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Intro Inlets & Sizing TOFMS Other MS LDI AMS CIMS Conc. 2012 AAAR Conference  

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Intro Inlets & Sizing TOFMS Other MS LDI AMS CIMS Conc. 2012 AAAR Conference Minneapolis, MN://cires.colorado.edu/jimenez/ams.html 1 Intro Inlets & Sizing TOFMS Other MS LDI AMS CIMS Conc. Outline 1. Building Blocks ­ Inlets (see references) 2 #12;Intro Inlets & Sizing TOFMS Other MS LDI AMS CIMS Conc. Why Aerosol Mass

Colorado at Boulder, University of

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Next generation sequencing (NGS)technologies and applications  

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NGS technology overview: (1) NGS library preparation - Nucleic acids extraction, Sample quality control, RNA conversion to cDNA, Addition of sequencing adapters, Quality control of library; (2) Sequencing - Clonal amplification of library fragments, (except PacBio), Sequencing by synthesis, Data output (reads and quality); and (3) Data analysis - Read mapping, Genome assembly, Gene expression, Operon structure, sRNA discovery, and Epigenetic analyses.

Vuyisich, Momchilo [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2012-09-11T23:59:59.000Z

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NGS for the Masses: Empowering Biologists to Improve Bioinformatics Productivity ( 7th Annual SFAF Meeting, 2012)  

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Kashef Qaadri on "NGS for the Masses: Empowering biologists to improve bioinformatic productivity" at the 2012 Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future Meeting held June 5-7, 2012 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Qaadri, Kashef [Biomatters

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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RESULTS OF ANALYSIS OF NGS CONCENTRATE DRUM SAMPLES [Next Generation Solvent  

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Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) prepared two drums (50 gallons each in ?Drum#2? and ?Drum#4?) of NGS-MCU (Next Generation Solvent-Modular CSSX Unit) concentrate for future use at MCU in downblending the BOBCalixC6 based solvent to produce NGS-MCU solvent. Samples of each drum were sent for analysis. The results of all the analyses indicate that the blend concentrate is of the correct composition and should produce a blended solvent at MCU of the desired formulation.

Peters, T.; Williams, M.

2013-09-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Beyond Basic Target Enrichment: New Tools to Fuel Your NGS Research ( 7th Annual SFAF Meeting, 2012)  

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Jennifer Carter on "Beyond Basic Target Enrichment: New Tools to fuel your NGS Research" at the 2012 Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future Meeting held June 5-7, 2012 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Carter, Jennifer [Agilent

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biodiversity Monitoring Using NGS Approaches on Unusual Substrates (2013 DOE JGI Genomics of Energy and Environment 8th Annual User Meeting)  

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Tom Gilbert of the Natural History Museum of Denmark on "Biodiversity monitoring using NGS approaches on unusual substrates" at the 8th Annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting in Walnut Creek, Calif.

Gilbert, Tom [National History Museum of Denmark

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NGS: Possible Applications for Forensic DNA Analysis, What does the Person of Interest look like? ( 7th Annual SFAF Meeting, 2012)  

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Thomas Callaghan on "NGS: Possible Applications for Forensic DNA Analysis" at the 2012 Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future Meeting held June 5-7, 2012 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Callaghan, Thomas [FBI Laboratory

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessment of the Impact of a New Guanidine Suppressor In NGS on F/H Laboratory Analyses For DWPF and Saltstone MCU Transfers  

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Implementation of the Next Generation Solvent (NGS) in the Modular Caustic-Side Solvent Extraction Unit (MCU) will now proceed with a new suppressor compound, 1,2,3-tris(3,7-dimethyloctyl)guanidine (TiDG), replacing the originally planned suppressor for NGS, 1,3-dicyclohexyl-2-(11-methyldodecyl) guanidine (DCiTG). The Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) was tasked with evaluating the potential impact to F/H Laboratory analyses supporting the Defense Waste Processing Facility (DWPF) Waste Acceptance Criteria (WAC) used to qualify transfers of MCU Strip Effluent (SE) into the facility and the Saltstone WAC used to qualify transfers of Tank 50 containing Decontaminated Salt Solution (DSS) from MCU into Saltstone. This assigned scope is covered by a Task Technical and Quality Assurance Plan (TTQAP). Previous impact evaluations were conducted when the DCiTG suppressor was planned for NGS and concluded that there was no impact to either the determination of MCU SE pH nor the analysis of Isopar® L carryover in the MCU SE and DSS streams. SRNL reported on this series of cross-check studies between the SRNL and F/H Laboratories. The change in suppressor from DCiTG to TiDG in the NGS should not impact the measurement of Isopar® L or pH in SE or DSS necessary to satisfy DWPF and Saltstone WAC (Tank 50) criteria, respectively. A statistical study of the low bias observed in Isopar® L measurements in both SRNL and F/H Laboratories may be necessary now that the final NGS composition is fixed in order to quantify the low bias so that a proper correction can be applied to measurements critical to the DWPF and Saltstone WACs. Depending upon the final DWPF WAC requirement put in place for SE pH, it could become necessary to implement an alternative ICP-AES measurement of boron. The current blended solvent system testing in SRNL should address any impacts to Isopar® L carryover into either the DSS or the SE. It is recommended that SRNL monitor the current blended solvent work underway with simulants in SRNL as well as any DWPF CPC testing done with the new SE stream to ascertain whether any need develops that could result in modification of any currently planned F/H Laboratory testing protocols.

Bannochie, C. J.

2013-04-29T23:59:59.000Z

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration thaMthereaeWpacS  

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data. The problems were designed to be `one-pagers' with a Teacher's Guide and Answer Key as a second system. In 30 minutes or less, they generate enough energy to power Earth's electrical systems damage and electrical power outages, so scientists try to develop means for predicting when

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This Opinion was filed under seal on February 26, 2010. The court requested tha  

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This Opinion was filed under seal on February 26, 2010. The court requested that if This Opinion was filed under seal on February 26, 2010. The court requested that if 1 either party believed that the February 26, 2010 Opinion contained protected material that should be redacted before publication, that party shall, by motion filed on or before March 1, 2010, request that such protected material be redacted. The court has received no motions from either party requesting that the February 26, 2010 Opinion be redacted. The court therefore publishes the February 26, 2010 Opinion in its entirety. In the United States Court of Federal Claims No. 09-864 C (E-Filed: February 26, 2010, Under Seal) (Refiled: March 2, 2010) 1 ) Bid Protest; Statutory Interpretation; Small Business Administration; Priority of Historically Underutilized Business Zone Program over 8(a)

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The Ideas ThaT shaped a CenTury and  

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, Maximo, Smarter Planet, Global Business Services, World Community Grid, On Demand Community, Many Eyes or transmission in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or likewise. ISBN-10 Seeing 258 Mapping 268 Understanding 278 Believing 296 Acting 310 Acknowledgments 328 Notes 329

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Report on the NGS3 Working Group on Safeguards by Design For Aqueous Reprocessing Plants  

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The objective of the Working Group on SBD for Aqueous Reprocessing Facilities was to provide recommendations, for facility operators and designers, which would aid in the coordination and integration of nuclear material accountancy and the safeguards requirements of all concerned parties - operators, state/regional authorities, and the IAEA. The recommendations, which are to be provided to the IAEA, are intended to assist in optimizing facility design and operating parameters to ensure the safeguardability of the facility while minimizing impact on the operations. The one day Working Group session addressed a wide range of design and operating topics.

Johnson, Shirley J.; Ehinger, Michael; Schanfein, Mark

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Henn-Lecordier AVS 00 MS ThA 5 111/20/00 Integrating Process Models, Equipment  

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-tool sim. 6 : Tool scheduling method 7 : Sensitivity analysis on selected metric 7 : Run factory simulation published data (TI, CVC...) ­ Using statistical software (ECHIP) Device Interconnects TiN PVD Liner Level L & Degassing Load Lock Robot move times Lot Process Time (Makespan) Output Lot size Tool configuration

Rubloff, Gary W.

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www.eia.gov  

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Natural Gas-to-Liquids Heat and Power 5/ NGS000:fa_Gas2LiqLiqPrd Natural Gas to Liquids Production 6/ NGS000:ea_ElectricPower Electric Power 7/ NGS000:ea_Transportatio

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Deliverable D6.1 Requirements and scenarios for  

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2011 Contributing WP : WP6 Author(s) : Pierre Chatel (THA), Antoine Leger (THA), James Lockerbie (CITY.2 Atomic steps and attached requirements defined for scenario 1. Atomic steps and choreographies defined (THA), Antoine Leger (THA) 1.3 Added information from CITY, based on information gathered during

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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WCI | Site 300 CORS  

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: CORS : CORS Weather Site Access Contained Firing Facility (CFF) Continuosly Operating Reference Station (CORS) CORS logo How to access GPS satellite data The National Geodetic Survey(NGS) Home Page for the S300 CORS base station is: http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/CORS/ Type S300 into "enter SiteID" To get user-friendly data: http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/UFCORS/ The GPS data will be in "receiver independent exchange" (RINEX) format, version 2.10. CORS Proxy Data Availability Details: NGS Reference Position Information Site 300 CORS Reference Position RTK Transmission Frequency NGS s300 Site Log NGS s300 Site Map Links to other GPS sites Last modified: July 27, 2011 UCRL-MI-134143 | Privacy & Legal Notice Contact: wci-webteam@llnl.gov NNSA Logo DOE Logo

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CX-009620: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of...  

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Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-009620: Categorical Exclusion Determination Next Generation Solvent (NGS) Real Waste Testing CX(s) Applied: B3.6 Date: 11012012...

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www.eia.gov  

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Total Supply Consumption by Sector NGS000: ... 6/ The energy content of biofuels feedstock minus the energy content of liquid ... (billion 2000 chain-weighted ...

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Abstracts EuroDendro 2004 [P] Poster [L] Lecture  

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%. The greatest effect of fertilization by double phosphogypsum dose (10 t/ha) ­ increment rise by 39-47%, compared to the control. Having fertilized with 5 t/ha of phosphogypsum, pine annual radial increment has grown by 11-30%, while with a mixture of phosphogypsum (5 t/ha) and superphosphate (100 kg

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Identifying the medical practice after total hip arthroplasty using an integrated hybrid approach  

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A critical option of total hip arthroplasty (THA) is considered only when tried more conservative treatments but continued to have pain, stiffness, or problems with the function of ones hip. THA plays one of major concerns under the waves of the rapid ... Keywords: Expert knowledge, Global discretization, Imbalanced class data, Rough set theory (RST), Total hip arthroplasty (THA)

You-Shyang Chen; Ching-Hsue Cheng

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Design of an Enhanced Handover Algorithm Based on a New Adaptive SR-ARQ for Next-Generation Mobile Communication Networks  

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Next-generation mobile communication networks are supposed to provide various high capacity multimedia services to mobile users using various kinds of access networks. Among them, the WiNGS system developed by ETRI as one of 4G mobile system provides ... Keywords: Mobile communication networks, handover performance, SR-ARQ, reordering, WiNGS system

Man Kyu Park; Yun Chul Choi; Jae Yone Lee; Byung Chul Kim; Dae Young Kim; Jae Ho Kim

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Laser desorption ionization and peptide sequencing on laser induced silicon microcolumn arrays  

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The present invention provides a method of producing a laser-patterned silicon surface, especially silicon wafers for use in laser desorption ionization (LDI-MS) (including MALDI-MS and SELDI-MS), devices containing the same, and methods of testing samples employing the same. The surface is prepared by subjecting a silicon substrate to multiple laser shots from a high-power picosecond or femtosecond laser while in a processing environment, e.g., underwater, and generates a remarkable homogenous microcolumn array capable of providing an improved substrate for LDI-MS.

Vertes, Akos (Reston, VA); Chen, Yong (San Diego, CA)

2011-12-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Building America Best Practices Series, Vol. 10 - Retrofit Techniques & Technologies: Air Sealing, A Guide for Contractors to Share with Homeowners  

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TECHNOLOGIES PROGRAM TECHNOLOGIES PROGRAM R Retrofit Techniques & Technologies: Air Sealing A Guide for Contractors to Share with Homeowners PREPARED BY Pacific Northwest National Laboratory & Oak Ridge National Laboratory April 12, 2010 April 12, 2010 * PNNL-19284 BUILDING AMERICA BEST PRACTICES SERIES VOLUME 10. BuiLDiNG AmERiCA BEST PRACTiCES SERiES Retrofit Techniques and Technologies: Air Sealing

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The Path of Carbon in Photosynthesis VI.  

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factors which determined the rate at which carbon dioxidefactor in the experiments designed to discover tha complex pro- cess by which carbon dioxide

Calvin, M.

1949-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Richard Gerber! NERSC User Services NUG Teleconference  

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PIN: 4 866820 Agenda * Alloca1on Y ear C hangeover i ssues * NUG 2013 annual mee1ng - hSp:www.nersc.govusersNUGannual---mee*ngs2013 - Registra*on O pen - Schedule -...

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Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science (1998) 47, 143151 Article No. ec980350  

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Water Intake', Ontario Hydro Research Division Report 91-82-K, 18 pp. Heath, A. G.: 1973, `Ventilatory, 14 pp. Harcus, J. D.: 1991, `Monitoring Fish Behaviour and Entrapment at the Darlington NGS Cooling

Cottenie, Karl

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Transport of a Power Plant Tracer Plume over Grand Canyon National Park  

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Meteorological and air-quality data, as well as surface tracer concentration values, were collected during 1990 to assess the impacts of Navajo Generating Station (NGS) emissions on Grand Canyon National Park (GCNP) air quality. These data have ...

Jun Chen; Robert Bornstein; Charles G. Lindsey

1999-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Meteorological Processes Affecting the Transport of Emissions from the Navajo Generating Station to Grand Canyon National Park  

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During the 1990 Navajo Generating Station (NGS) Winter Visibility Study, a network of surface and upper-air meteorological measurement systems was operated in and around Grand Canyon National Park to investigate atmospheric processes in complex ...

Charles G. Lindsey; Jun Chen; Timothy S. Dye; L. Willard Richards; Donald L. Blumenthal

1999-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PROGRESS IN ENERGY EFFICIENT BUILDINGS  

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predicted vs. actual energy usage/savings, and present thetools for estimating energy usage. These data bases provideft -yr in resource energy usage. These same office bUild~ngs

Wall, L.W.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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11 - 4020 of 21,429 results. Download CX-009620: Categorical Exclusion Determination Next Generation Solvent (NGS) Real Waste Testing CX(s) Applied: B3.6 Date: 11012012...

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RESULTS OF ANALYSES OF THE NEXT GENERATION SOLVENT FOR PARSONS  

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Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) prepared a nominal 150 gallon batch of Next Generation Solvent (NGS) for Parsons. This material was then analyzed and tested for cesium mass transfer efficiency. The bulk of the results indicate that the solvent is qualified as acceptable for use in the upcoming pilot-scale testing at Parsons Technology Center. This report describes the analysis and testing of a batch of Next Generation Solvent (NGS) prepared in support of pilot-scale testing in the Parsons Technology Center. A total of {approx}150 gallons of NGS solvent was prepared in late November of 2011. Details for the work are contained in a controlled laboratory notebook. Analysis of the Parsons NGS solvent indicates that the material is acceptable for use. SRNL is continuing to improve the analytical method for the guanidine.

Peters, T.; Washington, A.; Fink, S.

2012-03-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Engineered Polymerases Enable Novel Sequencing Applications ( 7th Annual SFAF Meeting, 2012)  

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Maryke Appel on "Engineered polymerases provide improved NGS library amplification and enable novel sequencing applications" at the 2012 Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future Meeting held June 5-7, 2012 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Appel, Maryke [Kappa Biosystems

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Brazoria County Re-Leveling Pleasant Bayou Geopressured Well Site  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The purpose is to conduct first order leveling surveys as part of an ongoing environmental monitoring program for geopressured-geothermal test wells. The scope is to Conduct First Order, Class I, leveling to monitor subsidence of previously installed and leveled bench marks, established by the National Geodetic Survey (NGS) and Vernon F. Meyer and Associates, Inc., in the area of the Pleasant Bayou geopressured test well. All leveling surveys to conform to NGS standards and specifications.

None

1984-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry for direct profiling and imaging of small molecules from raw biological materials  

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Matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization(MALDI) mass spectrometry(MS) has been widely used for analysis of biological molecules, especially macromolecules such as proteins. However, MALDI MS has a problem in small molecule (less than 1 kDa) analysis because of the signal saturation by organic matrixes in the low mass region. In imaging MS (IMS), inhomogeneous surface formation due to the co-crystallization process by organic MALDI matrixes limits the spatial resolution of the mass spectral image. Therefore, to make laser desorption/ionization (LDI) MS more suitable for mass spectral profiling and imaging of small molecules directly from raw biological tissues, LDI MS protocols with various alternative assisting materials were developed and applied to many biological systems of interest. Colloidal graphite was used as a matrix for IMS of small molecules for the first time and methodologies for analyses of small metabolites in rat brain tissues, fruits, and plant tissues were developed. With rat brain tissues, the signal enhancement for cerebroside species by colloidal graphite was observed and images of cerebrosides were successfully generated by IMS. In addition, separation of isobaric lipid ions was performed by imaging tandem MS. Directly from Arabidopsis flowers, flavonoids were successfully profiled and heterogeneous distribution of flavonoids in petals was observed for the first time by graphite-assisted LDI(GALDI) IMS.

Cha, Sangwon

2008-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Kinetic dispersion of Langmuir waves. I. The Langmuir decay instability  

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We derive a fully kinetic, three-dimensional dispersion relation for Langmuir waves with a focus on the Langmuir decay instability (LDI). The kinetic dispersion is compared to the standard fluid dispersion found with an equation of state (EOS) closure. The EOS closure fails to capture the intricacies of the nonlinear pressure when high frequency electron plasma waves (EPWs) couple to low frequency ion acoustic waves (IAWs). In particular, we find discrepancies in the k{lambda}{sub d} scaling of the LDI growth rate, where k is the wavenumber of the incident EPW and {lambda}{sub d} is the Debye length. As a result, the kinetic dispersion relation for LDI results in instability thresholds that can be in excess of twice those predicted by the fluid theory. Both the fluid and kinetic dispersion relations predict a nonlinear frequency shift due to the beating of the pump and scattered EPWs, but again the k{lambda}{sub d} scaling of these frequency shifts differ. In addition, the kinetic dispersion predicts a nonlinear reduction in the IAW damping from the three-wave interaction.

Palastro, J. P.; Williams, E. A.; Hinkel, D. E.; Divol, L.; Strozzi, D. J. [Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California 94551 (United States)

2009-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Mineralini tr poveikio miko dirvoemiui ir pu radialiajam prieaugiui Akmens cemento gamyklos ... ISSN 02357224. E k o l o g i j a (Vilnius). 2001. Nr. 1  

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A0 I 02 7,2 6,8 100,0 30 6,8 6,5 1020 Fosfogipsas (10 t/ha) Phosphogypsum (10 t/ha) A0 II 25 7,8 7 Fosfogipsas (5 t/ha) Phosphogypsum (5 t/ha) A0 II 25 7,8 7,2 25,5 33 2,3 4,5 130 T 1 520 7,4 7,2 25,5 7,0 2/ha veikliosios A0 II 25 7,8 7,2 30,0 32 2,0 4,9 1080 medþiagos) Mixture of phosphogypsum (5 t

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The Fission of thorium with Alpha Particles  

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cm 2 FIG. 2 YIELD OF SOME FISSION PRODUCTS FROM THORIUM +-in aalou.latlnl~ I tha fission yield ot tlla 2.3;; dnyci~S~~SIO NASS HO. FIG. I FISSION YIELD SPECTRUM OF THORIUM

Newton, Amos S.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bulletin of Tibetology: Volume 21 Number 3 : Full issue  

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were divided into grades each with its special insignia consisting of ornaments and diplomas of different precious substances. J n general the highest was turquoise, followed by gold, 'phra men, silver, brass, and copper \\ LINV 1071); but in THA p...

Namgyal Institute of Tibetology

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SSRL Accelerator Phycics Home Page  

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(29047 bytes) ICFA2000t.gif (31362 bytes) Home Page LCLS Accelerator Physics at SSRL The field tha t can be covered by the Accelerator Physics activities at SSRL is limited...

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Variation in joint fluid composition and its effect on the tribology of replacement joint articulation  

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Polyethylene wear is a significant clinical problem limiting the long-term survival of joint replacement prostheses, particularly in total hip arthroplasty (THA) and total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Although the tribology ...

Mazzucco, Daniel Clarke, 1976-

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Enabling large-scale next-generation sequence assembly with Blacklight  

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A variety of extremely challenging biological sequence analyses were conducted on the XSEDE large shared memory resource Blacklight, using current bioinformatics tools and encompassing a wide range of scientific applications. These include genomic sequence ... Keywords: NGS, RNA-Seq, data-intensive computing, de novo assembly, genome, high-performance computing, metagenome, primates, shared memory, transcriptome

M. Brian Couger; Lenore Pipes; Philip D. Blood; Christopher E. Mason

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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High-Throughput Compression of FASTQ Data with SeqDB  

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Compression has become a critical step in storing next-generation sequencing (NGS) data sets because of both the increasing size and decreasing costs of such data. Recent research into efficiently compressing sequence data has focused largely on improving ... Keywords: Throughput,Arrays,Bandwidth,Libraries,Bioinformatics,Instruction sets,Genomics,FASTQ,Compression,data storage,next-generation sequencing

Mark Howison

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Journal of Fusion Energy, Vol. /1, No.2, 1992 Pilot Plant: An Affordable Step Toward Fusion Power  

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the first two. Tritium inventory from Ontario Hydro CANDU re- actors is projected to increase to about 20 kg not be less than those used in the CANDU system (600 psi saturated steam at 48SOF).The maximum steam. In Canada, Douglas Point, a 220 Mwe CANDU station at the Bruce NGS site, could possibly be made available

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Thermal And Spectroscopic Analyses Of Next Generation Caustic Side Solvent Extraction Solvent Contacted With 3, 8, And 16 Molar Nitric Acid  

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A new solvent system referred to as Next Generation Solvent or NGS, has been developed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory for the removal of cesium from alkaline solutions in the Caustic Side Solvent Extraction process. The NGS is proposed for deployment at MCU{sup a} and at the Salt Waste Processing Facility. This work investigated the chemical compatibility between NGS and 16 M, 8 M, and 3 M nitric acid from contact that may occur in handling of analytical samples from MCU or, for 3 M acid, which may occur during contactor cleaning operations at MCU. This work shows that reactions occurred between NGS components and the high molarity nitric acid. Reaction rates are much faster in 8 M and 16 M nitric acid than in 3 M nitric acid. In the case of 16 M and 8 M nitric acid, the nitric acid reacts with the extractant to produce initially organo-nitrate species. The reaction also releases soluble fluorinated alcohols such as tetrafluoropropanol. With longer contact time, the modifier reacts to produce a tarry substance with evolved gases (NO{sub x} and possibly CO). Calorimetric analysis of the reaction product mixtures revealed that the organo-nitrates reaction products are not explosive and will not deflagrate.

Fondeur, F. F.; Fink, S. D.

2011-12-07T23:59:59.000Z

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First order leveling: Pleasant Bayou geothermal test site, Brazoria County, Texas  

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First order leveling to be conducted as part of an environmental monitoring program for a geopressured test well was reported. 39.43 kilometers of first order levels were run to NGS specifications. Twelve Class B type bench marks were set to NGS specifications. The adjusted elevation of bench mark C-1209 was used as a starting elevation and is based on a supplementary adjustment of April 6, 1979 by NGS. The closure for the loop around the well site is -0.65 millimeters. The distance around the loop is 1.29 kilometers, the allowable error of closure was 4.54 millimeters. The initial leveling of this well was performed in 1977. A thorough search for their monumentation was conducted. No monuments were found due to the lack of adequate monument descriptions. Therefore, an elevation comparison summary for this report is only available along the NGS lines outside the well area. The first order level tie to line No. 101 (BMA-1208) was +3.37 millimeters in 17.21 kilometers. The allowable error of closure was 12.44 millimeters.

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1984-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Impact of the next generation solvent on DWPF CPC processing  

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As part of the Actinide Removal Process (ARP)/Modular Caustic-side Solvent Extraction Unit (MCU) Life Extension Project, a next generation solvent (NGS) and new strip acid will be deployed. Processing will begin with a blend of the current solvent and the NGS. Compositional changes in the NGS solvent and blending with the current solvent require review of previously performed work to determine if additional experimental work is required to address any impacts to the Defense Waste Processing Facility (DWPF) Chemical Process Cell (CPC). The composition change involved the substitution of the N,N’-dicyclohexyl-N”-isotridecylguanidine LIX® 79 guanidine suppressor with N,N’,N”-tris (3,7-dimethyloctyl) guanidine (TiDG) guanidine suppressor. The Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) was requested by DWPF to evaluate any impacts to offgas generation, solvent buildup or carryover, chemical, thermal, and radiolytic stability of the blended and pure TiDG based NGS. Previous work has been performed by SRNL to evaluate impacts to CPC processing using the next generation solvent containing LIX® 79 suppressor with boric acid strip effluent. Based on previous experimental work and current literature, the following conclusions are made for processing in the CPC: No mechanism for a change in the catalytic hydrogen evolution in the CPC was identified for the NGS TiDG based solvent; The transition from the LIX® 79 based suppressor to the TiDG based suppressor is not expected to have any impact on solvent or Isopar® L accumulation; Transitioning from the current solvent to the TiDG based NGS is not expected to have an impact on solvent carryover or partitioning; No changes to the chemical stability of the solvent in the CPC process are expected; No changes to the thermal stability of the solvent in the CPC process are expected; A “worst case” scenario was examined in which all of the hydrogen atoms from the TiDG based NGS and blended solvent form hydrogen gas in the Sludge Receipt and Adjustment Tank (SRAT) as a result of radiolytic degradation. This represented a ~4% increase in the volume percent hydrogen in the SRAT. Given the chemical similarity and very low concentrations of the suppressor, it is not recommended that additional experimental work be performed to qualify any impacts to the DWPF CPC from the change in suppressor or the revised value for partitioning of the suppressor into the strip effluent.

Newell, J. D.

2013-02-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessment of the impact of the next generation solvent on DWPF melter off-gas flammability  

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An assessment has been made to evaluate the impact on the DWPF melter off-gas flammability of replacing the current solvent used in the Modular Caustic-Side Solvent Extraction Process Unit (MCU) process with the Next Generation Solvent (NGS-MCU) and blended solvent. The results of this study showed that the concentrations of nonvolatile carbon and hydrogen of the current solvent in the Slurry Mix Evaporator (SME) product would both be about 29% higher than their counterparts of the NGS-MCU and blended solvent in the absence of guanidine partitioning. When 6 ppm of guanidine (TiDG) was added to the effluent transfer to DWPF to simulate partitioning for the NGS-MCU and blended solvent cases and the concentration of Isopar{reg_sign} L in the effluent transfer was controlled below 87 ppm, the concentrations of nonvolatile carbon and hydrogen of the NGS-MCU and blended solvent were still about 12% and 4% lower, respectively, than those of the current solvent. It is, therefore, concluded that as long as the volume of MCU effluent transfer to DWPF is limited to 15,000 gallons per Sludge Receipt and Adjustment Tank (SRAT)/SME cycle and the concentration of Isopar{reg_sign} L in the effluent transfer is controlled below 87 ppm, using the current solvent assumption of 105 ppm Isopar{reg_sign} L or 150 ppm solvent in lieu of NGS-MCU or blended solvent in the DWPF melter off-gas flammability assessment is conservative for up to an additional 6 ppm of TiDG in the effluent due to guanidine partitioning. This report documents the calculations performed to reach this conclusion.

Daniel, W. E.

2013-02-13T23:59:59.000Z

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March-April 2009 Standards Forum and Standards Actions  

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March/April 2009 U.S. Department of Energy Technical Standards Program (http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/ns/techstds/) The Standards Forum And Standards Actions Technical Standards Program Manager's Note Welcome to the March/April 2009 edition of the Technical Standards Forum and Standards Actions. The Department of Energy (DOE) Technical Standards Program (TSP) continues to provide timely and efficient standards development services to the Department and its contractors. Recently, the TSP acquired the ability to perform title and abstract searches on Non-Government Standards (NGS) available in the private sector. This tool enables the TSP and its customers to identify available NGS that could support implementation of DOE requirements. Office of Management and Budget Circular No.

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INVESTIGATION OF PLUTONIUM AND URANIUM UPTAKE INTO MCU SOLVENT AND NEXT GENERATION SOLVENT  

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At the request of the Savannah River Remediation (SRR) customer, the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) examined the plutonium (Pu) and uranium (U) uptake into the Next Generation Solvent (NGS) that will be used at the Salt Waste Processing Facility (SWPF). SRNL examined archived samples of solvent used in Extraction-Scrub-Strip (ESS) tests, as well as samples from new tests designed explicitly to examine the Pu and U uptake. Direct radiocounting for Pu and U provided the best results. Using the radiocounting results, we found that in all cases there were Pu/g of NGS and <1.17E-05 g U/g of NGS in multiple samples, even after extended contact times and high aqueous:organic volume phase ratios. These values are conservative as they do not allow for release or removal of the actinides by scrub, strip, or solvent wash processes. The values do not account for extended use or any increase that may occur due to radiolytic damage of the solvent.

Peters, T.; Fink, S.

2012-01-06T23:59:59.000Z

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INVESTIGATION OF PLUTONIUM AND URANIUM UPTAKE INTO MCU SOLVENT AND NEXT GENERATION SOLVENT  

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At the request of the Savannah River Remediation (SRR) customer, the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) examined the plutonium (Pu) and uranium (U) uptake into the Next Generation Solvent (NGS) that will be used at the Salt Waste Processing Facility (SWPF). SRNL examined archived samples of solvent used in Extraction-Scrub-Strip (ESS) tests, as well as samples from new tests designed explicitly to examine the Pu and U uptake. Direct radiocounting for Pu and U provided the best results. Using the radiocounting results, we found that in all cases there were <3.41E-12 g Pu/g of NGS and <1.17E-05 g U/g of NGS in multiple samples, even after extended contact times and high aqueous:organic volume phase ratios. These values are conservative as they do not allow for release or removal of the actinides by scrub, strip, or solvent wash processes. The values do not account for extended use or any increase that may occur due to radiolytic damage of the solvent.

Peters, T.; Fink, S.

2012-01-06T23:59:59.000Z

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CHEMICAL STABILITY OF POLYPHENYLENE SULFIDE IN THE NEXT GENERATION SOLVENT FOR CAUSTIC-SIDE SOLVENT EXTRACTION  

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The Office of Waste Processing, within the Office of Technology Innovation and Development, is funding the development of an enhanced solvent for deployment at the Savannah River Site for removal of cesium from High Level Waste. For simplicity, this solvent is referred to as the Next Generation Solvent (NGS). The technical effort is collaboration between Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL), and Argonne National Laboratory. The initial deployment target envisioned for the technology was within the Modular Caustic-Side Solvent Extraction Unit (MCU). Deployment of a new chemical within an existing facility requires verification that the chemical components are compatible with the installed equipment. In the instance of a new organic solvent, the primary focus is on compatibility of the solvent with polyphenylene sulfide (PPS), the polymer used in the coalescers within MCU. This report provides the data from exposing PPS polymer to NGS. The test was conducted over a three month period. PPS is remarkably stable in the presence of the next generation solvent. Testing showed no indication of swelling or significant leaching. Preferential sorption of the Modifier on PPS was observed but the same behavior occurs with the baseline solvent. Therefore, PPS coalescers exposed to the NGS are expected to perform comparably to those in contact with the baseline solvent.

Fondeur, F.; Fink, S.

2011-12-08T23:59:59.000Z

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DWPF FLOWSHEET STUDIES WITH SIMULANT TO DETERMINE THE IMPACT OF NEXT GENERATION SOLVENT ON THE CPC PROCESS AND GLASS FORMULATION  

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As a part of the Actinide Removal Process (ARP)/Modular Caustic Side Solvent Extraction Unit (MCU) Life Extension Project, a next generation solvent (NGS), a new strip acid, and modified monosodium titanate (mMST) will be deployed. The NGS is comprised of four components: 0.050 M MaxCalix (extractant), 0.50 M Cs-7SB (modifier), 0.003 M guanidine-LIX-79, with the balance ({approx}74 wt%) being Isopar{reg_sign} L. The strip acid will be changed from dilute nitric acid to dilute boric acid (0.01 M). Because of these changes, experimental testing with the next generation solvent and mMST was required to determine the impact of these changes in 512-S and Defense Waste Processing Facility (DWPF) operations, as well as Chemical Process Cell (CPC), glass formulation activities, and melter operations. Because of these changes, experimental testing with the next generation solvent and mMST is required to determine the impact of these changes. A Technical Task Request (TTR) was issued to support the assessments of the impact of the next generation solvent and mMST on the downstream DWPF flowsheet unit. The TTR identified five tasks to be investigated: (1) CPC Flowsheet Demonstration for NGS; (2) Solvent Stability for DWPF CPC Conditions; (3) Glass Formulation Studies; (4) Boron Volatility and Melt Rate; and (5) CPC Flowsheet Demonstration for mMST.

Newell, J.; Peeler, D.; Edwards, T.; Hay, M.; Stone, M.

2011-06-29T23:59:59.000Z

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SOLVENT HOLD TANK SAMPLE RESULTS FOR MCU-13-1403/1404/1405/1406/1407/1408: QUARTERLY SAMPLE FROM SEPTEMBER 2013  

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Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) analyzed solvent samples from the Modular Caustic-Side Solvent Extraction Unit (MCU) in support of continuing operations. A quarterly analysis of the solvent is required to maintain solvent composition within specifications. Analytical results of the analyses of Solvent Hold Tank (SHT) samples MCU-13-1403, MCU-13-1404, MCU-13-1405, MCU-13-1406, MCU-13-1407, and MCU-13-1408 received on September 17, 2013 are reported. This sample was taken after the addition of the Next Generation Solvent (NGS) cocktail to produce a NGS-MCU blended solvent. The results show that the solvent contains a slight excess of Isopar? L and a deficit concentration of modifier and TiDG when compared to the target composition. Addition of TiDG trim is recommended. SRNL also analyzed the SHT sample for {sup 137}Cs content and determined the measured value is within tolerance and that the value has returned to levels observed in 2011. In contrast to what was observed in the heel prior to adding the NGS cocktail, no organic impurities were detected in these solvent samples.

Fondeur, F.; Taylor-Pashow, K.

2013-11-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Meager genetic variability of the human malaria agent Plasmodium vivax  

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collected from Azerbaijan, Thailand, Turkey, Venezuela, and Ethiopia. Three blood samples were ob- tained; AZE, Azerbaijan; THA, Thailand; TUR, Turkey; VEN, Venezuela; PNG, Papua New Guinea; MOZ, Mozambique variability, P. simium, which comes from South America, is more closely related to P. vivax from Azerbaijan

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Assessment of Research Quality Civil Engineering  

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programmes or cooperate within knowledge centres. These include: · DUCON Centre for Durable Concrete dropout rate. The launch of the FGS will also coincide with measures to reduce both the time spent on Ph sho programm longer tha that there dropout ra the FGS w measures time spen programm rates and

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Efficient Thermal Energy Distribution in Commercial Final Report  

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cconolllic studics havc shown, dccp rcductions in CO2 cmissions can nc achicvcd with cxisting tcchnologics cconomy or today's c.lrs thaI havc thc salnc pcrrormanl:C. nut lhcy would c(}sl 11()morc to own control for fucl-hound nitrogen would hc Icss costly for hiomass than for coal. Typical co.lls havc

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LIFE EXTENSION PROGRAM FOR THE MODULAR CAUSTIC SIDE SOLVENT EXTRACTION UNIT AT SAVANNAH RIVER SITE  

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Caustic Side Solvent Extraction (CSSX) is currently used at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Savannah River Site (SRS) for removal of cesium from the high-level salt-wastes stored in underground tanks. At SRS, the CSSX process is deployed in the Modular CSSX Unit (MCU). The CSSX technology utilizes a multi-component organic solvent and annular centrifugal contactors to extract cesium from alkaline salt waste. Coalescers and decanters process the Decontaminated Salt Solution (DSS) and Strip Effluent (SE) streams to allow recovery and reuse of the organic solvent and to limit the quantity of solvent transferred to the downstream facilities. MCU is operated in series with the Actinide Removal Process (ARP) which removes strontium and actinides from salt waste utilizing monosodium titanate. ARP and MCU were developed and implemented as interim salt processing until future processing technology, the CSSX-based Salt Waste Processing Facility (SWPF), is operational. SWPF is slated to come on-line in October 2014. The three year design life of the ARP/MCU process, however, was reached in April 2011. Nevertheless, most of the individual process components are capable of operating longer. An evaluation determined ARP/MCU can operate until 2015 before major equipment failure is expected. The three year design life of the ARP/MCU Life Extension (ARP/MCU LE) program will bridge the gap between current ARP/MCU operations and the start of SWPF operation. The ARP/MCU LE program introduces no new technologies. As a portion of this program, a Next Generation Solvent (NGS) and corresponding flowsheet are being developed to provide a major performance enhancement at MCU. This paper discusses all the modifications performed in the facility to support the ARP/MCU Life Extension. It will also discuss the next generation chemistry, including NGS and new stripping chemistry, which will increase cesium removal efficiency in MCU. Possible implementation of the NGS chemistry in MCU accomplishes two objectives. MCU serves as a demonstration facility for improved flowsheet deployment at SWPF; operating with NGS and boric acid validates improved cesium removal performance and increased throughput as well as confirms Defense Waste Processing Facility (DWPF) ability to vitrify waste streams containing boron. NGS implementation at MCU also aids the ARP/MCU LE operation, mitigating the impacts of delays and sustaining operations until other technology is able to come on-line.

Samadi-Dezfouli, A.

2012-11-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Enron Documents  

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rcc.p,anc. 01 thts arf~cle. tha rcc.p,anc. 01 thts arf~cle. tha yubl~rhe, "r ~u~~iunl riknouu~adqnS the U.S. C;ov.rnmmnf' s rayhr (0 retam l nOn*aClulive.roy~ltV (r-0 ltconso In ma IO Dny Copvrlqhl WASH- covrrm~ the wtvdo. ISADIOLOGICAL SURVEY OF THE SEAWAY INDUSTRIAL PARK W . D. Cottrell, R. W . Leggett and H. W . Dickson Health Physics Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830 December 1976 CONTENTS l&t of Tab1 es - . . . List of Illustrations . . Abstract . . . . . . Introduction . . . . ............ ............ ............ ............ Radiological Survey Techniques . . . . . . 1 . . Measurement of External Gamma and Beta-Gamma Radiation Levels . . . . . . . . . . . . Measurement of Radium in the Soil . . . . . . Measurement of Radioactivity in Surface Water

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Oak Ridge  

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~, ~, . ., . .- -. -_ .._ ..-. - .- ..- Oak Ridge Associated post Of%ce Box 117 Uniwx.ities Oak Riie. Tennessee 37631-0117 Apill. 1991 Ms. cethy Hickey Bschtel Nstiod Inc. P. 0. Box 350 Oak Ridge, Tn 378314350 Subject: BLDG. 621-527 - BAKER AND WlLLfAMS WAREHOUSES Deer Ms. Hiikey: 8etween March 1 l-22, 1991, the Envfronmental Suvey and Sine Assessment Program fESSAP1 of Oak Ridge Associated Urtiversities fORALl conducted a radiological charscterization euwey of the East end West besernent bays in Building 521-527 of the Etaker and Williams Warehouses. A review of tha rrurvey resufts indicate that ecthity exceeding criteria is present in four (4) locations in the East bay which will requfre decontamination. Dust samples were coflected from the floor and ledges in tha East bay. Direct measurements

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bpv60e1.tmp  

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f . ./l \ NANOFLUID TECHNOLOGY: CURRENT STATUS AND FUTURE RESEARCH Stephen U.-S. Choi Energy Technology Division Argonne National Laboratory Argonne, IL 60439 1- Tha subnsitfad manuacrip4 haa beancreatedby tha Univaraify of Chksgo as OpsraforofArgcrrneNatiial Laboratory (%rgonne") underContraof No. W-31-109-ENG- 3S * the U.S. Oaparimsnt of Energy.The U.S. Governmentrataiia forilaaif,and otharaacfingcmits bshaff, a @d-up, norsasdusiva, irrevocabfs woddwfde I&me in aa'darfkfs to raproduoa, preparederivathre works,distribute @@I& tOthe Pubfk,d P#Orrrrpubkiy and d-y Y bv or m behalfofthe Government. To be presented at the Second Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association Research Trend Study Project Review and the Korea-U.S. Technical Conference on Strategic Technologies, October 22-24, 1998, Vienna, VA. Work supported by the U.S.

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Impacts of Low-NOX Combustion and Activated Carbon Injection on Particulate Control Device Performance  

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This report summarizes the results of a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model study of the re-entrainment of carbon from the hoppers of a typical utility electrostatic precipitator (ESP). During earlier phases of this study, hopper re-entrainment was identified as the principle mechanism responsible for the low collection efficiency of carbon by ESPs. This statement was found to be true for both unburned carbon from the boiler and activated carbon injected for mercury control. The results indicate tha...

2008-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Operation and Maintenance Guidelines for Selective Catalytic Reduction Systems  

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This document is the 2010 version of Operation and Maintenance Guidelines for Selective Catalytic Reduction Systems, originally published in 2001 and updated annually. New content this year includes: (1) A section on static mixers added in Chapter 3; (2) Substantial expansion of the discussion on inspection of ammonia storage and delivery equipment in Chapter 8; (3) Expanded coverage of unit startup, shutdown, and low-load operation in Chapter 15; (4) a new chapter, Chapter 18, on the means to ensure tha...

2010-11-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Collateral Risk Analytics for Energy Trading and Portfolio Risk Management  

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This report describes the need for a strong collateral risk management function as an integral part of an energy company’s risk management program. It reviews the basics of margining and collateral both in over-the-counter markets and on exchanges. In addition, it details the technology available to measure collateral risk properly. Then it reviews the recent efforts to regulate OTC derivatives, the potential impact that it could have on energy companies’ management of cash collateral, and strategies tha...

2010-12-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Program on Technology Innovation: Information Integration for Equipment Reliability at Nuclear Plants  

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This report investigates the status of information integration for equipment reliability (ER) at nuclear power plants. ER consists of a comprehensive set of processes that span the organization and require extensive data gathering, retrieval, and information integration. To assist nuclear operators, the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) issued AP-913, Equipment Reliability Process Description, as a standard approach to implement effective ER processes among its members. Despite the success tha...

2009-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Diagnosis and Therapy According to the rGyud-bzi  

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If ba ra!!i zo dar mar gsar ri dvags sa 1/ ra sa skom sa gsar pa chag che dan If skyabs dai. khur chad chab tha chu bsil dai. 1/ bskol gram mkhris J'il!!i nod kyi zas su bsati /I lug, dai. g-yag rgod gcan gzan iia yi sa /I sbran rti skom sa!!i f...

Finckh, Elizabeth

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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R. S. Driof, Process Demlopnant Dranch, Production Division  

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S. Driof, Process Demlopnant Dranch, S. Driof, Process Demlopnant Dranch, Production Division 7 i 7; I; $ " k>JSTI'IC AT TIE Cif~iICAL CCNSTXICTIOS COXi'O+TIO:? P$IX)T PIGIT-JUL'I 31, 19% Chemico ban fouzd tw proossses, b&h involving the initial H2SOl lwc:?, sutisfoctory. On.3 process (rerun) produces a U-Cu precipitate r&ich is ralsachad; the U and Cu can ba s+paratzd by various nothods. The second process (sts~~~ise) ?rucipitn?es co?ps~ and thee uranium. &j- ditioml 1abnretorJ xork is being dona so that thase processas cm b4 coa>c'r3d uooixmically. Discussion Kcrssru. Dvshor, ?icksns, Trincs, Snrkssian, and Atkins of Chonico and %assrs. Rridf and Coddo of the AEC mt at tha Linden Pilot Plaflt m july 31 to reviaw tha most recer,t dvvnloPnant work pcrfomad by tha

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Simulations of plasma behavior during pellet injection in ITER  

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Plasma behavior during pellet injection in ITER is investigated using a 1.5D BALDUR integrated predictive modeling code. In these simulations, the pellet ablation is described using the neutral gas shielding (NGS) model developed by Parks and Turnbull [Phys. Fluids 21, 1735 (1978)]. The NGS pellet ablation model that includes the {nabla}B drift effect is coupled with a plasma core transport model, which is a combination of an MMM95 anomalous transport model and an NCLASS neoclassical transport model. The combination of core transport models, together with pellet model, is used to simulate the time evolution of plasma current, ion and electron temperatures, and density profiles for ITER standard type-I ELMy H-mode discharges during the pellet injection. It is found that the injection of pellet can result in either enhancement or degradation of plasma performance. The {nabla}B drift effect on the pellet deposition is very strong in ITER. The plasma density with high field side pellets, which favorable with the {nabla}B drift effect, is much higher and pellet can penetrate much deeper than that with low field side pellets.

Klaywittaphat, P., E-mail: thawatchai@siit.tu.ac.th; Onjun, T. [Thammasat University, School of Manufacturing Systems and Mechanical Engineering, Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology (Thailand)

2012-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Extending the frontiers of mass spectrometric instrumentation and methods  

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The focus of this dissertation is two-fold: developing novel analysis methods using mass spectrometry and the implementation and characterization of a novel ion mobility mass spectrometry instrumentation. The novel mass spectrometry combines ion trap for ion/ion reactions coupled to an ion mobility cell. The long term goal of this instrumentation is to use ion/ion reactions to probe the structure of gas phase biomolecule ions. The three ion source - ion trap - ion mobility - qTOF mass spectrometer (IT - IM - TOF MS) instrument is described. The analysis of the degradation products in coal (Chapter 2) and the imaging plant metabolites (Appendix III) fall under the methods development category. These projects use existing commercial instrumentation (JEOL AccuTOF MS and Thermo Finnigan LCQ IT, respectively) for the mass analysis of the degraded coal products and the plant metabolites, respectively. The coal degradation paper discusses the use of the DART ion source for fast and easy sample analysis. The sample preparation consisted of a simple 50 fold dilution of the soluble coal products in water and placing the liquid in front of the heated gas stream. This is the first time the DART ion source has been used for analysis of coal. Steven Raders under the guidance of John Verkade came up with the coal degradation projects. Raders performed the coal degradation reactions, worked up the products, and sent them to me. Gregg Schieffer developed the method and wrote the paper demonstrating the use of the DART ion source for the fast and easy sample analysis. The plant metabolite imaging project extends the use of colloidal graphite as a sample coating for atmospheric pressure LDI. DC Perdian and I closely worked together to make this project work. Perdian focused on building the LDI setup whereas Schieffer focused on the MSn analysis of the metabolites. Both Perdian and I took the data featured in the paper. Perdian was the primary writer of the paper and used it as a chapter in his dissertation. Perdian and Schieffer worked together to address the revisions and publish it in Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry Journal.

Schieffer, Gregg

2010-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Data:D81660a4-094e-4639-99b0-fb937b8d193d | Open Energy Information  

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660a4-094e-4639-99b0-fb937b8d193d 660a4-094e-4639-99b0-fb937b8d193d No revision has been approved for this page. It is currently under review by our subject matter experts. Jump to: navigation, search Loading... 1. Basic Information 2. Demand 3. Energy << Previous 1 2 3 Next >> Basic Information Utility name: Jacksonville Electric Authority Effective date: 2006/08/01 End date if known: Rate name: LDI Load Density Improvement Rider Sector: Description: (Closed to new customers) To new and existing customers receiving service in Planning Districts 3 East, 4 West, 5 West, 6 and 7 served by JEA. To new or existing customers who have executed a ten year Load Density Improvement Electric Service Agreement with JEA and whose new or modified account qualifies for electric service under Rate Schedule GSD, GSDT, GSLD, and GSLDT. Application to commence service under this Rider after October 1, 2002, will not be accepted. Resale of energy purchased under this rider is not permitted.

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Biomass and nutrient accumulation in young Prosopis Juliflora at Mombasa, Kenya  

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Data are presented for 6-yr old P. juliflora, grown for quarry reclamation on: biomass of stems, large branches, small branches and leaves; height and volume of stems and large branches. All were calculated from regressions on based diameter. Volume was 209 cubic m/ha (stems), 75 cubic m/ha (large branches). Total biomass was 216 t/ha (77% in stems and large branches). Leaves plus small branches (22.6% of biomass) contained over 50% of the pool of nutrients N, P, K and Mg. Implications are discussed for site depletion as a result of total tree use for fuelwood and fodder. 25 references.

Maghembe, J.A.; Kariuki, E.M.; Haller, R.D.

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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High speed, low power 100 MS/s front end track-and-hold amplifier for ten-bit pipelined ADC  

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The work focuses on the design of a high speed, low power track-and-hold amplifier (THA) for ten-bit 100 MS/s pipelined analogue-to-digital converter (ADC). A wide bandwidth and high gain two-stage ... Keywords: #, 47, CMFB, HPSA, MDAC, MHz, MS&, amplifier design, common-mode feedback, digital to analogue converters, high-performance systems architecture, hold amplifiers, mega samples per second, megahertz, multiplying DAC, nanometres, nm, operational transconductance amplifiers, peak, peak-to-, s, switched capacitors, track-and-

D. Meganathan; Raja Paul Perinbam; R. Deepalakshmi

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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P?~P; Cambridge journal of undergraduate philosophy  

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method which enables us to test the alternative theories with controlled experimen ts and to choose those tha t work better, prOViding us with a reliable model of the order of the world. In order to do the same, however, human sciences would need to solve... I' .1••••.............. ·· Vi.·.·.··· .. fi Pv-f' EDITORIAL. , , , , , . P 1 WHAT IS WRONG WITH THE WAY PHILOSOPHY IS TAUGHT AT CAt1BRIDGE? , . P 2 THE POVERTY OF PHILOSOPHy , , , , , , . , .. , .. P 4 A FIRST ESSAY , , , , , . , , , P 6 OLD...

Anderson, Janet; Susijn, Laura

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Midweek: Beyond the Headlines Volume 1, Number 3, 20-26 September 2006  

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t proposes to distribute as wel l as ensure tha t the government distributes the benef i t s to genuine beneficiaries and not on the basis of political allegiance. The par ty has a l so threatened to take legal action against the Indian Oil... cameraman with a leading national entertainment TV channel is doubtful. One of the many frauds Debashish played was of promising to get Scorpios which were supposed to be auctioned at New Delhi at a cheap rate, for people here. Nearly ten persons bought...

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Microsoft PowerPoint - Proceedings Cover Sheets  

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Generator Output Monitoring for Normalization of Gamma Ray Spectra Generator Output Monitoring for Normalization of Gamma Ray Spectra 1 Sudeep Mitra * and Lucian Wielopolski Environmental Sciences Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY 11973 (USA) Abstract Neutron generators (NG) being devices where neutron outputs are accomplished electrically, suffer from fluctuations in their outputs. Of particular importance are the short- term variations that may affect individual data acquisition runs. Thus when using NGs for quantitative neutron-induced gamma-ray spectroscopy, the neutron output must be continuously monitored in real time, and normalization procedures subsequently applied to properly evaluate the gamma-ray spectra. Using a plastic scintillator, we developed a scheme for detecting fast neutrons that relies firstly, on recording a neutron

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Microsoft PowerPoint - 4-03 Geeting_laupa (improved MCU ops).ppt  

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Improved Modular CSSX Unit (MCU) Improved Modular CSSX Unit (MCU) Operations Presentation to: EM Waste Processing Technical Exchange 11/16/2010 Mark Geeting, SRR Tiina Laupa, SRR SRR-SPT-2010-00223 Print Close 2 Improved MCU Operations Overview * Actinide Removal Process/Modular Caustic Side Solvent Extraction Unit (ARP/MCU) - Objectives of ARP/MCU - MCU Current Performance - MCU Improvements * Next-Generation Solvent (NGS) at MCU - Parallel R&D / Engineering - Flowsheet Integration Print Close 3 Improved MCU Operations ARP/MCU Print Close 4 Improved MCU Operations ARP / MCU Objectives * Using a "first of a kind" process for salt treatment - Provide lessons learned to SWPF design - Treat Salt Solution (< 200,000 Ci of Cs) prior to the start of SWPF with a ramp-up in process & equipment performance as lessons

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CX-006642: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

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42: Categorical Exclusion Determination 42: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-006642: Categorical Exclusion Determination Actinide Removal Process (ARP)/Modular Caustic Side Solvent Extraction Unit (MCU) Life Extension Support Testing CX(s) Applied: B3.6 Date: 08/18/2011 Location(s): Aiken, South Carolina Office(s): Savannah River Operations Office Savannah River National Laboratory and Engineering Developmental Laboratory (EDL) in particular have been tasked to perform a set of small scale (Environmental Stress Screening and 2 centimeters) and full-scale V-5 (Strip Bank) and V-10 (Extraction Bank) contactor tests with new solvent being developed for the Extraction and Strip operations in the Actinide Removal Process (ARP)/Modular Caustic Side Solvent Extraction Unit (MCU). The Next Generation Solvent (NGS) is comprised of four components: 0.050

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91 - 26700 of 28,560 results. 91 - 26700 of 28,560 results. Download CX-009620: Categorical Exclusion Determination Next Generation Solvent (NGS) Real Waste Testing CX(s) Applied: B3.6 Date: 11/01/2012 Location(s): South Carolina Offices(s): Savannah River Operations Office http://energy.gov/nepa/downloads/cx-009620-categorical-exclusion-determination Download CX-009621: Categorical Exclusion Determination Engineering Development Laboratory SO2 Depolarized Electrolyzer Test Facility Operation CX(s) Applied: B3.6 Date: 11/01/2012 Location(s): South Carolina Offices(s): Savannah River Operations Office http://energy.gov/nepa/downloads/cx-009621-categorical-exclusion-determination Download CX-009622: Categorical Exclusion Determination Analysis of Solutions by Ion Chromatography CX(s) Applied: B3.6

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Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Savannah River Operations Office |  

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November 1, 2012 November 1, 2012 CX-009620: Categorical Exclusion Determination Next Generation Solvent (NGS) Real Waste Testing CX(s) Applied: B3.6 Date: 11/01/2012 Location(s): South Carolina Offices(s): Savannah River Operations Office October 31, 2012 CX-009624: Categorical Exclusion Determination High Activity Waste Trailer (HAWT) Disposition CX(s) Applied: B3.1 Date: 10/31/2012 Location(s): South Carolina Offices(s): Savannah River Operations Office October 31, 2012 CX-009623: Categorical Exclusion Determination Technetium Precipitation Batch Testing CX(s) Applied: B3.6 Date: 10/31/2012 Location(s): South Carolina Offices(s): Savannah River Operations Office October 25, 2012 CX-009625: Categorical Exclusion Determination Preparation and Temperature-Time Settling Treatment of Rheology Samples

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Hulin Geopressure-geothermal test well: First order levels  

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The purpose of this survey was to level through and establish elevations for existing benchmarks along LA Highway No. 685 from Erath, Louisiana south to the well site. The leveling was performed in April 1991, and was accomplished using procedures and equipment identical to that used by the National Geodetic Survey for First Order Class I Leveling. The leveling began on benchmark NGS T-361 located in Erath, Louisiana and the published elevation of 5.271 feet was used for this survey. On this survey a new benchmark, HU-18 was set on a concrete slab in the well site to observe the subsidence of the ground surface. Also, benchmark No.8 could not be found. A two hour search was made with no results. At this leveling it was noted that an error was made. A metric D.E. was used for the well head elevation instead of feet. This error has been corrected in this report.

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SLAC  

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SLAC, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, der längste Linearbeschleuniger SLAC, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, der längste Linearbeschleuniger der Welt, liegt südlich von San Francisco. Er beschleunigt Elektronen und Positronen längs einer zwei Meilen (ca. 3.6 km) messenden Strecke und richtet diese auf verschiedene Targets, Ringe und Detektoren. Der im Bild gezeigte PEP Ring wird gegenwärtig zur B-Fabrik umgebaut. In B - Fabriken , erforschen Physiker mit Hilfe von B - Mesonen die Geheimnisse, die hinter der Antimaterie stecken. Damit verbundene physikalische Forschung findet auch in Cornell mit Hilfe von CESR und in Japan mit KEK statt. Zur Information: ELECTRON GUN: Die Elektronenkanone in Ihrer Fernsehröhre funktioniert in ähnlicher Weise: eine heisse Kathode emittiert Elektronen, welche durch ein elektrisches Feld beschleunigt werden. Wenn diese den

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The Fast Changing Landscape of Sequencing Technologies and Their Impact on Microbial Genome Assemblies and Annotation  

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Background: The emergence of next generation sequencing (NGS) has provided the means for rapid and high throughput sequencing and data generation at low cost, while concomitantly creating a new set of challenges. The number of available assembled microbial genomes continues to grow rapidly and their quality reflects the quality of the sequencing technology used, but also of the analysis software employed for assembly and annotation. Methodology/Principal Findings: In this work, we have explored the quality of the microbial draft genomes across various sequencing technologies. We have compared the draft and finished assemblies of 133 microbial genomes sequenced at the Department of Energy-Joint Genome Institute and finished at the Los Alamos National Laboratory using a variety of combinations of sequencing technologies, reflecting the transition of the institute from Sanger-based sequencing platforms to NGS platforms. The quality of the public assemblies and of the associated gene annotations was evaluated using various metrics. Results obtained with the different sequencing technologies, as well as their effects on downstream processes, were analyzed. Our results demonstrate that the Illumina HiSeq 2000 sequencing system, the primary sequencing technology currently used for de novo genome sequencing and assembly at JGI, has various advantages in terms of total sequence throughput and cost, but it also introduces challenges for the downstream analyses. In all cases assembly results although on average are of high quality, need to be viewed critically and consider sources of errors in them prior to analysis. Conclusion: These data follow the evolution of microbial sequencing and downstream processing at the JGI from draft genome sequences with large gaps corresponding to missing genes of significant biological role to assemblies with multiple small gaps (Illumina) and finally to assemblies that generate almost complete genomes (Illumina+PacBio).

Mavromatis, K [U.S. Department of Energy, Joint Genome Institute; Land, Miriam L [ORNL; Brettin, Thomas S [ORNL; Quest, Daniel J [ORNL; Copeland, A [U.S. Department of Energy, Joint Genome Institute; Clum, Alicia [U.S. Department of Energy, Joint Genome Institute; Goodwin, Lynne A. [Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL); Woyke, Tanja [U.S. Department of Energy, Joint Genome Institute; Lapidus, Alla L. [U.S. Department of Energy, Joint Genome Institute; Klenk, Hans-Peter [DSMZ - German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures GmbH, Braunschweig, Germany; Cottingham, Robert W [ORNL; Kyrpides, Nikos C [U.S. Department of Energy, Joint Genome Institute

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GE PowerPoint Template  

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Steels for Steels for Accident Tolera nt Fuel Cla ddings Ferritic Ma rtensitic Alloys a s Accident Tolera nt Fuel (ATF) Cla dding Ma teria l for Light Wa ter Rea ctors Ra ul B. Reba k, GE Globa l Resea rch DOE Integra tion Meeting, Sa lt La ke City 27-August-2013 DE NE 568 2 / GE Reba k - DOE Integra tion Meeting, Sa lt La ke City, 27-August-2013/ GE Project Tea m 3 / GE Reba k - DOE Integra tion Meeting, Sa lt La ke City, 27-August-2013/ Approa ch of GE Resea rch Proposa l * Demonstra te tha t sta inless iron ba sed bulk a lloys or Adva nced Steels ca n be used a s fuel cla dding ma teria ls in commercia l nuclea r rea ctors * The proposed ma teria l should be a s good a s Zr a lloys (or better tha n Zr a lloys) under norma l opera tion conditions 1. Resista nt to genera l corrosion a nd environmenta l cra

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Measurement and interpretation of threshold stress intensity factors for steels in high-pressure hydrogen gas.  

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Threshold stress intensity factors were measured in high-pressure hydrogen gas for a variety of low alloy ferritic steels using both constant crack opening displacement and rising crack opening displacement procedures. The sustained load cracking procedures are generally consistent with those in ASME Article KD-10 of Section VIII Division 3 of the Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, which was recently published to guide design of high-pressure hydrogen vessels. Three definitions of threshold were established for the two test methods: K{sub THi}* is the maximum applied stress intensity factor for which no crack extension was observed under constant displacement; K{sub THa} is the stress intensity factor at the arrest position for a crack that extended under constant displacement; and K{sub JH} is the stress intensity factor at the onset of crack extension under rising displacement. The apparent crack initiation threshold under constant displacement, K{sub THi}*, and the crack arrest threshold, K{sub THa}, were both found to be non-conservative due to the hydrogen exposure and crack-tip deformation histories associated with typical procedures for sustained-load cracking tests under constant displacement. In contrast, K{sub JH}, which is measured under concurrent rising displacement and hydrogen gas exposure, provides a more conservative hydrogen-assisted fracture threshold that is relevant to structural components in which sub-critical crack extension is driven by internal hydrogen gas pressure.

Nibur, Kevin A.

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cepheid distances from infrared long-baseline interferometry - I. VINCI/VLTI observations of seven Galactic Cepheids  

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We report the angular diameter measurements of seven classical Cepheids (X Sgr, eta Aql, W Sgr, zeta Gem, beta Dor, Y Oph and L Car) that we have obtained with the VINCI instrument, installed at ESO's VLT Interferometer (VLTI). We also present reprocessed archive data obtained with the FLUOR/IOTA instrument on zeta Gem, in order to improve the phase coverage of our observations. We obtain average limb darkened angular diameter values of LD(X Sgr) = 1.471 +/- 0.033 mas, LD(eta Aql) = 1.839 +/- 0.028 mas, LD(W Sgr) = 1.312 +/- 0.029 mas, LD(beta Dor) = 1.891 +/- 0.024 mas, LD(zeta Gem) =1.747 +/- 0.061 mas, LD(Y Oph) = 1.437 +/- 0.040 mas and LD(L Car) = 2.988 +/- 0.012 mas. For four of these stars (eta Aql, W Sgr, beta Dor, and L Car) we detect the pulsational variation of their angular diameter. This enables us to compute directly their distances, using a modified version of the Baade-Wesselink method: d(eta Aql) = 276 [+55 -38] pc, d(W Sgr) = 379 [+216 -130] pc, d(beta Dor) = 345 [+175 -80] pc, d(L Car) = 603 [+24 -19] pc. The stated error bars are statistical in nature. Applying a hybrid method, that makes use of the Gieren et al. (1998) Period-Radius relation to estimate the linear diameters, we obtain the following distances (statistical and systematic error bars are mentioned): d(X Sgr) = 324 +/- 7 +/- 17 pc, d(eta Aql) = 264 +/- 4 +/- 14 pc, d(W Sgr) = 386 +/- 9 +/- 21 pc, d(beta Dor) = 326 +/- 4 +/- 19 pc, d(zeta Gem) = 360 +/- 13 +/- 22 pc, d(Y Oph) = 648 +/- 17 +/- 47 pc and d(L Car) = 542 +/- 2 +/- 49 pc.

P. Kervella; N. Nardetto; D. Bersier; D. Mourard; V. Coude du Foresto

2003-11-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Parametric instabilities in laser/matter interaction: from noise levels to relativistic regimes  

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The purpose of this LDRD was the study of parametric instabilities on a laser-produced plasma, addressing crucial issues affecting the coupling between the laser and the plasma. We have made very good progress during these three years, in advancing our understanding in many different fronts. Progress was made in both theoretical and experimental areas. The coupling of high-power laser light to a plasma through scattering instabilities is still one of the most complex processes in laser-plasma interaction physics. In spite of the relevance of these parametric processes to inertial confinement fusion (ICF) and all other situations where a high-power laser beam couples to a plasma, many aspects of the interaction remain unexplained, even after many years of intensive experimental and theoretical efforts. Important instabilities under study are stimulated Brillouin scattering (SBS), stimulated Raman scattering (SRS), and the Langmuir decay instability (LDI). The study of these instabilities is further complicated by the competition and interplay between them, and, in the case of ICF, by the presence of multiple overlapping interaction beams. Stimulated Brillouin scattering consists of the decay of the incident electromagnetic (EM) wave into a scattered EM wave and an ion acoustic wave (IAW). Similarly, SRS consists of the decay of the incident EM wave into a scattered EM wave and an electron plasma wave (EPW). Langmuir decay instability is the further decay of an EPW into a secondary EPW and an IAW. The principal areas of research covered during this three-year period were the following: a) Modeling of Parametric Instabilities in Speckles b) Langmuir Decay Instability c) Non Maxwellian Plasmas d) Multiple Interaction Beams e) SBS from Speckle Distributions.

Baldis, H A; Kruer, W L; Labaune, C L

1999-02-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of high-spatial and high-mass resolution mass spectrometric imaging (MSI) and its application to the study of small metabolites and endogenous molecules of plants  

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High-spatial and high-mass resolution laser desorption ionization (LDI) mass spectrometric (MS) imaging technology was developed for the attainment of MS images of higher quality containing more information on the relevant cellular and molecular biology in unprecedented depth. The distribution of plant metabolites is asymmetric throughout the cells and tissues, and therefore the increase in the spatial resolution was pursued to reveal the localization of plant metabolites at the cellular level by MS imaging. For achieving high-spatial resolution, the laser beam size was reduced by utilizing an optical fiber with small core diameter (25 ?m) in a vacuum matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-linear ion trap (vMALDI-LTQ) mass spectrometer. Matrix application was greatly improved using oscillating capillary nebulizer. As a result, single cell level spatial resolution of ~ 12 ?m was achieved. MS imaging at this high spatial resolution was directly applied to a whole Arabidopsis flower and the substructures of an anther and single pollen grains at the stigma and anther were successfully visualized. MS imaging of high spatial resolution was also demonstrated to the secondary roots of Arabidopsis thaliana and a high degree of localization of detected metabolites was successfully unveiled. This was the first MS imaging on the root for molecular species. MS imaging with high mass resolution was also achieved by utilizing the LTQ-Orbitrap mass spectrometer for the direct identification of the surface metabolites on the Arabidopsis stem and root and differentiation of isobaric ions having the same nominal mass with no need of tandem mass spectrometry (MS/MS). MS imaging at high-spatial and high-mass resolution was also applied to cer1 mutant of the model system Arabidopsis thaliana to demonstrate its usefulness in biological studies and reveal associated metabolite changes in terms of spatial distribution and/or abundances compared to those of wild-type. The spatial distribution of targeted metabolites, mainly waxes and flavonoids, was systematically explored on various organs, including flowers, leaves, stems, and roots at high spatial resolution of ~ 12-50 ?m and the changes in the abundance level of these metabolites were monitored on the cer1 mutant with respect to the wild-type. This study revealed the metabolic biology of CER1 gene on each individual organ level with very detailed high spatial resolution. The separate MS images of isobaric metabolites, i.e. C29 alkane vs. C28 aldehyde could be constructed on both genotypes from MS imaging at high mass resolution. This allows tracking of abundance changes for those compounds along with the genetic mutation, which is not achievable with low mass resolution mass spectrometry. This study supported previous hypothesis of molecular function of CER1 gene as aldehyde decarbonylase, especially by displaying hyper accumulation of aldehydes and C30 fatty acid and decrease in abundance of alkanes and ketones in several plant organs of cer1 mutant. The scope of analytes was further directed toward internal cell metabolites from the surface metabolites of the plant. MS profiling and imaging of internal cell metabolites were performed on the vibratome section of Arabidopsis leaf. Vibratome sectioning of the leaf was first conducted to remove the surface cuticle layer and it was followed by enzymatic treatment of the section to induce the digestion of primary cell walls, middle lamella, and expose the internal cells underneath to the surface for detection with the laser by LDI-MS. The subsequent MS imaging onto the enzymatically treated vibratome section allowed us to map the distribution of the metabolites in the internal cell layers, linolenic acid (C18:3 FA) and linoleic acid (C18:2 FA). The development of an assay for relative quantification of analytes at the single subcellular/organelle level by LDI-MS imaging was attempted and both plausibility and significant obstacles were seen. As a test system, native plant organelle, chloroplasts isolated from the spinach leaves were used

Jun, Ji Hyun

2011-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

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MASS TRANSFER AND HYDRAULIC TESTING OF THE V-05 AND V-10 CONTACTORS WITH THE NEXT GENERATION SOLVENT  

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The Modular Caustic Side Solvent Extraction (CSSX) Unit (MCU) facility is actively pursuing the transition from the current BOBCalixC6 based solvent to the Next Generation Solvent (NGS)- MCU solvent. To support this integration of NGS into the MCU facilities, Savannah River Remediation (SRR) requested that Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) perform testing of a blend of the NGS (MaxCalix based solvent) with the current solvent (BOBCalixC6 based solvent) for the removal of cesium (Cs) from the liquid salt waste stream. This testing differs from prior testing by utilizing a blend of BOBCalixC6 based solvent and the NGS with the full (0.05 M) concentration of the MaxCalix as well as a new suppressor, tris(3,7dimethyloctyl) guanidine. Single stage tests were conducted using the full size V-05 and V-10 centrifugal contactors installed at SRNL. These tests were designed to determine the mass transfer and hydraulic characteristics with the NGS solvent blended with the projected heel of the BOBCalixC6 based solvent that will exist in MCU at time of transition. The test program evaluated the amount of organic carryover and the droplet size of the organic carryover phases using several analytical methods. Stage efficiency and mass distribution ratios were determined by measuring Cs concentration in the aqueous and organic phases during single contactor testing. The nominal cesium distribution ratio, D(Cs) measured for extraction ranged from 37-60. The data showed greater than 96% stage efficiency for extraction. No significant differences were noted for operations at 4, 8 or 12 gpm aqueous salt simulant feed flow rates. The first scrub test (contact with weak caustic solution) yielded average scrub D(Cs) values of 3.3 to 5.2 and the second scrub test produced an average value of 1.8 to 2.3. For stripping behavior, the “first stage” D(Cs) values ranged from 0.04 to 0.08. The efficiency of the low flow (0.27 gpm aqueous) was calculated to be 82.7%. The Spreadsheet Algorithm for Stagewise Solvent Extraction (SASSE) predicted equivalent DF for MCU from this testing is greater than 3,500 assuming 95% efficiency during extraction and 80% efficiency during scrub and strip. Hydraulically, the system performed very well in all tests. Target flows were easily obtained and stable throughout testing. Though some issues were encountered with plugging in the coalescer, they were not related to the solvent. No hydraulic upsets due to the solvent were experienced during any of the tests conducted. The first extraction coalescer element used in testing developed high pressure drop that made it difficult to maintain the target flow rates. Analysis showed an accumulation of sodium aluminosilicate solids. The coalescer was replaced with one from the same manufacturer’s lot and pressure drop was no longer an issue. Concentrations of Isopar™ L and Modifier were measured using semi-volatile organic analysis (SVOA) and high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) to determine the amount of solvent carryover. For low-flow (0.27 gpm aqueous) conditions in stripping, SVOA measured the Isopar™ L post-contactor concentration to be 25 mg/L, HPLC measured 39 mg/L of Modifier. For moderate-flow (0.54 gpm aqueous) conditions, SVOA measured the Isopar™ L postcontactor to be ~69 mg/L, while the HPLC measured 56 mg/L for Modifier. For high-flow (0.8 gpm aqueous) conditions, SVOA measured the Isopar™ L post-contactor to be 39 mg/L. The post-coalescer (pre-decanter) measurements by SVOA for Isopar™ L were all less than the analysis detection limit of 10 mg/L. The HPLC measured 18, 22 and 20 mg/L Modifier for the low, medium, and high-flow rates respectively. In extraction, the quantity of pre-coalescer Isopar™ L carryover measured by SVOA was ~280- 410 mg/L at low flow (4 gpm aqueous), ~400-450 mg/L at moderate flow (8 gpm aqueous), and ~480 mg/L at high flow (12 gpm aqueous). The amount of post coalescer (pre-decanter) Isopar™ L carryover measured by SVOA was less than 45 mg/L for all flow rates. HPLC results for Modifier were 182, 217 and

Herman, D.; Duignan, M.; Williams, M.; Peters, T.; Poirier, M.; Fondeur, F.

2013-07-31T23:59:59.000Z

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VIA EMAIL Ms. Mariah Steele ENERGY STAR Program U.S. Environmental Protection Agency  

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Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Room 62023 · Washington, DC 20460 Dear Ms. Steele: May 10, 2013 · The U.S. Department of Energy ("DOE") selected a Haier-brand dehumidifier, model DE45EK, for testing as part ofDOE's ENERGY ST AR® Verification Testing Program. On October 24, · 2012, DOE notified the manufacturer of this model, Haier America Trading, L.L.C. ("Haier"), thaJ the model did not meet the minimum energy factor required for a model of its capacity according to the applicable ENERGY STAR specifi.cation. · Haier replied to, and later spoke with, DOE representatives about DOE's results. Haier also provided test data from previous testing of this model; the test data provided documented a higher energy factor than that observed .in the DOE testing. Baier could not, however, point out

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U.S. DEPARTME NT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NFPA DETERMINATION  

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MANAGEMENT CENTER MANAGEMENT CENTER NFPA DETERMINATION Page 1 of 1 RECIPIENT:OK Department of Commerce STATE : OK PROJECT TITLE: City of Moore, OK EECBG eNG Project Modification· Sanitation Truck Purchase funding Opportunity Announcement Number DE EEOOOOO13 Procurement Instrument Number DE EEOOOOO13 NEPA Control Nu mber em Number o Based on my review oflhe information concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 4SI.1A),1 have made the (ollowlng dete rmination: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: 95.1 Actions to conserve energy. demonstrate potentia! energy conservation , and promote energy-efficiency thaI do not increase the indoor concentrations of potentially harmful substances. These actions may involve financial and technical

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California Institute of Technology Caltech | Open Energy Information  

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Caltech Caltech Jump to: navigation, search Name California Institute of Technology (Caltech) Place Pasadena, California Zip 91225 Product An institute of higher learning tha investigates the most challenging, fundamental problems in science and technology. Coordinates 29.690847°, -95.196308° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":29.690847,"lon":-95.196308,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATION RECIPIENT:Oregon Department of Energy  

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RTMENT OF ENERGY RTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATION RECIPIENT:Oregon Department of Energy PROJEL'T TITLE: Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Page 1 of2 STATE: OR Funding Opportunity Announcement Number DE-FOA-0000052 Procurement Instrument Number DE-EEOOD0140 NEPA Control Number elD Number GFO-O000140-006 0 Based on my review orlhe information concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 4S1.IA), I have made the following determination: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: 85.1 Actions to conserve energy, demonstrate potential energy conservation, and promote energy-efficiency tha t do not increase the indoor concentrations of potentially harmful substances. These actions may involve financial and technical

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3D Mt Resistivity Imaging For Geothermal Resource Assessment And  

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Resistivity Imaging For Geothermal Resource Assessment And Resistivity Imaging For Geothermal Resource Assessment And Environmental Mitigation At The Glass Mountain Kgra, California Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Conference Paper: 3D Mt Resistivity Imaging For Geothermal Resource Assessment And Environmental Mitigation At The Glass Mountain Kgra, California Details Activities (3) Areas (2) Regions (0) Abstract: MT and TDEM surveys acquired in 2005 were integrated with existing MT and TDEM data recovered from obsolete formats to characterize the geometry of the geothermal reservoir. An interpretation based on the correlation of the 3D MT resistivity with well properties indicated that most of the previous exploration wells had been tarted close to but not in the center of areas tha appeared most likely to be permeable. Such

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DF~IINATION  

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DF~IINATION DF~IINATION RECIPIENT :Town of Hempstead PROJECT TITLE : DCWGSHP Page 1 of2 STATE: NY Funding Opportunity Announcement Numbu Procurement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number em Number DE FDA 0000013 EEOOOO690 GFO-OOOO690-004 0 Based on my review ortbe information concerning tbe proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 4SI.1A), I have made the following determination: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Descriplion: 85.1 Actions to oonserve energy, demonstrate potential energy conservation, and promote energy-effiClency thaI do not increase the indoor concentrations of potentially harmful substances. These actions may Involve finanCIal and technical assistance to individuals (such as builders, owners, consultants, designers). organiZations (such as utilities), and state

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Further Notice of 230kV Circuit Planned Outages | Department of Energy  

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Further Notice of 230kV Circuit Planned Outages Further Notice of 230kV Circuit Planned Outages Further Notice of 230kV Circuit Planned Outages Docket No. EO-05-01. Order No. 202-05-03: Pursuant 10 the United States Department of Energy "DOE") Order No. 102-05-3, issued December 20, 2005 ("DOE Potomac River Order''), Pepco hereby files this Further Notice Of 230kV Circuit Planned Outages serving the Potomac River Substation, and through thaI station, the District of Columbia. Further Notice of 230kV Circuit Planned Outages More Documents & Publications Re: Potomac River Generating Station Department of Energy, Case No. EO-05-01: Potomac Electric Power Company (PEPCO) Concerning Planned Outages of the 230 kV circuits Docket No. EO-05-01: Further Notice of 230kV Circuit Planned Outages

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u.s. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EE RE PROJECT M ANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETER.1.IINATION  

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j! .O ' .O~, j! .O ' .O~, u.s. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EE RE PROJECT M ANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETER.1.IINATION RECIPIENT:VA Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy PROJECf TITLE: EECBG - Martinsville Hydro Plant Project Page 1 of2 STATE: VA Funding Opportunity Announumcnt Number DE-FOA-OOOOO13 Procurement Instrument Number DE-EEOOOO864 NEPA Control Number em Number GFO-OOOO864-OO7 0 Based on my review of the informllition concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 451.IA), I have made the following determinatio n: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Dtscription: 8 5.1 Actions to conserve energy, demonstrate potential energy conservation, and promote energy-efficiency tha t do not increase the indoor concentrations of potentially harmful substances. These actions may involve financial and technical

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T. K. Khoe  

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33 (9/11/85) LS-33 33 (9/11/85) LS-33 T. K. Khoe 9/11/85 Hultipactoring in a Positron Storage Ring The kinetic energy acquired by a free electron during the passage of a positron bunch depends on the initial transverse location of the electron. To simplify the calculation, it is assumed that the bunch is cylindrical (length ~, radius a) and that the electron is initially at rest and at a radial location ri ' a . With these assumptions, one finds the electron kinetic energy where I == 21TR mb~ 21TR mb I r f Zo From Eq. ( 1) , electron wi th mb = 50, I = I bunch current ring circumference e I Z o 41T 2 r - ( i 2 r i number of bunches in the ring average current final radial location of the electron in the positron bunch 120 Tf ohm one sees tha t the maximum kinetic energy is obtained by an

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101

MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE ChMBRIDGE'39, MASSACHUSETTS TELEPHONE UNrvn.,,r,  

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2, .* 2, .* -' .l-.; . . *' ,. .:, ,-i&CLEAR METALS, INC. MA ,y 155 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE ChMBRIDGE'39, MASSACHUSETTS TELEPHONE UNrvn.,,r, 4-5200 blr. Saul Strauch Technical Liason Division United States Atomic Energy Commission New York Operations Office 70 Columbus Avenue New York 23, New York SUBJECT:- Program for Uranium Recovery (Ref: S. Strauch to A. R. Kaufmnnn, B/30/55) Dear Mr. Strauch: With reference to Mr. K. E. Field's confidential memorandum of August 22, 1956, this is to advise tha.t Nuclea,r l,':etals, Inc., has no facilities for scrap recovery. Also, our reply to Section III of the memorandum must be based .on our operations during the fiscal year recently ended. During that period, normal uranium 3cra.p material3 were returned to the i\'ational Lead Company of Ohio, and enriched scrap materials

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..&rrbt, Chief, Industrial Hy&na Branch, HerlthbrSas8byLaboratoly  

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tf..@ tf..@ ..&rrbt, Chief, Industrial Hy&na Branch, HerlthbrSas8byLaboratoly ;,.; , ' 1 ' @@w-w 3, 1954 P. B. Klevin, Indurtrial Hygiexn J5rantah, Barrlei &'afelky Lab0raM~ : . .A , 3 t :;p,: . NATIONAL LEiD OF OHIO ROLLINO OFERATIONS AT SIHONr>s SAW 6 STEEL- Amm', +I& y9, <: '.. SmBoLt HSHtPBK ' -: - St. Louis Area Office at the Simnds Saw and Steel Co., k&port, NJ., on tha &boVe clrtm, I oblruloed tb Mat;Lonal Uad umu&m and thorium roll- ing operations which were In pogress at the 16" and 10" mills respectively. Althm& hhls+urV8y w&d: ma& wltbout Qte dlx' aet request of the National Lead Co., I am reporting the results for your information. At the W aill whem 38 fh&m ingots were r&lad into lmgthaned rods,

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L I II C  

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-- -- - L I II C rr u c c c 7 i' :- ' r' ' 7 i ' -- A' t i ()lL.H~ ORAU 89/i-29 Prepared by Oak Ridge Associated Universities Prepared for Division of Facility and Site Decommissioning Projects U.S. Department of Energy VERIFICATION OF REMEDIAL ACTIONS ALBANYRESEARCHCENTER ALBANY, OREGON P. R. C O lTEN Environmental Survey and Site Assessment Program Energy/Environment Systems Division FINAL REPORT OCTOBER 1989 NOTICES Tha opiniona l xprSaaJd harJln do not n acoaa~rlly ranKI thy oplnioru of thJ l ponaorfng lnrtitutiona ot Oak RidgJ AaaociJ:d IJnivaraltiJa. This raport WJJ prsp~rad as an account ot work sponsorad by thJ Unttad Stslaa Govarnmant. Naithar the UnltSd Strtas Govammanl northa U.S. Daplrtmant of Enargy, norJny ofthairamployaa& makac anywarmnty, l xpraaa or impliad, oraaaumas my Iogrl liabillly

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SERVICE and Supply SERVICE and Supply CONTRACT NO. 7401-37-4 I This subcontract is entered into this 2nd day of June 1943, by and between the University of Chicago, R c orporat ion not for pecuniary . profit organized under the laws of the State of Illinois, located in Chica.go, Illinois, (hereinafter called the "Contractor"), m-d tho Cnlumet and Hock ConsolidntGd Copper Company (Wolvarino Tuba Division) organizad under the laws of tho Stnta of Michigan, located in Datroit, Michignn, (hcrcinaftor cnllod tha "Subcontractor"). WHEREAS, the Contraotor has hcrctoforo ontor!.d into a contract with the Unitod Stntas of America (rcpresentcd by its duly nuthorizad Contrncting Officer) under contrc.ct dasignatod ns No. W 74010 ong. 37, supplements thorc-

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BEFORE THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY  

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Washington, D.C. 20554 Washington, D.C. 20554 In the Matter of: American Valve, Inc. (Showerheads) Case Number: 2010-C W-1411 NOTICE OF PROPOSED CIVIL PENALTY' Date issued: September 8, 2010 Number of alleged violations: Maximum possible assessment : $191,200 Proposed civil penal $29,200 y: The Office of the General Counsel of the U. S. Department of Energy (DOE) alleges tha American Valve, Inclorporated violated certain provisions of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act, 4 U.S.C. § 6201 et seq., 10 C.F.R. Part 430, or boh. Specifically, DOE al, eges: 1. American Valve, Incorporated, manufactures or privately labels a variety of showerheads in commerce in the United States of America including models: HSHH, HSSII, and HSCP. 2. These models have been in distribution in the U.S. for at least '365 days.

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I BEFORE THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY  

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BEFORE THE BEFORE THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Washington, D.C. 20585 In the Matter of: Pnx Global, Inc. (freezers) . ) ) ) ) ) Case Number: 2013-SE-1413 COMPROMISE AGREEMENT The U.S. Depa11ment of Energy ("DOE") Office of the General Counsel initiated case number 2013-SE-1413 against Pax Global, Jnc. "Pax Global" or "Respondent") after DOE testin revealed tha distributed in the Unite States by Pax Global as basic models Crosley CCFS l, Crosley CCF69, and Crosley CCF I 06/Daewoo DCF-106W, respectively, may not meet the applicable energy conservation standards. See 10 C.F.R. § 430.32(a). Respondent and DOE, by their authorized representatives, hereby enter into this Compromise Agreement for the purpose of settling this specific enforcement action.

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u.s. DEPARTMENT OF ENl!RGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DFTEIu.llNATION  

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ENl!RGY ENl!RGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DFTEIu.llNATION RECIPIENT:Oklahoma Department of Commerce PROJECT TITL.E: DE EE 0000922 Warr Aetes Ground Source Heat Project w/HVAC retrofit Page 1 of2 STATE : OK Funding Opportunity Announcement Number Procurement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number em Number DE FDA 0000013 DE EE 0000922 0 Based on my review orlh" information concerning (he proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 4Sl.lA), I have made the following determination: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: 85.1 Actions to conserve energy, demonstrate potential energy conservation, and promote energy-efficiency thaI do not increase the indoor concentrations of potentially harmful substances. These actions may involve financial and technical

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Summary - Small Column Ion Exchange (SCIX)Technology at the SRS  

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ETR ETR R Un Baseline The Sm being The SC operat which Sr, and waste critical the SC deploy Specif exchan [CST]) CST, a (mono and so (RMF) maturi readin design moving The pu techni projec Site: S roject: S E Report Date: F ited States Sma Why DOE e SCIX System Pr mall Column Io developed at S CIX system is tions (ion excha function to rem d actinides) fro and prepare th l technology ele CIX system tha yment and thes fically the critica nge on a selec ) housed in an actinide and Sr osodium titanat olids/liquid sepa ). The objectiv ty of the SCIX ess of the proc n, and to provid g towards deta To view the full E http://www.em.doe. urpose of an Externa ical risk associated w ct decisions. Technic Savannah Rive Small Column Exchange/SCIX Feb. 2011 Departmen ll Colum E-EM Did This rocess Diagram on Exchange (S

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ORNL/RASA-95/14  

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ORNL/RASA-95/14 ORNL/RASA-95/14 Results of the Radiological Verification Survey at the Former Herring-Hall-Marvin Safe Company, S5O Grand Boulevard, Hamilton Ohio (HOOOlV) M. E. Murray J. I;. Allred (II. A. ,Johnson -. I This report has been reproduced directly from the best available copy. I AvailaM to DOE and DOE contractors from the Office of Scientific and Techni- cal Information, P.O. Box 62. Oak Ridge, TN 37831; prices available from (615) 576-8401. FTS 6266401. Available to the public from ths National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, 5285 Port Royal Rd.. Sprlngfiid, VA 22161. This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of tha United States Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof. nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, express or

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ORNL/RASA-85/  

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e?Ll e?Ll ( U o't /u/ / ORNL/RASA-85/ 4I 4 RESULTS 0FRADI0L0GICALMEASUREMENTSTMENNEA OF BUFFALO AVENUE A'ID HYffi PARK BLVD. IN NIAGARA FALLS' NET{ YORK Access to the inlormation in thit rtport ir limitcd to tho!' ino-icateo on tha distribution list and to oepartmsnt of Encrgy tnd Oepartment ol Enoqy Contracton F This report was prepared as an accountof work sponsored by an agency of the UnitedstatesGovernment.NeithertheUnitedstatesGovernmentnoranyagency thereo|, nor any o| the.r employees, makes any warranty, express or. imp|ied' or "rart". any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy' completeness' or usefulness of any information, apparatui, product, or process disclosed' or represents that its use wo;ilnoiintting" ptivately-owned

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Miscanthus: A Review of European Experience with a Novel Energy Crop  

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Miscanthus is a tall perennial grass which has been evaluated in Europe over the past 5-10 years as a new bioenergy crop. The sustained European interest in miscanthus suggests that this novel energy crop deserves serious investigation as a possible candidate biofuel crop for the US alongside switchgrass. To date, no agronomic trials or trial results for miscanthus are known from the conterminous US, so its performance under US conditions is virtually unknown. Speculating from European data, under typical agricultural practices over large areas, an average of about 8t/ha (3t/acre dry weight) may be expected at harvest time. As with most of the new bioenergy crops, there seems to be a steep ''learning curve.'' Establishment costs appear to be fairly high at present (a wide range is reported from different European countries), although these may be expected to fall as improved management techniques are developed.

Scurlock, J.M.O.

1999-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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De l'utilite de l'hermeneutique des Tantra bouddhiques a propos d'un expose de l'appareit des Sept Ornements par un doxologue erudit dge lugs pa dBal mang dKon mchog rgyal mtshan (1764-1863)  

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) et son interprétation, v. P. Arènes (2002-a) : pp. 23-25 et n. 77-79. 31 Sa skya Pandita Kun dga’ rgyal mtshan (1182-1251), mKhas pa rnams’jug pa’i sgo zhes bya ba’i bstan bcos, (dorénavant mKhas pa rnams’jug pa’i sgo), Mi rigs dpe skrun khang, 1981... don gsal ba sgron me, dans The Collected Works of Gu?-tha? dKon-mchog bstan- pa’i sgron-me, vol.1., 1971, p. 707 : sbas don ni bla ma’i man ngag gis ma bstan par rang dbang du dpyad pas rtogs mi nus pa zhig yin / ; pour le sens caché, v. l’étude qui...

Arenes, Pierre

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Regmi Research Series ,Year 10, December 1, 1978  

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1va:.: ~) Ltd l( ;.t.-:;hnandu: J .:lnu;:I.ry 1 , 1 97 8 RC CTTl i Re~earch Ser;es Yo;Jr 10, No . 1 Mah~$h C. Rcnmi ****** P~ qC l; 2 • 3. 11 . 5 . P t:!tition of Slbba R?.1Tl prasucl Thakilli RE!\\I enu.:.! SettlEJ:l ,;mt :in Rolp .J... , or other ~kam di ::s, and his broth(o,t's, sons, and grandson s subdivide the khet lands allotted ' und(" r the rukam arrong t h snselv·:;>s , \\·,hile r etaining tha ullot­ U("';l t order issued in tre nam'=! of i:hB deceased pe~son, nrti dis...

Regmi, Mahesh C

1978-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

115

The Effect of Nonlinearity in Hybrid KMC-Continuum models  

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Recently there has been interest in developing efficient ways to model heterogeneous surface reactions with hybrid computational models that couple a KMC model for a surface to a finite difference model for bulk diffusion in a continuous domain. We consider two representative problems that validate a hybrid method and also show that this method captures the combined effects of nonlinearity and stochasticity. We first validate a simple deposition/dissolution model with a linear rate showing that the KMC-continuum hybrid agrees with both a fully deterministic model and its analytical solution. We then study a deposition/dissolution model including competitive adsorption, which leads to a nonlinear rate, and show that, in this case, the KMC-continuum hybrid and fully deterministic simulations do not agree. However, we are able to identify the difference as a natural result of the stochasticity coming from the KMC surface process. Because KMC captures inherent fluctuations, we consider it to be more realistic tha...

Balter, Ariel; Tartakovsky, Alexandre M

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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P?~P; Cambridge journal of undergraduate philosophy  

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'ling that the number of test throws is sufficientl~.. large and that the dice ~las not been tampered ,,,j,th since, we say tha,t the antecedent py'obabiL,:ty of throwing a given number in one cast of the dice is 1/6 or 1.:5. Every throw of the ;~lce must be regarded... -value of the compounG is also given. 3ut the constitu'2nts of propositions to ;-hic';} jittgenstein refers, need not: be their apparent, linguJ_stic constituents. To ta:':;;o the COiTIInOil example "A believes that p~l, taking believes as an operator, this patently...

Griffiths, P E

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Method of detecting genetic deletions identified with chromosomal abnormalities  

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Methods and compositions for staining based upon nucleic acid sequence that employ nucleic acid probes are provided. Said methods produce staining patterns that can be tailored for specific cytogenetic analyzes. Said probes are appropriate for in situ hybridization and stain both interphase and metaphase chromosomal material with reliable signals. The nucleic acids probes are typically of a complexity greater tha 50 kb, the complexity depending upon the cytogenetic application. Methods and reagents are provided for the detection of genetic rearrangements. Probes and test kits are provided for use in detecting genetic rearrangements, particlularly for use in tumor cytogenetics, in the detection of disease related loci, specifically cancer, such as chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) and for biological dosimetry. Methods and reagents are described for cytogenetic research, for the differentiation of cytogenetically similar ut genetically different diseases, and for many prognostic and diagnostic applications.

Gray, Joe W; Pinkel, Daniel; Tkachuk, Douglas

2013-11-26T23:59:59.000Z

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West Greenlandic noun incorporation in a monohierarchical theory of grammar  

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this paper, I will present an alternative hpsg analysis of West Greenlandic dvs as a mixed category construction that shares some of the properties of both verbs and nouns. A dv can head a clause like any other verb can. West Greenlandic is an ergative language, so a dv can govern an absolutive argument and, if transitive, an ergative argument. Unlike a verb, though, a dv can also occur with arguments that are characteristic of nouns. For example, nouns can take a possessor in the ergative case: (2) a. piniartup hunter-erg qajaa kayak-abs.3sg `the hunter's kayak' (Fortescue 1984:216) b. kunngip kunngi-p king-erg panippassuaqarpoq panik-passuaq-qar-poq daughter-many-have-3sg.indic `There are many king's daughters (i.e. princesses).' (Sadock 1991:96) As we see in (2b), dvs can, like nouns, also take an ergative possessor. Note tha

Robert Malouf; West Greenlandic Noun Incorporation

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Utilities look skeptically at rail derequlation  

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Concern about the Staggers Rail Act of 1980, which deregulates rates, prompted the Tennessee Valley Authority to insert a protective clause allowing it to cancel coal contracts if rail rates go too high. Railroads will be allowed to charge an increasing amount, up to 175% of variable costs by 1984. Legislators were hoping to pass a slurry-pipeline bill to provide the competition that will protect consumers. Pipelines would carry less tha 20% of the freight, but they would provide an efficiency and cost comparison. The Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) has not been able to protect utilities, especially those relying on coal from the Powder River Basin. The new law could relieve railroads of enough regulatory cost burdens and promote competitive lines to hold down rates. (DCK)

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1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Miscanthus: A Review of European Experience with a Novel Energy Crop  

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Miscanthus is a tall perennial grass which has been evaluated in Europe over the past 5-10 years as a new bioenergy crop. The sustained European interest in miscanthus suggests that this novel energy crop deserves serious investigation as a possible candidate biofuel crop for the US alongside switchgrass. To date, no agronomic trials or trial results for miscanthus are known from the conterminous US, so its performance under US conditions is virtually unknown. Speculating from European data, under typical agricultural practices over large areas, an average of about 8t/ha (3t/acre dry weight) may be expected at harvest time. As with most of the new bioenergy crops, there seems to be a steep ''learning curve.'' Establishment costs appear to be fairly high at present (a wide range is reported from different European countries), although these may be expected to fall as improved management techniques are developed.

Scurlock, J.M.O.

1999-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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121

Pseudo Slice Energy Spread in Dynamics of Electron Beams Moving through Magnetic Bends  

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In the previous canonical formulation of beam dynamics for an electron bunch moving ultrarelativistically through magnetic bending systems, we have shown that the transverse dynamics equation for a particle in the bunch has a driving term which behaves as the centrifugal force caused by the particle's initial potential energy due to collective particle interactions within the bunch. As a result, the initial potential energy at the entrance of a bending system, which we call pseudo (kinetic) energy, is indistinguishable from the usual kinetic energy offset from the design energy in its perturbation to particle optics through dispersion and momentum compaction. In this paper, in identifying this centrifugal force on particles as the remnant of the CSR cancellation effect in transverse particle dynamics, we show how the dynamics equation in terms of the canonical momentum for beam motion on a curved orbit is related to the Panofsky-Wenzel theorem for wakefields for beam motion on a straight path. It is shown tha...

Li, Rui

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

122

Regmi Research Series ,Year 11, December 1, 1979  

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:Jn.)nct:: of " tha:..:atfairs of s .tac"";,anil noQody had .ariy ', lnform;,tlon ' abou~ the -r~.~ut) and' eXP~d~tu~e (,If .tJ:1e: po~tr:y.~. No ,~1sti~ct1on" \\oIas ·ma,de ~C'tweelr ~he .. p'~b11c ' exctu...

Regmi, Mahesh C

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Further Notice of 230kV Circuit Planned Outages | Department of Energy  

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Further Notice of 230kV Circuit Planned Outages Further Notice of 230kV Circuit Planned Outages Further Notice of 230kV Circuit Planned Outages Docket No. EO-05-01. Order No. 202-05-03: Pursuant 10 the United States Department of Energy "DOE") Order No. 102-05-3, issued December 20, 2005 ("DOE Potomac River Order''), Pepco hereby files this Further Notice Of 230kV Circuit Planned Outages serving the Potomac River Substation, and through thaI station, the District of Columbia. Further Notice of 230kV Circuit Planned Outages More Documents & Publications Docket No. EO-05-01: Further Notice of 230kV Circuit Planned Outages Re: Potomac River Generating Station Department of Energy, Case No. EO-05-01: Potomac Electric Power Company (PEPCO) Concerning Planned Outages of the 230 kV circuits

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To study of different level of nitrogen manure and density on yield and yield component of variety of K.S.C 704 in dry region of sistan  

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Out of three grain of the world, Corn is one of the best, About 7 to 10 thousand years ago in south of Mexico corn become domesticated. In the year 1995 culfivation of corn in the world was 130 mil/ha, and to Total production of the world of corn is 507 M/Tons. Average yield of corn in the year 1995 Among Producer countries was 7.78 To 7.60 t/ha in fance and united state was state was 2.36 To 2.20 t/ha, but in Brazil and Mexico Production of corn was different. With this regards, special manner has been arranged for the suitable cultivation or suitable density plants in one heactar on cultivation variety of K.S.C 704 corn. Also suitable level of Nitrogen manure, this Protect in climatic condition of Sistan region done, sith complete block design with 3 replication. Experiment has been selected as split plot, the main plot with 4 different concentration level such as (200-250-3500 and 350 Kg/ha) and sub plot density with 3 different level such as 111000,83000 and 66000 plan/ha respectively. From stage growth up to harvesting of corn in this reache having Data for each treat. ment, After harvesting Analysis of variance and companion of Average of each treatment has been done by DunKan method. Results has been shown, Measurment of characteristics (yield component) seed yield effected different density level of manure, with increasing of manure weight of one thousand seed yield and also in high density showed high significant differente amoung each other. These are with suitable climatic condition of sistan region if enough water will be available ed using Amount of 350 ks/ha Nitrogen manure and with density 111000 plants/ha we can product suitable seed yield Biological yield.

Dahmardeh, M.; Forghani, F.; Khammari, E. [Department of Agronomy, Plant breeding and genetic, Faculty of Agricutlure, Zabol University (Iran, Islamic Republic of)

2008-01-30T23:59:59.000Z

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An Advanced Reverse Osmosis Technology For Application in Nuclear Desalination Facilities  

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The lack of adequate supplies of clean, safe water is a growing global problem that has reached crisis proportions in many parts of the world. It is estimated that 1.5 billion people do not have access to adequate supplies of safe water, and that as a result nearly 10,000 people die every day and thousands more suffer from a range of debilitating illnesses due to water related diseases. Included in this total is an estimated 2.2 million child deaths annually. As the world's need for additional sources of fresh water continues to grow, seawater and brackish water desalination are providing an increasingly important contribution to the solution of this problem. Because desalination is an energy intensive process, nuclear desalination provides an economically attractive and environmentally sound alternative to the burning of fossil fuels for desalination. Nevertheless, the enormity of the problem dictates that additional steps must be taken to improve the efficiency of energy utilization and reduce the cost of water production in order to reduce the financial and environmental burden to communities in need. An advanced reverse osmosis (RO) desalination technology has been developed that emphasizes a nontraditional approach to system design and operation, and makes use of a sophisticated design optimization process that can lead to highly optimized design configurations and operating regimes. The technology can be coupled with a nuclear generating station (NGS) to provide an integrated facility for the co-generation of both water and electricity. Waste heat from the NGS allows the use of 'preheated' feedwater into the RO system, improving the efficiency of the RO process and reducing the cost of water production. Because waste heat, rather than process heat, is used the desalination system can be readily coupled to any existing or advanced reactor technology with little or no impact on reactor design and operation and without introducing additional reactor safety considerations. Analyses of nuclear desalination systems employing this advanced RO technology under a variety of seawater feed conditions have consistently shown that the cost of potable water production can be reduced by as much as 15-20% relative to systems designed in a more traditional manner. Demonstration testing has been carried out using a trailer mounted system producing up to 150 m{sup 3}/d of potable water. Experimental results from the demonstration testing are behaving as expected based on the analytical performance models, validating the advanced design concept and confirming that the performance improvements indicated by the analyses can be achieved in operating systems. Further demonstration testing is planned using a 1000 m{sup 3}/d containerized system, currently under design, coupled to an existing nuclear power reactor. (authors)

Humphries, J.R.; Davies, K.; Ackert, J.A. [CANDESAL Technologies Limited, Ottawa (Canada)

2002-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

126

PDSF User Meeting 08-06-13.pptx  

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August August 6 , 2 013 Lisa Gerhardt Utilization --- 2 --- Past / Planned Outages * Past - July 26 th 4 d ays: e liza18 d isk f ailure, d egraded a ccess - July 30 th a ll d ay: U pgrade a nd r ework n etwork, n ew kernal and n ew G PFS, A LICE g rid u pdates, t heory g roup m oved from " other" t o " pdtheory" - July 31 st 6 h ours: p roject u navailable e verywhere * Planned - August 2 0 th A ll d ay: M endel u pgrade ( PDSF w ill b e o nline, just r educed n odes) Other Topics from PDSF Staff * PDSF u ser m ee<ngs n ow m onthly - Will i ncrease a s r equested * Best P rac

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Legume Information System | Data.gov  

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Legume Information System Legume Information System Agriculture Community Menu DATA APPS EVENTS DEVELOPER STATISTICS COLLABORATE ABOUT Agriculture You are here Data.gov » Communities » Agriculture » Data Legume Information System Dataset Summary Description LIS stores genetic and genomic data for crops and modal species in the legume family. LIS stores datasets from numerous legumes through species-specific webpages, and uses the reference species Glycine max, Lotus japonicus, and Medicago truncatula as a basis for comparisons between and among diverse legume species. Other genomes are being added as they become available. For other legume species, LIS hosts transcriptome assemblies (both traditional EST and NGS-based) and other datasets. Comparative maps, reference datasets, sequence search tools, etc. make these datasets available for exploration and discovery. New features in 2013 include powerful new sequence-search methods and interfaces; new genome browsers for chickpea, common bean, and pigeonpea; inferred syntenic relationships between all sequenced legume genomes; and a new database of trait and QTL data for bean and peanut. LIS is funded by the USDA-ARS, and is developed and maintained jointly by the National Center for Genome Resources (NCGR) and the USDA-ARS at Ames, Iowa.

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U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form  

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Actinide Removal Process (ARP)/Modular Caustic Side Solvent Extraction Unit (MCU) Life Extension Support Testing Actinide Removal Process (ARP)/Modular Caustic Side Solvent Extraction Unit (MCU) Life Extension Support Testing Savannah River Site Aiken/Aiken/South Carolina SRNL, and Engineering Developmental Laboratory (EDL) in particular, have been tasked to perform a set of small scale (ESS and 2cm) and full- scale V-5 (Strip Bank) and V-10 (Extraction Bank) contactor tests with new solvent being developed for the Extraction and Strip operations in the the ARP/MCU facilities. The Next Generation Solvent (NGS) is comprised of four components: 0.050 M MaxCalix (Extractant), 0.50 M Cs-7SB (Modifier), 0.003 M guanidine -LIX-79, with the balance Isopar L (~70 wt.%). The strip acid will be changed from dilute nitric acid (0.001 M) to a dilute boric acid stream (0.01M). EDL will also perform coalescer testing using the existing test housing supplied by SRR. EDL will complete

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SRNL and Engineering Developmental Laboratory (EDL) in particular have been tasked to perform a set of small scale (ESS and 2cm) and full-scale SRNL and Engineering Developmental Laboratory (EDL) in particular have been tasked to perform a set of small scale (ESS and 2cm) and full-scale V-5 (Strip Bank) and V-10 (Extraction Bank) contactor tests with new solvent being developed for the Extraction and Strip operations in the the ARP/ MCU facilities. The Next Generation Solvent (NGS) is comprised of four components: 0.050 M MaxCalix (Extractant), 0.50 M Cs-7SB (Modifier), 0.003 M guanidine -LIX-79, with the balance Isopar L (~70 wt.%). The strip acid will be changed from dilute nitric acid (0.001 M) to a dilute boric acid stream (0.01M). EDL will also perform coalescer testing using the existing test housing supplied by SRR. EDL will complete cesium mass transfer testing on 5.6M Simulant Salt Solution spiked with cesium nitrate to a Cesium concentration of about 79 mg/L. (Prior to the Cs mass transfer testing, the system

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U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form  

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Actinide Removal Process (ARP)/Modular Caustic Side Solvent Extraction Unit (MCU) Life Extension Support Testing Actinide Removal Process (ARP)/Modular Caustic Side Solvent Extraction Unit (MCU) Life Extension Support Testing Savannah River Site Aiken/Aiken/South Carolina SRNL, and Engineering Developmental Laboratory (EDL) in particular, have been tasked to perform a set of small scale (ESS and 2cm) and full- scale V-5 (Strip Bank) and V-10 (Extraction Bank) contactor tests with new solvent being developed for the Extraction and Strip operations in the the ARP/MCU facilities. The Next Generation Solvent (NGS) is comprised of four components: 0.050 M MaxCalix (Extractant), 0.50 M Cs-7SB (Modifier), 0.003 M guanidine -LIX-79, with the balance Isopar L (~70 wt.%). The strip acid will be changed from dilute nitric acid (0.001 M) to a dilute boric acid stream (0.01M). EDL will also perform coalescer testing using the existing test housing supplied by SRR. EDL will complete

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II-GRR at GRC - Analyses slides.pptx  

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Overview Overview Kate Young Kermit Witherbee NREL October 2, 2012 2 | US DOE Geothermal Program eere.energy.gov Schedule * Progress shown by dark bands after each jurisdiction * Target dates are shown for development of materials and upcoming meetings Roadmap D evelopment S tatus Mee2ngs* 25% 50% 75% 100% Reviewed & P rinted Mee4ng #1 Agency Follow--- up Mee4ng #2 Federal 5/3 6/7 California 6/14 6/27 Nevada 6/29 7/12 7/24 Hawaii 7/13 7/26 8/7 Alaska 7/27 8/9 8/21 Idaho 8/10 8/23 9/4 Utah 8/24 9/6 9/18 Oregon 9/1 9/13 9/25 Montana 9/14 9/20 NA * M ee4ng # 1: M eet w ith a gencies t o i ntroduce p roject a nd r eview d eveloped fl owcharts M ee4ng # 2: M eet w ith i ndustry t o i ntroduce p roject a nd g et f eedback o n p ermiRng c oncerns; m eet w ith a gencies a nd i ndustry t

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SOLVENT HOLD TANK SAMPLE RESULTS FOR MCU-13-189, MCU-13-190, AND MCU-13-191: QUARTERLY SAMPLE FROM SEPTEMBER 2013  

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Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) analyzed solvent samples from Modular Caustic-Side Solvent Extraction Unit (MCU) in support of continuing operations. A quarterly analysis of the solvent is required to maintain solvent composition within specifications. Analytical results of the analyses of Solvent Hold Tank (SHT) samples MCU-13-189, MCU-13-190, and MCU-13-191 received on September 4, 2013 are reported. The results show that the solvent (remaining heel in the SHT tank) at MCU contains excess Isopar? L and a deficit concentration of modifier and trioctylamine when compared to the standard MCU solvent. As with the previous solvent sample results, these analyses indicate that the solvent does not require Isopar? L trimming at this time. Since MCU is switching to NGS, there is no need to add TOA nor modifier. SRNL also analyzed the SHT sample for {{sup 137}Cs content and determined the measured value is within tolerance and the value has returned to levels observed in 2011.

Fondeur, F.; Taylor-Pashow, K.

2013-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

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PULSE: Palomar Ultraviolet Laser for the Study of Exoplanets  

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PULSE is a new concept to augment the currently operating 5.1-m Hale PALM-3000 exoplanet adaptive optics system with an ultraviolet Rayleigh laser and associated wavefront sensor. By using an ultraviolet laser to measure the high spatial and temporal order turbulence near the telescope aperture, where it dominates, one can extend the faintness limit of natural guide stars needed by PALM-3000. Initial simulations indicate that very-high infrared contrast ratios and good visible-light adaptive optics performance will be achieved by such an upgraded system on stars as faint as mV = 16-17 using an optimized low-order NGS sensor. This will enable direct imaging searches for, and subsequent characterization of, companions around cool, low-mass stars for the first time, as well as routine visible-light imaging twice as sharp as HST for fainter targets. PULSE will reuse the laser and wavefront sensor technologies developed for the automated Robo-AO laser system currently operating at the Palomar 60-inch telescope, as...

Baranec, Christoph; van Dam, Marcos; Burruss, Rick

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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V5 AND V10 CONTACTOR TESTING WITH THE NEXT GENERATION (CSSX) SOLVENT FOR THE SAVANNAH RIVER SITE INTEGRATED SALT DISPOSITION PROCESS  

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A solvent extraction system for removal of cesium (Cs) from alkaline solutions was developed utilizing a novel solvent invented at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). This solvent consists of a calix[4]arene-crown-6 extractant dissolved in an inert hydrocarbon matrix. A Modifier is added to the solvent to enhance the extraction power of the calixarene and to prevent the formation of a third phase. An additional additive, called a suppressor, is used to improve stripping performance. The process that deploys this solvent system is known as Caustic Side Solvent Extraction (CSSX). The solvent system has been deployed at the Savannah River Site (SRS) in the Modular CSSX Unit (MCU) since 2008. Subsequent development efforts by ORNL identified an improved solvent system that can raise the expected decontamination factor (DF) in MCU from {approx}200 to more than 40,000. The improved DF is attributed to an improved distribution ratio for cesium [D(Cs)] in extraction from {approx}15 to {approx}60, an increased solubility of the calixarene in the solvent from 0.007 M to >0.050 M, and use of boric acid (H{sub 3}BO{sub 3}) stripping that also yields improved D(Cs) values. Additionally, the changes incorporated into the Next Generation CSSX Solvent (NGS) are intended to reduce solvent entrainment by virtue of more favorable physical properties. The MCU and Salt Waste Processing Facility (SWPF) facilities are actively pursuing the changeover from the current CSSX solvent to the NGS solvent. To support this integration of the NGS into the MCU and SWPF facilities, the Savannah River Remediation (SRR)/ARP/MCU Life Extension Project requested that the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) perform testing of the new solvent for the removal of Cs from the liquid salt waste stream. Additionally, SRNL was tasked with characterizing both strip (20-in long, 10 micron pore size) and extraction (40-in long, 20 micron pore size) coalescers. SRNL designed a pilot-scale experimental program to test the full size strip (V5) and extraction (V10) centrifugal contactors and the associated strip and extraction effluent coalescers to determine the hydraulic and mass transfer characteristics with the NGS. The test program evaluated the amount of organic carryover and the droplet size of the carryover phases using several analytical methods. Provisions were also made to enable an evaluation of coalescer performance. Stage efficiency and mass distribution ratios were determined using Cs mass transfer measurements. Using 20 millimolar (mM) extractant (instead of 50 mM), the nominal D(Cs) measured was 16.0-17.5. The data indicate that equilibrium is achieved rapidly and maintained throughout sampling. The data showed good stage efficiency for extraction (Tests 1A-1D), ranging from 98.2% for Test 1A to 90.5% for Test 1D. No statistically-significant differences were noted for operations at 12 gpm aqueous flow when compared with either 4 gpm or 8 gpm of aqueous flow. The stage efficiencies equal or exceed those previously measured using the baseline CSSX solvent system. The nominal target for scrub Cs distribution values are {approx}1.0-2.5. The first scrub test yielded an average scrub value of 1.21 and the second scrub test produced an average value of 0.78. Both values are considered acceptable. Stage efficiency was not calculated for the scrub tests. For stripping behavior, six tests were completed in a manner to represent the first strip stage. For three tests at the baseline flow ratios (O:A of 3.75:1) but at different total flow rates, the D(Cs) values were all similar at {approx}0.052. Similar behavior was observed for two tests performed at an O:A ratio of 7:1 instead of 3.75:1. The data for the baseline strip tests exhibited acceptable stage efficiency, ranging from 82.0% for low flow to 89-90% for medium and high flow. The difference in efficiency may be attributable to the low volume in the contactor housing at lower flow rates. The concentrations of Isopar L{reg_sign} and Modifier were measured using semi-volatile organic analysis (SVOA

Restivo, M.; Peters, T.; Pierce, R.; Fondeur, F.; Steeper, T.; Williams, M.; Giddings, B.; Hickman, B.; Fink, S.

2012-01-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Next Generation Solvent Development for Caustic-Side Solvent Extraction of Cesium  

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This report summarizes the FY 2010 and 2011 accomplishments at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in developing the Next Generation Caustic-Side Solvent Extraction (NG-CSSX) process, referred to commonly as the Next Generation Solvent (NGS), under funding from the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Environmental Management (DOE-EM), Office of Technology Innovation and Development. The primary product of this effort is a process solvent and preliminary flowsheet capable of meeting a target decontamination factor (DF) of 40,000 for worst-case Savannah River Site (SRS) waste with a concentration factor of 15 or higher in the 18-stage equipment configuration of the SRS Modular Caustic-Side Solvent Extraction Unit (MCU). In addition, the NG-CSSX process may be readily adapted for use in the SRS Salt Waste Processing Facility (SWPF) or in supplemental tank-waste treatment at Hanford upon appropriate solvent or flowsheet modifications. Efforts in FY 2010 focused on developing a solvent composition and process flowsheet for MCU implementation. In FY 2011 accomplishments at ORNL involved a wide array of chemical-development activities and testing up through single-stage hydraulic and mass-transfer tests in 5-cm centrifugal contactors. Under subcontract from ORNL, Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) designed a preliminary flowsheet using ORNL cesium distribution data, and Tennessee Technological University developed a chemical model for cesium distribution ratios (DCs) as a function of feed composition. Inter Laboratory efforts were coordinated in complementary fashion with engineering tests carried out (and reported separately) by personnel at Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) and Savannah River Remediation (SRR) with helpful advice by Parsons Engineering and General Atomics on aspects of possible SWPF implementation.

Duncan, Nathan C [ORNL; Delmau, Laetitia Helene [ORNL; Ensor, Dale [Tennessee Technological University; Lee, Denise L [ORNL; Birdwell Jr, Joseph F [ORNL; Hill, Talon G [ORNL; Williams, Neil J [ORNL; Stoner, Erica L [ORNL; Roach, Benjamin D [ORNL; Moyer, Bruce A [ORNL; Sloop Jr, Frederick {Fred} V [ORNL

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Summary - System Level Modeling and Simulation Tools for Hanford  

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ruteruntionnl, Ii,c,, ruteruntionnl, Ii,c,, d/b/a MC Applhmcc Corp. (fi~ezers) BEFORic: THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Wllshlngton, D.C. 20585 ) ) ) ) ) ) Case Number: 2013-SE-1430 COMPROMlSE AGREEMENT The U.S. Depl'lt'lJUent ofEnel'gy C'DOE' 1 ) Office of the General Counse], Office of Enforcement, initiated this acUon·against CNA International, Inc., d/b/a MC Appliance Coip. ("CNN' or "Respondent)!) pursuant to 10 C.F.R. § 429.122 by Notice ofProposed Civil Penalty. DOE alleged tha~reezer basic model - whiclt Respondent Jtnp01ted and distributed in commerce 1n the lhited States as Magic Chef-b1·and model HMCF7W, foiled to meet the applicable stnndard for maximum energy use. Soe 10 C.P.R. § 430.32(a). Respondent, on behalf of itself and mty pm·ent, sttbsidbwy, division or.othcr related entity, m\<1 DOE, by theh· authorized

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Observational Quantification of the Energy Dissipated by Alfv\\'en Waves in a Polar Coronal Hole: Evidence that Waves Drive the Fast Solar Wind  

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We present a measurement of the energy carried and dissipated by Alfv\\'en waves in a polar coronal hole. Alfv\\'en waves have been proposed as the energy source that heats the corona and drives the solar wind. Previous work has shown that line widths decrease with height in coronal holes, which is a signature of wave damping, but have been unable to quantify the energy lost by the waves. This is because line widths depend on both the non-thermal velocity v_nt and the ion temperature T_i. We have implemented a means to separate the T_i and v_nt contributions using the observation that at low heights the waves are undamped and the ion temperatures do not change with height. This enables us to determine the amount of energy carried by the waves at low heights, which is proportional to v_nt. We find the initial energy flux density present was 6.7 +/- 0.7 x 10^5 erg cm^-2 s^-1, which is sufficient to heat the coronal hole and acccelerate the solar wind during the 2007 - 2009 solar minimum. Additionally, we find tha...

Hahn, Michael

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Understanding BL Lac objects Structural & kinematic mode changes in the BL Lac object PKS 0735+178  

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Context. We present evidence that parsec-scale jets in BL Lac objects may be significantly distinct in kinematics from their counterparts in quasars. We argued this previously for the BL lac sources 1803+784 and 0716+714, report here a similar pattern for another well-known BL Lac object, PKS 0735+178, whose nuclear jet is found to exhibit kinematics atypical of quasars. Aims. A detailed study of the jet components' motion reveals that the standard AGN paradigm of apparent superluminal motion does not always describe the kinematics in BL Lac objects. We study 0735+178 here to augment and improve the understanding of the peculiar motions in the jets of BL Lac objects as a class. Methods. We analyzed 15 GHz VLBA (Very Long Baseline Array) observations (2cm/MOJAVE survey) performed at 23 epochs between 1995.27 and 2008.91. Results. We found a drastic structural mode change in the VLBI jet of 0735+178, between 2000.4 and 2001.8 when its twice sharply bent trajectory turned into a linear shape.We further found tha...

Britzen, S; Gong, B P; Zhang, J W; Gopal-Krishna,; Goyal, Arti; Aller, M F; Aller, H D; Zensus, J A

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Stand biomass dynamics of pine plantations and natural forests on dry steppe in Kazakhstan  

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Biomass dynamics were studied in isolated relict stands of scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) on the dry steppe of Kazakhstan (53-54N) where potential evaporation is 500-600 mm/yr and the rainfall is 250-260 mm/yr. Samples were taken from 7 plots in natural stands on sandy forest soils (age 13-110 years) and 10 plots in plantations on dark-chestnut-coloured soils (age 5-50 years). Nine or 10 sample trees were taken from each plot, giving a total of 68 and 96 sample trees in natural and plantation stands respectively. Root systems were excavated and fractionated in 11 plots. Analyses indicated that the stability of these stands becomes critical at 10-20 yrs, when foliage biomass reaches its maximum (7-13 t/ha dry weight), both in plantations and natural stands. Self-regulating mechanisms in natural stands provide stability that may not develop in some plantations. Natural stands may show an abrupt decrease in foliage biomass at the time of canopy closure, but it increases again by age 40-50 yrs. In plantations this critical period may cause die-back and may trigger stand collapse before maturity. Stem and root biomass increases monotonically and does not depend upon stand origin. The total biomass production is influenced by ground water level and the presence of and depth to the clay layer underlying the sandy sediments.

Vladimir A. Usoltsev; Jerome K. Vanclay

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Einstein@Home search for periodic gravitational waves in LIGO S4 data  

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A search for periodic gravitational waves, from sources such as isolated rapidly-spinning neutron stars, was carried out using 510 hours of data from the fourth LIGO science run (S4). The search was for quasi-monochromatic waves in the frequency range from 50 Hz to 1500 Hz, with a linear frequency drift f-dot (measured at the solar system barycenter) in the range -f/tau < f-dot < 0.1 f/tau, where the minimum spin-down age tau was 1000 years for signals below 300 Hz and 10000 years above 300 Hz. The main computational work of the search was distributed over approximately 100000 computers volunteered by the general public. This large computing power allowed the use of a relatively long coherent integration time of 30 hours, despite the large parameter space searched. No statistically significant signals were found. The sensitivity of the search is estimated, along with the fraction of parameter space that was vetoed because of contamination by instrumental artifacts. In the 100 Hz to 200 Hz band, more tha...

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Minimum-energy broadcast in random-grid ad-hoc networks: approximation and distributed algorithms  

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The Min Energy broadcast problem consists in assigning transmission ranges to the nodes of an ad-hoc network in order to guarantee a directed spanning tree from a given source node and, at the same time, to minimize the energy consumption (i.e. the energy cost) yielded by the range assignment. Min energy broadcast is known to be NP-hard. We consider random-grid networks where nodes are chosen independently at random from the $n$ points of a $\\sqrt n \\times \\sqrt n$ square grid in the plane. The probability of the existence of a node at a given point of the grid does depend on that point, that is, the probability distribution can be non-uniform. By using information-theoretic arguments, we prove a lower bound $(1-\\epsilon) \\frac n{\\pi}$ on the energy cost of any feasible solution for this problem. Then, we provide an efficient solution of energy cost not larger than $1.1204 \\frac n{\\pi}$. Finally, we present a fully-distributed protocol that constructs a broadcast range assignment of energy cost not larger tha...

Calamoneri, Tiziana; Monti, Angelo; Rossi, Gianluca; Silvestri, Riccardo

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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AdCell: Ad Allocation in Cellular Networks  

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With more than four billion usage of cellular phones worldwide, mobile advertising has become an attractive alternative to online advertisements. In this paper, we propose a new targeted advertising policy for Wireless Service Providers (WSPs) via SMS or MMS- namely {\\em AdCell}. In our model, a WSP charges the advertisers for showing their ads. Each advertiser has a valuation for specific types of customers in various times and locations and has a limit on the maximum available budget. Each query is in the form of time and location and is associated with one individual customer. In order to achieve a non-intrusive delivery, only a limited number of ads can be sent to each customer. Recently, new services have been introduced that offer location-based advertising over cellular network that fit in our model (e.g., ShopAlerts by AT&T) . We consider both online and offline version of the AdCell problem and develop approximation algorithms with constant competitive ratio. For the online version, we assume tha...

Alaei, Saeed; Liaghat, Vahid; Pei, Dan; Saha, Barna

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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BAL QSOs and Extreme UFOs: the Eddington connection  

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We suggest a common physical origin connecting the fast, highly ionized winds (UFOs) seen in nearby AGN, and the slower and less ionized winds of BAL QSOs. The primary difference is the mass loss rate in the wind, which is ultimately determined by the rate at which mass is fed towards the central supermassive black hole (SMBH) on large scales. This is below the Eddington accretion rate in most UFOs, and slightly super-Eddington in extreme UFOs such as PG1211+143, but ranges up to $\\sim 10-50$ times this in BAL QSOs. For UFOs this implies black hole accretion rates and wind mass loss rates which are at most comparable to Eddington, giving fast, highly-ionized winds. In contrast BAL QSO black holes have mildly super-Eddington accretion rates, and drive winds whose mass loss rates are significantly super-Eddington, and so are slower and less ionized. This picture correctly predicts the velocities and ionization states of the observed winds, including the recently-discovered one in SDSS J1106+1939. We suggest tha...

Zubovas, Kastytis

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Site Selection & Characterization Status Report for Next Generation Nuclear Plant (NGNP)  

SciTech Connect

In the near future, the US Department of Energy (DOE) will need to make important decisions regarding design and construction of the Next Generation Nuclear Plant (NGNP). One part of making these decisions is considering the potential environmental impacts that this facility may have, if constructed here at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL). The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 provides DOE decision makers with a process to systematically consider potential environmental consequences of agency decisions. In addition, the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (Title VI, Subtitel C, Section 644) states that the 'Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) shall have licensing and regulatory authority for any reactor authorized under this subtitle.' This stipulates that the NRC will license the NGNP for operation. The NRC NEPA Regulations (10 CFR Part 51) require tha thte NRC prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a permit to construct a nuclear power plant. The applicant is required to submit an Environmental report (ER) to aid the NRC in complying with NEPA.

Mark Holbrook

2007-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Transient and harmonic voltages associated with automated capacitor switching on distribution systems  

SciTech Connect

One of the functions proposed for distribution system automation is automated capacitor switching to control power factor and voltage profile on feeder circuits. This is one of the functions being implemented as part of the Athens Automation and Control Experiment on the Athens Utilities Board (AUB) in Athens, Tennessee. A concern with automated capacitor switching is the increase in harmonic and transient voltages due to different capacitor configurations on the distribution system. A study was performed to evaluate the impact of the automated capacitor switching on the AUB distribution system. The study has identified problem areas, methods for determining the problem areas and possible solutions. The substation capacitor banks were found to be the dominant factor in both the transient and harmonic responses of the distribution system. The harmonic response of the system is dominated by the parallel inductance/capacitance of the circuit comprised of the substation capacitor and equivent source reactance at the substation. The transient analyses found that when the substation capacitor is energized, magnified transient voltages can occur at switched in feeder capacitors. An evaluation of the effect of automated capacitor switching is necessary to properly design tha automated capacitor switching schemes and the required arrester protection for any harmonic and/or transient overvoltage contingency.

Rizy, D.T.; Gunther, E.W.; McGranaghan, M.F.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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RS- External Correspondence-RFETS  

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Reduction of photosynthetically active radiation under extreme stratospheric aerosol loads  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The recently published hypothesis that the Cretaceous-Tertiary extinctions might be caused by an obstruction of sunlight is tested by model calculations. First we compute the total mass of stratospheric aerosols under normal atmospheric conditions for four different (measured) aerosol size distributions and vertical profiles. For comparison, the stratospheric dust masses after four volcanic eruptions are also evaluated. Detailed solar radiative transfer calculations are then performed for artificially increased aerosol amounts until the postulated darkness scenario is obtained. Thus we find that a total stratospheric aerosol mass between 1 and 4 times 10/sup 1/ g is sufficient to reduce photosynthesis to 10/sup -3/ of normal. We also infer from this result tha the impact of a 0.4- to 3-km-diameter asteroid or a close encounter with a Halley-size comet may deposit that amount of particulates into the stratosphere. The darkness scenario of Alvarez et al. is thus shown to be a possible extinction mechanism, even with smaller size asteroids of comets than previously estimated.

Gerstl, S.A.W.; Zardecki, A.

1981-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Premixer Design for High Hydrogen Fuels  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This 21-month project translated DLN technology to the unique properties of high hydrogen content IGCC fuels, and yielded designs in preparation for a future testing and validation phase. Fundamental flame characterization, mixing, and flame property measurement experiments were conducted to tailor computational design tools and criteria to create a framework for predicting nozzle operability (e.g., flame stabilization, emissions, resistance to flashback/flame-holding and auto-ignition). This framework was then used to establish, rank, and evaluate potential solutions to the operability challenges of IGCC combustion. The leading contenders were studied and developed with the most promising concepts evaluated via computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modeling and using the design rules generated by the fundamental experiments, as well as using GE's combustion design tools and practices. Finally, the project scoped the necessary steps required to carry the design through mechanical and durability review, testing, and validation, towards full demonstration of this revolutionary technology. This project was carried out in three linked tasks with the following results. (1) Develop conceptual designs of premixer and down-select the promising options. This task defined the ''gap'' between existing design capabilities and the targeted range of IGCC fuel compositions and evaluated the current capability of DLN pre-mixer designs when operated at similar conditions. Two concepts (1) swirl based and (2) multiple point lean direct injection based premixers were selected via a QFD from 13 potential design concepts. (2) Carry out CFD on chosen options (1 or 2) to evaluate operability risks. This task developed the leading options down-selected in Task 1. Both a GE15 swozzle based premixer and a lean direct injection concept were examined by performing a detailed CFD study wherein the aerodynamics of the design, together with the chemical kinetics of the combustion process, were analyzed to evaluate the performance of the different concepts. Detailed 1-D analysis was performed to provide 1-step NOx and 1-step combustion models that could be utilized in CFD to provide more accurate estimates of NOx for more complicated combustion designs. The swozzle results identified potential problems with flame holding, flashback and with adequate mixing. Flame holding issues were further evaluated with laboratory testing to determine under what conditions a jet in cross flow would flame hold. Additional CFD analysis was also performed on fuel injection from a peg to simulate fuel injection off a vane's trailing edge. This task was concluded with a Conceptual Design Review of the two selected design concepts. (3) Optimize design and re-evaluate operability risks. This task extended the analysis of LDI concepts and increased understanding of the optimal design configuration. Designs were selected for subscale combustion laboratory testing and then modeled using CFD to validate CFD methodology. CFD provided a good qualitative match and reasonable quantitative match with the test results. Tests and CFD modeling indicated a path to low NOx combustion with no diluent addition. Different swirler designs were also evaluated and the most promising, a counter rotating swirler, was selected for further evaluation. CFD modeling was performed and the design was optimized to improve mixing. CFD modeling indicated the potential for low NOx combustion without diluent addition. CFD was validated against cold flow testing on a swirler using helium injection in place of hydrogen. Further validation work is still needed to ensure the ability to accurately model the mixing of swirling flows. Entitlement testing was performed on a perfectly premixed H2/N2/air mixture. Results showed that low NOx could be obtained at the temperatures of interest (7FB conditions) with no diluent addition. Results also showed that further NOx reductions might be possible by taking advantage of the very rapid H2 reaction to reduce combustor length and hence residence time. These results also in

Benjamin P. Lacy; Keith R. McManus; Balachandar Varatharajan; Biswadip Shome

2005-12-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Geothermal Progress Monitor, report No. 13  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Geothermal Progress Monitor (GPM) Issue No. 13 documents that most related factors favor the growth and geographic expansion of the US geothermal industry and that the industry is being technologically prepared to meet those challenges into the next century. It is the function of GPM to identify trends in the use of this resource and to provide a historical record of its development pathway. The information assembled for this issue of GPM indicates that trends in the use of geothermal energy in this country and abroad continue to be very positive. Favorable sentiments as well as pertinent actions on the part of both government and industry are documented in almost every section. The FEDERAL BEAT points up that the National Energy Strategy (NES) developed at the highest levels of the US government recognizes the environmental and energy security advantages of renewable energy, including geothermal, and makes a commitment to substantial diversification'' of US sources of energy. With the announcement of the construction of several new plants and plant expansions, the INDUSTRY SCENE illustrates industry's continued expectation tha the use of geothermal energy will prove profitable to investors. In DEVELOPMENT STATUS, spokesmen for both an investor-owned utility and a major geothermal developer express strong support for geothermal power, particularly emphasizing its environmental advantages. DEVELOPMENT STATUS also reports that early successes have been achieved by joint DOE/industry R D at The Geysers which will have important impacts on the future management of this mature field. Also there is increasing interest in hot dry rock. Analyses conducted in support of the NES indicate that if all the postulated technology developments occur in this field, the price of energy derived from hot dry rock in the US could drop.

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1992-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Management of lignite fly ash for improving soil fertility and crop productivity  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Lignite fly ash (LFA), being alkaline and endowed with excellent pozzolanic properties, a silt loam texture, and plant nutrients, has the potential to improve soil quality and productivity. Long-term field trials with groundnut, maize, and sun hemp were carried out to study the effect of LFA on growth and yield. Before crop I was sown, LFA was applied at various doses with and without press mud (an organic waste from the sugar industry, used as an amendment and source of nutrients). LFA with and without press mud was also applied before crops III and V were cultivated. Chemical fertilizer, along with gypsum, humic acid, and bioferfertilizer, was applied in all treatments, including the control. With one-time and repeat applications of LFA (with and without press mud), yield increased significantly (7.0-89.0%) in relation to the control crop. The press mud enhanced the yield (3.0-15.0%) with different LFA applications. One-time and repeat application of LFA (alone and in combination with press mud) improved soil quality and the nutrient content of the produce. The highest dose of LFA (200 t/ha) with and without press mud showed the best residual effects (eco-friendly increases in the yield of succeeding crops). Some increase in trace- and heavy metal contents and in the level of gamma-emitters in soil and crop produce, but well within permissible limits, was observed. Thus, LFA can be used on a large scale to boost soil fertility and productivity with no adverse effects on the soil or crops, which may solve the problem of bulk disposal of fly ash in an eco-friendly manner.

Ram, L.C.; Srivastava, N.K.; Jha, S.K.; Sinha, A.K.; Masto, R.E.; Selvi, V.A. [Central Fuel Research Institute, Dhanbad (India)

2007-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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GPK-2 re-entry and deepening -- a technical report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Between mid February to end of May 1999 (in 104 days) the well GPK2 at the Soultz HDR site was successfully re-entered and deepened from 3876 m to a final depth of 5084 m and fully completed. Re-entry included the pulling of the existing 321 1 m long internal 9 5/8-inch by 7-inch casing string, fishing of a submersible pump and some 150 m of 2 3/8-inch tubing, sealing of a major loss zone and opening of a 6 1/4-inch well section in granite (3211-3876 m) to 8 1/2-inch hole size. The well was extended to 5048 m in 8 1/2'' hole size and again completed with a floating 9 5/8-inch by 7-inch casing string. The casing shoe is at 4431 m. A bottom hole core was taken in the depth range 5048-5051 m. The core recovery was app. 40%. A pilot hole in 6 1/4-inch was drilled from 5051-5084 m for in situ stress measurements using the hydraulic fracturing technique. The re-entry and deepening of the well GPK2 was accompanied by several technical developments. New casing packer elements based on inflatable metal shells were developed in a close cooperation between SOCOMINE and MeSy GmbH (patent pending). These packer elements were successfully integrated into the completion of the well. The full weight of the casing string is supported by these elements which are filled with and imbedded in cement. High temperature cementing strategies (up to 170-190 C) for the complex saline fluids encountered in Soultz (High Magnesium Resistant Cements) were developed in a cooperation between Schlumberger Dowell (Vechta), SOCOMINE, SII of Houston, Ruhr-University Bochum, BGR Hannover and IFP Paris. The development of several high temperature logging tools (200 C range, 6-arm caliper, PTF probe) was initiated with CSMA (Cornwall) during the preparation of the deepening of GPK2. Initial scientific investigations included borehole logging (NGS, CLIPER, ARI, UBI, TEMPERATURE), geological investigations (cuttings, core) and seismic monitoring while drilling. During the first temperature log performed, 12 hours after circulation, a temperature of 194 C was recorded at 5048 m (bottom hole at that time) when the temperature tool failed. At this time the temperature was still climbing. Geological investigations and borehole logging indicate a strong degree of fracturation in the open hole section between 4431-5084 m. Several zones of hydrothermal alteration were identified.

Baumgartner, J.; Gerard, A.; Barla, R.; Socomine, S.A.

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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WIPP Subsidence Monument Leveling Survey - 2004  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Sections 2 through 7 of this report define the result of the 2004 leveling survey through the subsidence monuments at the WIPP site. Approximately 15 miles of leveling was completed through nine vertical control loops. The 2004 survey includes the determination of elevation on each of the 48 existing subsidence monuments and the WIPP baseline survey, and 14 of the National Geodetic Survey's (NGS) vertical control points. The field observations were completed during August through November of 2004 by personnel from the WashingtonTRU Solutions (WTS) Surveying Group, Mine Engineering Department. Additional rod personnel were provided by the Geotechnical Engineering department. Digital leveling techniques were utilized to achieve better than Second Order Class II loop closures as outlined by the Federal Geodetic Control Subcommittee (FGCS). Because it is important to perform the subsidence survey in exactly the same manner each year, WIPP procedure (WP 09-ES4001) details each step of the survey. Starting with the 2002 survey this procedure has been used to perform the subsidence survey. Starting with the survey of the year 2001, Loop 1 and redundant survey connections among the various loops were removed from the survey and report. This resulted in a reduction of fieldwork with no loss of accuracy or precision. The redundant connections caused multiple elevations for the same stations. The differences were so slight that they were not used in elevation adjustments for the loops. The redundancy was used to spot gross errors in the field. After several years of surveying these loops it is evident that no gross errors occur that are not also evident in the loop closures. Finally, Section 8 contains Table F, which summarizes the elevations for all surveys from 1987 through 2004, inclusive. A detailed listing of the 1986 through 1997 surveys is contained in the report, WIPP Subsidence Monument Leveling Surveys 1986-1997, DOE/WIPP 98-2293. A reference to the summary reports for each year after 1997 is listed in the reference section of this document.

Washington TRU Solutions LLC

2004-12-21T23:59:59.000Z

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WIPP Subsidence Monument Leveling Survey - 2005  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Sections 2 through 7 of this report define the result of the 2005 leveling survey through the subsidence monuments at the WIPP site. Approximately 15 miles of leveling was completed through nine vertical control loops. The 2005 survey includes the determination of elevation on each of the 48 existing subsidence monuments and the WIPP baseline survey, and 14 of the National Geodetic Survey’s (NGS) vertical control points. The field observations were completed during September through November of 2005 by personnel from the Washington TRU Solutions (WTS) Surveying Group, Mine Engineering Department. Additional rod personnel were provided by the Geotechnical Engineering Department. Digital leveling techniques were utilized to achieve better than Second Order Class II loop closures as outlined by the Federal Geodetic Control Subcommittee (FGCS). Because it is important to perform the subsidence survey in exactly the same manner each year, WIPP procedure (WP 09-ES4001) details each step of the survey. Starting with the 2002 survey this procedure has been used to perform the subsidence survey. Starting with the survey of the year 2001, Loop 1 and redundant survey connections among the various loops were removed from the survey and report. This resulted in a reduction of fieldwork with no loss of accuracy or precision. The redundant connections caused multiple elevations for the same stations. The differences were so slight that they were not used in elevation adjustments for the loops. The redundancy was used to spot gross errors in the field. After several years of surveying these loops it is evident that no gross errors occur that are not also evident in the loop closures. Finally, Section 8 contains Table F, which summarizes the elevations for all surveys from 1987 through 2005, inclusive. A detailed listing of the 1986 through 1997 surveys is contained in the report, WIPP Subsidence Monument Leveling Surveys 1986-1997, DOE/WIPP 98-2293. A reference to the summary reports for each year after 1997 is listed in the reference section of this document.

Washington TRU Solutions LLC

2005-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Third International Meeting on Next Generation Safeguards:Safeguards-by-Design at Enrichment Facilities  

SciTech Connect

The Third International Meeting on Next Generation Safeguards (NGS3) was hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)/National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) Office of Nonproliferation and International Security (NIS) in Washington, D.C. on 14-15 December 2010; this meeting focused on the Safeguards-by-Design (SBD) concept. There were approximately 100 participants from 13 countries, comprised of safeguards policy and technical experts from government and industry. Representatives also were present from the Brazilian-Argentine Agency for Accounting and Control of Nuclear Materials (ABACC), the European Atomic Energy Agency (Euratom), and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The primary objective of this meeting was to exchange views and provide recommendations on implementation of the SBD concept for four specific nuclear fuel cycle facility types: gas centrifuge enrichment plants (GCEPs), GEN III and GEN IV reactors, aqueous reprocessing plants, and mixed oxide fuel fabrication facilities. The general and facility-specific SBD documents generated from the four working groups, which were circulated for comment among working group participants, are intended to provide a substantive contribution to the IAEA's efforts to publish SBD guidance for these specific types of nuclear facilities in the near future. The IAEA has described the SBD concept as an approach in which 'international safeguards are fully integrated into the design process of a new nuclear facility from the initial planning through design, construction, operation, and decommissioning.' As part of the Next Generation Safeguards Initiative (NGSI), the DOE is working to establish SBD as a global norm through DOE laboratory studies, international workshops, engagement with industry and the IAEA, and setting an example through its use in new nuclear facilities in the United States. This paper describes the discussion topics and final recommendations of the Enrichment Facilities Working Group. The working group participants were tasked with providing recommendations for facility operators and designers, while promoting the IAEA's objectives of: (1) avoiding costly and time-consuming redesign work or retrofits of new nuclear facilities and (2) providing for more effective and efficient implementation of international safeguards.

Long, Jon D. [Y-12 National Security Complex; McGinnis, Brent R [ORNL; Morgan, James B [ORNL; Whitaker, Michael [ORNL; Lockwood, Mr. Dunbar [U.S. Department of Energy, NNSA; Shipwash, Jacqueline L [ORNL

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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RESULTS OF THE EXTRACTION-SCRUB-STRIP TESTING USING AN IMPROVED SOLVENT FORMULATION AND SALT WASTE PROCESSING FACILITY SIMULATED WASTE  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Office of Waste Processing, within the Office of Technology Innovation and Development, is funding the development of an enhanced solvent - also known as the next generation solvent (NGS) - for deployment at the Savannah River Site to remove cesium from High Level Waste. The technical effort is a collaborative effort between Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL). As part of the program, the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) has performed a number of Extraction-Scrub-Strip (ESS) tests. These batch contact tests serve as first indicators of the cesium mass transfer solvent performance with actual or simulated waste. The test detailed in this report used simulated Tank 49H material, with the addition of extra potassium. The potassium was added at 1677 mg/L, the maximum projected (i.e., a worst case feed scenario) value for the Salt Waste Processing Facility (SWPF). The results of the test gave favorable results given that the potassium concentration was elevated (1677 mg/L compared to the current 513 mg/L). The cesium distribution value, DCs, for extraction was 57.1. As a comparison, a typical D{sub Cs} in an ESS test, using the baseline solvent formulation and the typical waste feed, is {approx}15. The Modular Caustic Side Solvent Extraction Unit (MCU) uses the Caustic-Side Solvent Extraction (CSSX) process to remove cesium (Cs) from alkaline waste. This process involves the use of an organic extractant, BoBCalixC6, in an organic matrix to selectively remove cesium from the caustic waste. The organic solvent mixture flows counter-current to the caustic aqueous waste stream within centrifugal contactors. After extracting the cesium, the loaded solvent is stripped of cesium by contact with dilute nitric acid and the cesium concentrate is transferred to the Defense Waste Processing Facility (DWPF), while the organic solvent is cleaned and recycled for further use. The Salt Waste Processing Facility (SWPF), under construction, will use the same process chemistry. The Office of Waste Processing (EM-31) expressed an interest in investigating the further optimization of the organic solvent by replacing the BoBCalixC6 extractant with a more efficient extractant. This replacement should yield dividends in improving cesium removal from the caustic waste stream, and in the rate at which the caustic waste can be processed. To that end, EM-31 provided funding for both the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). SRNL wrote a Task Technical Quality and Assurance Plan for this work. As part of the envisioned testing regime, it was decided to perform an ESS test using a simulated waste that simulated a typical envisioned SWPF feed, but with added potassium to make the waste more challenging. Potassium interferes in the cesium removal, and its concentration is limited in the feed to <1950 mg/L. The feed to MCU has typically contained <500 mg/L of potassium.

Peters, T.; Washington, A.; Fink, S.

2012-01-09T23:59:59.000Z