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Accession Number DE98000152
Title HEU age determination.
Publication Date Jul 1997
Media Count 31p
Personal Author A. R. Moorthy W. Y. Kato
Abstract A new technique has been developed to determine the age of highly enriched uranium (HEU) in solids. Uranium age is defined as the time since the uranium-containing material was last subjected to a process capable of separating uranium from its radioactive ...
Keywords Age estimation
Alpha Spectroscopy
Gamma Spectra
Highly enriched uranium
Ion Exchange
Isotope Ratio
Nuclear Materials Management
Nuclear Weapons Dismantlement
Protactinium 231
Quantitative Chemical Analysis
Separation Processes
Thorium 230
Uranium 234
Uranium 235
Uranium Hexafluoride
Uranium Isotopes

Source Agency Technical Information Center Oak Ridge Tennessee
NTIS Subject Category 77I - Reactor Fuels & Fuel Processing
48A - Mineral Industries
99B - Industrial Chemistry & Chemical Process Engineering
99F - Physical & Theoretical Chemistry
Corporate Author Brookhaven National Lab., Upton, NY.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 9812
Contract Number AC02-76CH00016

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