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The alpha,gamma-hot cell facility of the European Institute for Transuranium Elements in Karlsruhe, Germany, had to be modified in order to accommodate full-size LWR fuel rods for non-destructive testing and to comply with new safety regulations concerning the alpha-contamination level in beta,gamma cells. The paper describes details of the refurbishing operation and lists the technical possibilities for fuel rod analysis of the new installation.

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Authors: COQUERELLE M, JRC Karlsruhe (DE);SAMSEL G, JRC Karlsruhe (DE);PERRIER C, JRC Karlsruhe (DE)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: Winter Meeting of the American Nuclear Society, San Francisco (US), Nov. 10-15, 1991
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper EN 36483 ORA
Record Number: 199111598 / Last updated on: 1994-12-02
Original language: en
Available languages: en