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|Title:||COMPUCEA: A High-performance Analysis Procedure for Timely On-Site Uranium Accountancy Verification in LEU Fuel Fabrication Plants|
|Authors:||OTTMAR HERBERT; ABOUSAHL SAID; ALBERT NOELLE; AMADOR CELDRAN PEDRO; EBERLE HEINRICH; ERDMANN NICOLE; LUETZENKIRCHEN KLAUS; MARISSENS GERD; SCHORLE HELENE; LIPCSEI F.; SCHWALBACH Peter|
|Citation:||Proceedings of the 48th Annual Meeting of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management p. 1-8|
|Publisher:||Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM) / Omnipress|
|Type:||Articles in periodicals and books|
|Abstract:||COMPUCEA is a transportable system for accurate on-site analytical measurements of uranium elemental assay and enrichment during the physical inventory verification (PIV) in European Low-Enriched Uranium (LEU) fuel fabrication plants. The paper describes the main procedural steps, instrument calibration and performance of the COMPUCEA system, which presently consist of a compact L-edge densitometer and Ge well detectors for 235U enrichment measurements. The performance of room-temperature scintillation detectors, NaI and LaBr3(Ce) has recently been evaluated.|
|JRC Directorate:||Nuclear Safety and Security|
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