PERFORMANCE VALUES OF NON DESTRUCTIVE ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES IN SAFEGUARDS AND NUCLEAR MATERIAL MANAGEMENT
Non Destructive Assay (NDA) techniques have become more and more important in nuclear material accountancy and control. This is essentially due to two reasons: 1) the improvements made in most NDA techniques have led to some performances close to DA (eg calorimetry, gamma spectrometry); 2) the parallel improvement of statistical tools and procedural inspection approaches, i.e. NDA for semi-qualitative or consistency checks only and DA for quantitative measurements. NDA is now frequently used in scenarios that involve quantitative (by "variable") analysis. It is evident that the performance of some techniques is different in the laboratory and in the field.
Bibliographic Reference: PAPER PRESENTED: ANS WINTER MEETING, SAN FRANCISCO (US), NOV. 26-30, 1989 73031.33.F4 AVAILABLE FROM COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES, DG XIII-C-3, L-2920 LUXEMBOURG AS PAPER EN 35109 ORA
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Record Number: 1989128063600 / Last updated on: 1990-10-01
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