1958

Description: From introduction: This report is a summary of the lecture material in the training course held at Idaho Falls, Idaho, to familiarize members of radiological assistance teams with information helpful in the response to an unusual accident including release of radioactive materials to a populated environment.
Date: February 1960
Creator: Brodsky, Allen & Beard, G. Victor
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Boiling Water Reactor Study [Part 2, Supplement]: Separate Studies

Description: From summary and conclusions: This study has been made to determine the feasibility of installing reheat steam facilities in conjunction with the selected 306-mw boiling water nuclear power plant.
Date: February 1960
Creator: Ebasco Services Incorporated
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Anion Exchange Recovery of Plutonium From Reduction Residues

Description: Technical report. From Abstract: "An anion exchange process was demonstrated for the recovery of plutonium from waste produced in the reduction of plutonium salts to the metal. Plutonium in a highly salted 6M nitric acid solution derived from the dissolution of slag and crucible waste was separated from impurities by absorbing the Pu (IV) nitrate complex on the anion exchange resin and subsequently eluting with nitric acid. A flowsheet for plant operation is presented."
Date: February 1960
Creator: Russell, Edwin R.
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Recovery of Neptunium From Purex Waste by an Agitated Bed of Anion Exchange Resin

Description: Technical report. From Abstract: "Data are presented for the absorption of thorium and neptunium from synthetic waste concentrate of the "Purex" process by a miniature agitated bed of anion exchange resin. The behavior of neptunium indicated that efficient recovery should be obtained from Purex high activity waste concentrate by this technique. A method was developed for calculating absorption losses from agitation beds of resin. The predicted losses were in excellent agreement with experimental results."
Date: February 1960
Creator: Prout, William E., 1921- & Fernandez, LeVerne P.
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Physics Data From a Mockup of the HWCTR Lattice in the PDP

Description: Technical report. From Abstract: "Experiments were performed in the Process Development Pile (PDP) with a critical mockup of the Heavy Water Components Test Reactor (HWCTR) lattice. Reactivity measurements served to determine control rod worths, the temperature coefficient of the reactor at low temperatures, the dependence of keff on concentrations of U235 and poisons in the "driver" region of the reactor, and the changes in keff that occur in certain conceivable accidents in the HWCTR. Flux distribution measurements were made to determine over-all flux shapes, local flux variations around individual components, azimuthal flux variations due to asymmetrical combinations of control rods, and vertical flux variations obtainable through the use of control rods of partial length. Sufficiently detailed flux measurements were made to permit the calculation of neutron economy tables and to determine the neutron leakage from the reactor. Suitable adjustments in the input parameters made it possible to fit the experimental results with a two-group calculation."
Date: February 1960
Creator: Graves, William E.
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The Liquid Metal Thorium Breeder Reactor

Description: From introduction: "Investigation of breeding potential and technical and economic feasibility of breeding in the Liquid Metal Fuel Reactor concept."
Date: February 1960
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Critical Mass Studies of Plutonium Solutions

Description: Chain reacting conditions for plutonium nitrate in water solution have been examined experimentally for a variety of sizes of spheres and cylinders.
Date: February 15, 1960
Creator: Kruesi, F. E.; Erkman, J. O. & Lanning, D. D.
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Description of Facilities and Mechanical Components: Medical Research Reactor (MRR)

Description: Report issued by the Brookhaven National Laboratory discussing the Medical Research Reactor at the Medical Research Center. Design, tests, and operations of the reactor are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: February 1960
Creator: Godel, Jules B.
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ETR Nuclear Instrumentation : Final Report

Description: Report regarding the primary nuclear instrumentation at the Engineering Test Reactor (ETR) and early difficulties.
Date: February 3, 1960
Creator: Hanson, D. C.
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