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Accumulation and Distribution of Radioactive Strontium, Barium-Lanthanum, Fission Mixture and Sodium in Goldfish

Description: This report details an experiment undergone to determine the amount of radioactive strontium, barium-lanthanum, fission mixture, and sodium accumulated by and distributed within non-feeding goldfish. The report includes tables detailing the findings.
Date: February 15, 1945
Creator: Prosser, C. Ladd (Clifford Ladd), 1907-2002; Pervinsek, William; Arnold, Jane; Svihla, George & Tompkins, P. C.
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Evaluation of Kanigen, Electroless Nickel Plating for Steam Side of a Sodium Component Steam Generator

Description: Introduction: This is a final report on the evaluation of Kanigen electroless nickel plating for surfaces in contact with water and steam i a sodium heated AISI Type 316 stainless steel steam generator. The purpose of the coasting was to afford protection from stress corrosion cracking originating on the water-steam side of the unit. It has been concluded that the kanigen coating does not afford adequate protection for the services condition intended. This work was performed as part of the research and development program for the United States Atomic Energy Commission sodium Components Design Project.
Date: February 15, 1961
Creator: Alco Products (Firm).
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Nuclear Superheat Quarterly Project Report: Eighteenth Quarter, November, 1963-January, 1964

Description: From introduction: "This is the eighteenth in a series of quarterly reports which cover the progress and results from the conceptual designs, economic evaluations and research and development work performed by the General Electric Company as part of Contract AT(01-3)-189, Project Agreement No. 13."
Date: February 15, 1964
Creator: Flock, W. L. & Imhoff, D. H.
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Decontamination Program Task II. Volume II, Evaluation of Chemical Agents for Nuclear Reactor Decontamination

Description: Abstract: The caustic permanganate-rinse decontamination treatment was investigated. Loop and metallurgical studies were performed to determine optimum operating conditions as well as the metallurgical effects of the treatment. A treatment with 10 percent sodium hydroxide and 5 percent potassium permanganate solution followed by a rinse with a 5 percent ammonium citrate, 2 percent citric acid and 1/2 percent Versene solution was chosen for the decontamination of a stainless steel steam generator. Decontamination factors of greater than 50 were obtained in loop tests using the above treatment. Corrosion and metallurgical results indicated a total penetration of less than 0.01 mil on annealed Type 304 stainless steel with no evidence of any deleterious effects.
Date: February 15, 1959
Creator: Zegger, John L. & Pancer, Guyon P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Radiochemical Analysis of Crud from the Army Package Power Reactor

Description: Abstract: A study has been made of the radiochemical composition and the specific activity of insoluble corrosion products (crud) removed from the primary system of the APPR-1. This report presents the results of analysis of twelve crud samples collected during the interval from September 3, 1957 to December 1, 1957. The samples were radiochemically analyzed for long-lived gamma emitting nuclides only. Data are presented on the measured values of the specific activity of crud, the ratios of the nuclide specific activities, and the concentration of crud (crud level) in the circulating primary water. Also included in data, based on the analysis of a single sample, comparing the specific activity of the deposited and circulating corrosion products.
Date: February 15, 1958
Creator: Zegger, J. L.; Small, W. J. & Brown, W. S.
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The Preservation of Fluorescence Standards

Description: Report discussing the practice of using methyl methacrylate as a coating for platinium dishes in fluorescence method of uranium analysis. The experimental procedure described in this report to evaluate this practice indicates that the sample would be sufficiently protected from contamination and would not need to be stored in a desiccator.
Date: February 15, 1946
Creator: Grotta, H. M.
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Preparation of Samples of 42 Weight Percent U-Al Alloy for Pile Irradiation Tests

Description: Abstract: Processes are described for preparing small samples of 42 wt. % U-Al alloy (uranium enriched with U235) for pile irradiation studies. In the course of this work it was found that the size of the massive Al-U grains remains substantially unaltered during hot rolling.
Date: February 15, 1949
Creator: Smith, C. D.
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Design Modifications to the SRE during FY 1960

Description: Abstract: The means to prevent the recurrence of tetralin leakage into the SRE sodium systems are discussed. Included is a description of the redesign of system components to utilize alternate coolants such as nitrogen, air, and NaK.
Date: February 15, 1961
Creator: Deegan, G. E.; Dermer, M. D.; Flanagan, J. S.; Gower, G. C.; Hall, R. J.; Hinze, R. B. et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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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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Neutron Physics Division Annual Progress Report, September 1, 1958

Description: Report containing a series of reports from members of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Neutron Physics Division.
Date: February 15, 1958
Creator: Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Neutron Physics Division.
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