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Abstract

A new method for measuring the 235U enrichment in uranium samples has recently been developed based on the analysis of the 89 to 120 keV region of a gamma ray spectrum. The analysis process requires no calibrations and is capable of accuracies of 1-2 % in measurement times of a few minutes. Results are presented for a variety of samples which show that in general good performance can be achieved.

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Authors: ABOUSAHL S, JRC Geel (BE);MICHIELS A, JRC Geel (BE);BICKEL M, JRC Geel (BE);GUNNINK R, California (US);VERPLANCKE J, California (US)
Bibliographic Reference: Article: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research/A (1995)
Record Number: 199511301 / Last updated on: 1995-11-23
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en