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Abstract

The purpose of this report is to provide a description of the achievements in safeguards studies and activities for a Highly Enriched Uranium (HEU) fabrication plant. It is subdivided into 4 chapters: - the first is a general description of the plant: fabrication lines and processes, the management organization relevant to safeguards, and subdivision of the facility for safeguards purposes: - the second reports the operator's safeguards activities, namely: the obligation of the operator regarding material accountancy and the measurement techniques and procedures applied to fulfill his obligations; - the third chapter reports the verification activities of the safeguards Authority as well as the improvements which can be obtained by optimization studies. A description is given of the method used for the calculation of the material unaccounted for and its variance; - the fourth chapter describes the measurement system applied at present by safeguards Authorities together with the suggested future improvement.

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Authors: BIGLIOCCA C JRC ISPRA ESTAB. (ITALY), JRC ISPRA ESTAB. (ITALY)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 8614 EN (1983) FS, 187 P., BFR 550, EUROFFICE, LUXEMBOURG, POB 1003
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Record Number: 1989122037800 / Last updated on: 1987-01-01
Category: PUBLICATION
Available languages: en