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UO Policy Library Resource for  

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UO Policy Library Resource for Policy Owners To ensure University- wide consistency in the formulation, review, approval, and implementation of policies, the Policy Library has provided a resource section for policy owners. It helps answer questions such as: Is this a policy or procedure? What

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Cameco UO3 Materials Analysis  

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Uranium trioxide (UO{sub 3}) was characterized using a variety of techniques to better understand its physical properties. Scanning electron microscope (SEM) images were collected to examine particle morphology, which consisted of semi-spherical particles that tended to agglomerate before sonication. Particle size analysis revealed a singular mode distribution with a mean particle size of 43.0 {micro}m. After sonication a bimodal distribution was produced with peak particle sizes at 0.226 {micro}m and 9.43 {micro}m. The O/U ratio was measured to be 3.09 by Cameco in 2009, by gravimetric analysis. X-ray diffraction (XRD) showed that the sample was mostly {gamma}-UO{sub 3} (87.1%) with a small amount of UO{sub 3} {center_dot} 0.80 H{sub 2}O (12.9%). Bulk and tap densities were determined to be 3.678 {+-} 0.2 and 4.81 {+-} 0.2 g/cm{sup 3}, respectively (crystalline density is 7.3 g/cm{sup 3}). The stoichiometry was measured to be 2.99 in 2012.

Hill, Mary Ann [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Nolen, Blake Penfield [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Wermer, Joseph R. [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Wilkerson, Marianne P. [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Fredenburg, David A. [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Wagner, Gregory L. [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Papin, Pallas A. [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Scott, Brian L. [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Guidry, Dennis Ray [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2012-07-12T23:59:59.000Z

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OXYGEN DIFFUSION IN UO2-x  

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~ K.C. K:i.m, "Oxygen Diffusion in Hypostoichiometricsystem for enriching uo 2 in oxygen-18 or for stoichiometry+nal of Nuclear Materials OXYGEN DIFFUSION IN U0 2 _:x K.C.

Kim, K.C.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Simple but Stronger UO, Double but Weaker UNMe Bonds: The Tale Told by Cp2UO and Cp2UNR  

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Chapter 1. (23) ?H(reaction) for eq 1 = {Cp 2 U}{O} + {Ph 2 C}{NMe} –({Cp 2 U}{NMe} + {Ph 2 C}{O)) where theUNMe Bonds: The Tale Told by Cp 2 UO and Cp 2 UNR. Noémi

Barros, Noemi; LPCNO, CNRS-UPS-INSA, INSA Toulouse; Institut Charles Gerhardt, CNRS, Universite Montpellier; Laboratoire de Chimie et Physique Quantiques, CNRS, IRSAMC, Universite Paul Sabatier

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PUREX/UO{sub 3} deactivation project management plan  

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From 1955 through 1990, the Plutonium-Uranium Extraction Plant (PUREX) provided the United States Department of Energy Hanford Site with nuclear fuel reprocessing capability. It operated in sequence with the Uranium Trioxide (UO{sub 3}) Plant, which converted the PUREX liquid uranium nitrate product to solid UO{sub 3} powder. Final UO{sub 3} Plant operation ended in 1993. In December 1992, planning was initiated for the deactivation of PUREX and UO{sub 3} Plant. The objective of deactivation planning was to identify the activities needed to establish a passively safe, environmentally secure configuration at both plants, and ensure that the configuration could be retained during the post-deactivation period. The PUREX/UO{sub 3} Deactivation Project management plan represents completion of the planning efforts. It presents the deactivation approach to be used for the two plants, and the supporting technical, cost, and schedule baselines. Deactivation activities concentrate on removal, reduction, and stabilization of the radioactive and chemical materials remaining at the plants, and the shutdown of the utilities and effluents. When deactivation is completed, the two plants will be left unoccupied and locked, pending eventual decontamination and decommissioning. Deactivation is expected to cost $233.8 million, require 5 years to complete, and yield $36 million in annual surveillance and maintenance cost savings.

Washenfelder, D.J.

1993-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sorption of 237Np by UO2 under Repository Conditions  

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237 Np by UO 2 under Repository Conditions M. Jonathan Haire E. V. Zakharova T. V. Kazakovskaya Oak Ridge National Laboratory Institute of Physical Chemistry Institute of Experimental Physics Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831-6166 Moscow, Russia, 117915 Sarov, Russia, 607190 Phone: (865) 574-7141 Phone: 7 095 335 1742 Phone: 7 42796 73369 e-mail: hairemj@ornl.gov e-mail: zakharova@ipc.rssi.ru e-mail: kaz@astra.vniief.ru Abstract - The primary radioisotope contributor to the calculated long-term radiation dose to the public at the Yucca Mountain spent nuclear fuel (SNF) repository site boundary is neptunium-237 ( 237 Np). Russian experiments have shown that Np(V) and Np(IV) are sorbed onto UO 2 . If Np were sorbed by UO 2 in spent fuel rather than being transported to the site

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Thermodynamics of fission products in UO2+-x  

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The stabilities of selected fission products - Xe, Cs, and Sr - are investigated as a function of non-stoichiometry x in UO{sub 2{+-}x}. In particular, density functional theory (OFT) is used to calculate the incorporation and solution energies of these fission products at the anion and cation vacancy sites, at the divacancy, and at the bound Schottky defect. In order to reproduce the correct insulating state of UO{sub 2}, the DFT calculations are performed using spin polarization and with the Hubbard U tenn. In general, higher charge defects are more soluble in the fuel matrix and the solubility of fission products increases as the hyperstoichiometry increases. The solubility of fission product oxides is also explored. CS{sub 2}O is observed as a second stable phase and SrO is found to be soluble in the UO{sub 2} matrix for all stoichiometries. These observations mirror experimentally observed phenomena.

Nerikar, Pankaj V [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Simulations of Xe and U diffusion in UO2  

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Diffusion of xenon (Xe) and uranium (U) in UO{sub 2} is controlled by vacancy mechanisms and under irradiation the formation of mobile vacancy clusters is important. Based on the vacancy and cluster diffusion mechanisms established from density functional theory (DFT) calculations, we derive continuum thermodynamic and diffusion models for Xe and U in UO{sub 2}. In order to capture the effects of irradiation, vacancies (Va) are explicitly coupled to the Xe and U dynamics. Segregation of defects to grain boundaries in UO{sub 2} is described by combining the bulk diffusion model with models of the interaction between Xe atoms and vacancies with grain boundaries, which were derived from atomistic calculations. The diffusion and segregation models were implemented in the MOOSE-Bison-Marmot (MBM) finite element (FEM) framework and the Xe/U redistribution was simulated for a few simple microstructures.

Andersson, Anders D. [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Vyas, Shyam [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Tonks, Michael R. [Idaho National Laboratory; Casillas, Luis [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Uberuaga, Blas P. [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Millett, Paul [Idaho National Laboratory

2012-09-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Spark Plasma Sintering of W-UO2 Cermets  

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About 50 vol.% 3 um depleted uranium dioxide (UO2) powder was encapsulated within a tungsten super alloy matrix produced from sub-micron tungsten powders using the Spark Plasma Sintering (SPS) process. An additive of 25 atom-percent (at.%) rhenium was included within the tungsten matrix to improve the ductility and fracture toughness of the ceramic–metallic (cermet) matrix. Cermet fabrication to 97.9% of the theoretical cermet density was achieved by sintering at 1500 degrees C with 40 MPa of applied pressure for 20 min. The results presented are from the first known trials of W–UO2 and nuclear cermet production via SPS.

R. C. O'Brien; N. D. Jerred

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Thermal Reactions of Uranium Metal, UO2, U3O8, UF4, and UO2F2 with NF3 to Produce UF6  

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he objective of this paper is to demonstrate that NF3 fluorinates uranium metal, UO2, UF4, UO3, U3O8, and UO2F2•2H2O to produce the volatile UF6 at temperatures between 100 and 500?C. Thermogravimetric reaction profiles are described that reflect changes in the uranium oxidation state and discrete chemical speciation. Differences in the onset temperatures for each system indicate that NF3-substrate interactions are important for the temperature at which NF3 reacts: U metal > UO3 > UO2 > UO2F2 > UF4 and in fact may indicate different fluorination mechanisms for these various substrates. These studies demonstrate that NF3 is a potential replacement fluorinating agent in the existing nuclear fuel cycle and in oft-proposed actinide volatility reprocessing.

McNamara, Bruce K.; Scheele, Randall D.; Kozelisky, Anne E.; Edwards, Matthew K.

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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UO{sub 3} plant turnover - facility description document  

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This document was developed to provide a facility description for those portions of the UO{sub 3} Facility being transferred to Bechtel Hanford Company, Inc. (BHI) following completion of facility deactivation. The facility and deactivated state condition description is intended only to serve as an overview of the plant as it is being transferred to BHI.

Clapp, D.A.

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Density Functional Theory Calculations of Mass Transport in UO2  

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In this talk we present results of density functional theory (DFT) calculations of U, O and fission gas diffusion in UO{sub 2}. These processes all impact nuclear fuel performance. For example, the formation and retention of fission gas bubbles induce fuel swelling, which leads to mechanical interaction with the clad thereby increasing the probability for clad breach. Alternatively, fission gas can be released from the fuel to the plenum, which increases the pressure on the clad walls and decreases the gap thermal conductivity. The evolution of fuel microstructure features is strongly coupled to diffusion of U vacancies. Since both U and fission gas transport rates vary strongly with the O stoichiometry, it is also important to understand O diffusion. In order to better understand bulk Xe behavior in UO{sub 2{+-}x} we first calculate the relevant activation energies using DFT techniques. By analyzing a combination of Xe solution thermodynamics, migration barriers and the interaction of dissolved Xe atoms with U, we demonstrate that Xe diffusion predominantly occurs via a vacancy-mediated mechanism. Since Xe transport is closely related to diffusion of U vacancies, we have also studied the activation energy for this process. In order to explain the low value of 2.4 eV found for U migration from independent damage experiments (not thermal equilibrium) the presence of vacancy clusters must be included in the analysis. Next we investigate species transport on the (111) UO{sub 2} surface, which is motivated by the formation of small voids partially filled with fission gas atoms (bubbles) in UO{sub 2} under irradiation. Surface diffusion could be the rate-limiting step for diffusion of such bubbles, which is an alternative mechanism for mass transport in these materials. As expected, the activation energy for surface diffusion is significantly lower than for bulk transport. These results are further discussed in terms of engineering-scale fission gas release models. Finally, oxidation of UO{sub 2} and the importance of cluster formation for understanding thermodynamic and kinetic properties of UO{sub 2+x} are investigated.

Andersson, Anders D. [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Dorado, Boris [CEA; Uberuaga, Blas P. [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Stanek, Christopher R. [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2012-06-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Design Study of 300 MWt PWR Fueled With UO{sub 2} Coated Fuel Particle  

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A neutronic design was performed for 300 MWt Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR) with UO{sub 2} compacts made of coated fuel particles (CFP) comparing that with sintered pellets made of UO{sub 2} powder as ordinary fuel type. UO{sub 2} CFP type was enriched 4.8% of {sup 235}U and UO{sub 2} ordinary type was enriched 5% of {sup 235}U. Both reactors were operated with single batch refueling system with a cycle period of 3 years. The purpose of the design was to investigate the applicability of UO{sub 2} CFP type to PWR comparing with UO{sub 2} ordinary type that commonly used for PWR. The calculation was done with SRAC (Standard Reactor Analysis Code) computer code and nuclear library of JENDL-33. The results of calculation showed that k-effective for both type of fuel could be maintained at critical condition for 3 years operation without refueling. The k-effective and the Doppler coefficients have been calculated for all types of fuel at 600 K and 900 K degrees. The results of calculation showed that for all types of fuel Doppler coefficient was negative, which was good for inherent safety characteristic. The size optimization design showed that the active core dimensions of UO{sub 2} CFP type reactor was about 2 times larger than the UO{sub 2} ordinary type reactor. (authors)

Abu Khalid Rivai; Ferhat Aziz; Minoru Takahashi [Tokyo Institute of Technology, 2-12-1 Ookayama, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 152-8550 (Japan)

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bestimmung der dichte, offenen porosität, porengrössenverteilung und spezifischen oberflache von UO2-Tabletten  

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Basically, the quantitative characterization of structural parameters of UO2 pellets is necessary for optimizing their microstructure with respect to in-service performance. Dimensional behaviour (swelling, densification, plasticity) as well as fission gas and fission product release are dependent on density, open porosity, pore size distribution and specific surface area of the pellets. Measurement techniques for one or several of these properties are reported together with typical results on UO2 pellets from the AUC conversion process.

W. Dörr; H. Assmann; G. Maier; J. Steven

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Benchmarking of Graphite Reflected Critical Assemblies of UO2  

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A series of experiments were carried out in 1963 at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory Critical Experiments Facility (ORCEF) for use in space reactor research programs. A core containing 93.2% enriched UO2 fuel rods was used in these experiments. The first part of the experimental series consisted of 253 tightly-packed fuel rods (1.27 cm triangular pitch) with graphite reflectors [1], the second part used 253 graphite-reflected fuel rods organized in a 1.506 cm triangular pitch [2], and the final part of the experimental series consisted of 253 beryllium-reflected fuel rods with a 1.506 cm triangular pitch. [3] Fission rate distribution and cadmium ratio measurements were taken for all three parts of the experimental series. Reactivity coefficient measurements were taken for various materials placed in the beryllium reflected core. The first part of this experimental series has been evaluated for inclusion in the International Reactor Physics Experiment Evaluation Project (IRPhEP) [4] and the International Criticality Safety Benchmark Evaluation Project (ICSBEP) Handbooks, [5] and is discussed below. These experiments are of interest as benchmarks because they support the validation of compact reactor designs with similar characteristics to the design parameters for a space nuclear fission surface power systems. [6

Margaret A. Marshall; John D. Bess

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DISSOLUTION OF ZIRCALOY 2 CLAD UO2 COMMERCIAL REACTOR FUEL  

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The primary goal of this investigation was to evaluate the effectiveness of the chop-leach process, with nitric acid solvent, to produce a nominally 300 g/L [U] and 1 M [H{sup +}] product solution. The results of this study show that this processing technique is appropriate for applications in which a low free acid and moderately high U content are desired. The 7.75 L of product solution, which was over 450 g/L in U, was successfully diluted to produce about 13 L of solvent extraction feed that was 302 g/L in U with a [H{sup +}] in the range 0.8-1.2 M. A secondary goal was to test the effectiveness of this treatment for the removal of actinides from Zircaloy cladding to produce a low-level radioactive waste (LLW) cladding product. Analysis of the cladding shows that actinides are present in the cladding at a concentration of about 5000 {eta}Ci/g, which is about 50 times greater than the acceptable transuranium element limit in low level radioactive waste. It appears that the concentration of nitric acid used for this dissolution study (initial concentration 4 M, with 10 M added as the dissolution proceeded) was inadequate to completely digest the UO{sub 2} present in the spent fuel. The mass of insoluble material collected from the initial treatments with nitric acid, 340 g, was much higher than expected, and analysis of this insoluble residue showed that it contained at least 200 g U.

Kessinger, G.; Thompson, M.

2009-08-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Probable leaching mechanisms for UO/sub 2/ and spent fuel  

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The oxidation and dissolution mechanisms for UO/sub 2/ and spent fuel will be quite similar based on this preliminary work with electrochemical leaching of UO/sub 2/ and spent fuel. In solutions containing oxygen or other oxidizing species, the UO/sub 2/ surface will be rapidly oxidized and dissolved following the transformation of uranium from U(IV) to U(VI). The hydrolysis of dissolved uranyl ions forms solid UO/sub 3/ hydrates or related complex compounds deposited onto the UO/sub 2/ surface, or other surfaces, as thin or thick coatings. Depending on the pH, temperature, and time, the various kinds of porosity and the mechanical properties of the hydrate coatings will control the dissolution rate. The effects of radiation, in terms of generation of H/sub 2/O/sub 2/, will enhance the dissolution kinetics. Electrochemical methods may be useful for determining the surface conditions, dissolution rate, and accelerated dissolution behavior for NO/sub 2/ and spent fuel. Electrochemial methods can rapidly generate much information in terms of dissolution rate and surface film properties - such as thickness, porosity, and oxidation state - in-situ during the leaching process.

Wang, R.; Katayama, Y.B.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MARMOT simulations of Xe segregation to grain boundaries in UO2  

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Diffusion of Xe and U in UO{sub 2} is controlled by vacancy mechanisms and under irradiation the formation of mobile vacancy clusters is important. We derive continuum thermodynamic and diffusion models for Xe and U in UO{sub 2} based on the vacancy and cluster diffusion mechanisms established from recent density functional theory (DFT) calculations. Segregation of defects to grain boundaries in UO{sub 2} is described by combining the diffusion model with models of the interaction between Xe atoms and vacancies with grain boundaries derived from separate atomistic calculations. The diffusion and segregation models are implemented in the MOOSE/MARMOT (MBM) finite element (FEM) framework and we simulate Xe redistribution for a few simple microstructures. In this report we focus on segregation to grain boundaries. The U or vacancy diffusion model as well as the coupled diffusion of vacancies and Xe have also been implemented, but results are not included in this report.

Andersson, Anders D. [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Tonks, Michael [Idaho National Laboratory; Casillas, Luis [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Millett, Paul [Idaho National Laboratory; Vyas, Shyam [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Uberuaga, Blas P. [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Nerikar, Pankaj [IBM

2012-06-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Radiation-Induced Decomposition of U(VI) Phase to Nanocrystals of UO2  

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U{sup 6+}-phases are common alteration products, under oxidizing conditions, of uraninite and the UO{sub 2} in spent nuclear fuel. These U{sup 6+}-phases are subjected to a radiation field caused by the {alpha}-decay of U, or in the case of spent nuclear fuel, incorporated actinides, such as {sup 239}Pu and {sup 237}Np. In order to evaluate the effects of {alpha}-decay events on the stability of the U{sup 6+}-phases, we report, for the first time, the results of ion beam irradiations (1.0 MeV Kr{sup 2+}) of U{sup 6+}-phases. The heavy-particle irradiations are used to simulate the ballistic interactions of the recoil-nucleus of an {alpha}-decay event with the surrounding structure. The Kr{sup 2+}-irradiation decomposed the U{sup 6+}-phases to UO{sub 2} nanocrystals at doses as low as 0.006 displacements per atom (dpa). U{sup 6+}-phases accumulate substantial radiation doses ({approx}1.0 displacement per atom) within 100,000 years if the concentration of incorporated {sup 239}Pu is as high as 1 wt%. Similar nanocrystals of UO{sub 2} were observed in samples from the natural fission reactors at Oklo, Gabon. Multiple cycles of radiation-induced decomposition to UO{sub 2} followed by alteration to U{sup 6+}-phases provide a mechanism for the remobilization of incorporated radionuclides.

S. Utsunomiya; R.C. Ewing; L. Wang

2005-06-13T23:59:59.000Z

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UO Organizational Development and Training HUMAN RESOURCES, ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING  

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UO Organizational Development and Training HUMAN RESOURCES, ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING Organizational Development and Training HUMAN RESOURCES, ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING 5210 University with your field of choice. Explore what they have to offer members and consider learning from, and creating

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Bubble formation and Kr distribution in Kr-irradiated UO2  

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In situ and ex situ transmission electron microscopy observation of small Kr bubbles in both single-crystal and polycrystalline UO2 were conducted to understand the inert gas bubble behavior in oxide nuclear fuel. The bubble size and volume swelling are shown as a weak function of ion dose but strongly depend on the temperature. The Kr bubble formation at room temperature was observed for the first time. The depth profiles of implanted Kr determined by atom probe tomography are in good agreement with the calculated profiles by SRIM, but the measured concentration of Kr is about 1/3 of calculated one. This difference is mainly due to low solubility of Kr in UO2 matrix, which has been confirmed by both density-functional theory calculations and chemical equilibrium analysis.

L.F. He; B. Valderrama; A.-R. Hassan; J. Yu; M. Gupta; J. Pakarinen; H.B. Henderson; J. Gan; M.A. Kirk; A.T. Nelson; M.V. Manuel; A. El-Azab; T.R. Allen

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sensitivity of UO2 Stability in a Reducing Environment on Radiolysis Model Parameters  

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Results for a radiolysis model sensitivity study of radiolytically produced H2O2 are presented as they relate to Spent (or Used) Light Water Reactor uranium oxide (UO2) nuclear fuel (UNF) oxidation in a low oxygen environment. The model builds on previous reaction kinetic studies to represent the radiolytic processes occurring at the nuclear fuel surface. Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) is the dominant oxidant for spent nuclear fuel in an O2-depleted water environment.

Wittman, Richard S.; Buck, Edgar C.

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Recovery of UO[sub 2]/PuO[sub 2] in IFR electrorefining process  

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A process is described for converting PuO[sub 2] and UO[sub 2] present in an electrorefiner to the chlorides, by contacting the PuO[sub 2] and UO[sub 2] with Li metal in the presence of an alkali metal chloride salt substantially free of rare earth and actinide chlorides for a time and at a temperature sufficient to convert the UO[sub 2] and PuO[sub 2] to metals while converting Li metal to Li[sub 2]O. Li[sub 2]O is removed either by reducing with rare earth metals or by providing an oxygen electrode for transporting O[sub 2] out of the electrorefiner and a cathode, and thereafter applying an emf to the electrorefiner electrodes sufficient to cause the Li[sub 2]O to disassociate to O[sub 2] and Li metal but insufficient to decompose the alkali metal chloride salt. The U and Pu and excess lithium are then converted to chlorides by reaction with CdCl[sub 2].

Tomczuk, Z.; Miller, W.E.

1994-10-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Oxidative Dissolution of UO2 in a Simulated Groundwater Containing Synthetic Nanocrystalline Mackinawite  

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The long-term success of in situ reductive immobilization of uranium (U) depends on the stability of U(IV) precipitates (e.g., uraninite) under oxic conditions. Field and laboratory studies have implicated iron sulfide minerals as redox buffers or oxidant scavengers that may slow oxidation of reduced U(VI) solid phases by oxygen and Fe(III). Yet, the inhibition mechanism(s) and reaction rates of uraninite (UO2) oxidative dissolution by oxic species such as oxygen in FeS-bearing systems remain largely unresolved. To address this knowledge gap, abiotic batch experiments were conducted with synthetic UO2 in the presence and absence of synthetic mackinawite (FeS) under simulated groundwater conditions of pH = 7, PO2 = 0.02 atm, and PCO2 = 0.05 atm (equivalent to total dissolved carbonate of 0.01 M). The kinetic profiles of dissolved uranium indicate that FeS inhibited UO2 dissolution for 51 hr by effectively scavenging oxygen and keeping dissolved oxygen (DO) low. During this time period, oxidation of structural Fe(II) and S(-II) of FeS were found to control the DO levels, leading to the formation of iron oxyhydroxides and elemental sulfur, respectively, as verified by X-ray diffraction (XRD), Mössbauer and X-ray absorption spectroscopy (XAS). After FeS was depleted due to oxidation, DO levels increased and UO2 oxidative dissolution occurred at an initial rate of rm = 1.2 ± 0.4 ×10-8 mol•g-1•s-1, higher than rm = 5.4 ± 0.3 ×10-9 mol•g-1•s-1 in the control experiment where FeS was absent. Soluble U(VI) products were adsorbed by iron oxyhydroxides (i.e. nanogoethite and ferrihydrite) formed from FeS oxidation, which facilitated the detachment of U(VI) surface complexes and more rapid dissolution of UO2. XAS analysis confirmed the adsorption of U(VI) species, and also showed that U(VI) was not significantly incorporated into iron oxyhydroxide structure. This work reveals that both the oxygen scavenging by FeS and the adsorption of U(VI) to FeS oxidation products may be important in U reductive immobilization systems subject to redox cycling events.

Bi, Yuqiang; Hyun, Sung Pil; Kukkadapu, Ravi K.; Hayes, Kim F.

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fluorination behavior of UO{sub 2}F{sub 2} in the presence of F{sub 2} and O{sub 2}  

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To apply the fluoride volatility process to the spent nuclear fuel, fluorination of UO{sub 2} by fluorine has been studied. In this reaction, it is possible that the U-O-F compounds, such as UO{sub 2}F{sub 2}, are produced. Therefore, study of such compounds is useful in order to know the fluorination behavior of UO{sub 2}. This paper presents the fluorination behavior of UO{sub 2}F{sub 2} in the presence of F{sub 2} and O{sub 2}, analyzed by thermogravimetry and differential thermal analysis (TG-DTA) method using anti-corrosion type differential thermo-balance. In fluorine gas, exothermic peaks appeared and volatilization of UF{sub 6}. In oxygen gas, only slowly pace decomposition was measured from UO{sub 22} to UF{sub 6} and UO{sub 3}. (authors)

Matsuda, Minoru; Sato, Nobuaki; Kirishima, Akira; Tochiyama, Osamu [Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials, Tohoku University, 2-1-1 Katahira Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi, 980-8577 (Japan)

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Final Version: Orbital Specificity in the Unoccupied States of UO2 from Resonant Inverse Photoelectron Spectroscopy  

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One of the crucial questions of all actinide electronic structure determinations is the issue of 5f versus 6d character and the distribution of these components across the density of states. Here, a break-though experiment is discussed, which has allowed the direct determination of the U5f and U6d contributions to the unoccupied density of states (UDOS) in Uranium Dioxide. A novel Resonant Inverse Photoelectron (RIPES) and X-ray Emission Spectroscopy (XES) investigation of UO{sub 2} is presented. It is shown that the U5f and U6d components are isolated and identified unambiguously.

Tobin, J G; Yu, S W

2012-03-12T23:59:59.000Z

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APS Long Range Schedule FY1999  

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9 Beamline Operations Schedule 9 Beamline Operations Schedule JAN Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Week 1 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 0000 - 0800 MS MS MS MS UO UO UO 0800 - 1600 MS MS MS UO UO UO UO 1600 - 2400 MS MS MS UO UO UO UO Week 2 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 0000 - 0800 UO UO UO UO UO UO UO 0800 - 1600 UO MS UO UO UO UO UO 1600 - 2400 UO UO UO UO UO UO UO FEB 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 0000 - 0800 UO MS MS UO UO UO UO 0800 - 1600 MS MS UO UO UO UO UO 1600 - 2400 MS MS UO UO UO UO UO Week 4 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 0000 - 0800 UO UO UO UO UO UO UO 0800 - 1600 UO MS UO UO* UO UO UO 1600 - 2400 UO UO UO UO UO UO UO Week 5 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 0000 - 0800 UO MS MS UO UO U O UO

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Grain boundary corrosion and alteration phase formation during the oxidative dissolution of UO{sub 2} pellets  

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Alteration behavior of UO{sub 2} pellets following reaction under unsaturated drip-test conditions at 90 C for up to 10 years was examined by solid phase and leachate analyses. Sample reactions were characterized by preferential dissolution of grain boundaries between the original press-sintered UO{sub 2} granules comprising the samples, development of a polygonal network of open channels along the intergrain boundaries, and spallation of surface granules that had undergone severe grain boundary corrosion. The development of a dense mat of alteration phases after 2 years of reaction trapped loose granules, resulting in reduced rates of particulate U release. The paragenetic sequence of alteration phases that formed on the present samples was similar to that observed in surficial weathering zones of natural uraninite (UO{sub 2}) deposits, with alkali and alkaline earth uranyl silicates representing the long-term solubility-limiting phases for U in both systems.

Wronkiewicz, D.J.; Buck, E.C.; Bates, J.K.

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of sintering effects on SiC incorporated UO2 kernels under Ar and Ar-4%H2 environments  

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Silicon carbide (SiC) is suggested as an oxygen getter in UO2 kernels used for TRISO particle fuels to lower oxygen potential and prevent kernel migration during irradiation. Scanning electron microscopy and X-ray diffractometry analyses performed on sintered kernels verified that internal gelation process can be used to incorporate SiC in urania fuel kernels. Sintering in either Ar or Ar-4%H2 at 1500 C lowered the SiC content in the UO2 kernels to some extent. Formation of UC was observed as the major chemical phase in the process, while other minor phases such as U3Si2C2, USi2, U3Si2, and UC2 were also identified. UC formation was presumed to be occurred by two reactions. The first was the SiC reaction with its protective SiO2 oxide layer on SiC grains to produce volatile SiO and free carbon that subsequently reacted with UO2 to form UC. The second process was direct UO2 reaction with SiC grains to form SiO, CO, and UC, especially in Ar-4%H2. A slightly higher density and UC content was observed in the sample sintered in Ar-4%H2, but the use of both atmospheres produced kernels with ~95% of theoretical density. It is suggested that incorporating CO in the sintering gas would prevent UC formation and preserve the initial SiC content.

Silva, Chinthaka M [ORNL] [ORNL; Lindemer, Terrence [Harbach Engineering and Solutions] [Harbach Engineering and Solutions; Hunt, Rodney Dale [ORNL] [ORNL; Collins, Jack Lee [ORNL] [ORNL; Terrani, Kurt A [ORNL] [ORNL; Snead, Lance Lewis [ORNL] [ORNL

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14UO TANK,OPENING REPORT NO.5. October 20th -November 26th (37 days total; 27 working days).  

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14UO TANK,OPENING REPORT NO.5. October 20th - November 26th (37 days total; 27 working days). Since the tank was last closed the accelerator ran for 97 days.until this opening which was scheduled to replace was done during the tank-open period. We believe that there would be value in gIvIng our assessments

Chen, Ying

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RELAP5/MOD3.2 analysis of a VVER-1000 reactor with UO[2] fuel and MOX fuel  

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.2 results showed a good agreement with calculations obtained with TECH-M computer program. The cladding temperatures of the MOX assembly have been compared with that of the hot UO? assembly. The peak cladding temperature of MOX assembly is about 55 K higher...

Fu, Chun

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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STEPNCMillUoA: a CNC system based on STEP-NC and Function Block architecture  

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STEPNCMillUoA is the prototype of a new CNC system that utilises the STEP-NC data model and IEC 61499. STEP-NC provides a high-level data model and enables feature-based machining whereas the enabled layered Function Block architecture simplifies the design of the CNC controller. The architecture layers are responsible for data processing, storage and execution. The object-oriented Model-View-Control design pattern supports the system architecture and the design framework, in which simulation of the machining becomes natural and inherent part of the design process, with seamless transition from simulation to actual machining. This system possesses interoperability, portability, re-configurability and distribution characteristics. The system was tested through simulation and actual machining.

Mohamad Minhat; Xun Xu; Valeriy Vyatkin

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fire hazards analysis for the uranium oxide (UO{sub 3}) facility  

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The Fire Hazards Analysis (FHA) documents the deactivation end-point status of the UO{sub 3} complex fire hazards, fire protection and life safety systems. This FHA has been prepared for the Uranium Oxide Facility by Westinghouse Hanford Company in accordance with the criteria established in DOE 5480.7A, Fire Protection and RLID 5480.7, Fire Protection. The purpose of the Fire Hazards Analysis is to comprehensively and quantitatively assess the risk from a fire within individual fire areas in a Department of Energy facility so as to ascertain whether the objectives stated in DOE Order 5480.7, paragraph 4 are met. Particular attention has been paid to RLID 5480.7, Section 8.3, which specifies the criteria for deactivating fire protection in decommission and demolition facilities.

Wyatt, D.M.

1994-12-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling the Pyrochemical Reduction of Spent UO2 Fuel in a Pilot-Scale Reactor  

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A kinetic model has been derived for the reduction of oxide spent nuclear fuel in a radial flow reactor. In this reaction, lithium dissolved in molten LiCl reacts with UO2 and fission product oxides to form a porous, metallic product. As the reaction proceeds, the depth of the porous layer around the exterior of each fuel particle increases. The observed rate of reaction has been found to be only dependent upon the rate of diffusion of lithium across this layer, consistent with a classic shrinking core kinetic model. This shrinking core model has been extended to predict the behavior of a hypothetical, pilot-scale reactor for oxide reduction. The design of the pilot-scale reactor includes forced flow through baskets that contain the fuel particles. The results of the modeling indicate that this is an essential feature in order to minimize the time needed to achieve full conversion of the fuel.

Steven D. Herrmann; Michael F. Simpson

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Spent-fuel special-studies progress report: probable mechanisms for oxidation and dissolution of single-crystal UO/sub 2/ surfaces  

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Due to the complexity of the structural, microstructural and compositional characteristics of spent fuel, basic leaching and dissolution mechanisms were studied with UO/sub 2/ matrix material, specifically with single-crystal UO/sub 2/, to isolate individual contributory factors. The effects of oxidation and oxidation-dissolution were investigated in different oxidation conditions, such as in air, oxygenated solutions and deionized water containing H/sub 2/O/sub 2/. In addition, the effects of temperature on dissolution of UO/sub 2/ were studied in autoclaves at 75 and 150/sup 0/C. Also, oxidation and dissolution measurements were investigated via electrochemical methods to determine if those techniques could be applied to the characterization of leaching and dissolution of spent fuel in a hot cell. Finally, the effects of radiation were explored since the radiolysis of water may create a localized oxidizing condition at or near the spent fuel-solution interface, even in neutral or reducing conditions as commonly found in deep geological environments. The oxidation and oxidation-dissolution mechanisms for UO/sub 2/ are proposed as follows: The UO/sub 2/ surface is first oxidized in solution to form a UO/sub 2+x/ surface layer several angstroms thick. This oxidized surface has a high dissolution rate since the UO/sub 2+x/ reacts with the dissolved O/sub 2/, or H/sub 2/O/sub 2/, to form uranyl complex ions in a U(VI) state. As the uranyl ions exceed the solubility limits in solution, they become hydrolyzed to form solid deposits and suspended particles of UO/sub 3/ hydrates. The thickness and porosity of the deposited UO/sub 3/ hydrate surface-film is dependent on temperature, pH and deposition time. A long-term dissolution rate is then determined by the nature of the surface film, such as porosity, solubility and mechanical properties.

Wang, R.

1981-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fission gas and iodine release measured up to 15 GWd/t UO/sub 2/ burnup  

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A summary is presented of the measured release of xenon, krypton and iodine up to 15 GWd/t UO/sub 2/ burnup for fuel centerline temperatures ranging from 950 to 1800 K, at average linear heat ratings of 15 to 35 kW/m. The IFA-430 is composed of four 1.28-m-long fuel rods containing 10% enriched UO/sub 2/ pellet fuel. Two of the fuel rods are connected, top and bottom, to a gas flow system that permits the fission gases released from the fuel pellets to be swept out of the rods during irradiation and measured via gamma spectrometry. The release/burnup increased significantly between 10 and 15 GWd/t burnup. Fuel temperature did not change. Increased releases were due to physical changes in the fuel-surface area. Changes appeared to be due to higher power operation and burnup.

Appelhans, A.D.

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of rare earth oxides and UO2 + x on the structure and the mechanical properties of Zircaloy  

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Tension test specimens of Zircaloy have been annealed with simulated fission products, as CeO2, La2O3, Nd2O3, Y2O3 or mixtures of these rare earth oxides and UO2 + x at 350°C up to 10 000 hours and at 500 or 700°C up to 2000 hours. The long term effects have been studied by tension tests, scanning electron microscopy, X-ray diffraction and metallography. Annealing of Zircaloy at 700°C with rare earth oxides generally leads to total embrittlement. There exists a gradation of efficacy which becomes obvious when the results of the annealing series at 500°C are compared. Rare earth oxides in mixtures with UO2 + x cause improportional intense reductions of ductility. The structural characteristics of specimens lead to thermodynamic considerations of the probable reaction mechanism.

Fritz Holub

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Accelerated Dissolution Process of the Spent Fuel (UO{sub 2}) under Repository Conditions  

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Nowadays, nuclear energy is one of the options for developed countries in order to maintain the demand of electric energy. One of the key problems associated with kind of energy generation is the residual waste formed after a fuel cycle (spent nuclear fuel). The thermal treatment received in the reactor and there composition renders these materials very difficult to characterize and thus exhaustive studies are required to obtain knowledge that will help to build a complete, reliable and very safety underground facility. In this way, the option known as the Deep Geological Repository (DGR) is under development by each country taking part in the nuclear energy industry. The unique pathway for the migration to the biosphere of the radionuclide, actinide and lanthanides content in the spent fuel pellet (UO{sub 2}) after the closing of the deep geological repository is by a water transport phenomena. It is a fundamental question to know how much time they will spend on their trip and the first step is the rate of liberation of these radionuclides from the spent fuel pellet. In this way the matrix dissolution rate of the spent fuel pellet, which is not dependent on the specific surface area after normalization by the initial value is a key parameter to begin the performance assessment for any deep geological repository. The specific surface value is, following the Matrix Alteration Model (MAM) sensitivity analysis, one of the most important parameters controlling the radionuclides liberation. In this way, several measurements were carried out to obtain values in different conditions for different sieves of UO{sub 2} powder treated as fresh fuel. First of all, the specific surface area was measured with a multi-point isothermal procedure with N{sub 2} and Kr for both. The values obtained are presented in order to obtain a general law for the rate of evolution with the particle size. These data are part of a bigger project about the complete description of the spent fuel analogues, which are very useful for obtaining new dissolution rates for spent nuclear fuel under repository simulated conditions. (authors)

Iglesias, Eduardo; Quinones, Javier; Rodriguez, Nieves [Energy, CIEMAT, Avda. Complutense 22, Madrid, 28040 (Spain)

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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RADIATION-INDUCED DECOMPOSITION OF U(VI) ALTERATION PHASES OF UO2  

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U{sup 6+}-phases are common alteration products of spent nuclear fuel under oxidizing conditions, and they may potentially incorporate actinides, such as long-lived {sup 239}Pu and {sup 237}Np, delaying their transport to the biosphere. In order to evaluate the ballistic effects of {alpha}-decay events on the stability of the U{sup 6+}-phases, we report, for the first time, the results of ion beam irradiations (1.0 MeV Kr{sup 2+}) for six different structures of U{sup 6+}-phases: uranophane, kasolite, boltwoodite, saleeite, carnotite, and liebigite. The target uranyl-minerals were characterized by powder X-ray diffraction and identification confirmed by SAED (selected area electron diffraction) in TEM (transmission electron microscopy). The TEM observation revealed no initial contamination of uraninite in these U{sup 6+} phases. All of the samples were irradiated with in situ TEM observation using 1.0 MeV Kr{sup 2+} in the IVEM (intermediate-voltage electron microscope) at the IVEM-Tandem Facility of Argonne National Laboratory. The ion flux was 6.3 x 10{sup 11} ions/cm{sup 2}/sec. The specimen temperatures during irradiation were 298 and 673 K, respectively. The Kr{sup 2+}-irradiation decomposed the U{sup 6+}-phases to nanocrystals of UO{sub 2} at doses as low as 0.006 dpa. The cumulative doses for the pure U{sup 6+}-phases, e.g., uranophane, at 0.1 and 1 million years (m.y.) are calculated to be 0.009 and 0.09 dpa using SRIM2003. However, with the incorporation of 1 wt.% {sup 239}Pu, the calculated doses reach 0.27 and {approx}1.00 dpa in ten thousand and one hundred thousand years, respectively. Under oxidizing conditions, multiple cycles of radiation-induced decomposition to UO{sub 2} followed by alteration to U{sup 6+}-phases should be further investigated to determine the fate of trace elements that may have been incorporated in the U{sup 6+}-phases.

S. Utsunomiya; R.C. Ewing

2005-09-08T23:59:59.000Z

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A Validation Study of Pin Heat Transfer for UO2 Fuel Based on the IFA-432 Experiments  

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The IFA-432 (Integrated Fuel Assessment) experiments from the International Fuel Performance Experiments (IFPE) database were designed to study the effects of gap size, fuel density, and fuel densification on fuel centerline temperature in light-water-reactor fuel. An evaluation of nuclear fuel pin heat transfer in the FRAPCON-3.4 and Exnihilo codes for uranium dioxide (UO$_2$) fuel systems was performed, with a focus on the densification stage (2.2 \\unitfrac{GWd}{MT(UO$_{2}$)}). In addition, sensitivity studies were performed to evaluate the effect of the radial power shape and approximations to the geometry to account for the thermocouple hole. The analysis demonstrated excellent agreement for rods 1, 2, 3, and 5 (varying gap thicknesses and density with traditional fuel), demonstrating the accuracy of the codes and their underlying material models for traditional fuel. For rod 6, which contained unstable fuel that densified an order of magnitude more than traditional, stable fuel, the magnitude of densification was over-predicted and the temperatures were outside of the experimental uncertainty. The radial power shape within the fuel was shown to significantly impact the predicted centerline temperatures, whereas modeling the fuel at the thermocouple location as either annular or solid was relatively negligible. This has provided an initial benchmarking of the pin heat transfer capability of Exnihilo for UO$_2$ fuel with respect to a well-validated nuclear fuel performance code.

Phillippe, Aaron M [ORNL; Clarno, Kevin T [ORNL; Banfield, James E [ORNL; Ott, Larry J [ORNL; Philip, Bobby [ORNL; Berrill, Mark A [ORNL; Sampath, Rahul S [ORNL; Allu, Srikanth [ORNL; Hamilton, Steven P [ORNL

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Development of an Innovative High-Thermal Conductivity UO2 Ceramic Composites Fuel Pellets with Carbon Nano-Tubes Using Spark Plasma Sintering  

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Uranium dioxide (UO2) is the most common fuel material in commercial nuclear power reactors. Despite its numerous advantages such as high melting point, good high-temperature stability, good chemical compatibility with cladding and coolant, and resistance to radiation, it suffers from low thermal conductivity that can result in large temperature gradients within the UO2 fuel pellet, causing it to crack and release fission gases. Thermal swelling of the pellets also limits the lifetime of UO2 fuel in the reactor. To mitigate these problems, we propose to develop novel UO2 fuel with uniformly distributed carbon nanotubes (CNTs) that can provide high-conductivity thermal pathways and can eliminate fuel cracking and fission gas release due to high temperatures. CNTs have been investigated extensively for the past decade to explore their unique physical properties and many potential applications. CNTs have high thermal conductivity (6600 W/mK for an individual single- walled CNT and >3000 W/mK for an individual multi-walled CNT) and high temperature stability up to 2800°C in vacuum and about 750°C in air. These properties make them attractive candidates in preparing nano-composites with new functional properties. The objective of the proposed research is to develop high thermal conductivity of UO2–CNT composites without affecting the neutronic property of UO2 significantly. The concept of this goal is to utilize a rapid sintering method (5–15 min) called spark plasma sintering (SPS) in which a mixture of CNTs and UO2 powder are used to make composites with different volume fractions of CNTs. Incorporation of these nanoscale materials plays a fundamentally critical role in controlling the performance and stability of UO2 fuel. We will use a novel in situ growth process to grow CNTs on UO2 particles for rapid sintering and develop UO2-CNT composites. This method is expected to provide a uniform distribution of CNTs at various volume fractions so that a high thermally conductive UO2-CNT composite is obtained with a minimal volume fraction of CNTs. The mixtures are sintered in the SPS facility at a range of temperatures, pressures, and time durations so as to identify the optimal processing conditions to obtain the desired microstructure of sintered UO2-CNT pellets. The second objective of the proposed work is to identify the optimal volume fraction of CNTs in the microstructure of the composites that provides the desired high thermal conductivity yet retaining the mechanical strength required for efficient function as a reactor fuel. We will systematically study the resulting microstructure (grain size, porosity, distribution of CNTs, etc.) obtained at various SPS processing conditions using optical microscopy, scanning electron microscopy (SEM), and transmission electron microscope (TEM). We will conduct indentation hardness measurements and uniaxial strength measurements as a function of volume fraction of CNTs to determine the mechanical strength and compare them to the properties of UO2. The fracture surfaces will be studied to determine the fracture characteristics that may relate to the observed cracking during service. Finally, we will perform thermal conductivity measurements on all the composites up to 1000° C. This study will relate the microstructure, mechanical properties, and thermal properties at various volume fractions of CNTs. The overall intent is to identify optimal processing conditions that will provide a well-consolidated compact with optimal microstructure and thermo-mechanical properties. The deliverables include: (1) fully characterized UO2-CNT composite with optimal CNT volume fraction and high thermal conductivity and (2) processing conditions for production of UO2-CNT composite pellets using SPS method.

Subhash, Ghatu; Wu, Kuang-Hsi; Tulenko, James

2014-03-10T23:59:59.000Z

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APS Long Range Schedule FY1998  

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8 Beamline Operations Schedule 8 Beamline Operations Schedule JAN Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Week 1 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 0000 - 0800 SM SM SM MS MS MS MS 0800 - 1600 SM SM* MS MS MS MS MS 1600 - 2400 SM SM MS MS MS MS MS Week 2 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 0000 - 0800 MS MS UO UO UO UO UO 0800 - 1600 MS* UO UO UO UO UO UO 1600 - 2400 MS UO UO UO UO UO UO Week 3 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 0000 - 0800 UO MS UO UO UO UO UO 0800 - 1600 MS UO UO UO UO UO UO 1600 - 2400 MS UO UO UO UO UO UO JAN/FEB 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 0000 - 0800 UO MS UO UO UO UO UO 0800 - 1600 MS SOM UO UO UO UO UO 1600 - 2400 MS UO UO UO UO UO UO Week 5 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 0000 - 0800 UO MS UO UO UO UO UO

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Report of clean out and flushing of UO{sub 3} Plant processing equipment: Revision 1  

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The UO{sub 3} Plant went through a clean out leading to the deactivation of the facility. This clean out consisted of three phases. Phase 1 consisted of the removal of residual process material and the deactivation of most process equipment and instrumentation. Phase 2 consisted of the fixing or removal of contamination so storm water processing would be no longer required. Phase 3 consisted of the remaining activities that had to be completed before the facility was turned over to the Surplus Facility Program. Since the activities of Phase 2 and 3 were closely related, these two phases were worked simultaneously. The first part of this document summarizes the Phase 1 clean out procedures and their results. Phase 1 was completed on February 28, 1994. The second part summarizes the Phase 2/3 clean out procedures and their results. Phase 2/3 was completed before December 31, 1994. Because tanks and equipment were flushed simultaneously or in a specific sequence, the clean out processes are discussed per workplan.

Gonsalves, E.

1994-12-02T23:59:59.000Z

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APS Long Range Schedule 2000  

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APS FY2000 Beamline Operations Schedule APS FY2000 Beamline Operations Schedule JAN Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Week 1 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 0000-0800 SM SM SM SM SM MS MS 0800 - 1600 SM SM SM SM MS MS MS 1600 - 2400 SM SM SM SM MS MS MS Week 2 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 0000 - 0800 MS MS MS UO UO UO UO 0800 - 1600 MS MS UO UO UO UO UO 1600 - 2400 MS MS UO UO UO UO UO Week 3 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 0000 - 0800 UO UO UO UO UO UO UO 0800 - 1600 UO MS UO UO UO UO UO 1600 - 2400 UO UO UO UO UO UO UO JAN/FEB 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 0000 - 0800 UO MS MS UO UO UO UO 0800 - 1600 MS MS UO UO UO UO UO 1600 - 2400 MS MS UO UO UO UO UO Week 5 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 0000 - 0800 UO UO UO UO UO UO UO

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Atomistic Calculations of the Effect of Minor Actinides on Thermodynamic and Kinetic Properties of UO{sub 2{+-}x}  

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The team will examine how the incorporation of actinide species important for mixed oxide (MOX) and other advanced fuel designs impacts thermodynamic quantities of the host UO{sub 2} nuclear fuel and how Pu, Np, Cm and Am influence oxygen mobility. In many cases, the experimental data is either insufficient or missing. For example, in the case of pure NpO2, there is essentially no experimental data on the hyperstoichiometric form it is not even known if hyperstoichiometry NpO{sub 2{+-}x} is stable. The team will employ atomistic modeling tools to calculate these quantities

Chaitanya Deo; Davis Adnersson; Corbett Battaile; Blas uberuaga

2012-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

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THE FATE OF THE EPSILON PHASE IN UO2 OF THE OKLO NATURAL FISSON REACTORS  

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In spent nuclear fuel (SNF), the micron- to nano-sized epsilon phase (Mo-Ru-Pd-Tc-Rh) is an important host of {sup 99}Tc which has a long half life (2.13 x 10{sup 5} years) and can be an important contributor to dose in safety assessments of nuclear waste repositories. In order to examine the occurrence and the fate of the epsilon phase during the corrosion of SNF over long time periods, samples of uraninite from the Oklo natural reactors ({approx}2.0 Ga) have been investigated using transmission electron microscopy (TEM). Because essentially all of the {sup 99}Tc has decayed to {sup 99}Ru, this study focuses on 4d-elements of the epsilon phase. Samples were obtained from the research collection at University of Michigan representing reactor zone (RZ) 10 (836, 819,687) and from RZ 13 (864,910). Several phases with 4d-metals have been identified within UO{sub 2} matrix at the scale of 50-700 nm; fioodite, PdBi{sub 2}, with trace amounts of As, Fe, and Te, and palladodymite or rhodarsenide, (Pd,Rh){sub 2}As. The most abundant 4d-metal phase is ruthenarsinite, (Ru,Ni)As, which has a representative composition: As, 59.9; Coy 2.5; Ni, 5.2; Ru, 18.6; Rh, 8.4; Pd, 3.1; Sb, 2.4 in atomic%. Ruthenarsenite nanoparticles are typically surrounded by Pb-rich domains, galena in most cases; whereas, some particles reveal a complexly zoned composition within the grain, such as a Pb-rich domain at the core and enrichment of Ni, Co, and As at the rim. Some ruthenarsenites and Rh-Bi-particles are embedded in surrounding alteration products, e.g., chlorite, adjacent to uraninite (no further than {approx}5 {micro}m). A few of those particles are still coated by a Pb-rich layer. Based on these results, the history that epsilon phases have experienced can be described as follows: (1) The original epsilon phase was changed to, in most cases, ruthenarsenite, by As-rich fluids with other trace metals. Dissolution and a simultaneous precipitation may be responsible for the phase change. (2) All Mo and most of the Tc were released from the epsilon phase. Galena precipitated surrounding the 4d-metal phases. (3) Once the uraninite matrix has dissolved, the epsilon nanoparticles were released and ''captured'' within alteration phases that are immediately adjacent to the uraninite.

S. Utsunomiya; R.C. Ewing

2005-09-08T23:59:59.000Z

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In-situ repairs of pipelines using metal arc welding under oil (MAW-UO) aided by eddy current crack detection  

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Metal arc welding under oil (MAW-UO) is a new process developed to make in-situ internal repairs of in-service oil industry pipelines tanks and vessels without the need to evacuate the service from the containing fluid. High nickel alloy welding wires were used to produce a tough relatively soft austenitic weld metal; with reduced weld metal hardness porosity residual strain and cracking susceptibility. Eddy current sensors were able to detect cracks under oil which then can be repaired in-situ using MAW-UO. The in-situ under oil crack detection and arc weld repair process will be described.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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D10 experiment: coolability of UO/sub 2/ debris in sodium with downward heat removal. [LMFBR  

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The LMFBR Debris Coolability Program at Sandia National Laboratories investigates the coolability of particle beds which may form following a severe accident involving core disassembly in a nuclear reactor. The D series experiments utilize fission heating of fully enriched UO/sub 2/ particles submerged in sodium to realistically simulate decay heating. The D10 experiment is the first in the series to study the effects of bottom cooling of the debris that could be provided in an actual accident condition by structural materials onto which the debris might settle. Additionally, the D10 experiment was designed to achieve maximum temperatures in the debris approaching the melting point of UO/sub 2/. The experiment was successfully operated for over 50 hours and investigated downward heat removal in a packed bed at specific powers of 0.16 to 0.58 W/g. Dryout in the debris was achieved at powers from 0.42 to 0.58 W/g. Channels were induced in the bed and channeled bed dryout was achieved at powers of 1.06 to 1.77 W/g. Maximum temperatures in excess of 2500/sup 0/C were attained.

Mitchell, G.W.; Ottinger, C.A.; Meister, H.

1984-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microstructure changes and thermal conductivity reduction in UO2 following 3.9 MeV He2+ ion irradiation  

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The microstructural changes and associated effects on thermal conductivity were examined in UO2 after irradiation using 3.9 MeV He2+ ions. Lattice expansion of UO2 was observed in x-ray diffraction after ion irradiation up to 5×1016 He2+/cm2 at low-temperature (< 200 °C). Transmission electron microscopy (TEM) showed homogenous irradiation damage across an 8 µm thick plateau region, which consisted of small dislocation loops accompanied by dislocation segments. Dome-shaped blisters were observed at the peak damage region (depth around 8.5 µm) in the sample subjected to 5×1016 He2+/cm2, the highest fluence reached, while similar features were not detected at 9×1015 He2+/cm2. Laser-based thermo-reflectance measurements showed that the thermal conductivity for the irradiated layer decreased about 55 % for the high fluence sample and 35% for the low fluence sample as compared to an un-irradiated reference sample. Detailed analysis for the thermal conductivity indicated that the conductivity reduction was caused by the irradiation induced point defects.

Janne Pakrinen; Marat Khafizov; Lingfeng He; Chris Wetland; Jian Gan; Andrew T. Nelson; David H Hurley; Anter El-Azab; Todd R Allen

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Monte Carlo analysis of burnup-dependent plutonium concentration profiles in UO{sub 2} and MOX fuel pins  

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The ability to accurately predict fuel performance is an essential requirement for fuel design studies. Prediction of plutonium concentration profiles in an irradiated fuel pin is important for fuel performance analysis and spent-fuel storage. The MCNP coupling with ORIGEN2 (MCWO) burnup calculation code as demonstrated in this paper can analyze the rim effect in UO{sub 2} and mixed-oxide (MOX) fuel pins. Acceptance of a code such as MCWO depends very strongly on its validation. Validation involves the benchmark of the code predictions to the in-pile experimental data and results of post-irradiation examinations (PIEs). In this paper, a validation was made by comparing the MCWO calculated results with the VIM-BURN code, which has been validated against PIE data. The validated MCWO can provide the best-estimate neutronic characteristics of fuel burnup performance analysis. In this paper, Pu concentration (wt%) and fission power profiles versus burnup of UO{sub 2} and reactor-grade (RG)-MOX fuel pins were calculated with MCWO, and results are discussed.

Chang, G.S. [Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies, Idaho Falls, ID (United States). Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Lab.

1998-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Possible Bose-condensated Behavior in a Quantum Phase Originating in a Collective Excitation in the Chemically and Optically Doped Mott-Hubbard System UO2+x  

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The pinned charge defects in U4O9, and U3O7 that are the single phase fluoritestructured derivatives of UO2 have been characterized by U L3 EXAFS at 30, 100, and 200 K, xray and neutron pair distribution function analysis, O K edge XAS and non-resonant inelastic xray scattering, and Raman spectroscopy, while mobile charge defects were investigated by femtosecond time-resolved pump-probe laser spectroscopy on single crystal UO2 between 7 and 300 K. The results from all of these measurements show highly complex and anomalous behaviors, which we attribute to a charge-lattice instability in UO2 that most likely originates in the intersection of the ground U(IV) and a proximate uranyl-like excited state in a conic section, causing a breakdown of the Born-Oppenheimer approximation. Furthermore, the photoinduced quasiparticles undergo a gap-opening condensation between 50 and 60 K. Doped UO2 may therefore exhibit novel correlated electron physics that extends beyond that of the cuprate-manganite-pnictide family of compounds.

Conradson, Steven D.; Durakiewicz, Tomasz; Espinosa-Faller, Francisco J.; An, Yong Q.; Andersson , David; Bishop, Alan R.; Boland, Kevin S.; Bradley, Joseph A.; Byler, Darrin D.; Clark, David L.; Conradson, Dylan R.; Conradson, Leilani L.; Costello, Alison E.; Hess, Nancy J.; Lander, Gerard H.; Llobet, Anna; Martucci, Mary B.; de Leon, Jose M.; Nordlund, Dennis; Lezama-Pacheco, Juan S.; Proffen, Thomas E.; Rodriguez, George; Schwarz, Daniel E.; Seidler, Gerald T.; Taylor, Antoinette; Trugman, Stuart A.; Tyson, Trevor A.; Valdez, James A.

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Vapor-deposited /sup 235/UO/sub 2/ layers for an ultra-high-sensitivity fission counter  

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After evaluating the properties of uranium oxide coatings prepared by electrodeposition, painting and physical vapor deposition, the vapor deposition method was selected as being preferable for preparing coatings on aluminum electrodes having a total area of 5 m/sup 2/. The electrodes were used in an experimental fission chamber designed at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory for use as a neutron flux monitor the Clinch River Breeder Reactor. Initial testing of the Ultra-High Sensitivity Fission Counter (UHSFC) indicated that a tenfold increase in sensitivity was achieved as compared to commercially available fission counters. Techniques used in vapor coating and characterizing the /sup 235/UO/sub 2/ deposits on the large-area curved substrates are described.

Adair, H.L.; Byrum, B.L.; Dailey, J.M.; Gibson, J.R.

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Challenges Associated with High Burnup and High Temperature for UO2 TRISO-Coated Particle Fuel  

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The fuel service conditions for the DOE Next Generation Nuclear Plant (NGNP) will be challenging. All major fuel related design parameters (burnup, temperature, fast neutron fluence, power density, particle packing fraction) exceed the values that were qualified in the successful German UO2 TRISO-coated particle fuel development program in the 1980s. While TRISO-coated particle fuel has been irradiated at NGNP relevant levels for two or three of the design parameters, no data exist for TRISO-coated particle fuel for all five parameters simultaneously. Of particular concern are the high burnup and high temperatures expected in the NGNP. In this paper, where possible, we evaluate the challenges associated with high burnup and high temperature quantitatively by examining the performance of the fuel in terms of different known failure mechanisms. Potential design solutions to ameliorate the negative effects of high burnup and high temperature are also discussed.

David Petti; John Maki

2005-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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In situ Raman monitoring of He{sup 2+} irradiation induced damage in a UO{sub 2} ceramic  

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The in situ Raman probing of a UO{sub 2} ceramic in [Ar/H{sub 2}, 95/5] gas atmosphere followed by exposure to He{sup 2+} ionic irradiation coming from a cyclotron accelerator was implemented. It was observed that the growth of Raman defect bands exhibits a unique kinetic nicely modelized by a simple direct impact model, and with an annealing rate constant of 5.6 × 10{sup ?4} ± 4 × 10{sup ?5} s{sup ?1} for an ionic flow of 50 nA and an ions-beam induced sample heating of 170 ± 10 °C. Also, it was observed that the Ar plasma induced by the ions-beam is a sensitive probe of the presence of the ions-beam.

Guimbretière, G.; Canizarès, A.; Duval, F.; Raimboux, N.; Omnée, R.; Ammar, M. R.; Simon, P. [CNRS/UPR3079 CEMHTI, 45071 Orléans Cedex 2 et Université d'Orléans, 45067 Orléans Cedex 2 (France)] [CNRS/UPR3079 CEMHTI, 45071 Orléans Cedex 2 et Université d'Orléans, 45067 Orléans Cedex 2 (France); Desgranges, L. [CEA/DEN/DEC Bat 352 Cadarache, 13108 Saint Paul lez Durance (France)] [CEA/DEN/DEC Bat 352 Cadarache, 13108 Saint Paul lez Durance (France); Caraballo, R.; Jégou, C. [CEA/DTCD/SECM/LMPA, Marcoule 30207 Bagnols Sur Ceze (France)] [CEA/DTCD/SECM/LMPA, Marcoule 30207 Bagnols Sur Ceze (France)

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The gas-phase bis-uranyl nitrate complex [(UO2)2(NO3)5]-: infrared spectrum and structure  

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The infrared spectrum of the bis-uranyl nitrate complex [(UO2)2(NO3)5]- was measured in the gas phase using multiple photon dissociation (IRMPD). Intense absorptions corresponding to the nitrate symmetric and asymmetric vibrations, and the uranyl asymmetric vibration were observed. The nitrate v3 vibrations indicate the presence of nitrate in a bridging configuration bound to both uranyl cations, and probably two distinct pendant nitrates in the complex. The coordination environment of the nitrate ligands and the uranyl cations were compared to those in the mono-uranyl complex. Overall, the uranyl cation is more loosely coordinated in the bis-uranyl complex [(UO2)2(NO3)5]- compared to the mono-complex [UO2(NO3)3]-, as indicated by a higher O-U-O asymmetric stretching (v3) frequency. However, the pendant nitrate ligands are more strongly bound in the bis-complex than they are in the mono-uranyl complex, as indicated by the v3 frequencies of the pendant nitrate, which are split into nitrosyl and O-N-O vibrations as a result of bidentate coordination. These phenomena are consistent with lower electron density donation per uranyl by the nitrate bridging two uranyl centers compared to that of a pendant nitrate in the mono-uranyl complex. The lowest energy structure predicted by density functional theory (B3LYP functional) calculations was one in which the two uranyl molecules bridged by a single nitrate coordinated in a bis-bidentate fashion. Each uranyl molecule was coordinated by two pendant nitrate ligands. The corresponding vibrational spectrum was in excellent agreement with the IRMPD measurement, confirming the structural assignment.

Groenewold, G. S.; van Stipdonk, Michael J.; Oomens, Jos; De Jong, Wibe A.; McIIwain, Michael E.

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The gas-phase bis-uranyl nitrate complex [(UO2)(2)(NO3)(5)](-): infrared spectrum and structure  

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The infrared spectrum of the bis-uranyl nitrate complex [(UO{sub 2}){sub 2}(NO{sub 3}){sub 5}]{sup -} was measured in the gas phase using multiple photon dissociation (IRMPD). Intense absorptions corresponding to the nitrate symmetric and asymmetric vibrations, and the uranyl asymmetric vibration were observed. The nitrate nu3 vibrations indicate the presence of nitrate in a bridging configuration bound to both uranyl cations, and probably two distinct pendant nitrates in the complex. The coordination environment of the nitrate ligands and the uranyl cations were compared to those in the mono-uranyl complex. Overall, the uranyl cation is more loosely coordinated in the bis-uranyl complex [(UO{sub 2}){sub 2}(NO{sub 3}){sub 5}]{sup -} compared to the mono-complex [UO{sub 2}(NO{sub 3}){sub 3}]{sup -}, as indicated by a higher O-U-O asymmetric stretching (nu3) frequency. However, the pendant nitrate ligands are more strongly bound in the bis-complex than they are in the mono-uranyl complex, as indicated by the {nu}{sub 3} frequencies of the pendant nitrate, which are split into nitrosyl and O-N-O vibrations as a result of bidentate coordination. These phenomena are consistent with lower electron density donation per uranyl by the nitrate bridging two uranyl centers compared to that of a pendant nitrate in the mono-uranyl complex. The structure was calculated using density functional theory (B3LYP functional), which produced a structure in which the two uranyl molecules bridged by a single nitrate coordinated in a bis-bidentate fashion. Each uranyl molecule was coordinated by two pendant nitrate ligands. The corresponding vibrational spectrum was in excellent agreement with the IRMPD measurement, confirming the structural assignment.

Gary S. Groenewold; Michael J. van Stipdonk; Jos Oomens; Wibe de Jong; Michael E. McIlwain

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Measurements of the modified conversion ratio by gamma-ray spectrometry of fuel rods for water-moderated UO[sub 2] cores  

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The modified conversion ratio is defined as the ratio of [sup 238]U captures to total fission. Gamma-ray spectrometry of irradiated fuel rods has been introduced to measure this quantity in two types of water-moderated low-enriched UO[sub 2] cores: the standard core, called the 1.42S core, and a tight-lattice core, called the 0.56S core. The water moderator-to-fuel volume ratios V[sub m]/V[sub [line integral

Nakajima, Ken; Akai, Masanori; Suzaki, Takenori (Japan Atomic Energy Research Inst., Ibaraki (Japan). Dept. of Fuel Cycle Safety Research)

1994-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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APS Long Range Schedule FY1997  

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Safety Criticality Standards Using the French CRISTAL Code Package: Application to the AREVA NP UO{sub 2} Fuel Fabrication Plant  

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Criticality safety evaluations implement requirements to proof of sufficient sub critical margins outside of the reactor environment for example in fuel fabrication plants. Basic criticality data (i.e., criticality standards) are used in the determination of sub critical margins for all processes involving plutonium or enriched uranium. There are several criticality international standards, e.g., ARH-600, which is one the US nuclear industry relies on. The French Nuclear Safety Authority (DGSNR and its advising body IRSN) has requested AREVA NP to review the criticality standards used for the evaluation of its Low Enriched Uranium fuel fabrication plants with CRISTAL V0, the recently updated French criticality evaluation package. Criticality safety is a concern for every phase of the fabrication process including UF{sub 6} cylinder storage, UF{sub 6}-UO{sub 2} conversion, powder storage, pelletizing, rod loading, assembly fabrication, and assembly transportation. Until 2003, the accepted criticality standards were based on the French CEA work performed in the late seventies with the APOLLO1 cell/assembly computer code. APOLLO1 is a spectral code, used for evaluating the basic characteristics of fuel assemblies for reactor physics applications, which has been enhanced to perform criticality safety calculations. Throughout the years, CRISTAL, starting with APOLLO1 and MORET 3 (a 3D Monte Carlo code), has been improved to account for the growth of its qualification database and for increasing user requirements. Today, CRISTAL V0 is an up-to-date computational tool incorporating a modern basic microscopic cross section set based on JEF2.2 and the comprehensive APOLLO2 and MORET 4 codes. APOLLO2 is well suited for criticality standards calculations as it includes a sophisticated self shielding approach, a P{sub ij} flux determination, and a 1D transport (S{sub n}) process. CRISTAL V0 is the result of more than five years of development work focusing on theoretical approaches and the implementation of user-friendly graphical interfaces. Due to its comprehensive physical simulation and thanks to its broad qualification database with more than a thousand benchmark/calculation comparisons, CRISTAL V0 provides outstanding and reliable accuracy for criticality evaluations for configurations covering the entire fuel cycle (i.e. from enrichment, pellet/assembly fabrication, transportation, to fuel reprocessing). After a brief description of the calculation scheme and the physics algorithms used in this code package, results for the various fissile media encountered in a UO{sub 2} fuel fabrication plant will be detailed and discussed. (authors)

Doucet, M.; Durant Terrasson, L.; Mouton, J. [AREVA-NP (France)

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comet whole-core solution to a stylized 3-dimensional pressurized water reactor benchmark problem with UO{sub 2}and MOX fuel  

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A stylized pressurized water reactor (PWR) benchmark problem with UO{sub 2} and MOX fuel was used to test the accuracy and efficiency of the coarse mesh radiation transport (COMET) code. The benchmark problem contains 125 fuel assemblies and 44,000 fuel pins. The COMET code was used to compute the core eigenvalue and assembly and pin power distributions for three core configurations. In these calculations, a set of tensor products of orthogonal polynomials were used to expand the neutron angular phase space distribution on the interfaces between coarse meshes. The COMET calculations were compared with the Monte Carlo code MCNP reference solutions using a recently published an 8-group material cross section library. The comparison showed both the core eigenvalues and assembly and pin power distributions predicated by COMET agree very well with the MCNP reference solution if the orders of the angular flux expansion in the two spatial variables and the polar and azimuth angles on the mesh boundaries are 4, 4, 2 and 2. The mean and maximum differences in the pin fission density distribution ranged from 0.28%-0.44% and 3.0%-5.5%, all within 3-sigma uncertainty of the MCNP solution. These comparisons indicate that COMET can achieve accuracy comparable to Monte Carlo. It was also found that COMET's computational speed is 450 times faster than MCNP. (authors)

Zhang, D.; Rahnema, F. [Georgia Inst. of Technology, 770 State Street, Atlanta, GA 30332-0745 (United States)

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Complexation study of NpO{sub 2}{sup +} and UO{sub 2}{sup 2+} ions with several organic ligands in aqueous solutions of high ionic strength  

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The acid dissociation constants, pK{sub a}, and the stability constants for NpO{sub 2}{sup +} and UO{sub 2}{sup 2+} have been measured for certain organic ligands [acetate, {alpha}-hydroxyisobutyrate, lactate, ascorbate, oxalate, citrate, EDTA, 8-hydroxyquinoline, 1, 10-phenanthroline, and thenoyltrifluoroacetone] in 5 m (NaCl) ionic strength solution. The pK{sub a} values were determined by potentiometry or spectrometry. These methods, as well as solvent extraction with {sup 233}U and {sup 237}Np radiotracers, were used to measure the stability constants of the 1:1 and 1:2 complexes of dioxo cations. These constants were used to estimate the concentrations required to result in 10 % competition with hydrolysis in the 5 m NaCl solution. Such estimates are of value in assessing the solubility from radioactive waste of AnO{sub 2}{sup +} and AnO{sub 2}{sup 2+} in brine solutions in contact with nuclear waste in a salt-bed repository.

Borkowski, M.; Lis, S.; Choppin, G.R. [Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL (United States)

1995-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Structural evolution of the double perovskites Sr{sub 2}B'UO{sub 6} (B' = Mn, Fe, Co, Ni, Zn) upon reduction: Magnetic behavior of the uranium cations  

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Highlights: {yields} Evolution of the double perovskites Sr{sub 2}B'UO{sub 6} upon reduction were studied by XRPD. {yields} Orthorhombic (Pnma) disordered perovskites SrB'{sub 0.5-x}U{sub 0.5+x}O{sub 3} were obtained at 900 {sup o}C. {yields} U{sup 5+/4+} and Zn{sup 2+} cations are distributed at random over the octahedral positions. {yields} AFM ordering for the perovskite with B' = Zn appears below 30 K. -- Abstract: We describe the preparation of five perovskite oxides obtained upon reduction of Sr{sub 2}B'UO{sub 6} (B' = Mn, Fe, Co, Ni, Zn) with H{sub 2}/N{sub 2} (5%/95%) at 900 {sup o}C during 8 h, and their structural characterization by X-ray powder diffraction (XRPD). During the reduction process there is a partial segregation of the elemental metal when B' = Co, Ni, Fe, and the corresponding B'O oxide when B' = Mn, Zn. Whereas the parent, oxygen stoichiometric double perovskites Sr{sub 2}B'UO{sub 6} are long-range ordered concerning B' and U cations. The crystal structures of the reduced phases, SrB'{sub 0.5-x}U{sub 0.5+x}O{sub 3} with 0.37 < x < 0.27, correspond to simple, disordered perovskites; they are orthorhombic, space group Pnma (No. 62), with a full cationic disorder at the B site. Magnetic measurements performed on the phase with B' = Zn, indicate uncompensated antiferromagnetic ordering of the U{sup 5+}/U{sup 4+} sublattice below 30 K.

Pinacca, R.M., E-mail: rmp@unsl.edu.ar [Area de Quimica General e Inorganica 'Dr. Gabino F. Puelles', Departamento de Quimica, Facultad de Quimica, Bioquimica y Farmacia, Universidad Nacional de San Luis, Chacabuco y Pedernera, 5700 San Luis (Argentina); Viola, M.C.; Pedregosa, J.C. [Area de Quimica General e Inorganica 'Dr. Gabino F. Puelles', Departamento de Quimica, Facultad de Quimica, Bioquimica y Farmacia, Universidad Nacional de San Luis, Chacabuco y Pedernera, 5700 San Luis (Argentina)] [Area de Quimica General e Inorganica 'Dr. Gabino F. Puelles', Departamento de Quimica, Facultad de Quimica, Bioquimica y Farmacia, Universidad Nacional de San Luis, Chacabuco y Pedernera, 5700 San Luis (Argentina); Carbonio, R.E. [INFIQC (CONICET), Departamento de Fisicoquimica, Facultad de Ciencias Quimicas, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Ciudad Universitaria, X5000HUA Cordoba (Argentina)] [INFIQC (CONICET), Departamento de Fisicoquimica, Facultad de Ciencias Quimicas, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Ciudad Universitaria, X5000HUA Cordoba (Argentina); Lope, M.J. Martinez; Alonso, J.A. [Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid, C.S.I.C., Cantoblanco, 28049 Madrid (Spain)] [Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid, C.S.I.C., Cantoblanco, 28049 Madrid (Spain)

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[Ni(H{sub 2}O){sub 4}]{sub 3}[U(OH,H{sub 2}O)(UO{sub 2}){sub 8}O{sub 12}(OH){sub 3}], crystal structure and comparison with uranium minerals with U{sub 3}O{sub 8}-type sheets  

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The new U(VI) compound, [Ni(H{sub 2}O){sub 4}]{sub 3}[U(OH,H{sub 2}O)(UO{sub 2}){sub 8}O{sub 12}(OH){sub 3}], was synthesized by mild hydrothermal reaction of uranyl and nickel nitrates. The crystal-structure was solved in the P-1 space group, a=8.627(2), b=10.566(2), c=12.091(4) A and alpha=110.59(1), beta=102.96(2), gamma=105.50(1){sup o}, R=0.0539 and wR=0.0464 from 3441 unique observed reflections and 151 parameters. The structure of the title compound is built from sheets of uranium polyhedra closely related to that in beta-U{sub 3}O{sub 8}. Within the sheets [(UO{sub 2})(OH)O{sub 4}] pentagonal bipyramids share equatorial edges to form chains, which are cross-linked by [(UO{sub 2})O{sub 4}] and [UO{sub 4}(H{sub 2}O)(OH)] square bipyramids and through hydroxyl groups shared between [(UO{sub 2})(OH)O{sub 4}] pentagonal bipyramids. The sheets are pillared by sharing the apical oxygen atoms of the [(UO{sub 2})(OH)O{sub 4}] pentagonal bipyramids with the oxygen atoms of [NiO{sub 2}(H{sub 2}O){sub 4}] octahedral units. That builds a three-dimensional framework with water molecules pointing towards the channels. On heating [Ni(H{sub 2}O){sub 4}]{sub 3}[U(OH,H{sub 2}O)(UO{sub 2}){sub 8}O{sub 12}(OH){sub 3}] decomposes into NiU{sub 3}O{sub 10}. - Graphical abstract: The framework of [Ni(H{sub 2}O){sub 4}]{sub 3}[U(OH,H{sub 2}O)(UO{sub 2}){sub 8}O{sub 12}(OH){sub 3}] built from uranium polyhedra sheets pillared by Ni-centered octahedra.

Rivenet, Murielle, E-mail: Murielle.rivenet@ensc-lille.f [Unite de Catalyse et de Chimie du Solide, Equipe Chimie du Solide, UCCS UMR CNRS 8181, USTL, ENSC-B.P. 90108, 59652 Villeneuve d'Ascq Cedex (France); Vigier, Nicolas; Roussel, Pascal; Abraham, Francis [Unite de Catalyse et de Chimie du Solide, Equipe Chimie du Solide, UCCS UMR CNRS 8181, USTL, ENSC-B.P. 90108, 59652 Villeneuve d'Ascq Cedex (France)

2009-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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THE GRADUATE GUIDE #UoBgraduation  

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Pipe diffusion at dislocations in UO2  

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the fuel grain. Dislo- cations may also provide pathways for enhanced diffusion of fis- sion products, in particular, dislocations pinned to fission product precipitates may...

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Leaching of Irradiated Candu UO2 Fuel  

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An assessment of the concept to dispose of spent, irradiated nuclear fuel in an underground repository requires information on the rates of radionuclide leaching from the fuel matrix and of fuel matrix dissolu...

T. T. Vandergraaf; L. H. Johnson…

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Structure and dynamics of complexes of the uranyl ion with nonamethylimidodiphosphoramide (NIPA). 2. NMR studies of complexes (UO/sub 2/(NIPA)/sub 2/X)(CIO/sub 4/)/sub 2/ with X = H/sub 2/O, MeOH, EtOH, or Me/sub 2/CO  

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The /sup 31/P and /sup 1/H spectra at -90/sup 0/C of the title uranyl complex ions (prepared as solutions of the solid perchlorates in inert anhydrous organic solvents (CH/sub 3/NO/sub 2/, CH/sub 2/Cl/sub 2/)) reveal a pentacoordinated arrangement of two symmetrically doubly bonded NIPA molecules and one solvent molecule about the uranyl group. In the case of (UO/sub 2/(NIPA)/sub 2/(EtOH))(ClO/sub 4/)/sub 2/, an intermolecular exchange between bound and free ethanol molecules is observed above -75/sup 0/C upon addition of ethanol to a solution of the complex. The observed rate law, k/sub inter/ = kK(EtOH)/(1 + K(EtOH) is accounted for by the existence of an outer-sphere complex (UO/sub 2//sup 2 +/(NIPA)/sub 2/(EtOH))EtOH in fast equilibrium (K) with the initial complex and free ethanol. The rate-determining step (k) consists of an outer-sphere to inner-sphere interchange of ethanol molecules. The thermodynamic and kinetic parameters are K(25/sup 0/C) = 15.8 dm/sup 3/ mol/sup -1/, k(25/sup 0/C) = 1.0 x 10/sup 4/s/sup -1/, ..delta..H and ..delta..H/sub inter//sup + +/ = -4.8 and 7.6 kcal mol/sup -1/, and ..delta..S and ..delta..S/sub inter//sup + +/ = 10.7 and -14.7 eu. A second exchange takes place at higher temperatures (above -30/sup 0/C) yielding full dynamic equivalence of the phosphorus nuclei of the coordinated NIPA molecules. The observed rate law k/sub intra/ = k/sub ex/(1 + K(EtOH)) reveals that the internal rearrangement of NIPA molecules occurs on the complex ion (UO/sub 2/(NIPA)/sub 2/(EtOH))/sup 2 +/ but not on the outer-sphere complex: k/sub ex/(25/sup 0/C) = 0.91 x 10/sup 3/s/sup -1/, ..delta..H/sub intra//sup + +/ = 10.6 kcal mol/sup -1/ and ..delta..S/sub intra//sup + +/ = -9.4 eu. Possible mechanisms for this exchange are discussed. 5 figures, 2 tables.

Rodehueser, L.; Rubini, P.R.; Bokolo, K.; Delpuech, J.J.

1982-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PUREX/UO{sub 3} facilities deactivation lessons learned: History  

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In May 1997, a historic deactivation project at the PUREX (Plutonium URanium EXtraction) facility at the Hanford Site in south-central Washington State concluded its activities (Figure ES-1). The project work was finished at $78 million under its original budget of $222.5 million, and 16 months ahead of schedule. Closely watched throughout the US Department of Energy (DOE) complex and by the US Department of Defense for the value of its lessons learned, the PUREX Deactivation Project has become the national model for the safe transition of contaminated facilities to shut down status.

Gerber, M.S.

1997-11-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling of Fission Gas Release in UO2  

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A two-stage gas release model was examined to determine if it could provide a physically realistic and accurate model for fission gas release under Prometheus conditions. The single-stage Booth model [1], which is often used to calculate fission gas release, is considered to be oversimplified and not representative of the mechanisms that occur during fission gas release. Two-stage gas release models require saturation at the grain boundaries before gas is release, leading to a time delay in release of gases generated in the fuel. Two versions of a two-stage model developed by Forsberg and Massih [2] were implemented using Mathcad [3]. The original Forsbers and Massih model [2] and a modified version of the Forsberg and Massih model that is used in a commercially available fuel performance code (FRAPCON-3) [4] were examined. After an examination of these models, it is apparent that without further development and validation neither of these models should be used to calculate fission gas release under Prometheus-type conditions. There is too much uncertainty in the input parameters used in the models. In addition. the data used to tune the modified Forsberg and Massih model (FRAPCON-3) was collected under commercial reactor conditions, which will have higher fission rates relative to Prometheus conditions [4].

MH Krohn

2006-01-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Oxidative Dissolution of UO2 in a Simulated Groundwater Containing...  

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Groundwater Containing Synthetic Nanocrystalline Mackinawite. Abstract: The long-term success of in situ reductive immobilization of uranium (U) depends on the stability of...

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Modeling of UO{sub 2} oxidation in steam atmosphere  

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Nuclear fuel oxidation is an important phenomenon affecting fission product behavior. As indicated by a number of studies, uranium dioxide shows a very wide range of nonstoichiometric states. In steam, fuel oxidation produces a hyperstoichiometric composition, changing the transport properties. Variation of stoichiometry changes diffusion coefficients for oxygen, noble gases, and fission products substantially, affecting the release of fission products.

Dobrov, B.V.; Likhanskii, V.V. [Triniti Research Center, Triniti, Moscow (Russian Federation); Ozrin, V.D. [Nuclear Safety Institute IBREA, Moscow (Russian Federation)] [and others

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IWW's strategic plan at maturity was to be considered a technical resource by state and federal agencies. IWW was strategically positioned to  

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micro-hydro research through OSU Foundation to fund first joint UO JD/ OSU MS water student. #12;Metric

Escher, Christine

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(04) UO05 MFA (Creative Writing)/11 Master of Fine Arts (Creative Writing)  

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the currently proposed degree, the practical experience of conceiving, sustaining and completing a significant) will be expected to have completed papers at each level or, in the case of external or overseas applicants of the origins and management of creative processes, awareness of generic literary forms and traditions

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f Fk66iCOP-] NBSIR 86-3422 uoL_ i 1  

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performance (up 6% in capacity, no change in efficiency) at the expense of reduced high-temperature heating. The advantages claimed for NARMs in this application are improved thermodynamic efficiency as a result of gliding refrigerant temperatures in the evaporator and condenser, and capacity modulation through composition shifting

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Solubility of Pu, Np, and U from Spent UO2?Fuel Under Inert/Reducing Conditions  

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The overall objective of this program is to improve the scientific understanding of processes that control the release of radioactive species especially actinides from spent fuel inside a disposal canister. The Swedish concept has focused on deep burial in the rock with an iron?lined Cu?canister. Corrosion of the canister iron insert will consume any residual oxygen and provide actively reducing conditions in any fluid phase. Therefore an investigation of the solubility of different radionuclides under actively reducing conditions) (Fe2+/H2) has been performed. The solubility of U Np and Pu is measured as a function of time for three different conditions: Ar atmosphere H2 atmosphere and H2 atmosphere with Fe(II) in solution.

Yngve Albinsson; Virginia Oversby; Arvid Ödegaard?Jensen; Lars Werme

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Recovery of UO{sub 2}/PuO{sub 2} in IFR electrorefining process  

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This invention is comprised of a process for converting PuO{sub 2} and U0{sub 2} present in an electrorefiner to the chlorides, by contacting the PuO{sub 2} and U0{sub 2} with Li metal in the presence of an alkali metal chloride salt substantially free of rare earth and actinide chlorides for a time and at a temperature sufficient to convert the U0{sub 2} and PuO{sub 2} to metals while converting Li metal to Li{sub 2}O. Li{sub 2}O is removed either by reducing with rare earth metals or by providing an oxygen electrode for transporting 0{sub 2} out of the electrorefiner and a cathode, and thereafter applying an emf to the electrorefiner electrodes sufficient to cause the Li{sub 2}O to disassociate to 0{sub 2} and Li metal but insufficient to decompose the alkali metal chloride salt. The U and Pu and excess lithium are then converted to chlorides by reaction with CdCl{sub 2}.

Tomczuk, Z.; Miller, W.E.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling thermal conductivity in UO2 with BeO additions as a function of microstructure  

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, increases fission gas re- lease during irradiation and stores energy in the fuel, decreasing safety margins fission rate. Regardless of the spe- cific nuclear fuel design, the fuel is subject to temperature of Technology, 771 Ferst Dr. Atlanta, GA 30332-0245, USA b Department of Mechanical Engineering, Florida A

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Dissolution of Irradiated Commercial UO2 Fuels in Ammonium Carbonate and Hydrogen Peroxide  

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We propose and test a disposition path for irradiated nuclear fuel using ammonium carbonate and hydrogen peroxide media. We demonstrate on a 13 g scale that >98% of the irradiated fuel dissolves. Subsequent expulsion of carbonate from the dissolver solution precipitates >95% of the plutonium, americium, curium, and substantial amounts of fission products, effectively partitioning the fuel at the dissolution step. Uranium can be easily recovered from solution by any of several means, such as ion exchange, solvent extraction, or direct precipitation. Ammonium carbonate can be evaporated from solution and recovered for re-use, leaving an extremely compact volume of fission products, transactinides, and uranium. Stack emissions are predicted to be less toxic, less radioactive, chemically simpler, and simpler to treat than those from the conventional PUREX process.

Soderquist, Chuck Z.; Johnsen, Amanda M.; McNamara, Bruce K.; Hanson, Brady D.; Chenault, Jeffrey W.; Carson, Katharine J.; Peper, Shane M.

2011-01-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Electrochemical behavior of liquid Sb anode system for electrolytic reduction of UO2  

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Electrolytic reduction of metal oxides is a key technique of pyroprocessing, the combination of several electrochemical processes to...1–6]. The spent nuclear fuels are mainly composed of metal oxides including U...

Sung-Wook Kim; Wooshin Park; Hun Suk Im…

2014-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MS Detectors  

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Good eyesight is often taken for granted, a situation that everyone appreciates once vision begins to fade with age. New eyeglasses or contact lenses are traditional ways to improve vision, but recent new technology, i.e. LASIK laser eye surgery, provides a new and exciting means for marked vision restoration and improvement. In mass spectrometry, detectors are the 'eyes' of the MS instrument. These 'eyes' have also been taken for granted. New detectors and new technologies are likewise needed to correct, improve, and extend ion detection and hence, our 'chemical vision'. The purpose of this report is to review and assess current MS detector technology and to provide a glimpse towards future detector technologies. It is hoped that the report will also serve to motivate interest, prompt ideas, and inspire new visions for ion detection research.

Koppenaal, David W.; Barinaga, Charles J.; Denton, M Bonner B.; Sperline, Roger P.; Hieftje, Gary M.; Schilling, G. D.; Andrade, Francisco J.; Barnes IV., James H.

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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THE ELECTRON AFFINITY OF UO E.B. Rudnyi, E.A. Kaibicheva, L.N. Sidorov  

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;equilibria. A platinum effusion chamber (12 mm x 12 mm) was used with (0.5 to 1.2 mm) effusion orifice. The temperature was measured with a Pt-Pt/Rh (10 %) thermocouple, the accuracy being +4 K. Ionic currents were

Rudnyi, Evgenii B.

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High Thermal Conductivity UO2-BeO Nulcear Fuel: Neutronic Performance Assessments and Overview of Fabrication  

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for the continuous (a) and dispersed (b) types [16]. 2.3 Silicon Carbide as a High Conductivity Additive Solomon et al. explored the feasibility of increasing the thermal conductivity of oxide fuels by the addition of a second, higher thermal conductivity solid... methodology used to restrict the CO or SiO gases. All processing, therefore, must take place below this temperature. Because of ! "# Table 2.3. Samples used in the thermal conductivity measurements $%&'()&*! $(+!%,-.&/! 0...

Naramore, Michael J

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Forest transitions and ecosystem services in Zimbabwe Supervisors: Dr Casey Ryan (UoE), Dr Isla Grundy (University of Zimbabwe)  

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, in combination with rising demand for wood fuel and charcoal in the face of increasing energy costs

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Fission product retention in TRISCO coated UO sub 2 particle fuels subjected to HTR simulated core heating tests  

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Results of the examination and analysis of 25,730 individual microspheres from spherical fuel elements HFR-K3/1 and HFR-K3/3 are reported. The parent spheres were irradiated in excess of end-of-life exposure and subsequently subjected to simulated core heating tests in a special high-temperature furnace at Forschungszentrum, Juelich, GmbH (KFA). Following the heating tests, the spheres were electrolytically deconsolidated to obtain unbonded fuel particles for Irradiated Microsphere Gamma Analyzer (IMGA) analysis. For sphere HFR-K3/1, which was heated for 500 h at 1600{degree}C, only four particles were identified as having released fission products. The remaining particles from the sphere showed no statistical evidence of fission product release. Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) examination showed that three of the defect particles had large sections of the TRISO coating missing, while the fourth appeared normal. For sphere HFR-K3/3, which was heated for 100 h at 1800{degree}C, the IMGA data revealed that fission product release (cesium) from individual particles was significant and that there was large particle-to-particle variation in retention capabilities. Individual particle release (cesium) averaged ten times the KFA-measured integral spherical fuel element release value. In addition, the bimodal distribution of the individual particle data indicated that two distinct modes of failure at fuel temperatures of 1800{degree}C and above may exist. 6 refs., 6 figs., 4 tabs.

Baldwin, C.A.; Kania, M.J.

1990-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Gas-phase activation of silane, disilane and germane by actinide ions; and collision induced dissociation of metal oxide ions in TOF-MS  

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Gas-phase reactions of selected actinide metal ions, An+, with silane, disilane and germane under minimally hyperthermal conditions were studied using a reflectron time-of-flight mass spectrometer (RTOF-MS). Both U+ and Np+ reacted with silane while Pu+ was comparatively inert. The primary reactions with silane yielded the silylenes, AnSiH2+; secondary reactions gave AnSi2H4+ and AnSi2H2+ (An=U, Np). With disilane, single- and double-dehydrogenation by An+ produced AnSi2H4+ and AnSi2H2+ for An=U and Np, while Pu+ and Am+ were inert. Oxo-ligation rendered plutonium reactive towards silane: UO+, NpO+ and PuO+ each dehydrogenated disilane to give AnOSi2H4+. With germane, selected lanthanide ions, M+?Ln+, were studied along with M+?An+. Germylenes, MGeH2+, were formed for M=Th, U, Np, Pu, Ce and Tb, while Am+ and Tm+ were inert. Secondary products were MGe2+ (M=Th, U, Np, Ce and Tb), ThGe3+ and ThGe4+. The results are assessed in the context of the electronic structures and energetics of the actinide (and lanthanide) ions. For comparison and to confirm consistency with previous studies, a few reactions of CH4 and C2H6 with actinide ions were examined. The nature of anomalous peaks at ion flight times corresponding to “tetrahydride” ions, “AnH4,” upon introduction of both reactive and inert gases into the reaction region was examined in detail. It was concluded that these aberrant peaks were due to high-energy collision induced dissociation of actinide oxide ions, AnO+, in the first field-free region of the RTOF-MS. The identification of this dissociation phenomenon nullifies a previous report of actinide hydride ions produced by reactions of An+ with ethylene oxide.

John K. Gibson

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Atom Probe Tomography | EMSL  

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Engineered nanocrystalline... First-principles study of defects and phase transition in UO2. The electronic properties, structure and phase transformation of UO2 have...

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Ms. Maggie Owen, Chair  

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January 11, 2012 Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board Post Office Box 2001, EM -91 Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831 Dear Ms. Owen: RESPONSE TO THE SITE SPECIFIC ADVISORY BOARD...

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Ms. Maggie Owen, Chair  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

March 7, 2012 Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board P.O. Box 2001 Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831 Dear Ms. Owen: RESPONSE TO SITE SPECIFIC ADVISORY BOARD RECOMMENDATION 208:...

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Preparation and Reactions of Base-Free Bis(1,2,4-tri-tert-butylcyclopentadienyl)uranium Oxide, Cp'2UO  

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4. Barriers to Me 3 C-Group Site Exchange in Cp’ 2 U(X)(Y) acompound T c ? G ‡ Cp’ 2 UCl2 ( 1 ) Cp’ 2 UF 2 ( 4 ) Cp’ 2 U(O)(py) Cp’ 2 U(O)(dmap) (

Zi, Guofu; Werkema, Evan L.; Walter, Marc D.; Gottfriedsen, Jochen P.; Andersen, Richard A.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The role of pe, pH, and carbonate on the solubility of UO{sub 2} and uraninite under nominally reducing conditions  

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Experimental data obtained from uranium dioxide solubility studies as a function of pH and under nominally reducing conditions in a 0.008 mol/dm{sup 3} perchlorate medium and in a 1 mol/dm{sup 3} chloride solution are presented. The solubility of extensively characterized uraninite samples from Cigar Lake (Canada), Jachymov (Czech Republic), and Oklo (Gabon) was determined in a solution matching the composition of a groundwater associated with granitic terrain. The redox potential of the test solution was monitored throughout the experimental period. The results obtained were modeled using aqueous formation constants compiled by the NEA, using stability constants corrected to appropriate ionic strengths. A lower value of the solubility product of the uranium dioxide phase defined as fuel in the SKB uranium database provides reasonable solubilities for a wide span of experimental results at near to neutral pH. Differences in solubility between natural and synthetic samples are attributed to the presence of carbonate in the experiments performed with uraninites, while differences in solubility observed among the natural samples can be correlated to radiation effects at atomic scale.

Casas, I.; Pablo, J. de; Gimenez, J.; Torrero, M.E. [Polytechnic Univ. of Catalunya, Barcelona (Spain). Dept. of Chemical Engineering] [Polytechnic Univ. of Catalunya, Barcelona (Spain). Dept. of Chemical Engineering; Bruno, J.; Cera, E. [QuantiSci SL, Cerdanyola (Spain)] [QuantiSci SL, Cerdanyola (Spain); Finch, R.J.; Ewing, R.C. [Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM (United States). Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences] [Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM (United States). Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences

1998-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hello "Rhythms and Rhymes" FIG student! My name is Brandon Parry and I will be your FIG Assistant this fall at the UO. When fall  

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Hello "Rhythms and Rhymes" FIG student! My name is Brandon Parry and I will be your FIG Assistant, and I wanted to give Professor Kendall the chance to tell you a little more about himself: Hello. I

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Embrittlement of Zircaloy-2 on exposure to ThO2–UO2 and simulated high burn-up fuel (SIMFUEL) powders at 1200 °C  

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In order to assess the changes in mechanical properties of Zircaloy cladding at extreme conditions, tensile testing and hardness measurements were carried out on Zircaloy-2 specimens that were annealed with ThO2–...

R. K. Bhagat; T. R. G. Kutty; Arun Kumar; Srikumar Banerjee

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Y H-S I-H HATIOHAL LEAth~~Y~~OF' OtUO ' Industrial Hygiene No...  

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No. P.O. Box 158 Mt.He&lly Qq99 Q' ' - Ciacian& 31. 01 Sample Nos. 992' I HtAL I H ANU SAFt H-S 1-H J MATI LEID-WAIJY. OF OIUO station rio Type of S&h d' r dQsr CYS ..- . . -.....

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LA-11224-MS  

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11224-MS 11224-MS UC-66a and UC-70 Issued: March 1988 LA--112 2 4-MS DE88 005902 FEHM: Finite Element Heat and Mass Transfer Code George Zyvoloski Zora Dash Sharad Kelkar DISCLAIMER This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsi- bility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. Refer- ence herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recom-

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LA-10256-MS  

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10256-MS 10256-MS Los Alamos National Laboratory is operated by the University of California for the United States Department of Energy under contract W-7405-ENG-36. Radiological Survey and Evaluation of the Fallout Area fom the Trinity Test: Chupadera Mesa and White Sands Misile Range, New Mexco - ~ ~S1S' :ts rV T Los Alamos National Laboratory Ly© /.aU U UwHjm ©,Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545 An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer Prepared by Kathy Derouin, Group HSE-8 DISCLAIMER This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness,

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M&S methodological challenges  

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M&S provides a formal way to generate or test existing knowledge. Like mathematics, M&S provides an apparatus for deduction while generating data that can be used for statistical inference. However, unlike mathematics, M&S's formal approach varies from ... Keywords: epistemology, methodology, philosophy

Jose J. Padilla; Andreas Tolk; Saikou Y. Diallo

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MS, II-J  

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I' ; ,' I' ; ,' Departm&th of Energy 1 MS, II-J Washington. DC 20585 ' . I I The Honorable John Gallagher ,)fl', /',' ' 103 E. Michigan Avenue .i., ,.' Battle Creek, Michigan 49016 _. Dear Mayor Gallagheri d,---, " '/ approachto openness i.n: with the: public. In (FUSRAP)i.is responsible agencies, determining ~author~ity, performing remedial action to cleanup sites to meet current radiological protection requirements.. A conservative set of technical evaluation guidelines is used in these investigations to assure protection of public health,,~safety and then environment. Where.DQE does not,have .authority for proceeding; the available site information is forwarded to the appropriate Federal or State Agency. DOE studied the historical records of the former Oliver Corp. site, and it

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Ms. Sharon M. Fiorillo  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Sharon M. Fiorillo Sharon M. Fiorillo 6927 Wilson Street West Mifflin, PA 15122 Dear Ms. Fiorillo: Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 MAR - 5 2008_ Re: OHA Case No. TBB-0070 This letter concerns the complaint of retaliation that you filed with the Department of Energy (DOE) under 10 C.F.R. Part 708. On August 20, 2007, the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) received your petition for Secretarial review of the July 16, 2007, jurisdictional appeal decision issued by the OHA Acting Director. You filed a statement of arguments in support of your position on September 4, 2007. 'Onder the Part 708 regulations, the Secretary will reverse or revise an appeal decision by the OHA Director only in extraordinary circumstances. 10 C.F.R. § 708.19. The basis of this proceeding is your contention that you made a

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Is LA-12152-MS  

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Is Is LA-12152-MS DE91 016813 A Weibull Brittle Material Failure Model for the ABAQUS Computer Program Joel Bennett L ('r^^r5' /A\ n^rnr?i/'7^(^ '-°s Alamos National Laboratory l y j ^ /AAUCSILI LI U i y j ^ LOS Alamos.New Mexico 87545 ^ _ . * i - DISCLAIMER This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency Thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. Reference herein to any specific commercial product,

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M.S. Astronomy Program M.S. in Astronomy  

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M.S. Astronomy Program M.S. in Astronomy Department(s) Physics and Astronomy College Sciences 1 for later reference. 1. understanding of a variety of fields of physics and astronomy at the graduate level 2*. performance of an astronomy research project suitable for a masters thesis 3*. ability

Hemmers, Oliver

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M.S. Physics Program M.S. in Physics  

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M.S. Physics Program M.S. in Physics Department(s) Physics and Astronomy College Sciences 1 for later reference. 1. understanding of a variety of fields of physics at the graduate level 2. performance of a physics research project suitable for a masters thesis 3. ability to communicate scientific research

Hemmers, Oliver

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ARM - Datastreams - irt200ms  

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us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : IRT200MS Infrared Thermometer: Sky brightness temperature, 5-Hz instantaneous Active Dates 2005.05.26 -...

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Category:Jackson, MS | Open Energy Information  

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MS MS Jump to: navigation, search Go Back to PV Economics By Location Media in category "Jackson, MS" The following 16 files are in this category, out of 16 total. SVFullServiceRestaurant Jackson MS Entergy Mississippi Inc.png SVFullServiceRestauran... 63 KB SVHospital Jackson MS Entergy Mississippi Inc.png SVHospital Jackson MS ... 74 KB SVLargeHotel Jackson MS Entergy Mississippi Inc.png SVLargeHotel Jackson M... 63 KB SVLargeOffice Jackson MS Entergy Mississippi Inc.png SVLargeOffice Jackson ... 72 KB SVMediumOffice Jackson MS Entergy Mississippi Inc.png SVMediumOffice Jackson... 72 KB SVMidriseApartment Jackson MS Entergy Mississippi Inc.png SVMidriseApartment Jac... 62 KB SVOutPatient Jackson MS Entergy Mississippi Inc.png SVOutPatient Jackson M... 74 KB

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LA-5097-MS INFORMAL REPORT  

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5097-MS 5097-MS INFORMAL REPORT lamos lamos scientific laboratory scientific laboratory of the University of California of the University of California LOS ALAMOS. NEW MEXICO 87544 LOS ALAMOS. NEW MEXICO 87544 Los AIamos Land Areas Environmental Radiation Survey 1972 . In the interest of prompt distribution, this LAMS re port was not edited by the Technical Information staff. Printed in the United States of America. Available from National Technical Information Service U. S. Department of Commerce 5285 Port Royal Road Springfield, Virginia 22151 Price: Printed Copy $3.00; Microfiche $0.95 * ii. : . IOS alamos LA-5097.MS Informal Report UC-41 ISSUED: November 1972 sctentific laboratory of the University of California LOS ALAMO% NEW MEXICO 81544 I L Los Alamos Land Areas

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(front end fuel cycle) 2.1 (CANDU  

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.2.1. , , , , . UNH(Uranyl Nitrate Hexahydrate) . UNH TBP(Tri-Butyl Phosphate) TBP . TBP UNH . UNH ADU(Ammonium Diuranate) AUC(Ammonium Uranyl Carbonate) UO2 . #12; UO2 3.3% U

Hong, Deog Ki

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Sodium meta-autunite colloids: Synthesis, characterization, stability  

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J.T.Baker) and crystalline uranyl nitrate, UO 2 (NO 3 ) 2 .by: mixing 0.5 mM uranyl nitrate, UO 2 (NO 3 ) 2 .6H 2 O,

Zheng, Zuoping; Wan, Jiamin; Tokunaga, Tetsu K.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS MS-EPS APPLICANT INFORMATION  

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SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS MS-EPS APPLICANT INFORMATION PERSONAL INFORMATION (please type or print application requirements, applicants to the Master of Science in Environmental Policy Studies (MS-EPS) program applicants must submit a Personal Statement that outlines how the MS-EPS program will meet a candidate

Bieber, Michael

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2. HIGH-LOv~ JUNCTION FORY_,\\'UO AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF AL-ALLOYED:'p+ JUNCT;[ONS FOR SSF SOLAR CELT.S As temperature rises en..!."  

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cells. Nowadays this technology has stirred new interest in prGducing high efficiency ~lIS-SSF solar+pp+ bifacial SSF solar cells are used to experimentally analyse the interphase in a similar way a 5i layer. These conclusions are checked with ex-, perimental results of other workers. Recommendations for BSF solar cell

del Alamo, Jesús A.

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Effects of pH, temperature, and aqueous organic material on the dissolution kinetics of meta-autunite minerals, (Na, Ca)2?1[(UO2)(PO4)]2· 3H2O  

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...Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois. Buck, E.C., Dietz, N.L., Fortner, J.A., Bates, J.K., and Brown, N.R. (1995) Characterization...single-pass flow-through apparatus. McGrail, P.B., Ebert, W.L., Bakel, A.J., and Peeler, D.K. (1997...

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MUSCLE: Automated Multi-objective Evolutionary Optimisation of Targeted LC-MS/MS Analysis  

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......spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) analyses of (bio)chemicals is both time consuming and challenging...We report the development of a multi-platform, user-friendly software tool MUSCLE (Multi-platform Unbiased optimisation of Spectrometry......

James Bradbury; Grégory Genta-Jouve; J. William Allwood; Warwick B. Dunn; Royston Goodacre; Joshua D. Knowles; Shan He; Mark R. Viant

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Petroleum Crude Oil Characterization by IMS-MS and FTICR MS  

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Petroleum Crude Oil Characterization by IMS-MS and FTICR MS ... Here, complementary ion mobility/mass spectrometry (IM/MS) and ultrahigh-resolution Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance (FTICR) MS analyses of light, medium, and heavy petroleum crude oils yielded distributions of the heteroatom-containing hydrocarbons, as well as multiple conformational classes. ... To illustrate the effectiveness of the IM/MS approach in the analysis of petroleum crude oils, three samples were studied: a Calvert light crude oil, a Duri medium crude oil, and a San Andro heavy crude oil. ...

Francisco A. Fernandez-Lima; Christopher Becker; Amy M. McKenna; Ryan P. Rodgers; Alan G. Marshall; David H. Russell

2009-11-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of Thiodiglycol: Validation of Semi-Volatile Analysis by HPLC-MS/MS by EPA Method MS777  

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The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Region 5 Chicago Regional Laboratory (CRL) developed a method for the analysis of thiodiglycol, the breakdown product of the sulfur mustard HD, in water by high performance liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (HPLC-MS/MS), titled Method EPA MS777 (hereafter referred to as EPA CRL SOP MS777). This draft standard operating procedure (SOP) was distributed to multiple EPA laboratories and to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, which was tasked to serve as a reference laboratory for EPA's Environmental Reference Laboratory Network (ERLN) and to develop and validate analytical procedures. The primary objective of this study was to verify the analytical procedures described in MS777 for analysis of thiodiglycol in aqueous samples. The gathered data from this study will be used to: (1) demonstrate analytical method performance; (2) generate quality control acceptance criteria; and (3) revise the SOP to provide a validated method that would be available for use during a homeland security event. The data contained in this report will be compiled, by EPA CRL, with data generated by other EPA Regional laboratories so that performance metrics of Method EPA MS777 can be determined.

Owens, J; Koester, C

2008-07-24T23:59:59.000Z

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SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIES Jim Bowker BS, MS  

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, and Bioligics. Jim earned BS and MS degrees from Eastern Michigan University. He is President- elect liaison, she manages a large cooperative agreement and represents Veterinary Services (VS) Illinois

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LA-8318-MS Informal Report I  

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ACETAL AND KERIMIDE 601 RESIN. LASL, 1978. 5P. (LA-7208-MS) WILSON, JULIE S. (H-4) SMITH, DAVID M. (H-4) 2-29 DOSE OUTSIDE THE TREATMENT VOLUME FOR IRRADIATION WITH NEGATIVE...

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Analysis of Ethanolamines: Validation of Semi-Volatile Analysis by HPLC-MS/MS by EPA Method MS888  

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The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Region 5 Chicago Regional Laboratory (CRL) developed a method titled 'Analysis of Diethanolamine, Triethanolamine, n-Methyldiethanolamine, and n-Ethyldiethanolamine in Water by Single Reaction Monitoring Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS): EPA Method MS888'. This draft standard operating procedure (SOP) was distributed to multiple EPA laboratories and to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, which was tasked to serve as a reference laboratory for EPA's Environmental Reference Laboratory Network (ERLN) and to develop and validate analytical procedures. The primary objective of this study was to validate and verify the analytical procedures described in 'EPA Method MS888' for analysis of the listed ethanolamines in aqueous samples. The gathered data from this validation study will be used to: (1) demonstrate analytical method performance; (2) generate quality control acceptance criteria; and (3) revise the SOP to provide a validated method that would be available for use during a homeland security event. The data contained in this report will be compiled, by EPA CRL, with data generated by other EPA Regional laboratories so that performance metrics of 'EPA Method MS888' can be determined.

Owens, J; Vu, A; Koester, C

2008-10-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Ms. Rebecca Peterson Energy Information Administration  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Ms. Rebecca Peterson Ms. Rebecca Peterson Energy Information Administration Submitted by email: ERS2014@eia.gov Dear Ms. Peterson: This is to comment on the Energy Information Administration's (EIA) solicitation of comments on the proposed three-year reauthorization of forms EIA-63B, EIA-411, EIA-826, EIA-860, EIA-860M, EIA-861, EIA-861S, and EIA-923, and the creation of form EIA-930. These comments are in response to the notice published in Vol. 78, No. 44 of the Federal Register on March 6, 2013. Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) is a customer-owned electric utility and political subdivision of the state of Nebraska. OPPD is currently a balancing authority and owns a transmission system and

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LA-13194-MS Fracture Characterization of the  

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LA-13194-MS Fracture Characterization of the Bandelier Tuff in OU-1098 (TA-2 and TA-41) LosN A T I technical correctness. #12;Fracture Characterization of the Bandelier Tuff in OU-1098 (TA-2 and TA-41 Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545 #12;1 Fracture Characterization of the Bandelier Tuff in OU-1098 (TA-2

122

Investigation of Uranium Polymorphs  

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The UO3-water system is complex and has not been fully characterized, even though these species are common throughout the nuclear fuel cycle. As an example, most production schemes for UO3 result in a mixture of up to six or more different polymorphic phases, and small differences in these conditions will affect phase genesis that ultimately result in measureable changes to the end product. As a result, this feature of the UO3-water system may be useful as a means for determining process history. This research effort attempts to better characterize the UO3-water system with a variety of optical techniques for the purpose of developing some predictive capability for estimating process history in polymorphic phases of unknown origin. Three commercially relevant preparation methods for the production of UO3 were explored. Previously unreported low temperature routes to ?- and ?-UO3 were discovered. Raman and fluorescence spectroscopic libraries were established for pure and mixed polymorphic forms of UO3 in addition to the common hydrolysis products of UO3. An advantage of the sensitivity of optical fluorescence microscopy over XRD has been demonstrated. Preliminary aging studies of the ? and ? forms of UO3 have been conducted. In addition, development of a 3-D phase field model used to predict phase genesis of the system was initiated. Thermodynamic and structural constants that will feed the model have been gathered from the literature for most of the UO3 polymorphic phases.

Sweet, Lucas E.; Henager, Charles H.; Hu, Shenyang Y.; Johnson, Timothy J.; Meier, David E.; Peper, Shane M.; Schwantes, Jon M.

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of Phosphonic Acids: Validation of Semi-Volatile Analysis by HPLC-MS/MS by EPA Method MS999  

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The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Region 5 Chicago Regional Laboratory (CRL) developed a method titled Analysis of Diisopropyl Methylphosphonate, Ethyl Hydrogen Dimethylamidophosphate, Isopropyl Methylphosphonic Acid, Methylphosphonic Acid, and Pinacolyl Methylphosphonic Acid in Water by Multiple Reaction Monitoring Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry: EPA Version MS999. This draft standard operating procedure (SOP) was distributed to multiple EPA laboratories and to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, which was tasked to serve as a reference laboratory for EPA's Environmental Reference Laboratory Network (ERLN) and to develop and validate analytical procedures. The primary objective of this study was to validate and verify the analytical procedures described in EPA Method MS999 for analysis of the listed phosphonic acids and surrogates in aqueous samples. The gathered data from this validation study will be used to: (1) demonstrate analytical method performance; (2) generate quality control acceptance criteria; and (3) revise the SOP to provide a validated method that would be available for use during a homeland security event. The data contained in this report will be compiled, by EPA CRL, with data generated by other EPA Regional laboratories so that performance metrics of EPA Method MS999 can be determined.

Owens, J; Vu, A; Koester, C

2008-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

124

Energy Management Standards (EnMS)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Management Standards (EnMS) Paul Scheihing U.S. DOE January, 2009 2 Why an Energy Management Standard? Most energy efficiency in industry is achieved through changes in how energy is managed in a facility, rather than through installation of new technologies; An energy management standard provides a method for integrating energy efficiency into existing industrial or commercial management systems for continuous improvement; All existing and planned energy management standards are compatible with ISO 9000/14000 1 ; Companies who have voluntarily adopted an energy management plan (a central feature of an EnMS - Standard) have achieved major energy intensity improvements 2 . 1 International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 2 Btu/lb of product ANSI Accredited U.S. TAG to ISO/PC 242

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Ms. Victoria A. White Chief Operating Officer Fermilab  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Ms. Victoria A. White Chief Operating Officer Fermilab P.O. Box 500 Batavia, I L 60510 Dear Ms. White: SUBJECT : NATIONA L ENVIRON MENTAL POLICY ACT DETERMI NATION AT FERMI...

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Department of Mathematical Sciences Accelerated M.S. Program  

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Department of Mathematical Sciences Accelerated M.S. Program The Department of Mathematical education and an M.S. in Statistics. The Accelerated M.S. Program (AMSP) is designed to assist MSU at Montana State University may accelerate their program through any combination of Advanced Placement Credit

Lawrence, Rick L.

127

Synthesis and characterization of mono- and bis-(tetraalkylmalonamide)uranium(VI) complexes  

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The complex [UO2(NO3)2(TMMA)] (TMMA=N,N,N?,N?-tetramethylmalonamide) was structurally characterized by single-crystal X-ray diffraction. The complex consists of two bidentate nitrate ions and one bidentate TMMA ligand coordinated to the UO2 2+ ion. The complex [UO2(THMA)2]2+ (THMA=N,N,N?,N?-tetrahexylmalonamide) was prepared as the BF4? salt; this material tended to form an oil. However, [UO2(TMMA)2](OTf)2 (OTf=triflate) was isolated as a crystalline solid. Comparison of the Fourier transform infrared spectra of these complexes to the spectra of complexes formed in liquid–liquid extraction systems supports the hypothesis that complexes of the type [UO2(NO3)2L] and [UO2L2](NO3)2 (L=diamide extractant) form in the extraction systems.

Gregg J Lumetta; Bruce K McNamara; Brian M Rapko; Richard L Sell; Robin D Rogers; Grant Broker; James E Hutchison

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

128

Trace Analysis of Polar Pharmaceuticals in Wastewater by LC-MS-MS: Comparison of Membrane Bioreactor and Activated Sludge Systems  

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......Analysis of Polar Pharmaceuticals in Wastewater by LC-MS-MS: Comparison...compounds in three different wastewater recycling schemes in Australia. Chemosphere...fields irrigated with treated wastewater. J. Agric. Food. Chem. 53......

Mary Dawn Celiz; Sandra Pérez; Damià Barceló; Diana S. Aga

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Carbon Management working with the  

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: UoR42 Energy centre 82 Appendix C29: UoR43 Fume cupboard control 83 Appendix C30: UoR44 Solar PV achievement towards target 29 5. Carbon Management Plan Financing 32 5.1 Assumptions 32 5.2 Benefits / savings ­ quantified and un-quantified 33 5.3 Additional resources 33 5.4 Financial costs and sources of funding 34 6

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c-Type Cytochrome-Dependent Formation of U(IV) Nanoparticles...  

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extracellularly to high densities in association with an exopolymeric substance (EPS). In wild type cells, this UO2-EPS matrix exhibited glycocalyx-like properties,...

131

Electron donor-dependent radionuclide reduction and nanoparticle...  

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size were observed, the association of UO2 nanoparticles with an exopolymeric substance (EPS) was observed and found to be independent of electron donor source. Electron...

132

the toxicity of gonyaulax monilata howell to mugil cephalus  

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U. S. Fish and Wildlife Scrvicc, Galveston, Texas. ABSTRACT. Laboratory expcrimcnts wcrc conducted to dctcrmine the effects of in u&o cultures of the mnrinc ...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - action description memorandum Sample Search...  

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REPAIR GOODS MEMORANDUM Summary: UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON RETURNREPAIR GOODS MEMORANDUM PURCHASING, Box No. 351110 UoW 1458 (Rev.8... label) Vendor Authorization Name P.O. Item...

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Searching for the Decay of 229m Th  

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3 , UO 2 (NO 3 ) 2 (uranyl nitrate), and metallic uranium.varied from 12% for uranyl nitrate to 31% for uranium metal.

Swanberg, Erik

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U Plant Ancillary Facility Demolition A Department of Energy...  

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35,346 square foot multi- storied concrete structure used for the concentration of liquid uranium solutions and UO3 powder conversion equipment. 224-UA Calcination and Loadout...

136

Ms. Leslie Jones ENERGY STAR Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

December 21,2010 December 21,2010 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Room 62023 Washington, DC 20460 Dear Ms. Jones: On November 24, 2010, the United States Department of Energy (DOE) notified Haier that DOE had tested the Haier room air conditioner model ESA3087 as part of the ENERGY STAR Testing Pilot Program, and that, according to Stage I testing, this model exceeded allowable ENERGY STAR energy-efficiency requirements by 18 percent. DOE gave Haier until December 3, 2010, to request additional testing or have this matter referred to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for disqualification from the ENERGY STAR program. On December 2, Haier notified DOE that it was in the process of voluntarily removing model

137

Ms. Leslie Jones ENERGY STAR Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

September 20, 2011 September 20, 2011 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Room 62023 Washington, DC 20460 Dear Ms. Jones: On March 7, 2011, the United States Depmiment of Energy (DOE) notified Baier America Trading, L.L.C. (Baier) that DOE had completed testing of Baier refrigerator model PRTS21SAC* under the ENERGY STAR Verification Testing Pilot Program and confirmed that the model did not meet ENERGY STAR energy efficiency requirements. DOE gave Baier until March 28, 2011, to provide conclusive manufacturing or design evidence or quality assurance information to rebut DOE testing results, which showed that this product did not meet the ENERGY STAR Program's energy efficiency requirement. Baier responded to DOE in a letter dated March 22, 2011, contending that the results of

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Ms. Leslie Jones ENERGY STAR Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

June 6, 2012 June 6, 2012 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Room62023 Washington, DC 20460 Dear Ms. Jones: On October 28, 2011, the United States Depatiment of Energy (DOE) notified Friedrich Air Conditioning Company (Friedrich) that DOE had completed testing of Friedrich room air conditioner models WS12Cl0 and WS13C30 under the ENERGY STAR Testing Pilot Program and confirmed that these models do not meet the ENERGY STAR energy efficiency requirement of9.4 EER. On November 3, 201 I, DOE notified Friedrich that its room air conditioner model USI2C30 does not meet the ENERGY STAR energy efficiency requirement of9.4 EER. In each notice, DOE gave Friedrich twenty days to provide conclusive manufacturing or design evidence or quality assurance information on why DOE testing showed that these models do not

139

Ms. Leslie Jones ENERGY STAR Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

July 7, 2011 July 7, 2011 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Room62023 Washington, DC 20460 Dear Ms. Jones: Electrolux Home Products, Inc. (Electro lux) room air conditioner model FRA256ST2 was selected for testing as part of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) ENERGY STAR® Verification Testing Pilot Program. DOE's initial testing, performed on a unit of this model, indicated that it may not meet ENERGY STAR requirements. After testing three additional units of this model, and finding that each fell short of the minimum standard of9.4 EER, DOE asked Electrolux to provide conclusive manufacturing or design evidence or quality assurance information on why this product should be viewed as meeting the ENERGY STAR Program's energy efficiency

140

Polarized x-ray-absorption spectroscopy of the uranyl ion: Comparison of experiment and theory  

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The x-ray linear dichroism of the uranyl ion (UO{sub 2}{sup 2+}) in uranium {ital L}{sub 3}-edge extended x-ray-absorption fine structure (EXAFS), and {ital L}{sub 1}- and {ital L}{sub 3}-edge x-ray-absorption near-edge structure (XANES), has been investigated both by experiment and theory. A striking polarization dependence is observed in the experimental XANES and EXAFS for an oriented single crystal of uranyl acetate dihydrate [UO{sub 2}(CH{sub 3}CO{sub 2}){sub 2}{center_dot}2H{sub 2}O], with the x-ray polarization vector aligned either parallel or perpendicular to the bond axis of the linear uranyl cation (O-U-O). Single-crystal results are compared to experimental spectra for a polycrystalline uranyl acetate sample and to calculations using the {ital ab} {ital initio} multiple-scattering (MS) code FEFF 6. Theoretical XANES spectra for uranyl fluoride (UO{sub 2}F{sub 2}) reproduce all the features of the measured uranyl acetate spectra. By identifying scattering paths which contribute to individual features in the calculated spectrum, a detailed understanding of the {ital L}{sub 1}-edge XANES is obtained. MS paths within the uranyl cation have a notable influence upon the XANES. The measured {ital L}{sub 3}-edge EXAFS is also influenced by MS, especially when the x-ray polarization is parallel to the uranyl species. These MS contributions are extracted from the total EXAFS and compared to calculations. The best agreement with the isolated MS signal is obtained by using nonoverlapped muffin-tin spheres in the FEFF 6 calculation. This contrasts the {ital L}{sub 1}-edge XANES calculations, in which overlapping was required for the best agreement with experiment. {copyright} {ital 1996 The American Physical Society.}

Hudson, E.A.; Allen, P.G.; Terminello, L.J. [Glenn T. Seaborg Institute for Transactinium Science, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, University of California, Livermore, California 94551 (United States)] [Glenn T. Seaborg Institute for Transactinium Science, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, University of California, Livermore, California 94551 (United States); Denecke, M.A.; Reich, T. [Institut fuer Radiochemie, Forschungszentrum Rossendorf, Postfach 510119, D-01314 Dresden (Germany)] [Institut fuer Radiochemie, Forschungszentrum Rossendorf, Postfach 510119, D-01314 Dresden (Germany)

1996-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ms. Victoria A. White Chief Operating Officer Fermilab  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1L 60510 Dear Ms. White: SUBJECT: NATIUNAL ENVIRONMENTA L POLICY ACT (NEPA) DETERMINATIO N AT FERMI NATIONAL ACCELERATOR LABORATORY (FERMlLAB) - NEPESE MARSH UPGRADES Reference:...

142

Microbial dissolution and reduction of uranyl crystals by Shewanella oneidensis MR-1  

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Abstract Dissimilatory metal-reducing bacteria (DMRB) can harvest energy for growth and activities by respiring metals, but it is so far unknown whether DMRB can acquire crystalline-phase actinides. In the present study, we used Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 to investigate microbially-mediated dissolution and reduction of U(VI) in three uranyl(VI) borate and boronate crystals (i.e., UO2(CH3BO2)(H2O) (UCBO); UO2B2O4 (UBO); and Na[(UO2)B6O10(OH)]·2H2O (NaUBO)). Comparison of the dissolved U(VI) concentrations between samples with and without bacteria indicates that MR-1 facilitated dissolution of UCBO and UBO. Based on the assumption that only dissolved U(VI) was reduced, U(VI) reduction was substantially underestimated for UCBO and NaUBO, indicating that MR-1 directly reduced crystalline U(VI) in these two compounds. Laser ablation-inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS) analysis implied that interactions occurred between microbial ligands and the residual particles of uranyl compounds. We found that S. oneidensis MR-1 can mediate the dissolution and reduction of crystalline U(VI) through facilitated dissolution and consequent reduction of crystals or direct reduction of U(VI) in crystals. These results help evaluate the environmental fate of solid-phase U(VI), critical for predicting U transport and remediating U-contaminated sites.

Yu Yang; Shuao Wang; Thomas E. Albrecht-Schmitt

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Complexation of U(VI) with 1-Hydroxyethane-1,1-diphosphonicAcid (HEDPA) in Acidic to Basic Solutions  

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Complexation of U(VI) with 1-hydroxyethane-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDPA) in acidic to basic solutions has been studied with multiple techniques. A number of 1:1 (UO{sub 2}H{sub 3}L), 1:2 (UO{sub 2}H{sub j}L{sub 2} where j = 4, 3, 2, 1, 0 and -1) and 2:2 ((UO{sub 2}){sub 2}H{sub j}L{sub 2} where j = 1, 0 and -1) complexes form, but the 1:2 complexes are the major species in a wide pH range. Thermodynamic parameters (formation constants, enthalpy and entropy of complexation) were determined by potentiometry and calorimetry. Data indicate that the complexation of U(VI) with HEDPA is exothermic, favored by the enthalpy of complexation. This is in contrast to the complexation of U(VI) with dicarboxylic acids in which the enthalpy term usually is unfavorable. Results from electrospray ionization mass spectrometry (ESI-MS) and {sup 31}P NMR have confirmed the presence of 1:1, 1:2 and 2:2 U(VI)-HEDPA complexes.

Reed, W A; Rao, L; Zanonato, P; Garnov, A; Powell, B A; Nash, K L

2007-01-24T23:59:59.000Z

144

LA-9252-MS UC-70a  

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/p/j ,()i --' /p/j ,()i --' z!- LA-9252-MS UC-70a Issued: May 1982 Environmental Analysis of the Bayo Canyon (TA-10) Site, Los Alamos, New Mexico Roger W. Ferenbaugh Thomas E. Buhl Alan K. Stoker Wayne FL Hansen kos A[am@ Los Alamos,New Mexico 87545 Los Alamos National Laboratory CONTENTS ABSTRACT 1 1.0 INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND 1.1 The FUSRAP Program 1.2 Preferred Alternative 2.0 THE BAY0 CANYON SITE 2.1 Summary History and Description of Site 2.1.1 Description of Site 2.1.2 History of Site 2.2 Need for Action 2.2.1 Radiological Risk 2.2.1.1 Method of Estimating Risk 2.2.1.2 Results of Dose Calculations 2.2.1.3 Health Risks from Residual Bayo Canyon Contamination 2.2.2 Criteria upon Which Cleanup Action is Based 2.3 Other Agencies Involved in Implementation of the

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VOC identification and inter-comparison from laboratory biomass burning using PTR-MS and PIT-MS  

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Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) emitted from fires of biomass commonly found in the southeast and southwest U.S. were investigated with PTR-MS and PIT-MS, which are capable of fast measurements of a large number of VOCs. Both instruments were calibrated with gas standards and mass dependent calibration curves are determined. The sensitivity of the PIT-MS linearly increases with mass, because the ion trap mass spectrometer used in PIT-MS is more efficient for higher masses, whereas the quadrupole in PTR-MS is most efficient around 70 amu. The identification of \\{VOCs\\} in the complicated mix of the fire emissions was done by gas chromatographic pre separation and inter-comparison with other instrumentation: GC–MS, FTIR, and NI-PT-CIMS. With these state of the art identification methods only 50–75% of the mass detectable by PTR-MS or PIT-MS could be identified. The amount of identified material was dependent on the type of fuel used and the phase of the burns, more can be identified in the flaming stage of the fire. Compounds with masses above 100 amu contributed the largest fraction of the unidentified mass. Emission ratios with CO for all identified and unidentified compounds were determined. Small oxygenated \\{VOCs\\} had the highest emission ratios of the observed compounds.

C. Warneke; J.M. Roberts; P. Veres; J. Gilman; W.C. Kuster; I. Burling; R. Yokelson; J.A. de Gouw

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

146

Admission Guidelines 2015 MS-Ph.D Integrated Degree Program  

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Admission Guidelines 2015 MS-Ph.D Integrated Degree Program (For KAIST Master's Degree Enrolled. of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering Dept. of Nuclear Transportation Dept. of Electrical Engineering Dept. of Computer Science Dept. of Industrial

Kim, Min H.

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Admission Guidelines 2014 MS-Ph.D Integrated Degree Program  

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Admission Guidelines 2014 MS-Ph.D Integrated Degree Program (For KAIST Master's Degree Enrolled. of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering Dept. of Nuclear Transportation Dept. of Electrical Engineering Dept. of Computer Science Dept. of Industrial

Kim, Min H.

148

Detection of Diuretics in Horse Urine by GC/MS  

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......playing reactive carboxyl, amino, or aminosulfonyl groups. However, the reactions effected on-column were found to pro- ceed inhomogeneously under the conditions employed. Etha- crynic acid did not react as judged by MS data (no peak was de- tected......

Heinz-Werner Hagedorn; Rüdiger Schulz

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ms. Victoria A, White Chief Operating Officer Fermilab  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

A, White Chief Operating Officer Fermilab P.O. Box 50Q Batavia, I L 60510 Dear Ms. White: SUBJECT: NATIONAL ENVIRONMEN TAL POLICY ACT DTRMINATI QN AT ERMs NATIONAL ACCELERATO R...

150

Origin of Low Thermal Conductivity in Nuclear Fuels Quan Yin and Sergey Y. Savrasov  

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, the thermal conductivity of UO2 is very low, and the search for alternative materials continuesOrigin of Low Thermal Conductivity in Nuclear Fuels Quan Yin and Sergey Y. Savrasov Department in a very low thermal conductivity of modern nuclear fuels. Consider semiconducting UO2 which is a main

Savrasov, Sergej Y.

151

NANCY YEN-WEN CHENG Department of Architecture, School of Architecture and Allied Arts nywc@uoregon.edu  

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of Oregon (UO) Architecture Department 2012-present Director, UO - Shanghai Xian Dai Sustainable Design1 NANCY YEN-WEN CHENG Department of Architecture, School of Architecture and Allied Arts nywc mobile: +1-541-556-4590 http://architecture.uoregon.edu/faculty/cheng AUS mobile +61 (04) 1824 3873 E D U

152

An Efficient Enthalpy-type Method for the Stefan Problem  

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......t) ((x,t)erT), i (E) u = uo(x) and v = vo(x) (xeQ,t = 0),J where a(u) = ctu (u>0), a(u) = c2u (u<0), if we set voed(uo) (x e Q). The function t; represents the concentration of the liquid phase, 'liquid fraction......

UWE STREIT

1989-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

153

FT-ICR MS optimization for the analysis of intact proteins. ...  

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FT-ICR MS optimization for the analysis of intact proteins. Abstract: Fourier-transform ion cyclotron resonance (FT-ICR) mass spectrometry (MS) remains the technique of...

154

Fast and accurate database searches with MS-GF+Percolator  

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To identify peptides and proteins from the large number of fragmentation spectra in mass spectrometrybased proteomics, researches commonly employ so called database search engines. Additionally, postprocessors like Percolator have been used on the results from such search engines, to assess confidence, infer peptides and generally increase the number of identifications. A recent search engine, MS-GF+, has previously been showed to out-perform these classical search engines in terms of the number of identified spectra. However, MS-GF+ generates only limited statistical estimates of the results, hence hampering the biological interpretation. Here, we enabled Percolator-processing for MS-GF+ output, and observed an increased number of identified peptides for a wide variety of datasets. In addition, Percolator directly reports false discovery rate estimates, such as q values and posterior error probabilities, as well as p values, for peptide-spectrum matches, peptides and proteins, functions useful for the whole proteomics community.

Granholm, Viktor; Kim, Sangtae; Navarro, Jose' C.; Sjolund, Erik; Smith, Richard D.; Kall, Lukas

2014-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

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A stack structured environment for GC/MS data analysis  

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A new data reduction software environment is proposed for processing GC/MS data. The environment consists of a four level “last-in first-out” (LIFO) register stack, a group of functions for manipulation and display of the mass spectral and/or chromatographic data in the stack, and all of the intrinsic commands available to the user from the command processor of the operating system of the host computer. The result is a GC/MS system which is extremely flexible, easily expandable, and relatively easy to use.

E.F. Reus; D.W. Peterson; R. Ellis

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MS6983: Sediment transport processes in coastal environments Instructor: Courtney K. Harris  

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MS698­3: Sediment transport processes in coastal environments Instructor: Courtney K. Harris Spring

Harris, Courtney K.

157

Ethics in the by Wilma F. Hall, MS  

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Ethics in the Workplace by Wilma F. Hall, MS Extension Associate Objectives: You'll learn.... · To understand the application of ethics to a business situation · How to communicate standards of ethical behavior · The six pillars for character education · Benefits of ethics in the workplace · And much more

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Montana State University 1 M.S. in Mathematics -  

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Montana State University 1 M.S. in Mathematics - Mathematics Education Option (MSMME) The MSMME program emphasizes the teaching and learning of high school mathematics. The program offers a blend of courses addressing key topics in mathematics content and pedagogy. The MSMME curriculum

Lawrence, Rick L.

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PhD Chemical Engineering MS Chemical Engineering  

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: Challenges for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering", National Academies Press, Washington, DC, 2003. #12;2 B1 PhD Chemical Engineering MS Chemical Engineering Bylaws Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering College of Engineering and Architecture Approved by Voiland School faculty

Collins, Gary S.

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A Mathematical Model for Interplanetary Logistics Ms. Christine Taylor  

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A Mathematical Model for Interplanetary Logistics Ms. Christine Taylor Research Assistant. A primary question for space exploration mission design is how to best design the logistics re- quired to sustain the exploration initiative. Using terrestrial logistics modeling tools that have been extended

de Weck, Olivier L.

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DEBRA ANNE ROACH, M.S. Assistant Dean  

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#12;DEBRA ANNE ROACH, M.S. Assistant Dean Director Graduate Enrollment SEAN-MICHAEL GREEN, J.D., LL effective communication plans Planning and hosting well-attended events #12;GRADUATE STUDENTS' INTERESTS with Decision Makers #12;INQUIRY APPS ACCEPTS ENROLLED RETAIN MARKET COMMUNICATION PLAN #12;WORD OF MOUTH

Navara, Kristen

162

(WPI-iCeMS) Pure Nano Drugs*  

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(WPI-iCeMS) SN-38 50 nm * Pure Nano Drugs* SN-38 10 HepG2* JST (-STEP Permeation and Retention (EPR)* EPR 20100 nm SN-38 SN-38 * SN-38 * SN-38 20 SN-38 Pure Nano Drugs

Takada, Shoji

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Deborah K. Smith Department of Geology and Geophysics, MS 22  

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Deborah K. Smith Department of Geology and Geophysics, MS 22 Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution: Jordan, T. H., H. W. Menard, and D.K. Smith, Density and size distribution of seamounts in the eastern. Smith, H. W. Menard, J. A. Orcutt and T. H. Jordan, Seismic reflection site survey: correlation

Smith, Deborah K.

164

Microsoft Word - MS-OM-1185NEPAHeatExchanger.docx  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

MS-OM-1185 MS-OM-1185 Title: Hydrogen Peroxide Treatment of SPR Heat Exchangers BOA Description: Subcontractor shall provide all labor, supervision, materials, supplies, equipment, tools, and transportation required to treat the water side of the SPR heat exchangers. Work includes providing turnkey chemical injection equipment, chemical (hydrogen peroxide), chemical containment vessels, and fittings/piping/tubing required to connect the chemical injection equipment to the site heat exchangers. Subcontractor shall remove and clean all equipment and properly dispose of any waste materials after the work is completed. Regulatory Requirements: NEPA Implementing Procedures (10 CFR 1021) 10 CFR 1021.410 (Application of Categorical Exclusions) (a) The actions listed in Appendices A and B of Subpart D are classes of actions that DOE has determined do

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Ms. Kimberly Krizanovic U.S. Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0, 2012 0, 2012 Ms. Kimberly Krizanovic U.S. Department of Energy Office of the Chief Financial Officer 4 th Floor, Suite 4A-236 1000 Independence Avenue Washington, DC 20585 Dear Ms. Krizanovic: The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) is the national, professional association of CPAs, with 369,000 CPA members worldwide in business and industry, public practice, government, education, student affiliates and international associates. It sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for audits of private companies, nonprofit organizations, federal, state, and local governments. It also develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination. On behalf of the AICPA and its Governmental Audit Quality Center, we appreciate the

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CONCURRENC RTG. SYMBOL GC-34 Ms. Mary Beth Brado  

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MAY 2 9 1980 MAY 2 9 1980 CONCURRENC RTG. SYMBOL GC-34 Ms. Mary Beth Brado "*N'W Town of Lewiston * i..,! 1375 Ridge Road ^r'8 Lewiston, New York 14092 RTG.SYuBOL Dear Ms. Brado: .- ,l13. INirIA Lss iQ. W'Mott This is in response to your letter of January 29, 1980, and subsequent ..... ,. telephone discussions with irr. Brazley of my office, concerning land use 5/ /8 restrictions on the 1,511 acres declared surplus in the Towns of Lewiston RGSYMOL. and Porter, New York. In regard to your question of land use restriction and its application to the surplus land in the Lewiston area, our Office of General Counsel deter- DATE'- mined that the Department of Energy does not have the authority to restrict any land use or development of the property in question. Such authority nrTG SYMOL

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Microsoft Word - MS-OM-1005 NEPA.docx  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

MS-OM-1005 MS-OM-1005 Title: FY 2012 Annual Site Subsidence Surveys Description: Subcontractor shall provide all labor, supervision, materials, equipment, transportation, and services necessary to perform a subsidence survey of the Bayou Choctaw, Big Hill, Bryan Mound and West Hackberry SPR sites. Regulatory Requirements: NEPA Implementing Procedures (10 CFR 1021) 10 CFR 1021.410 (Application of Categorical Exclusions) (a) The actions listed in Appendices A and B of Subpart D are classes of actions that DOE has determined do not individually or cumulatively have a significant effect on the human environment (categorical exclusions). (b) To find that a proposal is categorically excluded, DOE shall determine the following: (1) The proposed action fits within a class of actions that is listed in Appendix A or B of Subpart D;

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Commander, Naval Base ATTN: Ms. Cheryl Barnett Building N-26  

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.J>?j 1.2 1990 .J>?j 1.2 1990 Commander, Naval Base ATTN: Ms. Cheryl Barnett Building N-26 Code N 9 E Norfolk, Virginia 23511-6002 Dear Ms. Barnett: I enjoyed speaking with you on the phone. The Department of Energy (DOE) has established its Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP) to identify sites formerly utilized by its predecessor agencies in the early days of the nation's atomic energy program and to determine the potential for these sites to contain radiological contamination, related to DOE's past activities, which may require remedial action. When necessary, radiological surveys of individual sites are performed to provide the data necessary to make this necessary determination. As we discussed, in July 1956, the Atomic Energy Commission (a DOE

169

Ms. Katharine Kaplan ENERGY STAR Product Development USEPA Headquarters  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

7, 2010 7, 2010 Ms. Katharine Kaplan ENERGY STAR Product Development USEPA Headquarters 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW (6202J) Washington , DC 20460 Dear Ms. Kaplan: On May 7, 2010, the United States Department of Energy (DOE) notified ASKO Appliances, Inc. that DOE had tested ASKO dishwasher model D5122XXLB as part of the ENERGY STAR Verification Testing Pilot Program , and that, according to DOE's testing, this model exceeded allowable ENERGY STAR efficiency requirements by 12 percent. DOE gave ASKO until May 17, 2010 to request additional testing or have this matter referred to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ASKO has not requested testing of additional units by the DOE deadline. On May 12, ASKO sent an email to DOE disputing DOE's testing and providing their own test reports for the model

170

Reduction of polyatomic interferences in ICP-MS by collision/reaction cell (CRC-ICP-MS) techniques  

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Polyatomic and other spectral interferences in plasma source mass spectrometry (PSMS) can be dramatically reduced using collision and reaction cells (CRC). These devices have been used for decades in fundamental studies of ion-molecule chemistry, but have only recently been applied to PSMS. Benefits of this approach as applied in inductively coupled plasma MS (ICP-MS) include interference reduction, isobar separation, and thermalization/focusing of ions. Novel ion-molecule chemistry schemes are now routinely designed and empirically evaluated with relative ease. These “chemical resolution” techniques can avert interferences requiring mass spectral resolutions of >600,000 (m/?m). Purely physical ion beam processes, including collisional dampening and collisional dissociation, are also employed to provide improved sensitivity, resolution, and spectral simplicity. CRC techniques are now firmly entrenched in current-day ICP-MS technology, enabling unprecedented flexibility and freedom from many spectral interferences. A significant body of applications has now been reported in the literature. CRC techniques are found to be most useful for specialized or difficult analytical needs and situations, and are employed in both single- and multi-element determination modes.

Eiden, Greg C.; Barinaga, Charles J.; Koppenaal, David W.

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mixed-Isotope Labeling with LC-IMS-MS for Characterization of...  

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Mixed-Isotope Labeling with LC-IMS-MS for Characterization of Protein-Protein Interactions by Chemical Cross-Linking . Mixed-Isotope Labeling with LC-IMS-MS for Characterization of...

172

Label-Free Quantitative LC?MS Proteomics of Alzheimer&rsquo...  

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Label-Free Quantitative LC?MS Proteomics of Alzheimer’s Disease and Normally Aged Human Brains. Label-Free Quantitative LC?MS Proteomics of Alzheimer’s...

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Applying a Targeted Label-free Approach using LC-MS AMT Tags...  

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Applying a Targeted Label-free Approach using LC-MS AMT Tags to Evaluate Changes in Protein Phosphorylation Following Applying a Targeted Label-free Approach using LC-MS AMT Tags...

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Frekvensstyrning av sjövattenpumpar ombord på m/s Finnfellow; Variable-frequency drive for sea-water pumps onboard m/s Finnfellow.  

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?? Detta arbete handlade om att undersöka de olika fördelar och nackdelar som kan finnas med att installera frekvensstyrning av sjövattenpumparna på fartyget m/s Finnfellow.… (more)

Larsson, Erik

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

175

Department of Biological Sciences Policy for Termination of MS Biotechnology Students  

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Department of Biological Sciences Policy for Termination of MS Biotechnology Students Causes year by the Director of the MS Biotechnology Program in consultation with the Graduate Committee if the GPA is less than 3.0 for a third semester. A graduate student in MS Biotechnology is permitted

Berdichevsky, Victor

176

Miscibility gap in the U-Nd-O phase diagram: a new approach of nuclear oxides in the environment?  

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To some extent, rare-earth-doped UO{sub 2} is representative of an irradiated nuclear fuel. The two phases we observed previously in neodymium-doped UO{sub 2} are now interpreted as the existence of a miscibility gap in the U-Nd-O phase diagram using new results obtained with Raman spectroscopy. Extrapolating the miscibility gap in the U-Nd-O phase diagram to irradiated UO{sub 2} opens the path to a new understanding of nuclear oxides in the environment. (authors)

Desgranges, L.; Pontillon, Y.; Matheron, P.; Marcet, M. [CEA DEN DEC, F-13108 St Paul Les Durance, (France); Simon, P.; Guimbretiere, G. [CEMHTI, CNRS UPR 3079, F-45071 Orleans 2, (France); Porcher, F. [Ctr Etud Saclay, CEA DSM IRAMIS, F-91191 Gif Sur Yvette, (France)

2012-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Structure-Property Relationships in Lithium, Silver, and Cesium Uranyl Borates  

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Four new uranyl borates, Li[UO{sub 2}B{sub 5}O{sub 9}]·H{sub 2}O (LiUBO-1), Ag[(UO{sub 2})B{sub 5}O{sub 8}(OH){sub 2}] (AgUBO-1), ?-Cs[(UO{sub 2}){sub 2}B{sub 11}O{sub 16}(OH){sub 6}] (CsUBO-1), and ?-Cs[(UO{sub 2}){sub 2}B{sub 11}O{sub 16}(OH){sub 6}] (CsUBO-2) were synthesized via the reaction of uranyl nitrate with a large excess of molten boric acid in the presence of lithium, silver, or cesium nitrate. These compounds share a common structural motif consisting of a linear uranyl, UO{sub 2}{sup 2+}, cation surrounded by BO{sub 3} triangles and BO{sub 4} tetrahedra to create an UO{sub 8} hexagonal bipyramidal environment around uranium. The borate anions bridge between uranyl units to create sheets. Additional BO{sub 3} triangles extend from the polyborate layers, and are directed approximately perpendicular to the sheets. In Li[(UO{sub 2})B{sub 5}O{sub 9}]·H{sub 2}O, the additional BO{sub 3} triangles connect these sheets together to form a three-dimensional framework structure. Li[UO{sub 2})B{sub 5}O{sub 9}]·H{sub 2}O and ?-Cs[(UO{sub 2}){sub 2}B{sub 11}O{sub 16}(OH){sub 6}] adopt noncentrosymmetric structures, while Ag[(UO{sub 2})B{sub 5}O{sub 8}(OH){sub 2}] and ?-Cs[(UO{sub 2}){sub 2}B{sub 11}O{sub 16}(OH){sub 6}] are centrosymmetric. Li[(UO{sub 2})B{sub 5}O{sub 9}]·H{sub 2}O, which can be obtained as pure phase, displays second-harmonic generation of 532 nm light from 1064 nm light. Topological relationships of all actinyl borates are developed.

Wang, Shuao; Alekseev, Evgeny V.; Stritzinger, Jared T.; Liu, Guokui; Depmeier, Wulf; Albrecht-Schmitt, Thomas E.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

178

Automated workflows for accurate mass-based putative metabolite identification in LC/MS-derived metabolomic datasets  

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......MS-derived metabolomic datasets Marie Brown 1 David C. Wedge...signals present in complex datasets. Results: Three workflows...LC-MS-derived metabolomic datasets. The collection of workflows...Mass spectrometry (MS) and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy......

Marie Brown; David C. Wedge; Royston Goodacre; Douglas B. Kell; Philip N. Baker; Louise C. Kenny; Mamas A. Mamas; Ludwig Neyses; Warwick B. Dunn

2011-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Rapid, potentially automatable, method extract biomarkers for HPLC/ESI/MS/MS to detect and identify BW agents  

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The program proposes to concentrate on the rapid recovery of signature biomarkers based on automated high-pressure, high-temperature solvent extraction (ASE) and/or supercritical fluid extraction (SFE) to produce lipids, nucleic acids and proteins sequentially concentrated and purified in minutes with yields especially from microeukaryotes, Gram-positive bacteria and spores. Lipids are extracted in higher proportions greater than classical one-phase, room temperature solvent extraction without major changes in lipid composition. High performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) with or without derivatization, electrospray ionization (ESI) and highly specific detection by mass spectrometry (MS) particularly with (MS){sup n} provides the detection, identification and because the signature lipid biomarkers are both phenotypic as well as genotypic biomarkers, insights into potential infectivity of BW agents. Feasibility has been demonstrated with detection, identification, and determination of infectious potential of Cryptosporidium parvum at the sensitivity of a single oocyst (which is unculturable in vitro) and accurate identification and prediction, pathogenicity, and drug-resistance of Mycobacteria spp.

White, D.C. [Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States). Center for Environmental Biotechnology]|[Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States). Environmental Science Div.; Burkhalter, R.S.; Smith, C. [Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States). Center for Environmental Biotechnology; Whitaker, K.W. [Microbial Insights, Inc., Rockford, TN (United States)

1997-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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VIA EMAIL Ms. Mariah Steele ENERGY STAR Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

June 20, 2013 June 20, 2013 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Room 62023 Washington, DC 20460 Dear Ms. Steele: The U.S. Department of Energy ("DOE") selected a Summit-brand refrigerator-freezer, model Fl 112BL, manufactured by SANYO E&E (now Panasonic Appliances Refrigeration Systems Corporation of America ("P APRSA")) and sold by Felix Storch, Inc. ("Storch"), for testing as part ofDOE's ENERGY STAR® Verification Testing Program. On March 18, 2013, DOE notified Storch that the model did not meet the ENERGY STAR specification for maximum permitted annual energy use. PAPRSA replied to DOE on April 1, 2013, making two claims. First, PAPRSA argued that DOE's test laboratory, an Intertek laboratory located in Plano, Texas ("Intertek"), did not test in

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VIA EMAIL Ms. Mariah Steele ENERGY STAR Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Program Program · U.S. Envirorunental Protection Agency . 1200 Peru1sylvania Avenue, NW Room 62023 · Washington, DC 20460 Dear Ms. Steele: June 7, 2013 The .U.S. Department of Energy ("DOE") selected an Edgestal'-brand dehumidifier, model DEP400EW, for.testing as part ofDOE's ENERGY STAR®Verification Testing Program. On· . October 24, 2012, DOE notified the manufacturer of this modd, , that the model did not meet the minimum energy factor required. for a model of its capacity according to the applicab~e ENERGY STAR specific~tion. · - replied to DOE representatives and raised two- concerns with the DOE testing.' DOE has considered these. concems and found that they did not impact the. validity of DOE's test results.

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PNM Resources 2401 Aztec NE, MS-Z100  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

PNM Resources PNM Resources 2401 Aztec NE, MS-Z100 Albuquerque, NM 87107 505-241-2025 Fax 505 241-2384 PNMResources.com October 29, 2013 Mr. Christopher Lawrence Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE-20) U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20585 Submitted electronically via email to: Christopher.Lawrence@hq.doe.gov Dear Mr. Lawrence: Subject: Department of Energy (DOE)- Improving Performance of Federal Permitting and Review of Infrastructure Projects, Request for Information, 78 Fed. Reg. 53436 (Aug. 29, 2013) PNM Resources (PNMR) is an energy holding company with 2012 consolidated operating revenues of $1.3 billion. Through its regulated utilities, PNM and TNMP, PNMR serves electricity to more than 739,000 homes and businesses in New

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VIA EMAIL Ms. Leslie Jones ENERGY STAR Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

May 22,2012 May 22,2012 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Room62023 Washington, DC 20460 Dear Ms. Jones: The U.S. Department of Energy ("DOE") selected an Avanti Products ("Avanti") refrigerator, basic model BCA4560W-2 ("model BCA4560W-2"), for testing as patt of the DOE's ENERGY STAR® Verification Testing Program. On April 6, 2012, DOE notified Avanti that the model did not meet the ENERGY STAR energy efficiency requirement for maximum permitted annual energy usage. DOE gave Avanti until April27, 2012, to respond. Avanti responded to DOE via email, submitting various documents, on April27, 2012. Avanti explained that it had randomly selected units of model BCA4560W -2 for testing at third-party

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VIA EMAIL Ms. Leslie Jones ENERGY STAR Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

September 13, 2011 September 13, 2011 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Room62023 Washington, DC 20460 Dear Ms. Jones: On July 18,2011, the United States Department of Energy (DOE) notified Whirlpool Corporation (Whirlpool) that DOE had completed testing of the Whirlpool (KitchenAid brand) refrigerator model KSRG25FVMS* under the ENERGY STAR Verification Testing Pilot Program and confirmed that the model did not meet the ENERGY STAR energy efficiency requirement for maximum permitted annual energy usage. DOE gave Whirlpool until Augnst 8, 2011, to provide conclusive manufacturing or design evidence or quality assurance information rebutting DOE testing, which showed that this product did not meet the ENERGY STAR Program's energy efficiency requirement.

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VIA EMAIL Ms. Mariah Steele ENERGY STAR Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

August 29, 2012 August 29, 2012 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Room 62023 Washington, DC 20460 Dear Ms. Steele: The U.S. Department of Energy ("DOE") selected a General Electric Company ("GE") refrigerator-freezer, basic model PFSFSNFZ****, for testing as part of DOE's ENERGY STAR® Verification Testing Program. On April6, 2012, DOE notified GE that the model did not meet the ENERGY STAR energy efficiency requirement for maximum permitted annual energy usage. DOE gave GE until April27, 2012, to respond. GE replied to DOE via email on April20, 2012. GE argued that DOE did not test in accordance with the relevant DOE test procedure. In addition, GE noted that it had confirmed the validity of the energy testing that formed the basis of GE's certification and product labeling.

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VIA EMAIL Ms. Leslie Jones ENERGY STAR Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

December 22, 2011 December 22, 2011 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Room 62023 Washington, DC 20460 Dear Ms. Jones: On November 1, 2011, the United States Depmiment of Energy ("DOE") notified Grainger Global Sourcing ("Grainger") that DOE had completed testing of the Dayton-brand refrigerator- freezer model 5NTX1 under the ENERGY STAR® Verification Testing Pilot Program and explained that the model did not meet the ENERGY STAR energy efficiency requirement for maximum permitted annual energy usage. DOE gave Grainger until November 20, 2011, to provide conclusive manufacturing or design evidence or quality assurance information rebutting DOE's test results. Grainger responded to DOE via email, submitting various documents, on November 18, 2011.

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VIA EMAIL Ms. Leslie Jones ENERGY STAR Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

October 28, 2011 October 28, 2011 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Room 62023 Washington, DC 20460 Dear Ms. Jones: The Summit Appliance Division chest freezer model CFllES, manufactured by Midea, was selected for testing as part of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) ENERGY STAR® Verification Testing Pilot Program. DOE's initial testing, performed on a unit of this model, indicated that it may not meet ENERGY STAR requirements. DOE notified Summit of the initial test results, and Summit voluntarily withdrew its model from ENERGY STAR without additional testing. DOE also notified Midea, as Midea manufactures the same basic model for distribution under a variety of other brand names and model numbers, including Midea HS-390C. Midea requested that DOE

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Ms. Julie Smith Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

5, 2013 5, 2013 Ms. Julie Smith Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability Mail Code OE-20 U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Avenue Washington, D.C. 20585 Juliea.smith@hq.doe.gov; Christopher.lawrence@hq.doe.gov Re: DOE RFI "Improving Performance of Federal Permitting and Review of Infrastructure Projects The American people support increased production and consumption of renewable energy according to credible public opinion polls. Too often the most appropriate sites for wind, solar, hydro, and other renewable generators are in rural areas that necessitate the construction of new high voltage transmission lines to deliver the energy to customer load centers. Siting such lines is a costly multi-year

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Discovery of novel glucose-regulated proteins in isolated human pancreatic islets using LC-MS/MS-based proteomics  

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The prevalence of diabetes mellitus is increasing dramatically throughout the world, and the disease has become a major public health issue. The most common form of the disease, type 2 diabetes, is due in part to insufficient insulin production from the pancreatic beta-cell. Since glucose is the most potent and physiologically important regulators of beta-cell function under physiological conditions, understanding the insulin secretory defect underlying type 2 diabetes requires a better understanding of glucose regulation of beta-cell function. To this aim, a bottom-up LC-MS/MS-based proteomics approach was used to profile pooled islets from multiple donors under basal (5 mM) or high (15 mM) glucose conditions. Our analysis discovered 256 differentially abundant proteins ({approx}p < 0.05) after 24 h of high glucose exposure from more than 4500 identified in total. Several novel glucose-regulated proteins were elevated under high glucose conditions, including regulators of mRNA splicing (Pleiotropic regulator 1), processing (Retinoblastoma binding protein 6), and function (Nuclear RNA export factor 1), in addition to Neuron navigator 1 and Plasminogen activator inhibitor 1. Proteins whose abundances markedly decreased during incubation at 15 mM glucose included Bax inhibitor 1 and Synaptotagmin-17. Many proteins found to be differentially abundant after high glucose stimulation were uncharacterized or hypothetical. These findings expand our knowledge of glucose regulation of the human islet proteome and suggest many hitherto unknown responses to glucose that require additional studies to explore novel functional roles.

Rutledge, Alexandra C.; Fontes, Ghislaine; Gritsenko, Marina A.; Norbeck, Angela D.; Anderson, David J.; Waters, Katrina M.; Adkins, Joshua N.; Smith, Richard D.; Poitout, Vincent; Metz, Thomas O.

2012-07-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Application of Printed Circuit Board Technology to FT-ICR MS...  

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to FT-ICR MS Analyzer Cell Construction and Prototyping. Abstract: Although Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometry (FT-ICRMS) remains themass spectrometry...

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Apply for the OIA Undergraduate Scholarship 1. Your name Mr. Miss, Ms., Mrs.  

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Apply for the OIA Undergraduate Scholarship 1. Your name Mr. Miss, Ms., Mrs. Family Name (as of birth (country): ____________________________________________ Page 1 of 3 You are eligible

Rock, Chris

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Ms. Elizabeth Withers, EIS Document Manager U.S. Department of...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

August 14, 2002 Ms. Elizabeth Withers, EIS Document Manager U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Office of Los Alamos Site Operations...

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Analysis of conventional and plutonium recycle unit-assemblies for the Yankee (Rowe) PWR  

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An analysis and comparison of Unit Conventional UO2 Fuel-Assemblies and proposed Plutonium Recycle Fuel Assemblies for the Yankee (Rowe) Reactor has been made. The influence of spectral effects, at the watergaps -and ...

Mertens, Paul Gustaaf

1971-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Characterizing solution and solid-phase amorphous uranyl silicates q  

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2007 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. 1. INTRODUCTION Dissolved uranium, as the uranyl ion UO2 2þ , is consid- ered a contaminant introduced into the environment near mining, processing and production

Illinois at Chicago, University of

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Characteristics of solid hold up and circulation rate in the CFB reactor with 3-loops  

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The effects of the Uo..., PA/[PA+SA] ratio, total solid inventory and fluidizing velocity of loopseal on the axial solid holdup and the solid circulation rate have been determined with different particle sizes (1...

Jong-Min Lee; Jae-Sung Kim; Jong-Jin Kim

2001-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of catechins and tannins on hydroxyl radical formation in depleted uranium-hydrogen peroxide systems  

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The effects of catechins and tannins on the uranyl ion (UO2 2+)-hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) system were examined using the spin-trapping method. Epigallocatechin (EGC), having low •OH-scavenging abil...

Akira Nakajima; Emiko Matsuda…

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of the militarily-relevant heavy metals, depleted uranium and heavy metal tungsten-alloy on gene expression in human liver carcinoma cells (HepG2)  

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Depleted uranium (DU) and heavy-metal tungsten alloys ... in military applications. Chemically similar to natural uranium, but depleted of the higher activity 235U and 234U...in vitro. Using insoluble DU-UO2 and ...

Alexandra C. Miller; Kia Brooks; Jan Smith…

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sizing particles of natural uranium and nuclear fuels using poly-allyl-diglycol carbonate autoradiography  

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......particles of natural uranium and nuclear fuels...low enriched, depleted and natural uranium and also aged...committed doses and cancer risks(4...Bristol, UK, sized uranium fragments found...nuclear fuels of depleted uranium (depUO2......

G. Hegyi; R. B. Richardson

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Subsurface Uranium Fate and Transport: Integrated Experiments and Modeling of Coupled Biogeochemical Mechanisms of Nanocrystalline Uraninite Oxidation by Fe(III)-(hydr)oxides - Project Final Report  

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Subsurface bacteria including sulfate reducing bacteria (SRB) reduce soluble U(VI) to insoluble U(IV) with subsequent precipitation of UO2. We have shown that SRB reduce U(VI) to nanometer-sized UO2 particles (1-5 nm) which are both intra- and extracellular, with UO2 inside the cell likely physically shielded from subsequent oxidation processes. We evaluated the UO2 nanoparticles produced by Desulfovibrio desulfuricans G20 under growth and non-growth conditions in the presence of lactate or pyruvate and sulfate, thiosulfate, or fumarate, using ultrafiltration and HR-TEM. Results showed that a significant mass fraction of bioreduced U (35-60%) existed as a mobile phase when the initial concentration of U(VI) was 160 µM. Further experiments with different initial U(VI) concentrations (25 - 900 ?M) in MTM with PIPES or bicarbonate buffers indicated that aggregation of uraninite depended on the initial concentrations of U(VI) and type of buffer. It is known that under some conditions SRB-mediated UO2 nanocrystals can be reoxidized (and thus remobilized) by Fe(III)-(hydr)oxides, common constituents of soils and sediments. To elucidate the mechanism of UO2 reoxidation by Fe(III) (hydr)oxides, we studied the impact of Fe and U chelating compounds (citrate, NTA, and EDTA) on reoxidation rates. Experiments were conducted in anaerobic batch systems in PIPES buffer. Results showed EDTA significantly accelerated UO2 reoxidation with an initial rate of 9.5?M day-1 for ferrihydrite. In all cases, bicarbonate increased the rate and extent of UO2 reoxidation with ferrihydrite. The highest rate of UO2 reoxidation occurred when the chelator promoted UO2 and Fe(III) (hydr)oxide dissolution as demonstrated with EDTA. When UO2 dissolution did not occur, UO2 reoxidation likely proceeded through an aqueous Fe(III) intermediate as observed for both NTA and citrate. To complement to these laboratory studies, we collected U-bearing samples from a surface seep at the Rifle field site and have measured elevated U concentrations in oxic iron-rich sediments. To translate experimental results into numerical analysis of U fate and transport, a reaction network was developed based on Sani et al. (2004) to simulate U(VI) bioreduction with concomitant UO2 reoxidation in the presence of hematite or ferrihydrite. The reduction phase considers SRB reduction (using lactate) with the reductive dissolution of Fe(III) solids, which is set to be microbially mediated as well as abiotically driven by sulfide. Model results show the oxidation of HS– by Fe(III) directly competes with UO2 reoxidation as Fe(III) oxidizes HS– preferentially over UO2. The majority of Fe reduction is predicted to be abiotic, with ferrihydrite becoming fully consumed by reaction with sulfide. Predicted total dissolved carbonate concentrations from the degradation of lactate are elevated (log(pCO2) ~ –1) and, in the hematite system, yield close to two orders-of-magnitude higher U(VI) concentrations than under initial carbonate concentrations of 3 mM. Modeling of U(VI) bioreduction with concomitant reoxidation of UO2 in the presence of ferrihydrite was also extended to a two-dimensional field-scale groundwater flow and biogeochemically reactive transport model for the South Oyster site in eastern Virginia. This model was developed to simulate the field-scale immobilization and subsequent reoxidation of U by a biologically mediated reaction network.

Peyton, Brent M. [Montana State University; Timothy, Ginn R. [University of California Davis; Sani, Rajesh K. [South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

2013-08-14T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - approach part ii Sample Search Results  

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Summary: information available in Appendix II-A of Part II of the Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP) at www.uos.harvard.eduehsihCHPPartII... Instructions for use of the Chemical...

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Evaluation of alternative fuel cycle strategies for nuclear power generation in the 21st century  

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The deployment of fuel recycling through either CONFU (COmbined Non-Fertile and UO2 fuel) thermal watercooled reactors (LWRs) or fast ABR (Actinide Burner Reactor) reactors is compared to the Once-Through LWR reactor system ...

Boscher, Thomas

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An improved, polarographic dissolved oxygen probe.  

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Feb 22, 1973 ... ceed 2.2 NA for three units (<0.0220/o of full scale). Scale factor does not change by more than 3.5% over the UO”C range. References.

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Uranium Extraction From Laboratory Synthesized, Uranium-Doped...  

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decrease contaminant lability. To evaluate this process, three hydrous ferric oxide (HFO) suspensions were co-precipitated with uranyl (UO22+) and maintained at pH 7.0 ±...

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2/21/11 11:08 AMOregon Quarterly Features Page 1 of 4http://www.oregonquarterly.com/winter2010/feature4.php  

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/feature4.php UO Home | Dept index Winter 2010 | Volume 90, Number 2 Donate to OQ | Past Issues:08 AMOregon Quarterly Features Page 2 of 4http://www.oregonquarterly.com/winter2010/feature4.php monochrome

Richmond, Geraldine L.

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Energistyrelsen 9. juni 2008 Centre for Energy, Environment and Health (CEEH)  

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data for new technologies (Fuel cells, Electrolysis, Wind turbines ..) Present power system optimization Climate change Met. modelling DMI/NERI/UoC Risø Resulting damages and costs on regional and local

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Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-14-057 University of Florida EC B3-6...  

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the NEAMS tool for the computer model MARMOT. Surrogate oxide (CeO2) and depleted uranium oxide (UO2) will be used for this study and will be formed into pellets of various...

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Neutron field characterisation at mixed oxide fuel plant  

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......plutonium oxide (PuO2) and 70 % depleted uranium oxide (UO2) are blended together...and typical field conditions. Health Phys. (1990) 58(6):691-704...Power Plants Quality Assurance, Health Care Radiation Dosage Radiation......

C. Passmore; M. Million; M. Kirr; J. Bartz; M. S. Akselrod; A. Devita; J. Berard

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - attached chinese hamster Sample Search...  

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(2007) 10291032 www.elsevier.comlocateradmeas Summary: similar Abbreviations: DU, Depleted uranium; V79, Chinese hamster lung cells; DU-UO2NO3 depleted uranium... - tial for DU...

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Polyethylene Encapsulation of Depleted Uranium Trioxide  

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Depleted uranium, in the form of uranium trioxide (UO3) powder, was encapsulated in molten polyethylene forming a stable, dense composite henceforth known as DUPoly (patent pending). Materials were fed by calibra...

J. W. Adams; P. R. Lageraaen; P. D. Kalb…

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource  

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such as solid uraninite, UO2, and its low solubility reduces the environmental risk. Naturally-occurring iron sulfide (FeS) is known to be an important electron source for the...

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Transformations of the Micro-Domain Structure of Polyimide Films during Thermally Induced Chemical Conversion:? Characterization via Thermodynamics of Irreversible Processes  

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To find ?ys? and ??uo uniquely interrelated is a hallmark of the model developed here. ... Rows obsd. in the process are attributed to surface diffusion processes conducted by local stresses in oriented surface layers. ...

Hanns-Georg Kilian; Sergei Bronnikov; Tatiana Sukhanova

2003-11-14T23:59:59.000Z

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A density functional study of actinyl containing complexes.  

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??Density functional (DFT) methods are first used to study 22 of the most stable solution-phase UN4O12 isomers containing uranyl nitrate, UO2(NO3)2. Based on relative free… (more)

Berard, Joel J.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Whole-genome transcriptional analysis of heavy metal stresses in Caulobacter crescentus  

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A concentration of 200 ?M uranyl nitrate was used forthe exception of the uranyl nitrate stock solution which wasK 2 Cr 2 O 7 ) and uranyl nitrate (UO 2 (NO 3 ) 2 ·6H 2 O).

Hu, Ping; Brodie, Eoin L.; Suzuki, Yohey; McAdams, Harley H.; Andersen, Gary L.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ris Report No. Danish Atomic Energy Commission  

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. J. A. Leth, Reactor Dept 19 Development of Nuclear Heat Calorimeters and Dose Separation of Nuclear UO.-Zr Fuel Pins. F. List, Reactor Dept. and P. Knudsen, Metallurgy Dept 45 Dispersion

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DOE - Office of Legacy Management -- University of California...  

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Subject: List of California Sites; May 17, 1989 CA.05-3 - AEC Memorandum; Ball to Smith; Subject: 500 Pounds UO3 - SR-1952; July 10, 1951 CA.05-4 - AEC Memorandum; Blatzs to...

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Summer Program for Undergraduate Research Alaska Oregon Research Training Alliance  

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Summer Program for Undergraduate Research Alaska Oregon Research Training Alliance NSF REU Site Research Training Alliance (AORTA) aorta.uoregon.edu NSF REU Site Program in Molecular Biosciences (UO

Oregon, University of

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Efficiency Gains in Tracer Identification for Nuclear Imaging: Can In Vivo LC-MS/MS Evaluation of Small Molecules Screen for Successful PET Tracers?  

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In this retrospective analysis, we characterized the brain penetration or peak SUV (standardized uptake value), binding potential (BP), and brain exposure kinetics across a series of known, nonradiolabeled PET ligands using in vivo LC-MS/MS (liquid chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry) and correlated these parameters with the reported PET ligand performance in nonhuman primates and humans available in the literature. ... Biodistribution was investigated in mice and phosphorimages of brains were obtained from rats. ...

Elizabeth M. Joshi; Anne Need; John Schaus; Zhaogen Chen; Dana Benesh; Charles Mitch; Stuart Morton; Thomas J. Raub; Lee Phebus; Vanessa Barth

2014-09-23T23:59:59.000Z

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P a g e | 1 Regional Ocean Modelling  

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(external data). #12;P a g e | 4 Slide 4: Flather Condition for Shallow-Water Barotropic Flow: h/t = -Hu/x u-running) characteristic for uo-c subcritical flows. Thus, either we set "u - (g/H)1/2 h + (g/H)1/2 h for uo+c >0 always for subcritical flows. This characteristic is determined as part

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Thermodynamics of Uranyl Minerals: Enthalpies of Formation of Uranyl Oxide Hydrates  

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The enthalpies of formation of seven uranyl oxide hydrate phases and one uranate have been determined using high-temperature oxide melt solution calorimetry: [(UO{sub 2}){sub 4}O(OH){sub 6}](H{sub 2}O){sub 5}, metaschoepite; {beta}-UO{sub 2}(OH){sub 2}; CaUO{sub 4}; Ca(UO{sub 2}){sub 6}O{sub 4}(OH){sub 6}(H{sub 2}O){sub 8}, becquerelite; Ca(UO{sub 2}){sub 4}O{sub 3}(OH){sub 4}(H{sub 2}O){sub 2}; Na(UO{sub 2})O(OH), clarkeite; Na{sub 2}(UO{sub 2}){sub 6}O{sub 4}(OH){sub 6}(H{sub 2}O){sub 7}, the sodium analogue of compreignacite and Pb{sub 3}(UO{sub 2}){sub 8}O{sub 8}(OH){sub 6}(H{sub 2}O){sub 2}, curite. The enthalpy of formation from the binary oxides, {Delta}H{sub f-ox}, at 298 K was calculated for each compound from the respective drop solution enthalpy, {Delta}H{sub ds}. The standard enthalpies of formation from the elements, {Delta}H{sub f}{sup o}, at 298 K are -1791.0 {+-} 3.2, -1536.2 {+-} 2.8, -2002.0 {+-} 3.2, -11389.2 {+-} 13.5, -6653.1 {+-} 13.8, -1724.7 {+-} 5.1, -10936.4 {+-} 14.5 and -13163.2 {+-} 34.4 kJ mol{sup -1}, respectively. These values are useful in exploring the stability of uranyl oxide hydrates in auxiliary chemical systems, such as those expected in U-contaminated environments.

K. Kubatko; K. Helean; A. Navrotsky; P.C. Burns

2005-05-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Computational evaluation of two reactor benchmark problems  

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benchmark problem . . . Fig. 2. Layouts of assembly types B and C Fig. 3. Core diagram/layout for the NEA WPPR benchmark problem . . . Fig. 4. Layouts of UOz and MOX assemblies Fig. 5. Core A effective multiplication factor. Fig. 6. Core B effective... by rod peaking factors for the MOX assembly. . . . . . . . . . . . . Fig. 12 Rod by rod peaking factors for the middle UO. assembly . . . Fig. 13. Rod by rod peaking factors for the corner UO assembly. . . . . . 30 . . . . . 3 1 . . . . . 32 Fig. 14...

Cowan, James Anthony

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Congrs "Matriaux 2006", Colloque "Matrise des microstructures des matriaux", 13-17 nov. 2006, Dijon. Actes dits sur DVD, ISBN 978-2-9528-1400-3.  

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France par une conversion en voie sèche d'UF6 gazeux. Le procédé comporte deux étapes : hydrolyse en UO2F granulométrique finale. MOTS-CLES : poudre, dioxyde d'uranium, évolution morphologique, granulométrie, four tournant INTRODUCTION La poudre de dioxyde d'uranium UO2 utilisée pour la fabrication de pastilles de

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Boston University User Fee Structure for ICP-ES, ICP-MS and Laser Labs  

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Boston University User Fee Structure for ICP-ES, ICP-MS and Laser Labs The Department of Earth for digestions protocols include flux fusions, microwave digestions, and open vial digestions. Standardization come to BU and digest their samples in our labs with sufficient training. Laser-ICP-MS cost per sample

Hutyra, Lucy R.

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AutoDEVS: A Methodology for Automating M&S Software Development and Testing  

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modeling and simulation (M&S) methodology which becomes essential as the scale of systems under development introduced as formalism for discrete event modeling and simulation, the DEVS (Discrete Event System methodologies integrate Modeling and Simulation (M&S) techniques to develop systems. Modeling and Simulation

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SUMMARY OF REQUIREMENTS FOR M.S. IN BIOTECHNOLOGY Directors, Neil Simister and Susan Lovett  

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SUMMARY OF REQUIREMENTS FOR M.S. IN BIOTECHNOLOGY Directors, Neil Simister and Susan Lovett Summary of requirements for candidacy to the M.S. degree All biotechnology students must pass 12 courses with a grade of B year biotechnology students must register for and attend Ethical Practice in Health-Related Sciences

Fraden, Seth

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Using Entrez Utilities Web Service with Visual Basic and MS Visual Studio 2008  

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Using Entrez Utilities Web Service with Visual Basic and MS Visual Studio 2008 Entrez Utilities Web to create a Visual Basic project to access the NCBI Entrez Utilities Web Service using MS Visual Studio 2005.wsdl or path to local file (for example, C: \\SOAP\\eUtils\\v2.0\\eutils.wsdl) if you downloaded eUtils WSDL

Levin, Judith G.

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Characterization of Espresso Coffee Aroma by Static Headspace GC?MS and Sensory Flavor Profile  

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The profiles of volatile compounds were obtained with the method described by Sanz et al. (2001), adapted to EC, using static headspace gas chromatography?mass spectrometry (SHGC?MS). ... SHGC analysis was performed with an HP 6890 gas chromatograph (Hewlett-Packard) equipped with a static headspace sampler (Hewlett-Packard model 7694). ... Volatile Compounds Identified in EC Samples by SHGC?MS ...

Laura Maeztu; Cristina Sanz; Susana Andueza; M. Paz De Peña; José Bello; Concepción Cid

2001-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

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U-190: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-037 - Critical | Department of  

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0: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-037 - Critical 0: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-037 - Critical U-190: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-037 - Critical June 13, 2012 - 3:30pm Addthis PROBLEM: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-037 - Critical PLATFORM: Internet Explorer 8.x ABSTRACT: This security update resolves one publicly disclosed and twelve privately reported vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. LINKS: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-037 - Critical Secunia Advisory SA49412 IMPACT ASSESSMENT: High Discussion: The most severe vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted webpage using Internet Explorer. An attacker who successfully exploited any of these vulnerabilities could gain the same user rights as the current user. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who

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HPTLC/DESI-MS Imaging of Tryptic Protein Digests Separated in Two Dimensions  

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Desorption electrospray ionization mass spectrometry (DESI-MS) was demonstrated as a method to detect and identify peptides from two-dimensional separations of cytochrome c and myoglobin tryptic digests on ProteoChrom HPTLC Cellulose sheets. Data-dependent tandem mass spectra were acquired during lane scans across the TLC plates. Peptides and the corresponding proteins were identified using a protein database search software. Two-dimensional distributions of identified peptides were mapped for each separated protein digest. Sequence coverages for cytochrome c and myoglobin were 81% and 74%, respectively. These compared well to those determined using the more standard HPLC/ESI-MS/MS approach (89% and 84%, respectively). Preliminary results show that use of more sensitive instrumentation has the potential for improved detection of peptides with low Rf values and improvement in sequence coverage. However, less multiple charging and more sodiation were seen in HPTLC/DESI-MS spectra relative to HPLC/ESI-MS spectra, which can affect peptide identification by MS/MS. Methods to increase multiple charging and reduce the extent of sodiation are currently under investigation.

Pasilis, Sofie P [ORNL; Kertesz, Vilmos [ORNL; Van Berkel, Gary J [ORNL; Schulz, Michael [Merck Research Laboratories; Schorcht, Susanne [Merck Research Laboratories

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A transportable mb(Lg) scale for central Europe and implications for low-magnitude Ms-mb discrimination  

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......compiled Ms mb observations of Nevada Test Site (NTS) explosions. We begin...near-regional Ms scales for the Nevada Test Site, Bull. seism. Soc. Am...explosions at east Kazakh and Nevada test sites, Bull. seism. Soc. Am......

Howard J. Patton; Jörg Schlittenhardt

2005-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Taxonomic Classification of Planning Decisions in Health Care: a Review of the State of the Art in OR/MS  

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Taxonomic Classification of Planning Decisions in Health Care: a Review of the State of the Art care, and a review of relevant OR/MS articles for each planning decision. The contribution. For each planning and control decision, we structurally review the key OR/MS articles and the OR/MS methods

Boucherie, Richard J.

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One Hundred EMIT Positive Cannabinoid Urine Samples Confirmed by BPA/TLC, RIA, and GC/MS  

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......Positive Cannabinoid Urine Samples Confirmed by BPA/TLC, RIA, and GC/MS K. Verebey S...positive cannabinoid urine samples confirmed by BPA/TLC, RIA, and GC/MS. | Letter | 0...Positive Cannabinoid Urine Samples Confirmed by BPA/TLC, RIA, and GC/MS To The Editor......

K. Verebey; S.J. Mulé; J. Alrazi; M. Lehrer

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ms Linda Cerrone | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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Ms. Linda Cerrone Ms. Linda Cerrone Scientific User Facilities (SUF) Division SUF Home About Staff Listings/Contact Information What's New User Facilities Accelerator & Detector Research & Development Principal Investigators' Meetings Scientific Highlights Construction Projects BES Home Staff Listings/Contact Information Ms. Linda Cerrone Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Cerrone Program Support Specialist Scientific User Facilities Division Office of Basic Energy Sciences SC-22.3/Germantown Building U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20585-1290 E-Mail: Linda.Cerrone@science.doe.gov Phone: (301) 903-0064 or (301) 903-0065 Fax: (301) 903-1690 Ms. Cerrone worked as administrative support specialist/office manager within the Department of Energy's (DOE's) Office of Independent

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A novel synthetic DNA minor groove binder, MS-247: antitumor activity and cytotoxic mechanism  

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Purpose: MS-247 is a novel synthetic compound possessing a DNA-binding moiety and a DNA-alkylating residue, chlorambucil. In this study, ... murine tumor cell lines and its effects on DNA molecul...

Y. Matsuba; H. Edatsugi; I. Mita; A. Matsunaga…

2000-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FREEWAY PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT SYSTEM (PeMS): AN OPERATIONAL ANALYSIS TOOL  

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and calibrate simulation models. The paper describes the use of PeMS in conducting operational analysis from case studies on conducting freeway operational analyses, bottleneck identification, Level and researchers in conducting freeway operational analyses, bottleneck identification, determining the Level

Varaiya, Pravin

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Improved Quality Control Processing of Peptide-centric LC-MS...  

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statistically extreme LC-MS runs. Citation: Matzke MM, KM Waters, TO Metz, JM Jacobs, A Sims, R Baric, JG Pounds, and BJM Webb-Robertson.2011."Improved Quality Control Processing...

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5 year BS/MS Accelerated Physics Program Requirements and other important information.  

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5 year BS/MS Accelerated Physics Program Requirements and other important information. Overall GPA the Graduate School accelerated program application online application and include Statement of purpose Two

Crawford, T. Daniel

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Network-Based Pipeline for Analyzing MS Data: An Application toward Liver Cancer  

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Network-Based Pipeline for Analyzing MS Data: An Application toward Liver Cancer ... With that we established that HCC transition from moderate to poor involved densely connected clusters, which implicates DNA repair and immune dysregulation. ...

Wilson Wen Bin Goh; Yie Hou Lee; Ramdzan M. Zubaidah; Jingjing Jin; Difeng Dong; Qingsong Lin; Maxey C. M. Chung; Limsoon Wong

2011-03-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Glass particles produced by laser ablation for ICP-MS measurements  

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Glass particles produced by laser ablation for ICP-MS266nm) was used to generate glass particles from two sets ofWhen the current data on glass were compared with the metal

Gonzalez, J.; Liu, C.; Wen, S.; Mao, X.; Russo, R.E.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - australian ms patients Sample Search Results  

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by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: australian ms patients Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Annals of Oncology 5: 199-204, 1994. O 1994 Kluwer Academic...

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U-032: Microsoft Security Bulletin Windows TCP/IP MS11-083 - Critical |  

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32: Microsoft Security Bulletin Windows TCP/IP MS11-083 - 32: Microsoft Security Bulletin Windows TCP/IP MS11-083 - Critical U-032: Microsoft Security Bulletin Windows TCP/IP MS11-083 - Critical November 9, 2011 - 1:00pm Addthis PROBLEM: Microsoft Security Bulletin Windows TCP/IP MS11-083 - Critical. PLATFORM: Windows XP Service Pack 3 Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2 Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2 Active Directory Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems Windows Vista Service Pack 2 Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2 Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2 Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2 Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1 Windows 7 for x64-based Systems

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Microsoft PowerPoint - SRNL-MS-2010-00070_Flach_S08.ppt  

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0 0 Modeling of Engineered Systems in the Vadose Zone Greg Flach 13 April 2010 Richland WA Performance Assessment Community of Practice Technical Exchange 2 SRNL-MS-2010-00070 Outline Engineered Systems at the Savannah River Site Key failure / degradation modes Modeling philosophy Modeling practice Opportunities for ASCEM and CBP 3 SRNL-MS-2010-00070 Engineered systems Solid waste disposal, E-area

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Use of Cotinine Immunoassay Test Strips for Preclassifying Urine Samples from Smokers and Nonsmokers Prior to Analysis by LC-MS-MS  

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......was examined as a possible alternative. The results indicate that...set to 200 ms. Collision energies ranged from 21 to 36 Vand...software (version 9.0, Car,], NC). Following development...might be achieved by using an alternative calibration 14.56 based......

John T. Bernert; Tia L. Harmon; Connie S. Sosnoff; James E. McGuffey

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Complexation of uranyl ion by tetrahexylmalonamides: an equilibrium modeling and infrared spectroscopic study  

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We investigated the extraction of uranyl nitrate from aqueous sodium nitrate with a series of tetrahexylmalonamides. The tetrahexylmalonamides considered were N,N,N?,N?-tetrahexylmalonamide (THMA), N,N,N?,N?-tetrahexyl-2-methylmalonamide (MeTHMA), and N,N,N?,N?-tetrahexyl-2,2-dimethylmalonamide (DiMeTHMA). This series allowed for a systematic determination of the effects of alkyl substitution of the methylene carbon. Equilibrium modeling of the extraction data indicates that at 1 M NaNO3, two extracted species are formed: UO2(NO3)2L2 and UO2(NO3)2L3. The relative abundance of these two species depends on the nature of the tetrahexylmalonamide ligand. The UO2(NO3)2L2 species is dominant in the DiMeTHMA system, with very little formation of the UO2(NO3)2L3 species. In contrast, the UO2(NO3)2L3 species is more predominant in the MeTHMA case. The case of THMA lies in between. The greater propensity of MeTHMA versus THMA to bind in a 3:1 fashion to uranyl ion might reflect the greater basicity of the carbonyl oxygens in MeTHMA. The fact that DiMeTHMA binds primarily in 2:1 fashion suggests that steric constraints are more important in that ligand. As the nitrate concentration is increased, the ligand-to-metal ratios tend to decrease, i.e. the UO2(NO3)2L2 species tends to predominate, while the UO2(NO3)2L3 species becomes less important. In the case of THMA and MeTHMA, equilibrium modeling suggests the existence of a UO2(NO3)2L species at higher nitrate concentrations. FTIR spectral studies confirm that at least two uranyl–THMA complexes formed, one of which has been identified as UO2(NO3)2(THMA) by thermogravimetric analysis (TGA). The identity of the second species has not been definitively determined, but is most likely UO2(NO3)2(THMA)2.

Gregg J. Lumetta; Bruce K. McNamara; Brian M. Rapko; James E. Hutchison

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Coordinated FA-MS and SIFT-MS analyses of breath following ingestion of D2O and ethanol: total body water, dispersal kinetics and ethanol metabolism  

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A coordinated study of the dispersal of water between the various body compartments (stomach and gut, blood stream and tissue) and the similar dispersal kinetics of ethanol and its metabolism has been carried out involving two healthy volunteers using flowing afterglow mass spectrometry, FA-MS, and selected ion flow tube mass spectrometry, SIFT-MS. Thus, using these techniques, the variations of HDO and ethanol in breath, measured in successive single exhalations, were followed in real time after the ingestion of measured quantities of D2O and ethanol in proportion to the body weights of the subjects at the dose rates D2O ~ 0.283 g kg–1, ethanol ~0.067 g kg–1. During the FA-MS experimental periods (about 2 h), the dispersion of HDO into the body water and finally its equilibration in the total body water is observed from which total body water for each subject was determined. In the SIFT-MS measurements, the dispersion of ethanol into the body water and its loss via metabolism was observed until the physiological (pre-dose) breath level of ethanol for each individual was restored. A simple linear transformation is used to derive the time variations of the blood levels of HDO and ethanol. This has allowed a comparison of the fractions of the ingested ethanol that are metabolized during first-pass metabolism for the two subjects. Thus, in one subject 30% and in the other subject 40% of the ingested alcohol is metabolized in the first 20 min following ingestion. The good time resolution allowed by non-invasive breath analysis ensures that the rates of processes such as ethanol metabolism can be accurately measured. Simultaneous measurements of breath acetaldehyde (largely formed via the ethanol metabolism) and acetone were also performed during the SIFT-MS single breath exhalations.

Patrik Špan?l; Tianshu Wang; David Smith

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ANALYSIS OF SULFONATES IN AQUEOUS SAMPLES BY ION-PAIR LC/ESI-MS/MS WITH IN-SOURCE CID FOR ADDUCT PEAK ELIMINATION  

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Determination of low-molecular-weight organic sulfonates (e.g. taurine and cysteic acid) in aqueous solutions is important in many applications of biological, environmental and pharmaceutical sciences. These compounds are difficult to be determined by commonly used reversed-phase liquid chromatographic separation combined with UV-Visible detection because of their high solubility and the lack chromophoric moieties. Here the authors report a method combining ion-pair liquid chromatography and electrospray ionization tandem mass spectrometry (IPLC/ESI-MS/MS)for determining sulfonates. The ability of low-molecular-weight sulfonates to form ion-pairs with quaternary ammonium cations in aqueous solutions allowed LC separation with a C{sub 18} column. Detection of the sulfonates was accomplished with ESI-MS that lends a universal mode of mass detection for polar, water soluble compounds. An in-source collision induced dissociation (CID) was applied to eliminate the adduct peaks in mass spectra. Characteristic marker ions showed in the second stage mass spectra lent a method for identifying sulfonates.

OUYANG,S.; VAIRAVAMURTHY,M.A.

1999-06-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Repellents to prevent cattle browsing of pine seedlings  

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Duncan, Don Arlen

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Ms Van T Nguyen | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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Van T Nguyen Van T Nguyen Scientific User Facilities (SUF) Division SUF Home About Staff Listings/Contact Information What's New User Facilities Accelerator & Detector Research & Development Principal Investigators' Meetings Scientific Highlights Construction Projects BES Home Staff Listings/Contact Information Ms. Van T Nguyen Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Van T. Nguyen Program Manager Facility Coordination, Metrics, and Assessment Office of Basic Energy Sciences SC-22.3/Germantown Building U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20585-1290 E-Mail: Van.Nguyen@science.doe.gov Phone: (301) 903-3976 Fax: (301) 903-1690 Ms. Nguyen joined the Scientific User Facilities Division of the Office of Basic Energy Sciences (BES) in July 2008. Prior to joining BES, Ms. Nguyen

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Exploring the in vitro formation of trimethylarsine sulfide from dimethylthioarsinic acid in anaerobic microflora of mouse cecum using HPLC-ICP-MS and HPLC-ESI-MS  

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Although metabolism of arsenicals to form methylated oxoarsenical species has been extensively studied, less is known about the formation of thiolated arsenical species that have recently been detected as urinary metabolites. Indeed, their presence suggests that the metabolism of ingested arsenic is more complex than previously thought. Recent reports have shown that thiolated arsenicals can be produced by the anaerobic microflora of the mouse cecum, suggesting that metabolism prior to systemic absorption may be a significant determinant of the pattern and extent of exposure to various arsenic-containing species. Here, we examined the metabolism of {sup 34}S labeled dimethylthioarsinic acid ({sup 34}S-DMTA{sup V}) by the anaerobic microflora of the mouse cecum using HPLC-ICP-MS and HPLC-ESI-MS/MS to monitor for the presence of various oxo- and thioarsenicals. The use of isotopically enriched {sup 34}S-DMTA{sup V} made it possible to differentiate among potential metabolic pathways for production of the trimethylarsine sulfide (TMAS{sup V}). Upon in vitro incubation in an assay containing anaerobic microflora of mouse cecum, {sup 34}S-DMTA{sup V} underwent several transformations. Labile {sup 34}S was exchanged with more abundant {sup 32}S to produce {sup 32}S-DMTA{sup V}, a thiol group was added to yield DMDTA{sup V}, and a methyl group was added to yield {sup 34}S-TMAS{sup V}. Because incubation of {sup 34}S-DMTA{sup V} resulted in the formation of {sup 34}S-TMAS{sup V}, the pathway for its formation must preserve the arsenic-sulfur bond. The alternative metabolic pathway postulated for formation of TMAS{sup V} from dimethylarsinic acid (DMA{sup V}) would proceed via a dimethylarsinous acid (DMA{sup III}) intermediate and would necessitate the loss of {sup 34}S label. Structural confirmation of the metabolic product was achieved using HPLC-ESI-MS/MS. The data presented support the direct methylation of DMTA{sup V} to TMAS{sup V}. Additionally, the detection of isotopically pure {sup 34}S-TMAS{sup V} raises questions about the sulfur exchange properties of TMAS{sup V} in the cecum material. Therefore, {sup 34}S-TMAS{sup V} was incubated and the exchange was monitored with respect to time. The data suggest that the As-S bond associated with TMAS{sup V} is less labile than the As-S bond associated with DMTA{sup V}.

Kubachka, Kevin M. [US EPA, ORD, NERL, Microbiological and Chemical Exposure, Assessment Research Division, Cincinnati, OH 45268 (United States); Kohan, Michael C. [US EPA, ORD, NHEERL, Environmental Carcinogenesis Division, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711 (United States); Herbin-Davis, Karen [US EPA, ORD, NHEERL, Experimental Toxicology Division, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711 (United States); Creed, John T. [US EPA, ORD, NERL, Microbiological and Chemical Exposure, Assessment Research Division, Cincinnati, OH 45268 (United States)], E-mail: creed.jack@epa.gov; Thomas, David J. [US EPA, ORD, NHEERL, Experimental Toxicology Division, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711 (United States)

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Multiple-scattering calculations of the uranium {ital L}{sub 3}-edge x-ray-absorption near-edge structure  

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A theoretical study of the uranium {ital L}{sub 3}-edge x-ray absorption near-edge structure (XANES) is presented for several uranium compounds, including oxides, intermetallics, uranyl fluoride, and {alpha}-uranium. Calculations were performed using FEFF6, an {ital ab} {ital initio} multiple-scattering (MS) code that includes the most important features of current theories. The results, which account for both the fine structure {chi} and the atomiclike background {mu}{sub 0} of the absorption coefficient {mu}, are compared to new and previously measured experimental spectra, reavealing very good agreement for most systems. For several compounds, a more detailed theoretical analysis determined the influence of cluster size and scattering order upon the calculated spectra. Results indicate that MS paths and scattering paths that include rather distant atoms make significant contributions for UO{sub 2}, whereas XANES for crystals with lower symmetry and density can be modeled using only shorter single-scattering paths. In most cases, assumption of a screened final state in the calculation gives better agreement with experiment than use of an unscreened final state. The successful modeling of spectra for a variety of different uranium compounds, with differing spectral features, indicates that the semirelativistic treatment of XANES used here is adequate even for heavy elements. The well-known resonance, observed experimentally for uranyl (UO{sub 2}{sup 2+}) compounds {approx}15 eV above the white line, is successfully modeled here for the first time, using multiple-scattering paths within the O-U-O axial bonds. Overlapping muffin-tin spheres were required in the calculation, probably as a result of the short uranyl axial bonds.

Hudson, E.A. [Glenn T. Seaborg Institute for Transactinium Science, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, University of California, Livermore, California 94551 (United States)] [Glenn T. Seaborg Institute for Transactinium Science, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, University of California, Livermore, California 94551 (United States); Rehr, J.J. [Department of Physics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 (United States)] [Department of Physics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 (United States); Bucher, J.J. [Chemical Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720 (United States)] [Chemical Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720 (United States)

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REACTIVITY INITIATED ACCIDENT TEST SERIES TEST RIA 1-4 EXPERIMENT PREDICTIONS  

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The results of the pretest analyses for Test RIA 1-4 are presented. Test RIA 1-4 consists of a 3x3 array of previously irradiated MAP! fuel rods. The rods have 5.7% enriched UO{sub 2} fuel in zircaloy-4 cladding with an average burnup of 5300 MWd/t. The objective for Test RIA 1-4 is to provide information regarding loss-of-coolable fuel rod geometry following RIA event for a radial-average peak fuel enthalpy equivalent to the present licensing criteria of 1172 J/g (280 cal/g UO{sub 2}). Radial averaged peak fuel enthalpies of 1172 J/g (280 cal/g) 1077 J/g {257 cal/g), and 978 J/g (234 cal/g) for the corner, side, and center fuel rods, respectively, are planned to be achieved during a 2.7 ms reactor period power burst. The results of the FRAP-T5 analyses indicate that all nine rods will fail within 26 ms from the start of the power burst due to pellet-cladding mechanical interaction. All of the rods will undergo partial fuel melting. All rods will operate under extended film boiling (>30 sec) conditions and about 70% of the cladding length is expected to be molten. Approximately 15% of the cladding thickness will be oxided. Fuel swelling due to fission gas release and melting combined with fuel and cladding fragmentation, will probably produce a complete coolant flow blockage within the flow shroud.

Fukuda, S. K.; Martinson, Z. R.

1980-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U-127: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-020 - Critical | Department of  

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U-127: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-020 - Critical U-127: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-020 - Critical U-127: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-020 - Critical March 16, 2012 - 9:30pm Addthis PROBLEM: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-020 - Critical PLATFORM: Windows XP Service Pack 3, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2, Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2, Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems, Windows Vista Service Pack 2, Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2, Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2, Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2, Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 2, Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems, Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1, Windows 7 for x64-based Systems, Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service

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MHCP Handbook 1 of 10 Mental Health Counseling Program M.S.  

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MHCP Handbook 1 of 10 Mental Health Counseling Program ­ M.S. Department of Educational Psychology we all live and work. #12;MHCP Handbook 2 of 10 Objectives After completion of the Mental Health average on the NCE in each of the five work behavior areas: fundamentals of counseling, assessment

Tennessee, University of

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Courses for Breadth Requirement of Aerospace Engineering M.S. Degree Aerodynamics,  

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Courses for Breadth Requirement of Aerospace Engineering M.S. Degree Program Aerodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Combustion and Propulsion (AFMCP) AE 410/CSE 461: Computational Aerodynamics AE 412/ME 411: Viscous Flow & Heat Transfer AE 416: Applied Aerodynamics AE 419: Aircraft Flight Mechanics AE 433

Gilbert, Matthew

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Improving Alpha Spectrometry Energy Resolution by Ion Implantation with ICP-MS  

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We report results of a novel technique using an Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometer (ICP-MS) as a method of source preparation for alpha spectrometry. This method produced thin, contaminant free 241Am samples which yielded extraordinary energy resolution which appear to be at the lower limit of the detection technology used in this research.

Dion, Michael P.; Liezers, Martin; Farmer, Orville T.; Miller, Brian W.; Morley, Shannon M.; Barinaga, Charles J.; Eiden, Gregory C.

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Tourism in the Maldives: experiencing the difference from the Maldives Ms. Bndicte AUVRAY  

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Tourism in the Maldives: experiencing the difference from the Maldives Ms. Bénédicte AUVRAY Ph Tourism Promotion Board, the country looks like a white and blue world for honeymooners, divers ­ Enclave ­ Exoticism halshs-00536400,version1-16Nov2010 Author manuscript, published in "Tourism

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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M.S. Physics and Astronomy, University of Pittsburgh, 2005 Submitted to the Graduate Faculty of  

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M.S. Physics and Astronomy, University of Pittsburgh, 2005 Submitted to the Graduate Faculty of the Department of Physics and Astronomy in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy University of Pittsburgh 2009 Andrew J. Mason B.S. Physics, State University of New York

Minnesota, University of

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BME BIOTECHNOLOGY CONCENTRATION F11 MS: 30 total credit hours minimum  

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BME BIOTECHNOLOGY CONCENTRATION ­ F11 MS: 30 total credit hours minimum Students last name begins: Michael Mayer, Ph.D. (mimayer@umich.edu) Biotechnology (one course): BIOMEDE 410 Design and Application of Engineering): At least one of the following: BIOLCHEM 515 Introductory Biochemistry (Biotechnology only)5 (3

Eustice, Ryan

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BME BIOTECHNOLOGY CONCENTRATION F10 MS: 30 total credit hours minimum  

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BME BIOTECHNOLOGY CONCENTRATION ­ F10 MS: 30 total credit hours minimum Students last name begins: Michael Mayer, Ph.D. (mimayer@umich.edu) Biotechnology (one course): BIOMED E 410 Design and Application (Biotechnology only)5 (3) (I, II) BIOMED E 519 Quantitative Physiology (Tissue Engineering only)6 (4) (I) Other

Eustice, Ryan

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BME BIOTECHNOLOGY CONCENTRATION F12 MS: 30 total credit hours minimum  

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BME BIOTECHNOLOGY CONCENTRATION ­ F12 MS: 30 total credit hours minimum Advisor: Michael Mayer, Ph.D. (mimayer@umich.edu) Biotechnology (one course): BIOMEDE 410 Design and Application of Biomaterials (3) (l)1 of Engineering): One course from this list: BIOLCHEM 515 Introductory Biochemistry (Biotechnology only)5 (3) (I

Kamat, Vineet R.

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Computer Engineering Integrated BS/MS Handbook Dated: February 06, 2014  

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Computer Engineering Integrated BS/MS Handbook Dated: February 06, 2014 INTEGRATED BACHELOR AND MASTER OF SCIENCE IN COMPUTER ENGINEERING Computer Engineering Program College of Engineering & Computer@fullerton.edu Telephone: 657-278-5987 Fax: 657-278-5804 http://www.fullerton.edu/ecs/cpe #12;Computer Engineering

de Lijser, Peter

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Measurement of lithium isotope ratios by quadrupole-ICP-MS: application to seawater and natural carbonates  

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Measurement of lithium isotope ratios by quadrupole-ICP-MS: application to seawater and natural method for lithium isotope ratio (7 Li/6 Li) determinations with low total lithium consumption ( lithium from all matrix elements using small volume resin (2 ml/3.4 meq AG 50W-X8) and low volume elution

Weston, Ken

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Aerospace Engineering Aircraft and Spacecraft Design BS, MS Space Transportation and Exploration  

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and Systems Engineering Management Engineering Healthcare Industrial Engineering BS, MS, MSE Human Factors-924-3190 www.engr.sjsu.edu/avtech Department office located in Industrial Studies 111 Biomedical Engineering.sjsu.edu Industrial and Systems Engineering 408-924-3301 www.ise.sjsu.edu Industrial Technology 408-924-3190 www

Su, Xiao

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(MS WORD TEMPLATE for Submission in Fusion Engineering and Design) Security on the US Fusion Grid  

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(MS WORD TEMPLATE for Submission in Fusion Engineering and Design) Security on the US Fusion Grid J, FusionGrid, grid computing 1. Introduction Critical to the success of any computational grid is security to improve security for the US Fusion Grid (FusionGrid) [1]. Collaboratory workers have adapted secure

Thompson, Mary R.

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KooPeratIonsProGraMMe CooPeratIon ProGraMs03  

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und Innovation haben die Max-Planck-Gesellschaft und die Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft ihre Kooperationen for Research and Innovation, the Max Planck Society and Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft intend to continue50 KooPeratIonsProGraMMe CooPeratIon ProGraMs03 Kooperationen mit der Fraunhofer

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Time lapse seismic signal analysis for Cranfield, MS, EOR and CCS site Ditkof, J.1  

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EG31 Time lapse seismic signal analysis for Cranfield, MS, EOR and CCS site Ditkof, J.1 , Caspari Australia The Cranfield field located in Southwest Mississippi is an EOR and CCS project which has been-delay along a horizon below the reservoir. Keywords: time lapse, 4D seismic, CO2 sequestration, EOR, seismic

Texas at Austin, University of

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COAL RESOURCES, POWDER RIVER BASIN By M.S. Ellis,1  

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Chapter PN COAL RESOURCES, POWDER RIVER BASIN By M.S. Ellis,1 G.L. Gunther,2 A.M. Ochs,2 S, Delaware 1999 Resource assessment of selected Tertiary coal beds and zones in the Northern Rocky in the toolbar to return. 1999 Resource assessment of selected Tertiary coal beds and zones in the Northern Rocky

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Introduction to the Decision Analytics, Mobile and Service Science Track (DA/MS/SS)  

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The DA/MS/SS Track is concerned first and fore-most with emerging managerial and organizational decision-making strategies, processes, tools, technologies, services and solutions in the Digital Age. This track has 4 interrelated themes. First theme, ... Keywords: Analytics, Mobile Services, Service Science, Cloud Computing, Service Systems, Emerging Solutions

Christer Carlsson; Haluk Demirkan

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EB2012-MS-43 ADVANCES IN THE MODELLING OF CARBON/CARBON  

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EB2012-MS-43 ADVANCES IN THE MODELLING OF CARBON/CARBON COMPOSITE UNDER TRIBOLOGICAL CONSTRAINTS 1, homogenization, carbon ABSTRACT Thermo mechanical properties of Carbon-Carbon composite (C/C) allow them, the Carbon-Carbon composites (C/C) are materials frequently used in industrial applications such as plane

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Comparison of electronic structure of group IV A tetrahalides using MS-X? calculations  

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The charge transfer spectral properties of group IV A tetrahalides (where M=Ti, Zr or Hf and X=F, Cl, Br or I) have been calculated using the Ms-X? method and compared with experimental values. The order of li...

V Subramanian; T Ramasami

1997-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Engineering (MS, PhD) www.grad.clemson.edu/brochure/IndustEng  

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of production and service systems, hu- man factors, and education and learning systems. Programs of Study MSIndustrial Engineering (MS, PhD) www.grad.clemson.edu/brochure/IndustEng #12;Introduction completion of a thesis. Most students require at least four semesters when pursuing this option. PhD The PhD

Duchowski, Andrew T.

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School of Architecture College of Architecture Georgia Institute of Technology M.S. IN URBAN DESIGN  

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1 School of Architecture College of Architecture Georgia Institute of Technology M.S. IN URBAN and richly interdisciplinary experience, with required courses in urban design, architecture and city planning, with additional opportunities in civil and environmental engineering, real estate development

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8-1-12 1 MS Online App UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER  

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of Student Affairs, 601 Elmwood Avenue Box SON, Rochester NY 14642 Questions may be directed to the School, programs and activities. Questions on compliance should be directed to the particular school or department8-1-12 1 MS Online App UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER SCHOOL OF NURSING Nurse Practitioner Masters Program

Goldman, Steven A.

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Physiological Stress Responses to Prolonged Exposure to MS-222 and Surgical Implantation in Juvenile Chinook Salmon  

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While many studies have investigated the effects of transmitters on fish condition, behavior, and survival, to our knowledge, no studies have taken into account anesthetic exposure time in addition to tag and surgery effects. We investigated stress responses to prolonged MS-222 exposure after stage 4 induction in surgically implanted juvenile Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha). Survival, tag loss, plasma cortisol concentration, and blood [Na+], [K+], [Ca2+], and pH were measured immediately following anesthetic exposure and surgical implantation and 1, 7, and 14 days post-treatment. Despite the prolonged anesthetic exposure, 3-15 minutes post Stage 4 induction, there were no mortalities or tag loss in any treatment. MS-222 was effective at delaying immediate cortisol release during surgical implantation; however, osmotic disturbances resulted, which were more pronounced in longer anesthetic time exposures. From day 1 to day 14, [Na+], [Ca2+], and pH significantly decreased, while cortisol significantly increased. The cortisol increase was exacerbated by surgical implantation. There was a significant interaction between MS-222 time exposure and observation day for [Na+], [Ca2+], [K+], and pH; variations were seen in the longer time exposures, although not consistently. In conclusion, stress response patterns suggest stress associated with surgical implantation is amplified with increased exposure to MS-222.

Wagner, Katie A.; Woodley, Christa M.; Seaburg, Adam; Skalski, John R.; Eppard, Matthew B.

2014-08-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Requirements for M.S. Degree in Viticulture and Enology Graduate Group Revised May 20, 2005  

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necessary to produce wine of the highest quality and provides the means by which such studies can in an increasingly competitive global wine market. Degrees Offered: Viticulture and Enology offers MS degree under for educating graduates in both the cultivation of grapes and the production of wine and who have completed

Ullrich, Paul

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BME BIOMEDICAL IMAGING CONCENTRATION F12 MS: 30 total credit hours minimum  

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BME BIOMEDICAL IMAGING CONCENTRATION ­ F12 MS: 30 total credit hours minimum Advisor: Luis Hernandez-Garcia, Ph.D. (hernan@umich.edu) Biomedical Imaging: BIOMEDE 5161 Medical Imaging Systems (3) (I)2 General: BIOMEDE 500 Biomedical Engineering Seminar (1) (I,II) BIOMEDE 550 Ethics and Enterprise (1) (I

Kamat, Vineet R.

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BME BIOMEDICAL IMAGING CONCENTRATION F11 MS: 30 total credit hours minimum  

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BME BIOMEDICAL IMAGING CONCENTRATION ­ F11 MS: 30 total credit hours minimum Advisor: Luis Hernandez-Garcia, Ph.D. (hernan@umich.edu) Biomedical Imaging: BIOMEDE 5161 Medical Imaging Systems (3) (I)2 General: BIOMEDE 500 Biomedical Engineering Seminar (1) (I,II) BIOMEDE 550 Ethics and Enterprise (1) (I

Eustice, Ryan

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UC Davis Forensic Science Graduate Program Proposed curriculum changes to the MS Degree in Forensic Science  

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1 UC Davis Forensic Science Graduate Program Proposed curriculum changes to the MS Degree in Forensic Science (Graduate Council approved June 21, 2007) Background The Graduate Forensic Science M reflection of that research effort would be 18-36 research units. Initial Forensic Science Curriculum 2001

Ullrich, Paul

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Development and validation of a HILIC–MS/MS method for quantification of decitabine in human plasma by using lithium adduct detection  

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Abstract A highly sensitive, selective, and rugged quantification method was developed and validated for decitabine (5-aza-2?-deoxycytidine) in human plasma treated with 100 ?g/mL of tetrahydrouridine (THU). Chromatographic separation was accomplished using hydrophilic interaction liquid chromatography (HILIC) and detection used electrospray ionization (ESI) tandem mass spectrometry (MS/MS) by monitoring lithiated adducts of the analytes as precursor ions. The method involves simple acetonitrile precipitation steps (in an ice bath) followed by injection of the supernatant onto a Thermo Betasil Silica-100, 100 × 3.0 mm, 5 ?m LC column. Protonated ([M+H]+), sodiated ([M+Na]+), and lithiated ([M+Li]+) adducts as precursor ions for MS/MS detection were evaluated for best sensitivity and assay performance. During initial method development abundant sodium [M+Na]+ and potassium [M+K]+ adducts were observed while the protonated species [M+H]+ was present at a relative abundance of less than 5% in Q1. The alkali adducts were not be able to be minimized by the usual approach of increasing acid content in mobile phases. Significant analyte/internal standard (IS) co-suppression and inter-lot response differences were observed when using the sodium adduct as the precursor ion for quantification. By adding 2 mM lithium acetate in aqueous mobile phase component, the lithium adduct effectively replaced other cationic species and was successfully used as the precursor ion for selected reaction monitoring (SRM) detection. The method demonstrated the separation of anomers and from other endogenous interferences using a 3-min gradient elution. Decitabine stock, working solution stabilities were investigated during method development. Three different peaks, including one from anomerization, were observed in the SRM transition of the analyte when it was in neutral aqueous solution. The assay was validated over a concentration range of 0.5–500 ng/mL (or 0.44–440 pg injected on column) in 50 ?L of human plasma. The accuracy and precision were within 8.6% relative error and 6.3% coefficient of variation, respectively. Decitabine was stable in THU treated human plasma for at least 68 days and after 5 freeze–thaw cycles when stored at ?70 °C. Stability of decitabine in THU treated human whole blood, matrix factor and recovery were also evaluated during method validation. The method was successfully used for clinical sample analysis.

Wenyi Hua; Thomas Ierardi; Michael Lesslie; Brian T. Hoffman; Daniel Mulvana

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The burnup dependence of light water reactor spent fuel oxidation  

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Over the temperature range of interest for dry storage or for placement of spent fuel in a permanent repository under the conditions now being considered, UO{sub 2} is thermodynamically unstable with respect to oxidation to higher oxides. The multiple valence states of uranium allow for the accommodation of interstitial oxygen atoms in the fuel matrix. A variety of stoichiometric and nonstoichiometric phases is therefore possible as the fuel oxidizers from UO{sub 2} to higher oxides. The oxidation of UO{sub 2} has been studied extensively for over 40 years. It has been shown that spent fuel and unirradiated UO{sub 2} oxidize via different mechanisms and at different rates. The oxidation of LWR spent fuel from UO{sub 2} to UO{sub 2.4} was studied previously and is reasonably well understood. The study presented here was initiated to determine the mechanism and rate of oxidation from UO{sub 2.4} to higher oxides. During the early stages of this work, a large variability in the oxidation behavior of samples oxidized under nearly identical conditions was found. Based on previous work on the effect of dopants on UO{sub 2} oxidation and this initial variability, it was hypothesized that the substitution of fission product and actinide impurities for uranium atoms in the spent fuel matrix was the cause of the variable oxidation behavior. Since the impurity concentration is roughly proportional to the burnup of a specimen, the oxidation behavior of spent fuel was expected to be a function of both temperature and burnup. This report (1) summarizes the previous oxidation work for both unirradiated UO{sub 2} and spent fuel (Section 2.2) and presents the theoretical basis for the burnup (i.e., impurity concentration) dependence of the rate of oxidation (Sections 2.3, 2.4, and 2.5), (2) describes the experimental approach (Section 3) and results (Section 4) for the current oxidation tests on spent fuel, and (3) establishes a simple model to determine the activation energies associated with spent fuel oxidation (Section 5).

Hanson, B.D.

1998-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Multiresidue Pesticide Analysis in Fresh Produce by Capillary Gas Chromatography?Mass Spectrometry/Selective Ion Monitoring (GC-MS/SIM) and ?Tandem Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS/MS)  

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§ Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Office of Regulatory Science, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, HFS-706, 5100 Paint Branch Parkway, College Park, Maryland 20740-5350 ... Pesticide-free produce samples (10 pounds each of bell pepper, broccoli, cantaloupe, carrot, onion, orange, peach, potato, spinach, and tomato) purchased from local markets were ground with dry ice using a Blixer 4 V blender (Robot Coupe, USA, Inc., Ridgeland, MS); the homogenized composites were stored in Mason jars with metal screw caps or in freezer plastic bags and stored at ?40 °C until further use (the jars and freezer bags were left open to allow for any trapped CO2 to escape before containers were capped or sealed before freezing). ...

Jon W. Wong; Kai Zhang; Katherine Tech; Douglas G. Hayward; Carolyn M. Makovi; Alexander JKrynitsky; Frank J. Schenck; Kaushik Banerjee; Soma Dasgupta; Don Brown

2010-03-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Determination of an unstable pentapeptide, monocyte locomotion inhibitory factor, in dog blood by LC–MS/MS: Application to a pharmacokinetic study  

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Abstract A liquid chromatography–tandem mass spectrometry (LC–MS/MS) method has been developed and established for the quantitative determination of monocyte locomotion inhibitory factor, a pentapeptide (Met-Gln-Cys-Asn-Ser) produced by Entamoeba histolytica in axenic culture, in dog blood. The main challenge was the chemical and enzymatic instability of the peptide which was successfully overcome. After a simple protein precipitation, MLIF was separated from AS-5 (Met-Gln-Gly-Asn-Ser), acted as an internal standard, on a Gemini C18 column (5 ?m, 50 mm × 4.6 mm i.d.) using a gradient elution of acetonitrile (0.2% formic acid) and water (0.2% formic acid) and detected by electrospray ionization tandem mass spectrometry. Excellent linearity was achieved (r > 0.9943) over the linear range 5–1000 ng/ml using 0.2 ml blood sample. The validation results demonstrated that this method was specific, accurate and precise. It was successfully applied in measuring MLIF following intravenous infusion its administration at 0.2, 0.4, and 0.8 mg/kg in beagle dogs to support the pre-clinical pharmacokinetic study.

Huafang Jiang; Ji Li; Xin Zhao; Yu Zhou; You Li; Fanlu Sun; Xun Hu; Jinghua Huang; Yaocheng Rui; Guorong Fan

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Isolation and identification of flavour peptides from Puffer fish (Takifugu obscurus) muscle using an electronic tongue and MALDI-TOF/TOF MS/MS  

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To clarify the key flavour peptides that account for the cooked taste of puffer fish, this study was performed to examine flavour peptides extracted from the flesh of puffer fish (Takifugu obscurus). Peptides fractions (P1, P2, P3, P4 and P5) were purified from an aqueous extract of T. obscurus muscle by ultrafiltration and Sephadex G-15 gel filtration chromatography (GFC). P2 was further fractionated into P2a, P2b, and \\{P2c\\} by reverse phase high performance liquid chromatography (RP-HPLC). Fraction \\{P2b\\} elicited umami and sweet taste. The amino acid sequence of \\{P2b\\} subfraction was identified as Tyr-Gly-Gly-Thr-Pro-Pro-Phe-Val (836.4 Da) by matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionisation time of flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF/TOF MS/MS). Hydrophilic amino acids residues Tyr, Gly, Gly, Thr, and Phe are likely to contribute to the umami and sweet taste of this octapeptide. The results of this study suggest this peptide is one of important components of the ‘mellowness’ and ‘tenderness’ taste of the T. obscurus.

Mei-Xiu Zhang; Xi-Chang Wang; Yuan Liu; Xing-Lian Xu; Guang-Hong Zhou

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Master's Degree in Agriculture Plant Health Management Option Option Title: Master of Science (MS) in Agriculture: Plant Health  

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Master's Degree in Agriculture ­ Plant Health Management Option Option Title: Master of Science (MS) in Agriculture: Plant Health Management Department(s) or Program(s): Supported of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS) Contact Name: Dr. Kim Kidwell, Director MS

Collins, Gary S.

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Simulating the FTICR-MS Signal of a Decaying Beryllium-7 Ion Plasma in a 2D Electrostatic PIC Code  

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mass spectrometry (FTICR-MS). We have simulated these signals in a 2-dimensional electrostatic particle transform, ion cyclotron resonance, mass spectrometry, FTICR-MS, FTMS, 2D, electrostatic, particle-in-cell, PIC, simulation #12;ACKNOWLEDGMENTS I would like to first acknowledge my Lord God's hand throughout

Hart, Gus

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11/04/02 G. W. Rubloff AVS 2002 MS MoA5 1 Spatially Programmable Reactor Design  

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optimization is constrained by fixed reactor design manufacturing #12;11/04/02 G. W. Rubloff ­ AVS 2002 ­ MS Mo spatial conditions in programmable reactor Uniformity unacceptable Produce high uniformity with optimal11/04/02 G. W. Rubloff ­ AVS 2002 ­ MS MoA5 1 Spatially Programmable Reactor Design: Toward a New

Rubloff, Gary W.

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Sorption of MS2 Bacteriophage to Layered Double Hydroxides: Effects of Reaction Time, pH, and Competing Anions  

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Sorption of MS2 Bacteriophage to Layered Double Hydroxides: Effects of Reaction Time, pBatch sorption and column breakthrough studies were conducted carbon could be used for virus removal. For example very high retention capacities for from an aqueous solution by bituminous coal (Oza and MS2. Sorption

Sparks, Donald L.

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Overseas Affairs and Planning Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), Kyoto University  

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Contact: Overseas Affairs and Planning Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (i Cell-Material Sciences, iCeMS for short, I welcome you to the Seventh iCeMS International Symposium to develop them through evolution. They are also very important to design and create various novel "smart

Takada, Shoji

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Surface Decontamination of System Components in Uranium Conversion Plant at KAERI  

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A chemical decontamination process using nitric acid solution was selected as in-situ technology for recycle or release with authorization of a large amount of metallic waste including process system components such as tanks, piping, etc., which is generated by dismantling a retired uranium conversion plant at Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI). The applicability of nitric acid solution for surface decontamination of metallic wastes contaminated with uranium compounds was evaluated through the basic research on the dissolution of UO2 and ammonium uranyl carbonate (AUC) powder. Decontamination performance was verified by using the specimens contaminated with such uranium compounds as UO2 and AUC taken from the uranium conversion plant. Dissolution rate of UO2 powder is notably enhanced by the addition of H2O2 as an oxidant even in the condition of a low concentration of nitric acid and low temperature compared with those in a nitric acid solution without H2O2. AUC powders dissolve easily in nitric acid solutions until the solution pH attains about 2.5 {approx} 3. Above that solution pH, however, the uranium concentration in the solution is lowered drastically by precipitation as a form of U3(NH3)4O9 . 5H2O. Decontamination performance tests for the specimens contaminated with UO2 and AUC were quite successful with the application of decontamination conditions obtained through the basic studies on the dissolution of UO2 and AUC powders.

Choi, W. K.; Kim, K. N.; Won, H. J.; Jung, C. H.; Oh, W. Z.

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EFRC CMSNF Major Accomplishments  

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The mission of the Center for Material Science of Nuclear Fuels (CMSNF) has been to develop a first-principles-based understanding of thermal transport in the most widely used nuclear fuel, UO2, in the presence of defect microstructure associated with radiation environments. The overarching goal within this mission was to develop an experimentally validated multiscale modeling capability directed toward a predictive understanding of the impact of radiation and fission-product induced defects and microstructure on thermal transport in nuclear fuel. Implementation of the mission was accomplished by integrating the physics of thermal transport in crystalline solids with microstructure science under irradiation through multi institutional experimental and computational materials theory teams from Idaho National Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Purdue University, the University of Florida, the University of Wisconsin, and the Colorado School of Mines. The Center’s research focused on five major areas: (i) The fundamental aspects of anharmonicity in UO2 crystals and its impact on thermal transport; (ii) The effects of radiation microstructure on thermal transport in UO2; (iii) The mechanisms of defect clustering in UO2 under irradiation; (iv) The effect of temperature and oxygen environment on the stoichiometry of UO2; and (v) The mechanisms of growth of dislocation loops and voids under irradiation. The Center has made important progress in each of these areas, as summarized below.

D. Hurley; Todd R. Allen

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The Genetic Testing Registry (GTR): Genetic Tests and More D. Maglott, PhD1; B.L. Kattman, MS1; A. Malheiro, MS1; J. Lee, PhD1; M. Ovetsky, MS1, V. Hem, MS1, G. Song, MS1, V. Gorelenkov, PhD1, W.S. Rubinstein, MD, PhD1,2; C. Fomous, PhD3; J. Ostell, PhD1  

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The Genetic Testing Registry (GTR): Genetic Tests and More D. Maglott, PhD1; B.L. Kattman, MS1; A://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/gtr/ How do I submit test information?* Automatically Migrate data from GeneTests Web interface, or only test names. Save preferences for displays. Your preferences for displays and retrieval sets (such

Levin, Judith G.

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

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10, 2013 10, 2013 VIA EMAIL Ms. Mariah Steele ENERGY STAR Program U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Room 62023 Washington, DC 20460 Dear Ms. Steele: The U.S. Department of Energy ("DOE") selected a Sunpentown-brand refrigerator, model RF-330SS, manufactured by Hefei Hualing Co., Ltd. ("Hefei Hualing"), for testing as part of DOE's ENERGY STAR ® Verification Testing Program. On October 24, 2012, DOE notified Sunpentown International, Inc. ("Sunpentown") that the model did not meet the ENERGY STAR specification for maximum permitted annual energy use. Hefei Hualing replied to DOE via email, first inquiring why DOE's notification listed the model's maximum permitted energy use as 242 kilowatt-hours per year (kWh/yr) rather than

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Ms Rocio Meneses | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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Rocio Meneses Rocio Meneses Scientific User Facilities (SUF) Division SUF Home About Staff Listings/Contact Information What's New User Facilities Accelerator & Detector Research & Development Principal Investigators' Meetings Scientific Highlights Construction Projects BES Home Staff Listings/Contact Information Ms. Rocio Meneses Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Program Assistant Scientific User Facilities Division Office of Basic Energy Sciences SC-22.3/Germantown Building U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20585-1290 E-Mail: Rocio.Meneses@science.doe.gov Phone: (301) 903-7792 Fax: (301) 903-1690 Ms. Meneses previously worked as an office manager for four years at a non-profit organization called Working Classroom. Working Classroom is a

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Ms. Judy Clayton, Chair Paducah Citizens Advisory Board EHI Consultants, Inc.  

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19,201 0 19,201 0 Ms. Judy Clayton, Chair Paducah Citizens Advisory Board EHI Consultants, Inc. 1 1 1 Memorial Drive Paducah, Kentucky 4200 1 Dear Ms. Clayton: Thank you for your recent letter providing a recommendation to include option periods in Department of Energy Requests for Proposals for prime contracts. The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) provides the total of the basic and option period of a contract for services shall not exceed 5 years, unless approved in accordance with agency procedures. In determining to approve inclusion of an option beyond the 5-year base period specified in FAR, many additional factors must be taken into consideration. These factors include: an expectation that the work requirements will continue beyond the base period of the contract; a

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VIA EMAIL Ms. Leslie Jones ENERGY STAR Program U.S. Environmental Protection Agency  

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6, 2011 6, 2011 VIA EMAIL Ms. Leslie Jones ENERGY STAR Program U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Washington, DC 20460 Dear Ms. Jones: On March 9, 2011, the United States Department of Energy (DOE) notified Whirlpool Corporation (Whirlpool) that DOE had completed testing of the KitchenAid refrigerator model KSRS25RV* under the ENERGY STAR Testing Pilot Program and confirmed that the model did not meet the ENERGY STAR maximum energy consumption requirement of 580 kWh/yr. DOE gave Whirlpool until March 29, 2011, to provide conclusive manufacturing or design evidence or quality assurance information rebutting DOE testing, which showed that this product did not meet the ENERGY STAR Program's energy-efficiency. On March 29,2011, Whirlpool replied that its certification test results for the model met the

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Mr. Christopher Lawrence and Ms. Julie Smith Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability  

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Mr. Christopher Lawrence and Ms. Julie Smith Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability Mail Code: OE-20 U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20585 Dear Mr. Lawrence and Ms. Smith, The Western Governors' Association (WGA) is submitting these comments in response to the Department of Energy's (DOE) Request for Information (RFI), dated August 29, 2013 1 . The RFI outlines a proposed process to establish a coordinated series of meetings and other actions for qualified transmission projects, via an Integrated, Interagency Pre-Application process (IIP). Western Governors appreciate efforts to streamline the siting and permitting process for transmission. Western Governors have a clear goal to site and permit transmission lines three years after a

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Ms. Katharine Kaplan ENERGY STAR Program U.S. Environmental Protection Agency  

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September 2, 2010 September 2, 2010 Ms. Katharine Kaplan ENERGY STAR Program U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW MC 6202J Washington, DC 20460 Dear Ms. Kaplan: On July 29, 2010, the United States Department of Energy (DOE) notified Whirlpool Corporation that DOE testing of one unit of the Amana dishwasher model ASD2524VE*, performed as part of the ENERGY STAR Verification Testing Pilot Program, showed that this model exceeded allowable ENERGY STAR efficiency requirements by 9.2 percent during Stage I testing. DOE gave Whirlpool until August 9, 2010, to request testing of additional units so that DOE could statistically determine whether this model meets the ENEGRY STAR requirements or to have this matter referred to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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Development of chiral LC-MS methods for small molecules and their applications i  

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chiral LC-MS methods for small molecules and their applications i chiral LC-MS methods for small molecules and their applications i n the analysis of enantiomeric composition and pharmacokinetic studies Meera Jay Desai A dissertation submitted to the graduate faculty in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY Major: Analytical Chemistry Program of Study Committee: Daniel W. Armstrong, Major Professor Edward S. Yeung Robsrt S. Houk Victor S.-Y. Lin Gregory Phillips Iowa State University Ames, Iowa 2004 .. 11 Graduate College Iowa State University This is to certify that the doctoral dissertation of Meera Jay Desai has met the dissertation requirement of Iowa State University Major Professor ,&I w4/< For e Major Program ... 1 1 1 This dissertation i s Adicated tu Mypurt?ntsl for taking a chance on a better lge for themselves and their chilhen

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Ms. Julie A. Smith Mr. Christopher Lawrence Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability  

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October 30, 2013 October 30, 2013 Ms. Julie A. Smith Mr. Christopher Lawrence Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability Mail Code: OE-20 U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20585 Dear Ms. Smith and Mr. Lawrence: The Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (AFWA) would like to provide comments on the Federal Register Notice Request for Information (RFI) on Improving Performance of Federal Permitting and Review of Infrastructure Projects, Federal Register Document 2013-21098. AFWA is the professional association that represents the collective voice of North America's state, provincial and territorial fish and wildlife agencies. The state fish and wildlife agencies (State agencies) have statutory authority

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File:USDA-CE-Production-GIFmaps-MS.pdf | Open Energy Information  

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Microsoft PowerPoint - 13-01 Poirier SRNL-MS-2010-00246.ppt  

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Tanks 5 and 6 Oxalic Acid Dissolution and Tanks 5 and 6 Oxalic Acid Dissolution and Tank 5 and 6 Characterization M. R. Poirier, R. Jolly, and G. D. Thaxton November 18, 2010 SRNL-MS-2010-00246 Print Close 2 Outline of Talk Introduction Description of Testing Simulant Testing Actual Waste Testing Test Results Description of Oxalic Acid Cleaning in Tank Farm Results from Oxalic Acid Cleaning in Tank Farm Mechanical Cleaning Conclusions Print

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Characterization of Biodiesel and Biodiesel Particulate Matter by TG, TG?MS, and FTIR  

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Characterization of Biodiesel and Biodiesel Particulate Matter by TG, TG?MS, and FTIR ... Pure vegetable oil biodiesels (rapeseed and soybean) were significantly more effective in the cleanup of oiled sands (?96%) than recycled waste cooking oil biodiesel (70%). ... To minimize use of biodiesels synthesized from edible oils, such as palm oil, because of the raising food versus fuel issue, palm biodiesel (PBD) was blended in different weight ratios with biodiesels synthesized from tree-borne non-edible oil seeds, ... ...

Yi-Chi Chien; Mingming Lu; Ming Chai; F. James Boreo

2008-12-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Performance Evaluation of Real Time Formaldehyde Monitors: PTR-MS and  

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Performance Evaluation of Real Time Formaldehyde Monitors: PTR-MS and Performance Evaluation of Real Time Formaldehyde Monitors: PTR-MS and Interscan 4160-500B Portable Monitor Title Performance Evaluation of Real Time Formaldehyde Monitors: PTR-MS and Interscan 4160-500B Portable Monitor Publication Type Report LBNL Report Number LBNL-6357E Year of Publication 2013 Authors Sidheswaran, Meera A., Sebastian Cohn, Douglas P. Sullivan, and Lara A. Gundel Publisher Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory City Berkeley Abstract Executive Summary Exposure to volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in buildings is a health hazard. Of particular concern is formaldehyde, a ubiquitous carcinogen emitted from furnishings and adhesives in homes and offices. Practitioners and researchers in the area of building performance are very interested in measuring formaldehyde in homes, and they need instrumentation that responds immediately. Current formaldehyde monitoring techniques are hampered by interfering substances in the sample airstream, compromising measurement accuracy and leading to drift. Many experts are now using a tabletop real-time formaldehyde instrument, the Interscan 4160-2, that LBNL researchers have found to be very sensitive to water vapor and low levels of volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Unless ways are found to remove these interferences, relying on the Interscan's readings in buildings will lead to the wrong conclusions about formaldehyde levels and could trigger subsequent unnecessary expense and/or inappropriate responses.

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Performance characteristics of cryofocusing GC/MS system at BWXT Pantex Plant.  

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Ensuring the reliability of all components within a weapon system becomes increasingly important as the stockpile ages. One of the most noteworthy surveillance techniques designed to circumvent (or take place alongside) traditional D&I operations is to collect a sample of gas from within the internal atmosphere of a particular region in a weapon. While a wealth of information about the weapon may be encoded within the composition of its gas sample, our access to that information is only as good as the method used to analyze the sample. It has been shown that cryofocusing-GC/MS offers advantages in terms of sensitivity, ease of sample collection, and robustness of the equipment/hardware used. Attention is therefore focused on qualifying a cryo-GC/MS system for routine stockpile surveillance operations at Pantex. A series of tests were performed on this instrument to characterize the linearity and repeatability of its response using two different standard gas mixes (ozone precursor and TO-14) at various concentrations. This paper outlines the methods used and the results of these tests in order to establish a baseline by which to compare future cryo-GC/MS analyses. A summary of the results is shown.

Brown, Jason R.; Banet, Judith F.; Ithaca, Jerry (BWXT Pantex Plant, Amarillo, TX); Thornberg, Steven Michael; Woods, Lorelei (BWXT Pantex Plant, Amarillo, TX)

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A 2.14 ms candidate optical pulsar in SN1987A: Ten years after  

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We have monitored Supernova 1987A in optical/near-infrared bands from a few weeks following its birth until the present time in order to search for a pulsar remnant. We have found an apparent pattern of emission near the frequency of 467.5 Hz - a 2.14 ms pulsar candidate, first detected in data taken on the remnant at the Las Campanas Observatory (LCO) 2.5-m Dupont telescope during 14-16 Feb. 1992 UT. We detected further signals near the 2.14 ms period on numerous occasions over the next four years in data taken with a variety of telescopes, data systems and detectors, at a number of ground- and space-based observatories. The sequence of detections of this signal from Feb. `92 through August `93, prior to its apparent subsequent fading, is highly improbable (< 10{sup -10} for any noise source). We also find evidence for modulation of the 2.14 ms period with a {approx}1,000 s period which, when taken with the high spindown of the source (2-3 x 10{sup -10} Hz/s), is consistent with precession and spindown via gravitational radiation of a neutron star with a non- axisymmetric oblateness of {approx}10{sup -6}, and an implied gravitational luminosity exceeding that of the Crab Nebula pulsar by an order of magnitude.

Middleditch, J. [Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States); Kristian, J.A.; Kunkel, W.E. [Hale Observatories, Pasadena, CA (United States); Hill, K.M. [Tasmania Univ., Hobart, TAS (Australia). Dept. of Mathematics; Watson, R.D. [Tasmania Univ., Hobart, TAS (Australia). Dept. of Physics

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Evaluation of Ultra-Low Background Materials for Uranium and Thorium Using ICP-MS  

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An increasing number of physics experiments require low background materials for their construction. The presence of Uranium and Thorium and their progeny in these materials present a variety of unwanted background sources for these experiments. The sensitivity of the experiments continues to drive the necessary levels of detection ever lower as well. This requirement for greater sensitivity has rendered direct radioassay impractical in many cases requiring large quantities of material, frequently many kilograms, and prolonged counting times, often months. Other assay techniques have been employed such as Neutron Activation Analysis but this requires access to expensive facilities and instrumentation and can be further complicated and delayed by the formation of unwanted radionuclides. Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS) is a useful tool and recent advancements have increased the sensitivity particularly in the elemental high mass range of U and Th. Unlike direct radioassay, ICP-MS is a destructive technique since it requires the sample to be in liquid form which is aspirated into a high temperature plasma. But it benefits in that it usually requires a very small sample, typically about a gram. Here we will discuss how a variety of low background materials such as copper, polymers, and fused silica are made amenable to ICP-MS assay and how the arduous task of maintaining low backgrounds of U and Th is achieved.

Hoppe, Eric W.; Overman, Nicole R.; LaFerriere, Brian D.

2013-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

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ChelomEx: Isotope-Assisted Discovery of Metal Chelates in Complex Media Using High-Resolution LC-MS  

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The source code, binaries for MS Windows and MAC OS X as well as test LC-MS data are available for download at SourceForge (http://sourceforge.net/projects/chelomex). ... For each charge state (z) to be included in the analysis, the algorithm then tests each peak within the MS1 spectrum to determine if it falls within the defined ?m/z and IRel boundaries. ... A corresponding signal is tested for relatedness to the metal complex if its maximum signal intensity is above a user-defined minimum. ...

Oliver Baars; François M. M. Morel; David H. Perlman

2014-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

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UW-Madison MS-Cart/GIS. Geography Degree Plan The Student, Thesis Advisor and Sub-Area Counselor should sign below, indicating agreement about the  

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UW-Madison MS-Cart/GIS. Geography Degree Plan ­ Fall 2010 The Student, Thesis Advisor and Sub guarantee= _____semesters Cum GPA = _________ Started MS-Cart/GIS _____________ cum credits = ________ BA 370 (Intro Cart) __________________ Geography 377 (Intro GIS) __________________ Geography 378

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Cucumariosides F1 and F2, two new triterpene glycosides from the sea cucumber Eupentacta fraudatrix and their LC-ESI MS/MS identification in the starfish Patiria pectinifera, a predator of the sea cucumber  

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Abstract Two new disulfated triterpene glycosides, cucumariosides F1 and F2, have been isolated from the sea cucumber Eupentacta fraudatrix and their structures elucidated by NMR spectroscopy, mass-spectrometry and chemical transformations. These glycosides were also identified using LC-ESI MS/MS in the starfish Patiria pectinifera, which preys on E. fraudatrix in aquaria. This indicates that toxic triterpene glycosides may be used as food markers in some predatory starfish.

Roman S. Popov; Sergey A. Avilov; Alexandra S. Silchenko; Anatoly I. Kalinovsky; Pavel S. Dmitrenok; Boris B. Grebnev; Natalia V. Ivanchina; Vladimir I. Kalinin

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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J.G. Tobin and S.-W. Yu Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, USA  

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Differentiation of 5f and 6d Components Differentiation of 5f and 6d Components in the Unoccupied Electronic Structure of UO 2 J.G. Tobin and S.-W. Yu Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, USA Summary: One of the crucial questions of all actinide electronic structure determinations is the issue of 5f versus 6d character and the distribution of these components across the density of states. Here, two break-though experiments will be discussed, which have allowed the direct determination of the U5f and U6d contributions to the unoccupied density of states (UDOS) in Uranium Dioxide (UO 2 ). [1] First, a combined soft X-ray Absorption and Bremstrahlung Isochromat Spectroscopy (XAS and BIS, respectively) study of UO 2 will be discussed. [2] Second, a novel Resonant Inverse Photoelectron and X-ray Emission Spectroscopy (RIPES and

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Production of small uranium dioxide microspheres for cermet nuclear fuel using the internal gelation process  

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The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is developing a uranium dioxide (UO2)/tungsten cermet fuel for potential use as the nuclear cryogenic propulsion stage (NCPS). The first generation NCPS is expected to be made from dense UO2 microspheres with diameters between 75 and 150 m. Previously, the internal gelation process and a hood-scale apparatus with a vibrating nozzle were used to form gel spheres, which became UO2 kernels with diameters between 350 and 850 m. For the NASA spheres, the vibrating nozzle was replaced with a custom designed, two-fluid nozzle to produce gel spheres in the desired smaller size range. This paper describes the operational methodology used to make 3 kg of uranium oxide microspheres.

Collins, Robert T [ORNL] [ORNL; Collins, Jack Lee [ORNL] [ORNL; Hunt, Rodney Dale [ORNL] [ORNL; Ladd-Lively, Jennifer L [ORNL] [ORNL; Patton, Kaara K [ORNL] [ORNL; Hickman, Robert [NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL] [NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL

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Current status and future development of coated fuel particles for high temperature gas-cooled reactors  

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The coated particles were first invented by Roy Huddle in Harwell 1957. Through five decades of development, the German UO2 coated particle and US LEU UCO coated particle represent the highly successful coated particle designs up to now. In this paper, current status as well as the failure mechanisms of coated particle so far is reviewed and discussed. The challenges associated with high temperatures for coated particles applied in future VHTR are evaluated. And future development prospects of advanced coated particle suited for higher temperatures are presented. According to the past coated fuel particle development experience, it is unwise to make multiple simultaneous changes in the coated particle design. Two advanced designs which are modifications of standard German UO2 coated particle (UO2? herein) and US UCO coated particle (TRIZO) are promising and feasible under the world-wide cooperations and efforts.

X.W. Zhou; C.H. Tang

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Kinetics of laser pulse vaporization of uranium dioxide by mass spectrometry  

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Safety analyses of nuclear reactors require knowledge of the evaporation behavior of UO/sub 2/ at temperatures well above the melting point of 3140 K. In this study, rapid transient heating of a small spot on a UO/sub 2/ specimen was accomplished by a laser pulse, which generates a surface temperature excursion. This in turn vaporizes the target surface and the gas expands into vacuum. The surface temperature transient was monitored by a fast-response automatic optical pyrometer. The maximum surface temperatures investigated range from approx. 3700 K to approx. 4300 K. A computer program was developed to simulate the laser heating process and calculate the surface temperature evolution. The effect of the uncertainties of the high temperature material properties on the calculation was included in a sensitivity study for UO/sub 2/ vaporization. The measured surface temperatures were in satisfactory agreements.

Tsai, C.

1981-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The effect of geometry on symbology recognition  

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displays' Of the twenty geometric forms tested it was reported that the best combinations of five symbols each were 1 ) rectangle, circle, zig-zag Z, cross, and semicircle or 2) cross, semicircle, ellipse, triangle, and square. These studies led...AaTA fiue 1e Tte1ap 1sa[[errrs aq1 uJaosrp o1 1o[rd aq1 aJTnbaJ uot1eurJogut go sadfi1 q1oH srUa1sfis fieydstp pue s1uaurnJ1sut 1geJoJre aq1 rrroJQ pa~taoaJ st uo rlerUJogut 1oaJTpuZ '1geJoJ&e aq1 go 1uarUuoJznua TeuJa1xa aq1 rUoJg pawTaoaJ st uoT, 1errr...

Boyless, James Andrus

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of IAEA environmental samples for plutonium and uranium by ICP/MS in support of international safeguards  

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A method for the separation and determination of total and isotopic uranium and plutonium by ICP/MS was developed for IAEA samples on cellulose-based media. Preparation of the IAEA samples involved a series of...

O. T. Farmer III; K. B. Olsen; M. L. Thomas…

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Images of the lines under the MS transformations and the Concept of Velocity in the DSR theories  

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The effect of the Maguejo-Smolin (MS) transformations on a straight line in the energy- momentum space will be studied. We will interpret the slope of this line as velocity $dE/dp$, which can leads to addition rule for the velocities in the MS doubly special relativity (DSR) case. Relation between two expressions $dE/dp$ and $p/E$ for velocity in the momentum space will be investigated more and the energy dependency of the velocities in the DSR theories is related to the geometrical properties of the lines under DSR transformations. The images of two parallel lines under the MS transformations will be studied and we will compute crossing point of these lines under the MS transformations in the energy-momentum space. The linear-fractional transformations don't keep parallelism. The crossing point is on a line in the energy-momentum space with a constant momentum $E_p/c$.

Jafari, Nosrtollah

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Images of the lines under the MS transformations and the Concept of Velocity in the DSR theories  

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The effect of the Maguejo-Smolin (MS) transformations on a straight line in the energy- momentum space will be studied. We will interpret the slope of this line as velocity $dE/dp$, which can leads to addition rule for the velocities in the MS doubly special relativity (DSR) case. Relation between two expressions $dE/dp$ and $p/E$ for velocity in the momentum space will be investigated more and the energy dependency of the velocities in the DSR theories is related to the geometrical properties of the lines under DSR transformations. The images of two parallel lines under the MS transformations will be studied and we will compute crossing point of these lines under the MS transformations in the energy-momentum space. The linear-fractional transformations don't keep parallelism. The crossing point is on a line in the energy-momentum space with a constant momentum $E_p/c$.

Nosrtollah Jafari

2015-01-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Market Research Survey of Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) Portable MS Systems for IAEA Safeguards Applications  

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This report summarizes the results for the market research survey of mass spectrometers that are deemed pertinent to International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) needs and strategic objectives. The focus of the report is on MS instruments that represent currently available (or soon to be) commercial off-the shelf (COTS) technology and weigh less than 400 pounds. A compilation of all available MS instruments (36 COTS and 2 R&D) is presented, along with pertinent information regarding each instrument.

Hart, Garret L.; Hager, George J.; Barinaga, Charles J.; Duckworth, Douglas C.

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wasser- und wasserstoffgehalt in oxidischen LWR-kernbrennstoffen und in borcarbid  

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Analyzing hydrogen and water released from UO2, UO2-Gd2O3 and UO2-PuO2 pellets by different hot extraction methods led to the result that nearly all the water is adsorbed on the surface and in open pores. The released gases are approximately 80% water and up to 20% hydrogen. Only 10% of the water content of B4C is adsorbed to the surface and in open pores. 90% of the water is chemicaly bonded as boric acids adhered to the B4C. During more than five years of special measuring experience and quality control equivalent water contents in the range of 1 – 3 ppm were found in UO2 and mixed oxide fuel rods. These data fulfil the LWR-specification requirement of 10 ppm with high confidence. Fuel rod failures by cladding hydriding are now excluded. Zusammenfassung Die Bindung des Wassers an das UO2 ist nach den vorliegenden Untersuchungen praktisch nur eine Sorption an der zugänglichen Oberfläche. Vergleichende Untersuchungen wie hier an B4C durchgeführt und Modellbetrachtungen über die Oberflächenbelegung (2 – 3 ppm H2O füllen mit einer monomolekularen Schicht die experimentell bestimmte BET-Oberfläche aus) unterstützen diese Annahme. Aus den intensiven Untersuchungen an sehr vielen oxidischen Kernbrennstoffpellets über einen mehr als fünfjährigen Fertigungszeitraum ergibt sich, da? Äquivalentwassergehalte von 1 – 3 ppm an Brennstäben mit UO2-Pellets und Mischoxidpellets sicher realisierbar sind. Diese niedrigen Gehalte erfüllen die Spezifikationsforderung mit hohem Sicherheitsabstand. Seit der Beherrschung des Feuchteproblems in der Brennstoff- und Brennstabfertigung sind “Sunburst” -Defekte an LWR-Brennstäben nicht mehr aufgetreten.

E. Brandau; L. Köhler

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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c-Type Cytochrome-Dependent Formation of U(IV) Nanoparticles by Shewanella oneidensis  

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Modern approaches for bioremediation of radionuclide contaminated environments are based on the ability of microorganisms to effectively catalyze changes in the oxidation states of metals that in turn influence their solubility. Although microbial metal reduction has been identified as an effective means for immobilizing highly-soluble uranium(VI) complexes in situ, the biomolecular mechanisms of U(VI) reduction are not well understood. Here, we show that c-type cytochromes of a dissimilatory metal reducing bacterium, Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 are essential for the reduction of U(VI) and formation of extracelluar UO2 nanoparticles. In particular, the outer membrane (OM) decaheme cytochrome MtrC, previously implicated in Mn(IV) and Fe(III) reduction, directly transferred electrons to U(VI). Additionally, deletions of mtrC and/or omcA significantly affected the in vivo U(VI) reduction rate relative to wild type MR-1. Similar to the wild type, the mutants accumulated UO2 nanoparticles extracellularly to high densities in association with an exopolymeric substance (EPS). In wild type cells, this UO2-EPS matrix exhibited glycocalyx-like properties, contained multiple elements of the OM, polysaccharide, and heme containing proteins. Using a novel combination of methods including synchrotron-based X-ray fluorescence microscopy and high resolution immune-electron microscopy, we demonstrate a close association of the extracellular UO2 nanoparticles with MtrC and OmcA. This is the first study to directly localize the OM-associated cytochromes with EPS, which contains biogenic UO2 nanoparticles. In the environment, such association of UO2 nanoparticles with biopolymers may exert a strong influence on subsequent behavior including susceptibility to oxidation by O2 or transport in soils and sediments.

Marshall, Matthew J.; Beliaev, Alex S.; Dohnalkova, Alice; Kennedy, David W.; Shi, Liang; Wang, Zheming; Boyanov, Maxim I.; Lai, Barry; Kemner, Kenneth M.; Mclean, Jeffrey S.; Reed, Samantha B.; Culley, David E.; Bailey, Vanessa L.; Simonson, Cody J.; Saffarini, Daad; Romine, Margaret F.; Zachara, John M.; Fredrickson, Jim K.

2006-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Trapped-ion cell with improved DC potential harmonicity for FT-ICR MS  

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The trapped-ion cell is a key component critical for optimal performance in Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance (FT-ICR) mass spectrometry (MS). We have upgraded our 12 Tesla FT-ICR instrument with a new open cylindrical cell that includes four additional cylindrical segments that serve as compensation electrodes. The DC potential on the additional segments can be set to specific pre-calculated values to suppress DC trapping field anharmonicity, in an effort to improve coherence of the ion cyclotron motion and minimize deviations from the calibration function of the ideal cell. Alternatively, the compensation potentials can be set equal to potentials of adjacent cell electrodes, which creates a DC potential distribution equivalent to that of a regular open cylindrical cell. The initial experimental characterization of both the compensated and open cell configurations was performed using ESI direct infusion of a peptide mixture. Operating the compensated cell at increased post-excitation radii resulted in improved mass measurement accuracy together with increased signal intensity, while the regular configuration exhibited peak splitting and reduced signal life time under these operating conditions. The observed improvement of the compensated cell performance was consistent with the expected behavior due to the improved DC potential harmonicity. These results confirm that the trapping DC potential harmonicity is significant for optimizing FT-ICR MS performance.

Tolmachev, Aleksey V.; Robinson, Errol W.; Wu, Si; Kang, Hyuk; Lourette, Natacha M.; Pasa-Tolic, Ljiljana; Smith, Richard D.

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NEAMS Update  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

April - June 2013 Published September 2013 April - June 2013 Published September 2013 Nuclear Energy ANL/NEAMS-13/3 Quarterly Highlights } } The BISON team is refining and validating the new friction model for fuel-cladding interactions (pages 2 and 3). } } Gas bubble equilibrium configurations in UO 2 were simulated, an important step toward modeling fission gas movement in oxide fuels (page 2). } } Benchmark calculations for the thermal conductivity of UO 2 have been prepared as part of the effort to predict fuel

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Effects of Time, Heat, and Oxygen on K Basin Sludge Agglomeration, Strength, and Solids Volume  

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Sludge disposition will be managed in two phases under the K Basin Sludge Treatment Project. The first phase is to retrieve the sludge that currently resides in engineered containers in the K West (KW) Basin pool at ~10 to 18°C. The second phase is to retrieve the sludge from interim storage in the sludge transport and storage containers (STSCs) and treat and package it in preparation for eventual shipment to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant. The work described in this report was conducted to gain insight into how sludge may change during long-term containerized storage in the STSCs. To accelerate potential physical and chemical changes, the tests were performed at temperatures and oxygen partial pressures significantly greater than those expected in the T Plant canyon cells where the STSCs will be stored. Tests were conducted to determine the effects of 50°C oxygenated water exposure on settled quiescent uraninite (UO2) slurry and a full simulant of KW containerized sludge to determine the effects of oxygen and heat on the composition and mechanical properties of sludge. Shear-strength measurements by vane rheometry also were conducted for UO2 slurry, mixtures of UO2 and metaschoepite (UO3•2H2O), and for simulated KW containerized sludge. The results from these tests and related previous tests are compared to determine whether the settled solids in the K Basin sludge materials change in volume because of oxidation of UO2 by dissolved atmospheric oxygen to form metaschoepite. The test results also are compared to determine if heating or other factors alter sludge volumes and to determine the effects of sludge composition and settling times on sludge shear strength. It has been estimated that the sludge volume will increase with time because of a uranium metal ? uraninite ? metaschoepite oxidation sequence. This increase could increase the number of containers required for storage and increase overall costs of sludge management activities. However, the volume might decrease because of decreases in the water-volume fraction caused by sludge solid reactions, compaction, or intergrowth and recrystallization of metaschoepite. In that case, fewer STSCs may be needed, but the shear strength would increase, and this could challenge recovery by water jet erosion and require more aggressive retrieval methods. Overall, the tests described herein indicate that the settled solids volume remains the same or decreases with time. The only case for which the sludge solids volumes increase with time is for the expansion factor attendant upon the anoxic corrosion of uranium metal to produce UO2 and subsequent reaction with oxygen to form equimolar UO2.25 and UO3•2H2O.

Delegard, Calvin H.; Sinkov, Sergey I.; Schmidt, Andrew J.; Daniel, Richard C.; Burns, Carolyn A.

2011-01-04T23:59:59.000Z

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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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ATOMIC ENERGY CO&lbiISSION ms AlAMos. NEW MMICO  

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ATOMIC ENERGY CO&lbiISSION ATOMIC ENERGY CO&lbiISSION ms AlAMos. NEW MMICO 87544 JUL 5 1973 H. C. Donnelly, Manager Albuquerque Operations UNNEEDED REAL PROPERTY - LOS AL-4MOS AREA OFFICE In our annual review of real property holdings at the Los Alamos Area Office we have identified four individual tracts within the community which are unneeded. An envi~konmental radioactivity survey has been conducted on each of the areas and no radiation or radiocontamination observations were encountered which are of radiological or environmental concern. Exhibit "A" contains detailed results of the survey of each of the four tracts. We recommend that approval be obtained to dispose of the property as excess through the-General Services Administration channel. The follow'

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

ENERQY STAR Program· ENERQY STAR Program· U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Room62023 · Washington, DC 20460 Dear Ms. Steele: May 10, 2013 · The _D.S. Department of Energy ("DOE") selected a Kenmore-brand dehumidifier, mpde] 90701:, for testing as part ofDOE's ENERGY STAR® Verification Testing Program. On March 18, · 2013, DOE notified the manufacturer of this model, , that the model did not meet the minimum energy factor required for a model of its capacity according to the applicable. ENERGY STAR specification. . .. 11111 replied to,' and later spoke with, DOE representatives abqut DOE's results. - also . provided test d~t_a from previous testing of this model; the test da~a prov_ided.documented a higher energy factor than that observed in the DOE testing. -

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Chattanooga Eagle Ford Western Gulf TX-LA-MS Salt Basin Uinta Basin  

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Western Western Gulf TX-LA-MS Salt Basin Uinta Basin Devonian (Ohio) Marcellus Utica Bakken*** Avalon- Bone Spring San Joaquin Basin Monterey Santa Maria, Ventura, Los Angeles Basins Monterey- Temblor Pearsall Tuscaloosa Big Horn Basin Denver Basin Powder River Basin Park Basin Niobrara* Mowry Niobrara* Heath** Manning Canyon Appalachian Basin Antrim Barnett Bend New Albany Woodford Barnett- Woodford Lewis Hilliard- Baxter- Mancos Excello- Mulky Fayetteville Floyd- Neal Gammon Cody Haynesville- Bossier Hermosa Mancos Pierre Conasauga Michigan Basin Ft. Worth Basin Palo Duro Basin Permian Basin Illinois Basin Anadarko Basin Greater Green River Basin Cherokee Platform San Juan Basin Williston Basin Black Warrior Basin A r d m o r e B a s i n Paradox Basin Raton Basin Montana Thrust Belt Marfa Basin Valley & Ridge Province Arkoma Basin Forest

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VIA EMAIL Ms. Leslie Jones ENERGY STAR Program U.S. Environmental Protection Agency  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Room 62023 Room 62023 Washington, DC 20460 Dear Ms. Jones: April3, 2012 The U.S. Department of Energy ("DOE") selected an Electrolux Major Appliances North America ("Electrolux") dishwasher, basic model EIDW6305*** ("model EIDW6305***"), for testing as patt of the DOE's ENERGY STAR® Verification Testing Program. DOE's initial testing, performed on a single unit of this model, indicated that it might not meet the ENERGY STAR requirement for maximum annual energy consumption. In accordance with DOE's procedures for conducting verification testing in support of ENERGY STAR, DOE would normally test tlu·ee additional units to determine whether the basic model meets the ENERGY STAR specification. DOE has been unable to procure and test three additional units of model EIDW6305***.

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Peru1sylvania Avenue, NW Peru1sylvania Avenue, NW Room62023 Washington, DC 20460 Dear Ms. Steele: June 12, 2013 The U.S. Department of Energy ("DOE") selected a Fisher & Paykel Appliances ("F&P") residential clothes washer, model WA42T26GW1, for testing as part ofDOE's ENERGY STAR® Verification Testing Program. On March 18, 2013, DOE notified F&P that DOE testing showed the model did not meet the ENERGY STAR requirement for water factor ("WF") 1 or modified energy factor ("MEF"). 2 F&P replied to DOE on April 16, 2013, making two claims. First, F&P argued that DOE had impropel'ly tested the warm wash cycles on the relevant units because the tested model has a "uniformly distributed warm wash temperature selection/' as defined in section 1.17 of

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Microsoft PowerPoint - 12-06 Poirier SRNL-MS-2010-00236.ppt  

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MST Mixing and Kinetics Studies in Support of MST Mixing and Kinetics Studies in Support of SCIX Deployment at SRS Michael Poirier, Zafar Qureshi, Michael Williams, Tim Steeper, and Michael Restivo E&CPT Research Programs, SRNL November 18, 2010 SRNL-MS-2010-00236 Print Close 2 Introduction * SRR developing SCIX process to remove cesium, strontium, and select actinides from SRS Liquid Waste * Process uses existing waste tank (i.e., Tank 41H) Adds MST to waste tank to chemically sorb strontium and select actinides Removes MST and entrained sludge with in-riser rotary microfilter Removes cesium from RMF filtrate with CST ion-exchange column * RMF returns concentrated solids (i.e., MST and entrained sludge) to waste tank * Loaded CST ground to reduce its size and transferred into a waste tank (e.g., Tank 40H, 41H or 51H)

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VIA EMAIL Ms. Leslie Jones ENERGY STAR Program U.S. Environmental Protection Agency  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Room62023 Room62023 Washington, DC 20460 Dear Ms. Jones: December 22, 2011 The ASKO Appliances, Inc. ("ASKO") dishwasher model D5253XXL was selected for testing as part of the U.S. Department of Energy's ("DOE") ENERGY STAR®Verification Testing Pilot Program. DOE's initial testing, performed on a single unit of this model, indicated that it may not meet the ENERGY STAR requirement. In accordance with DOE's procedures for conducting verification testing in support of ENERGY STAR (see http://www l.eere.energy. go v/buildings/appliance standards/pdfs/ estar verification process.pdf), DOE determined that it would need to test three additional units to determine whether the model met the ENERGY STAR specification. DOE was unable to procure and test these three

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Ultrashort-period MS eclipsing systems. New observations and light curve solutions of six NSVS binaries  

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We carried out photometric and low-resolution spectral observations of six eclipsing ultrashort-period binaries with MS components. The light curve solutions of the Rozhen observations show that all targets are overcontact systems. We found well-defined empirical relation "period -- semi-major axis" for the short-period binaries and used it for estimation of the global parameters of the targets. Our results revealed that NSVS 925605 is quite interesting target: (a) it is one of a few contact binaries with M components; (b) it exhibits high activity (emission in H$\\alpha$ line, X-ray emission, large cool spots, non-Planck energy distribution); (c) its components differ in temperature by 700 K. All appearances of high magnetic activity and huge fillout factor (0.7) of NSVS 925605 might be assumed as a precursor of the predicted merging of close magnetic binaries. Another unusual binary is NSVS 2700153 which reveals considerable long-term variability.

Dimitrov, Dinko

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An MS-DOS-based program for analyzing plutonium gamma-ray spectra  

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A plutonium gamma-ray analysis system that operates on MS-DOS-based computers has been developed for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to perform in-field analysis of plutonium gamma-ray spectra for plutonium isotopics. The program titled IAEAPU consists of three separate applications: a data-transfer application for transferring spectral data from a CICERO multichannel analyzer to a binary data file, a data-analysis application to analyze plutonium gamma-ray spectra, for plutonium isotopic ratios and weight percents of total plutonium, and a data-quality assurance application to check spectral data for proper data-acquisition setup and performance. Volume 3 contains the software listings for these applications.

Ruhter, W.D.; Buckley, W.M.

1989-09-07T23:59:59.000Z

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VIA EMAIL Ms. Leslie Jones ENERGY STAR Program U,S. Enviromnental Protection Agency  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

U,S. Enviromnental Protection Agency U,S. Enviromnental Protection Agency 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Room 62023 Washington, DC 20460 Dear Ms. Jones: April18, 2012 Kenmore-brand freezer model253.16582104, manufactured by Electrolux Major Appliances North America ("Electrolux"), was selected for testing as part of the U.S. Department of Energy's ("DOE") ENERGY STAR® Verification Testing Pilot Program. DOE's initial testing, performed by a third-party lab on a single unit of this model, indicated that the model might not meet the ENERGY STAR energy efficiency requirement for maximum permitted annual energy usage. In accordance with DOE's Pilot Program procedures for conducting verification testing in support of ENERGY STAR (see http://wwwl.eere.energy.gov/buildings/appliance standards/pdfs/fag final december-201 O.pdj),

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Ms. Leslie Jones ENERGY STAR Program U.S. Environmental Protection Agency  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Avenue, NW Avenue, NW Room 62023 Washington, DC 20460 Dear Ms. Jones: March 16,2011 On September 20, 2010, the United States Department of Energy (DOE) notified Whirlpool Corporation (Whirlpool) that DOE testing of one unit ofMaytag clothes washer model MVWC6ESWW1 as part of the ENERGY STAR Testing Pilot Program indicated that this model exceeded allowable ENERGY STAR energy-efficiency requirements. After consulting with Whirlpool, DOE proceeded with testing of additional units. Stage II testing also indicated that model MVWC6ESWW1 does not meet the ENERGY STAR requirements. The Department notified Whirlpool of these results on January 19, 2011. In response, Whirlpool explained that the discrepancy between DOE's test results and Whirlpool's own testing stemmed from the measurement of the clothes container capacity. Whirlpool further

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Ms. Leslie Jones ENERGY STAR Program U.S. Environmental Protection Agency  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

A venue, NW A venue, NW Room 62023 Washington, DC 20460 Dear Ms. Jones: March 4, 2011 On January 31,2011, the United States Department of Energy (DOE) notified Haier that DOE testing ofHaier room air conditioner model ESA408J under the ENERGY STAR Testing Pilot Program confirmed that this model exceeded allowable ENERGY STAR energy-efficiency specification. On February 18,2011, Haier notified DOE that it is willing to accept the results of the ENERGY STAR testing for the purposes of determining whether this model meets the applicable ENERGY STAR efficiency level, although Haier' s test results are not consistent with DOE's testing. Haier stressed that this model has not been manufactured since May 2010. Haier also stated that it had previously informed ENERGY STAR that the model has been discontinued

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Report on R&D Projects Access, describing procedures for identifying, defining and launching of collaborative R&D projects: Milestone MS16  

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Report on R&D Projects Access, describing procedures for identifying, defining and launching of collaborative R&D projects: Milestone MS16

Garvey, T.; Launé, B.; Lilje, L.; Napoly, O.; Obradors, D.; Omet, C.; Pierini, P.; Skoczen, B.; Bocian, D.; Schulte, D.; Smith, S.; Ziemann, V.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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IDENTIFICATIONS AND PHOTOMETRIC REDSHIFTS OF THE 2 Ms CHANDRA DEEP FIELD-SOUTH SOURCES  

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We present reliable multiwavelength identifications and high-quality photometric redshifts for the 462 X-ray sources in the {approx}2 Ms Chandra Deep Field-South (CDF-S) survey. Source identifications are carried out using deep optical-to-radio multiwavelength catalogs, and are then combined to create lists of primary and secondary counterparts for the X-ray sources. We identified reliable counterparts for 442 (95.7%) of the X-ray sources, with an expected false-match probability of {approx} 6.2%; we also selected four additional likely counterparts. The majority of the other 16 X-ray sources appear to be off-nuclear sources, sources associated with galaxy groups and clusters, high-redshift active galactic nuclei (AGNs), or spurious X-ray sources. A likelihood-ratio method is used for source matching, which effectively reduces the false-match probability at faint magnitudes compared to a simple error-circle matching method. We construct a master photometric catalog for the identified X-ray sources including up to 42 bands of UV-to-infrared data, and then calculate their photometric redshifts (photo-z's). High accuracy in the derived photo-z's is accomplished owing to (1) the up-to-date photometric data covering the full spectral energy distributions (SEDs) of the X-ray sources, (2) more accurate photometric data as a result of source deblending for {approx}10% of the sources in the infrared bands and a few percent in the optical and near-infrared bands, (3) a set of 265 galaxy, AGN, and galaxy/AGN hybrid templates carefully constructed to best represent all possible SEDs, (4) the Zurich Extragalactic Bayesian Redshift Analyzer used to derive the photo-z's, which corrects the SED templates to best represent the SEDs of real sources at different redshifts and thus improves the photo-z quality. The reliability of the photo-z's is evaluated using the subsample of 220 sources with secure spectroscopic redshifts. We achieve an accuracy of |{delta}z|/(1 + z) {approx} 1% and an outlier [with |{delta}z|/(1 + z)>0.15] fraction of {approx}1.4% for sources with spectroscopic redshifts. We performed blind tests to derive a more realistic estimate of the photo-z quality for sources without spectroscopic redshifts. We expect there are {approx}9% outliers for the relatively brighter sources (R {approx}< 26), and the outlier fraction will increase to {approx}15%-25% for the fainter sources (R {approx}> 26). The typical photo-z accuracy is {approx}6%-7%. The outlier fraction and photo-z accuracy do not appear to have a redshift dependence (for z {approx} 0-4). These photo-z's appear to be the best obtained so far for faint X-ray sources, and they have been significantly ({approx}>50%) improved compared to previous estimates of the photo-z's for the X-ray sources in the {approx}2 Ms Chandra Deep Field-North and {approx}1 Ms CDF-S.

Luo, B.; Brandt, W. N.; Xue, Y. Q.; Rafferty, D. A.; Schneider, D. P. [Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, 525 Davey Lab, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802 (United States); Brusa, M. [Max-Planck-Institut fuer Extraterrestrische Physik, Giessenbachstrasse, D-85748 Garching b. Muenchen (Germany); Alexander, D. M.; Lehmer, B. D. [Department of Physics, Durham University, Durham, DH1 3LE (United Kingdom); Bauer, F. E. [Space Science Institute, 4750 Walnut Street, Suite 205, Boulder, CO 80301 (United States); Comastri, A. [INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Bologna, Via Ranzani 1, Bologna (Italy); Koekemoer, A. [Space Telescope Science Institute, 3700 San Martin Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218 (United States); Mainieri, V. [European Southern Observatory, Karl-Schwarzschild-Strasse 2, Garching, D-85748 (Germany); Silverman, J. D. [Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (IPMU), University of Tokyo, Kashiwanoha 5-1-5, Kashiwa, Chiba 277-8568 (Japan); Vignali, C. [Dipartimento di Astronomia, Universita di Bologna, Via Ranzani 1, Bologna (Italy)

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Validation of LC–TOF-MS Screening for Drugs, Metabolites, and Collateral Compounds in Forensic Toxicology Specimens  

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......quantitation of multiclass drugs of abuse and pharmaceuticals in hair...pharmaceuticals and drugs of abuse in hair using UPLC-TOF-MS...toxicology of emerging drugs of abuse. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring...police investigation of a Danish Internet company. Drug Testing and Analysis......

Fessessework Guale; Shahriar Shahreza; Jeffrey P. Walterscheid; Hsin-Hung Chen; Crystal Arndt; Anna T. Kelly; Ashraf Mozayani

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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LC-MS-(TOF) Analysis Method for Benzodiazepines in Urine Samples from Alleged Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault Victims  

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......a-:,~ ,,, Jr, k ~,333.~2%, 326...the benzodiazepines with r~being > 0.999in all...S.J.Salamone, and R. Wu. A sensitive GC-MS...C. Brenner, A.J. McNally, J. Passarelli,K. Goc-Szkutnicka, R. Brenneisen,and M......

Mahmoud A. ElSohly; Waseem Gul; Kareem M. ElSohly; Bharathi Avula; Ikhlas A. Khan

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Modular Multi-ported SRAM-based Memories Ameer M.S. Abdelhadi and Guy G.F. Lemieux  

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Modular Multi-ported SRAM-based Memories Ameer M.S. Abdelhadi and Guy G.F. Lemieux Department,lemieux}@ece.ubc.ca ABSTRACT Multi-ported RAMs are essential for high-performance parallel computation systems. VLIW and vector processors, CGRAs, DSPs, CMPs and other processing systems often rely upon multi-ported memories for parallel

Lemieux, Guy

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SURFACE OXIDATION OF DIESEL PARTICULATE MATTER IN PRESENCE OF O3 +NOX: NEW TD/GC/MS ANALYSIS METHOD  

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in the atmosphere. TD-GC-MS ANALYSIS METHODOLOGY A thermal desorption (TD) injection device (M. Ezrin, 1991. Valve Spindle 10. Carrier Gas Inlet 11. Inlet Assembly 12. Injection Port Insert PAH standard Solution, 1ppm, 1µL injection Alkanes Standard Solution, 0.1ppm, 1µL injection FUTURE EXPERIMENTS Verify PM

Holmén, Britt A.

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Brazilian think tanks and their search for identity and recognition1 Author: Ms. Tatiana Teixeira da Silva2  

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1 Brazilian think tanks and their search for identity and recognition1 Author: Ms. Tatiana Teixeira version of the chapter "Think tanks brasileiros: entre o passado e o futuro", that will be published;2 ABSTRACT In Brazil, the study of think tanks is still at its beginning, even if this is far from being

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Application for theAnn and Bill Fisher Graduate Scholarship 1. Your name Mr. Miss, Ms., Mrs.  

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Application for theAnn and Bill Fisher Graduate Scholarship 1. Your name Mr. Miss, Ms., Mrs): _____________________________________________ _____________________________________________ 5. Date of birth: (month, day, year): Page 1 of 3 Eligibility: You are eligible for this scholarship, and You are proficient in at least two languages, and You are able to demonstrate 1)outstanding academic

Rock, Chris

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Application for theAnn and Bill Fisher Graduate Scholarship 1. Your name Mr. Miss, Ms., Mrs.  

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Application for theAnn and Bill Fisher Graduate Scholarship 1. Your name Mr. Miss, Ms., Mrs): _____________________________________________ _____________________________________________ 6. Date of birth: (month, day, year): Page 1 of 3 Eligibility: You are eligible for this scholarship; and You are proficient in at least two languages; and You are able to demonstrate 1) outstanding academic

Rock, Chris

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ARSENIC INCORPORATION IN COLEMANITE FROM BORATE DEPOSITS: DATA FROM ICP–MS, ?-SXRF, XAFS AND EPR ANALYSES  

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...calculated A(75As)/h constant of ~2240 MHz along the b axis (Fig. 9) is significantly...scorodite from sulfate solutions under atmosphericpressure conditions. Metall. Mater. Trans...on sulfarsenides. Inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) analysis...

Jinru Lin; Yuanming Pan; Ning Chen; Mao Mao; Rong Li; Renfei Feng

347

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in C8 Isomer Aromatic Feed: Analysis by GC, GC/MS, and GC/FTIR Techniques  

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......anthracene. Because aromatic car- * Author to whom correspondence...a growing interest in alternative sources of energy and environ mental quality...conditions: ionization energy of the mass spectra...by GC/MS as recently car ried out by Tong and......

V.N. Garg; B.D. Bhatt; V.K. Kaushik; K.R. Murthy

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FOREST CONSERVATION/CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION Prestigious van Eck Scholarships are available to graduate students (M.S. or  

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to graduate students (M.S. or Ph.D.) seeking training in Forest Conservation and Climate Change Adaptation to manage forest tree species for long-term growth and survival in changing climates. The research options in both academia and private industry. Research will take place at The Hardwood Tree Improvement

349

Self-Assembly of Viral Capsids via a Hamiltonian Paths Approach: The Case of Bacteriophage MS2  

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Self-Assembly of Viral Capsids via a Hamiltonian Paths Approach: The Case of Bacteriophage MS2 of viruses the assembly of the viral capsids that encapsulate and hence provide protection for the viral genome can be modeled as tile assembly, where tiles represent are schematic representations of suitable

Severini, Simone

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11/04/02 G. W. Rubloff AVS 2002 MS MoA5 1 Spatially Programmable Reactor Design  

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) reactor design · Process change impacts (often degrades) uniformity · Process optimization is constrained11/04/02 G. W. Rubloff ­ AVS 2002 ­ MS MoA5 1 Spatially Programmable Reactor Design: Toward a New recipe logic and timingProcess optimization requiresProcess optimization requires tradeoffs between

Rubloff, Gary W.

351

Quantification of Pregabalin Using Hydrophilic Interaction HPLC-High-Resolution MS in Postmortem Human Samples: Eighteen Case Reports  

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......3.0 with formic acid (Optima LC/MS...containing 0.1% formic acid (Solvent A) and...mass such as amino acids. It is thus particularly...200 mg/L. It is worth noting that the chromatograms...launched in the drugs market). Braga and Chidley......

Cédric Priez-Barallon; Jérémy Carlier; Baptiste Boyer; Mounir Benslima; Laurent Fanton; Cédric Mazoyer; Yvan Gaillard

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MS#040418-01 1 Abstract--The fine scale swimming behavior of fish can now be  

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MS#040418-01 1 Abstract--The fine scale swimming behavior of fish can now be studied because evaluation of the performance of these tracking algorithms for the analysis of fine scale behavior of fish was performed using a data set of 100 fish track tracks recorded simultaneously with a multibeam sonar

Linder, Stephen

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0 ms 7 ms 12 ms 18 ms 24 ms 30 ms 36 ms 41 ms 47 ms 53 ms 59 ms 65 ms 71 ms The Reference Simulation (ktendon-ankle = 75,000 N/m)  

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.5 The Reference Simulation (ktendon-ankle = 75,000 N/m) Download a copy of this poster and read more about ourD MODEL2,3 : -SKELETON: 5 bones, 4 joints -MUSCULATURE: Hip, knee & ankle extensor groups THEORY') MODEL MUSCLE - TENDON (MT) UNITKnee extensors `KE' Hip extensors `HE' Ankle extensors `AE' Hip (COM) TMT

Richards, Chris

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An automated hydride generation-cryogenic trapping-ICP-MS system for measuring inorganic and methylated Ge, Sb and As species  

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An automated hydride generation-cryogenic trapping-ICP-MS system for measuring inorganic of both flow injection and batch hydride generation and couples it to an automated cryogenic trapping unit with detection by ICP-MS. The Teflon cryogenic trap was packed with 10 cm of SE-30 5% Chromosorb W-HP 80­100 mesh

Canberra, University of

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2.5 5.0 7.5 10.0 12.5 15.0 RIC all gcms#2.ms  

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200 300 400 500 kCounts 0 100 200 300 kCounts RIC all gcms#2.ms RIC all gcms#1.ms Flash pyrolysis GCMS from biomass. Biomass is easily transformed into char; however, the process leads to loss introduces a significant enrichment of 13 C in plant material. Pyrolysis of carbohydrates: Lignin Lignin

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Handbook of M.S. Programs -Industrial & Systems Engineering Department, Wayne State University Revised: May 8, 2013 Pg. 1 of 10  

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Handbook of M.S. Programs - Industrial & Systems Engineering Department, Wayne State University Revised: May 8, 2013 Pg. 1 of 10 M.S. Programs Handbook Industrial & Systems Engineering Department Wayne Engineering at Wayne State University: Master of Science in Industrial Engineering Master of Science

Berdichevsky, Victor

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United States Government  

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uq/Uu.3/uo U-L:i ' rAA OuL a uo oUu. 0tri.l± i m,.i,*, u". run.' r.yrcir V e.u uq/Uu.3/uo U-L:i ' rAA OuL a uo oUu. 0tri.l± i m,.i,*, u". run.' r.yrcir V e.u O000DOE F 1325.8 (08-93) Department of Energy United States Government Department of Energy Memorandum OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL DATE: March 31,2006 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-34 (A05TG028) Audit Report No.: OAS-L-06-10 SUBJECT: Report on Audit of "The Department's Information Technology Capital Planning and Investment Control Process" TO: Chief Information Officer, IM-1 INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE Federal guidance requires that Agencies develop and implement capital planning and investment control (CPIC) processes to help ensure that their major information technology investments achieve intended outcomes, represent the best allocation of resources, and reach strategic goals and objectives. The Department of Energy

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Business Continuity Plan for Critical Function This form should only be completed once the contents of Form 2 business impact analysis has  

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substation is on Hospital property off Myrtle Road. Three HV cables feed UoB intake sub-station, along Myrtle park. 3. Two 11 kv HV ring mains circuits University owned. 4. 23 No. Distribution Sub-Stations. 5) RESIDENCES ­ STOKE BISHOP 1. Intake Sub-Station at Badock 2. 1 HV ring main University owned 3. 4

Bristol, University of

359

Bioremediation of Uranium Plumes with Nano-scale  

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(IV) (UO2[s], uraninite) Anthropogenic · Release of mill tailings during uranium mining - MobilizationBioremediation of Uranium Plumes with Nano-scale Zero-valent Iron Angela Athey Advisers: Dr. Reyes Undergraduate Student Fellowship Program April 15, 2011 #12;Main Sources of Uranium Natural · Leaching from

Fay, Noah

360

Developing a High Thermal Conductivity Fuel with Silicon Carbide Additives  

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The objective of this research is to increase the thermal conductivity of uranium oxide (UO{sub 2}) without significantly impacting its neutronic properties. The concept is to incorporate another high thermal conductivity material, silicon carbide (SiC), in the form of whiskers or from nanoparticles of SiC and a SiC polymeric precursor into UO{sub 2}. This is expected to form a percolation pathway lattice for conductive heat transfer out of the fuel pellet. The thermal conductivity of SiC would control the overall fuel pellet thermal conductivity. The challenge is to show the effectiveness of a low temperature sintering process, because of a UO{sub 2}-SiC reaction at 1,377°C, a temperature far below the normal sintering temperature. Researchers will study three strategies to overcome the processing difficulties associated with pore clogging and the chemical reaction of SiC and UO{sub 2} at temperatures above 1,300°C:

Ronald baney; James Tulenko

2012-11-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Large scale processing of seismic data in search of regional and global stress patterns  

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A. Ben-Menahem; H. Jarosch; M. Rosenman

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UNIVERSITY SERVICES RISK REGISTER Risk Impact Likelihood Risk  

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12 · Alignment of planning and budgeting · Regular budget review · Participation in UoG-wide planning Review Programme 6 The risk that key projects are not managed effectively and that standard business/management tool 1 The risk that US is unable to deliver its plan due to insufficient availability of resource 4 3

Glasgow, University of

363

CX-011566: Categorical Exclusion Determination  

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Mechanical Behavior of Uranium Oxide (UO2) at Sub-grain Length Scales: Quantification of Elastic, Plastic and Creep Properties via Microscale Testing CX(s) Applied: B3.6 Date: 11/18/2013 Location(s): Arizona Offices(s): Idaho Operations Office

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Lim and van Oudenaarden Supplementary Methods  

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states is relatively small and the reactions are in equilibrium and therefore, dt dUN = dt dUO = dt dH=0.12 (that is, 1/35th of kM). The unmethylated loss is 2x10-3 cells/generation1 . Substitution

van Oudenaarden, Alexander

365

Shutdown mechanisms for a hypothetical criticality accident involving HEU powder: Preliminary results  

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This work examines the physical processes that would cause an accidental criticality involving higly enriched uranium(HEU) powder to shut down naturally. The study analyses an excursion resulting from the continous poring of slightly damp HEU powder (either UO{sub 3} or UF{sub 4} containing 1.5% water) onto a concrete floor.

Bentley, C.; Basoglu, B.; Dunn, M.; Plaster, M.; Ruggles, A.; Wilkinson, A.; Yamamoto, T.; Dodds, H. [Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States)

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

366

Molten uranium dioxide structure and dynamics  

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...prevented ~64 × 10 12 kg of CO 2 -equivalent emissions since 1971, corresponding to a saving of 1.84 million air pollution–related deaths (1). Because the majority of currently operating nuclear reactors use either UO 2 or mixed oxide...

L. B. Skinner; C. J. Benmore; J. K. R. Weber; M. A. Williamson; A. Tamalonis; A. Hebden; T. Wiencek; O. L. G. Alderman; M. Guthrie; L. Leibowitz; J. B. Parise

2014-11-21T23:59:59.000Z

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VII. SOLAR RADIATION DATA COMPARISONS In this section some of the solar radiation data  

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18 VII. SOLAR RADIATION DATA COMPARISONS In this section some of the solar radiation data gathered by the UO Solar Monitoring Network is presented in tabular and pictorial form and related to similar information from other Western U.S. sites. A comparison of the amount of incident solar radiation is made us

Oregon, University of

368

Gordon Research Conferences  

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...re-versal devices: D. Baker, "The ZT-40 experiment with a metal liner"; M. Ya-mada, "Plasma formation in proto S-l spheromak"; M. Schaffer, "OHTE." 24 June. Stellarators: K. Uo, "Neutral beam injection in the high-shear helio-tron...

Alexander M. Cruickshank

1981-03-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Configuration adjustment potential of the Very High Temperature Reactor prismatic cores with advanced actinide fuels  

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?.????????????????????............................. 102 APPENDIX C?.???????????????????????????. 104 VITA????????????????????????????????.111 viii LIST OF FIGURES FIGURE Page 1 Flow Chart of the CSAS6 Control Module????????????.? 12 2 Fuel Graphite Block... for the Annular Core Configuration with UO2 and MA fuel loadings???.??. 75 x LIST OF TABLES TABLE Page I Design Specifications for the HTTR????????..???????. 17 II Fuel Graphite Block Properties??????????????...??? 22 III...

Ames, David E, II

2006-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

370

Project-Role Pair user_tokens  

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OSAC Users (U) Domains (D) Roles (R) User Assignment (UA) Permission Assignment (PA) Project Ownership (PO) Project-Role Pair (PRP) Projects (P) Tokens (T) User Ownership (UO) Services (S) user_tokens token_project Groups (G) Group Ownership (GO) User Group (UG) Group Assignment (GA) token_roles PERMS

Sandhu, Ravi

371

Radiation safety assessment of a system of small reactors for distributed energy  

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......inventory (t) 19.8 Fuel Outer diameterpitch...in UO2 No. of fuel assembles 69 Control...3014.0 Reactor vessel Inner diameterheight...of the energy consumption area, aiming...For design of a fuel exchange facility...of the energy consumption area because no...Development of in-vessel type control rod......

N. Odano; T. Ishida

2005-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of a RELAP5-3D three-dimensional model of a VVER-1000 Nuclear Power Plant for analysis of a large-break loss-of-coolant accident  

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large-break loss-of-coolant accident (LB LOCA). A validated, one-dimensional control of the nuclear power plant, for the study of the effects of mixed oxide (MOX) fuel, was modified to include a standard fuel loading of UO?. The development...

Clarno, Kevin Taylor

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

373

Evaluation of weapons-grade mixed oxide fuel performance in U.S. Light Water Reactors using COMETHE 4D release 23 computer code  

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The COMETHE 4D Release 23 computer code was used to evaluate the thermal, chemical and mechanical performance of weapons-grade MOX fuel irradiated under U.S. light water reactor typical conditions. Comparisons were made to and UO? fuels exhibited...

Bellanger, Philippe

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

374

The Development of Models to Optimize Selection of Nuclear Fuels through Atomic-Level Simulation  

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Demonstrated that FRAPCON can be modified to accept data generated from first principles studies, and that the result obtained from the modified FRAPCON make sense in terms of the inputs. Determined the temperature dependence of the thermal conductivity of single crystal UO2 from atomistic simulation.

Prof. Simon Phillpot; Prof. Susan B. Sinnott; Prof. Hans Seifert; Prog. James Tulenko

2009-01-26T23:59:59.000Z

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This is an author-deposited version published in: http://oatao.univ-toulouse.fr/ Eprints ID: 8615  

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pellets was carried out in LiF­CaF2 (+2 mass.% Li2O) at 850 °C. An inert gold anode was used instead of the usual reactive sacrificial carbon anode. In this case, oxidation of oxide ions present in the melt yields O2 gas evolution on the anode. Electrochemical charac- terisations of UO2 pellets were performed

Mailhes, Corinne

376

Lina Mareike Jansen Influence on 3D Natural Stimuli on Eye Movements  

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Lina Mareike Jansen Influence on 3D Natural Stimuli on Eye Movements and the Selection of Fixation Lina Mareike Jansen lijansen@uos.de April 3, 2008 Supervisors: Peter König Neurobiopsychology of Cognitive Science University of Osnabrück Germany #12;Master's Thesis Lina Jansen 2 Influence of 3D Natural

Kallenrode, May-Britt

377

n a recent TEDx talk she gave before a Portland audience, microbiologist  

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), Brown is an expert in sustainable buildings. His involvement ensures that the discoveries made test sites like the UO's sustainably built Lundquist College of Business and a Portland hospital other, with humans, and with their environment. "Buildings are complex ecosystems that are an important

Oregon, University of

378

A TIME-OF-FLIGHT SPECTROMETER FOR ELASTIC NEUTRON SCATTERING ON POWDERED SAMPLES  

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on test samples with simple structure (UO2 give a reliability factor R of 1.3 % which com- pares fairly of the Melusine 8 MW light-water reactor of the Centre d'Etudes Nucléaires de Grenoble. The thermal flux pattern, a matrix formalism has been deve- loped [6,] [7], [8], allowing the analysis of a real

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

379

Caulobacter crescentus as a Whole-Cell Uranium Biosensor  

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...results, we constructed a uranium reporter that places...strongly upregulated under uranium stress conditions. MATERIALS...Pb(NO3)2], and depleted uranyl nitrate [UO2...and by Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation fellowship...specificity for chelated uranium(VI): isolation and...

Nathan J. Hillson; Ping Hu; Gary L. Andersen; Lucy Shapiro

2007-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

380

Disposal Options for Depleted Uranium Trioxide (DU03) Study  

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There exists at SRS 50 million pounds of depleted UO3 (DUO) stored in 55-gallon drums stacked three high in several buildings. This storage configuration does not allow access to the individual drums for monitoring drum integrity and material accountability.

Jones, T.M.

2002-08-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Synthesis of triglyceride by the intestinal mucosa  

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l i b r a r y A & M COLLEGE OF TEXAS A&MCOLAEA GF CTEXS&1LTE9L 5& COL EMCLACEM8S VI1GA8 8 9.PPrecuc.so 5f XLGTXL 1OTEACGlOLT 5ILSS Ayid.ccr- cs c3r Xeu-yucr A23ssp sa c3r 8te.2ypcyeup uo- Vr23uo.2up 1spprtr sa CrnuP .o Duec.up aypa....ppdroc sa c3r erNy.erdrocP ase c3r -rterr sa 9G1CGT GF lOESGAGlO& Vuf 1958 Vu'se Ayi'r2cH 5.s23rd.Pcef uo- Myce.c.so ^A & r A&MCOLAEA GF CTEXS&1LTE9L 5& COL EMCLACEM8S VI1GA8 8 9.PPrecuc.so 5f XLGTXL 1OTEACGlOLT 5ILSS 8DDesbr- uP cs Pcfpr uo- 2...

Buell, George Christopher

2013-10-04T23:59:59.000Z

382

A Multi-Modular Neutronically Coupled Power Generation System  

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The High Temperature Integrated Multi-Modular Thermal Reactor is a small modular reactor that uses an enhanced conductivity BeO-UO2 fuel with supercritical CO2 coolant to drive turbo-machinery in a direct Brayton cycle. The core consists of several...

Patel, Vishal

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

383

Proceedings of ICRC 2001: 3273 c Copernicus Gesellschaft 2001 The influence of magnetic clouds on the propagation of energetic  

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with the solar wind and adiabatic deceleration (Ruf- folo, 1995). Focusing always is considered for simple ge.-B. Kallenrode (mkallenr@uos.de) 2 The Model Since we are concerned with particles with energies in the MeV and tens of MeV range, solar wind effects such as con- vection and adiabatic deceleration are of minor

Steinhoff, Heinz-Jürgen

384

Water-Moderated and -Reflected Slabs of Uranium Oxyfluoride  

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A series of ten experiments were conducted at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory Critical Experiment Facility in December 1955, and January 1956, in an attempt to determine critical conditions for a slab of aqueous uranium oxyfluoride (UO2F2). These experiments were recorded in an Oak Ridge Critical Experiments Logbook and results were published in a journal of the American Nuclear Society, Nuclear Science and Engineering, by J. K. Fox, L. W. Gilley, and J. H. Marable (Reference 1). The purpose of these experiments was to obtain the minimum critical thickness of an effectively infinite slab of UO2F2 solution by extrapolation of experimental data. To do this the slab thickness was varied and critical solution and water-reflector heights were measured using two different fuel solutions. Of the ten conducted experiments eight of the experiments reached critical conditions but the results of only six of the experiments were published in Reference 1. All ten experiments were evaluated from which five critical configurations were judged as acceptable criticality safety benchmarks. The total uncertainty in the acceptable benchmarks is between 0.25 and 0.33 % ?k/keff. UO2F2 fuel is also evaluated in HEU-SOL-THERM-043, HEU-SOL-THERM-011, and HEU-SOL-THERM-012, but these those evaluation reports are for large reflected and unreflected spheres. Aluminum cylinders of UO2F2 are evaluated in HEU-SOL-THERM-050.

Margaret A. Marshall; John D. Bess; J. Blair Briggs; Clinton Gross

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, Nov. 2005, p. 74537460 Vol. 71, No. 11 0099-2240/05/$08.00 0 doi:10.1128/AEM.71.11.74537460.2005  

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with nitrate and incubated with no electron acceptor, was used for the two time points considered and for both- ganese(IV), nitrate, nitrite, thiosulfate, sulfite, trimethylamine N-oxide (TMAO), dimethyl sulfoxide and soluble hexavalent uranyl (UO2 2 ) and chro- mate (CrO4 2 ) to less soluble and less toxic forms [U

Tebo, Brad

386

Hydrothermal synthesis, structure and thermal stability of diamine templated layered uranyl-vanadates  

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crystal structure and thermal behavior are reported herein. Experimental Synthesis Uranyl nitrate (UO2(NO31 Hydrothermal synthesis, structure and thermal stability of diamine templated layered uranyl. Murielle.rivenet@ensc-lille.fr Running Title : Diamine templated layered uranyl-vanadates. Figure for table

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

387

Hydrofluoric Acid Corrosion Testing on Unplated and Electroless Gold-Plated Samples  

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The Molten Salt Reactor Experiment (MSRE) remediation requires that almost 40 kg of uranium hexafluoride (UF6) be converted to uranium oxide (UO). In the process of this conversion, six moles of hydrofluoric acid (HP) are produced for each mole of UF6 converted.

Osborne, P.E.; Icenhour, A.S.; Del Cul, G.D.

2000-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

388

Interaction of uranium dioxide with molten zircaloy  

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Laboratory experiments in which gram quantities of molten Zircaloy were held in contact with UO/sub 2/ for known times (20-600 s) and temperatures (1900-2200/sup 0/C) were conducted. Following each experiment, polished sections of the specimen were examined by optical microscopy, electron microprobe, scanning Auger microscopy, and x-ray fluorescence spectroscopy. Three closely-related experiments were conducted. In the first, the molten metal was contained in a UO/sub 2/ crucible. The dissolution rate in this system was found to be dominated by natural convection in the melt driven by density gradients established by the dissolving uranium. The mechanism of the interaction also was observed to involve penetration and detachment of the grains of the oxide by the molten metal. Similar tests with single-crystal UO/sub 2/ specimens showed similar dissolution behavior. Less severe attack occurred because of the absence of grain boundaries, although subgrain boundaries or dislocations provided high-diffusivity pathways for preferential oxygen removal. In the third type of test, a disk of UO/sub 2/ was placed at the bottom of a ThO/sub 2/ crucible. This arrangement prevented establishment of unstable density gradients in the liquid phase, resulting in a purely diffusion-controlled interaction.

Kim, K.T.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

389

Estimation of surface precipitation constants for sorption of divalent metals onto hydrous ferric oxide and calcite  

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+ , Mg2+ , Ca2+ , Mn2+ , Co2+ , Ni2+ , Sr2+ , Sn2+ , Ba2+ , Eu2+ , Ra2+ , Pb2+ , Hg2+ , Cu2+ , and UO2 2 estimation of free energies and, hence, equilibrium constants of the surface precipitation reactions for Be2

Polly, David

390

SURVEY OF THE COLUMBIA RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES -Part VII  

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SURVEY OF THE COLUMBIA RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES - Part VII I ^^^^'fie^BkJioJS SPECIAL SCIENTIFIC, Director Special Scientific Report - Fisheries No. UO SURVEY OF THE COLUMBIA RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES PART these have been divided for con- venience into four sub-areas. On the Idaho side of the Snake River

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U6+ MINERALS AND INORGANIC COMPOUNDS: INSIGHTS INTO AN EXPANDED STRUCTURAL HIERARCHY OF CRYSTAL STRUCTURES  

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...Crystal chemistry of uranyl molybdates. XI. Crystal structures of Cs2[(UO2...L.E., Bonthrone, K.M., Yong, Ping Goddard, D.T. (2000): Enzymically...33 , 1091-1101. Wang, Xiqu, Huang, Jin, Liu, Lumei Jacobson, A.J. (2002...

Peter C. Burns

392

Reactivity initiated accident test series Test RIA 1-4 fuel behavior report. [PWR; BWR  

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This report presents and discusses results from the final test in the Reactivity Initiated Accident (RIA) Test Series, Test RIA 1-4, conducted in the Power Burst Facility (PBF) at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory. Nine preirradiated fuel rods in a 3 x 3 bundle configuration were subjected to a power burst while at boiling water reactor hot-startup system conditions. The test resulted in estimated axial peak, radial average fuel enthalpies of 234 cal/g UO/sub 2/ on the center rod, 255 cal/g UO/sub 2/ on the side rods, and 277 cal/g UO/sub 2/ on the corner rods. Test RIA 1-4 was conducted to investigate fuel coolability and channel blockage within a bundle of preirradiated rods near the present enthalpy limit of 280 cal/g UO/sub 2/ established by the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The test design and conduct are described, and the bundle and individual rod thermal and mechanical responses are evaluated. Conclusions from this final test and the entire PBF RIA Test Series are presented.

Cook, B.A.; Martinson, Z.R.

1984-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

393

AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OEPARTf'.iENT OF NUCLEAR PHYSICS  

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AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OEPARTf'.iENT OF NUCLEAR PHYSICS 14UO TANK OPENING REPORT NO. 25 found when we had to go into the tank. We feel that anyone closely associated with accelerators mlmbers wherever possible. We often leave the shafts running for vacuum reasons when the machine

Chen, Ying

394

GEOBULLETIN SEpTEmBEr 19Th  

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are requested! If you have a news item, a request, an announcement etc. email it to geodept@geology on the oxidation state of uranium, therefore understanding the mechanisms of UO2 oxidative corrosion is essential-classical diffusion is driven by electron transfer from multiple uranium atoms to each interstitial #12;GEOBULLETIN

Carlson, Anders

395

E-Print Network 3.0 - alkaline phosphate wastes Sample Search...  

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aqueous UO2(PO4)n 2-3n (n > 1) and mixed hydroxide-phosphate... Effects of Phosphate on Uranium(VI) Adsorption to Goethite-Coated Sand T A O C H E N G , M A R K O... -0206...

396

Radiochim. Acta 93, 265272 (2005) by Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag, Mnchen  

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characterization of uranium(VI) silicate solids and associated neptunium(V) By Matthew Douglas1 , Sue B. Clark1 in revised form October 16, 2004) Uranyl / Solid solution / Spent nuclear fuel / Uranium minerals / Uranophane Summary. The uranium(VI) silicate phases urano- phane, Ca[(UO2)(SiO3OH)]2 ·5H2O, and sodium

Utsunomiya, Satoshi

397

NOI1VU1SININQV NOLLVINUOdNI A9H3N3 AO^HNH  

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Hydrate Test Well, Milne Pt. Alaska Thomas D. Lorenson* U.S. Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Rd., MS/ 999  

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Assessment of Hydrocarbon Gas Sources from the Mt. Elbert No. 1 Gas Assessment of Hydrocarbon Gas Sources from the Mt. Elbert No. 1 Gas Hydrate Test Well, Milne Pt. Alaska Thomas D. Lorenson* U.S. Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Rd., MS/ 999 Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA tlorenson@usgs.gov Timothy S. Collett U.S. Geological Survey, Denver Federal Center Box 25046, MS-939 Denver CO, 80225, USA Robert B. Hunter ASRC Energy Services, 3900 C St., Suite 702 Anchorage, Alaska, 99503 USA ABSTRACT Hydrocarbon gases were collected from well cuttings and core at the MtElbert-01 gas hydrate stratigraphic test well, drilled within the Milne Point field on the Alaska North Slope. Regionally, the Eileen gas hydrate deposits overlie the more deeply buried Prudhoe Bay, Milne Point, and Kuparuk River oil fields and are

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Project Final Report: Ubiquitous Computing and Monitoring System (UCoMS) for Discovery and Management of Energy Resources  

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The UCoMS research cluster has spearheaded three research areas since August 2004, including wireless and sensor networks, Grid computing, and petroleum applications. The primary goals of UCoMS research are three-fold: (1) creating new knowledge to push forward the technology forefronts on pertinent research on the computing and monitoring aspects of energy resource management, (2) developing and disseminating software codes and toolkits for the research community and the public, and (3) establishing system prototypes and testbeds for evaluating innovative techniques and methods. Substantial progress and diverse accomplishment have been made by research investigators in their respective areas of expertise cooperatively on such topics as sensors and sensor networks, wireless communication and systems, computational Grids, particularly relevant to petroleum applications.

Tzeng, Nian-Feng; White, Christopher D.; Moreman, Douglas

2012-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Validation of Electrochemically Modulated Separations Performed On-Line with MC-ICP-MS for Uranium and Plutonium Isotopic Analyses  

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The most time consuming process in uranium or plutonium isotopic analyses is performing the requisite chromatographic separation of the actinides. Filament preparation for thermal ionization (TIMS) adds further delays, but is generally accepted due to the unmatched performance in trace isotopic analyses. Advances in Multi-Collector Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (MC-ICP-MS) are beginning to rival the performance of TIMS. Methods, such as Electrochemically Modulated Separations (EMS) can efficiently pre-concentrate U or Pu quite selectively from small solution volumes in a matrix of 0.5 M nitric acid. When performed in-line with ICP-MS, the rapid analyte release from the electrode is fast, and large transient analyte signal enhancements of >100 fold can be achieved as compared to more conventional continuous nebulization of the original starting solution. This makes the approach ideal for very low level isotope ratio measurements. In this paper, some aspects of EMS performance are described. These include low level Pu isotope ratio behavior versus concentration by MC-ICP-MS and uranium rejection characteristics that are also important for reliable low level Pu isotope ratio determinations.

Liezers, Martin; Olsen, Khris B.; Mitroshkov, Alexandre V.; Duckworth, Douglas C.

2010-08-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Insights into the annotated genome sequence of Methanoculleus bourgensis MS2T, related to dominant methanogens in biogas-producing plants  

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Abstract The final step of the biogas production process, the methanogenesis, is frequently dominated by members of the genus Methanoculleus. In particular, the species Methanoculleus bourgensis was identified to play a role in different biogas reactor systems. The genome of the type strain M. bourgensis MS2T, originally isolated from a sewage sludge digestor, was completely sequenced to analyze putative adaptive genome features conferring competitiveness within biogas reactor environments to the strain. Sequencing and assembly of the M. bourgensis MS2T genome yielded a chromosome with a size of 2,789,773 bp. Comparative analysis of M. bourgensis MS2T and Methanoculleus marisnigri JR1 revealed significant similarities. The absence of genes for a putative ammonium uptake system may indicate that M. bourgensis MS2T is adapted to environments rich in ammonium/ammonia. Specific genes featuring predicted functions in the context of osmolyte production were detected in the genome of M. bourgensis MS2T. Mapping of metagenome sequences derived from a production-scale biogas plant revealed that M. bourgensis MS2T almost completely comprises the genetic information of dominant methanogens present in the biogas reactor analyzed. Hence, availability of the M. bourgensis MS2T genome sequence may be valuable regarding further research addressing the performance of Methanoculleus species in agricultural biogas plants.

Irena Maus; Daniel Wibberg; Robbin Stantscheff; Yvonne Stolze; Jochen Blom; Felix-Gregor Eikmeyer; Jochen Fracowiak; Helmut König; Alfred Pühler; Andreas Schlüter

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Yucca Mountain Project - Argonne National Laboratory annual progress report, FY 1994  

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This document reports on the work done by the Nuclear Waste Management Section of the Chemical Technology Division (CMT), Argonne National Laboratory, in the period October 1993-September 1994. Studies have been performed to evaluate the performance of nuclear waste glass and spent fuel samples under unsaturated conditions (low volume water contact) that are likely to exist in the Yucca Mountain environment being considered as a potential site for a high-level waste repository. Tests with simulated waste glasses have been in progress for over eight years and demonstrate that actinides from initially fresh glass surfaces will be released as a result of the spallation of reacted glass layers from the surface, as the small volume of water passes over the waste form. Studies are also underway to evaluate the performance of spent fuel samples and unirradiated UO{sub 2} in projected repository conditions. Tests with UO{sub 2} have been ongoing for nine years and show that the oxidation of UO{sub 2} occurs rapidly, and the resulting paragenetic sequence of secondary phases that form on the sample surface is similar to that observed in natural analogues. The reaction of spent fuel samples under conditions similar to those used with UO{sub 2} have been in progress for nearly two years, and the results suggest that spent fuel follows the same reaction progress as UO{sub 2}. The release of individual fission products and transuranic elements was not congruent, with the release being controlled by the formation of small particles or colloids that are suspended in solution and transported away from the waste form. The reaction progress depends on the composition of the spent fuel samples used and, likely, on the composition of the groundwater that contacts the waste form.

Bates, J.K.; Fortner, J.A.; Finn, P.A.; Wronkiewicz, D.J.; Hoh, J.C.; Emery, J.W.; Buck, E.C.; Wolf, S.F.

1995-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy Identifies Calcium-Uranyl-Carbonate Complexes at Environmental Concentrations  

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Current research on bioremediation of uranium-contaminated groundwater focuses on supplying indigenous metal-reducing bacteria with the appropriate metabolic requirements to induce microbiological reduction of soluble uranium(VI) to poorly soluble uranium(IV). Recent studies of uranium(VI) bioreduction in the presence of environmentally relevant levels of calcium revealed limited and slowed uranium(VI) reduction and the formation of a Ca-UO2-CO3 complex. However, the stoichiometry of the complex is poorly defined and may be complicated by the presence of a Na-UO2-CO3 complex. Such a complex might exist even at high calcium concentrations, as some UO2-CO3 complexes will still be present. The number of calcium and/or sodium atoms coordinated to a uranyl carbonate complex will determine the net charge of the complex. Such a change in aqueous speciation of uranium(VI) in calcareous groundwater may affect the fate and transport properties of uranium. In this paper, we present the results from X-ray absorption fine structure (XAFS) measurements of a series of solutions containing 50 lM uranium(VI) and 30 mM sodium bicarbonate, with various calcium concentrations of 0-5 mM. Use of the data series reduces the uncertainty in the number of calcium atoms bound to the UO2-CO3 complex to approximately 0.6 and enables spectroscopic identification of the Na-UO2-CO3 complex. At nearly neutral pH values, the numbers of sodium and calcium atoms bound to the uranyl triscarbonate species are found to depend on the calcium concentration, as predicted by speciation calculations.

Kelly, Shelly D [Argonne National Laboratory (ANL); Kemner, Kenneth M [Argonne National Laboratory (ANL); Brooks, Scott C [ORNL

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

404

Capsule HRB-15B postirradiation examination report  

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Capsule HRB-15B design tested 184 thin graphite trays containing unbonded fuel particles to peak exposures of 6.6 x 10/sup 25/ n/m/sup 2/ (E > 29 fJ)/sub HTGR/ fast fluence, approx. 27% fissions per initial metal atom (FIMA) fissile burnup, and 6% FIMA fertile burnup at nominal time-averaged temperatures of 815 to 915/sup 0/C. The capsule tested a variety of low-enriched uranium (approx. 19.5% U-235) fissile particle types, including UC/sub 2/, UC/sub x/O/sub y/, UO/sub 2/, zirconium-buffered UO/sub 2/ (referred to in this report as UO/sub 2//sup *), and 1:1(Th,U)O/sub 2/ with both TRISO and silicon-BISO coatings. All fertile particles were ThO/sub 2/ with BISO, silicon-BISO, or TRISO coatings. The findings indicated that all TRISO particles retained virtually all of their fission product inventories, except small quantities of silver, at these irradiation temperatures, while some of the silicon-BISO particles released significant amounts of both silver and cesium. No kernel migration, pressure vessel, or outer pyrolytic carbon (OPyC) failures were observed in the fuel particles, which had total diameters of < 900 ..mu..m; however, the incidence of failed OPyC coatings was found to increase with particle size in the TRISO inert particles, which had diameters of 1000 to 1200 ..mu..m. UO/sub 2//sup */ particles exhibited no detrimental irradiation effects, but they contained pure carbon precipitates in the kernels after irradiation which were not observed in the undoped UO/sub 2/ particles. Postirradiation examination revealed no differences in the irradiation performance of three UC/sub x/O/sub y/ kernel types with varying oxygen/uranium ratios.

Ketterer, J.W.; Bullock, R.E.

1981-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of Murine Norovirus, Feline Calicivirus, Poliovirus, and MS2 as Surrogates for Human Norovirus in a Model of Viral Persistence in Surface Water and Groundwater  

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...transcription-PCR assays for detection of bacteriophage MS2. Appl...PCR and plaque assay for detection and enumeration of coliphage in polluted marine waters. Appl. Environ...from water samples for the detection of enteroviruses, hepatitis...

Jinhee Bae; Kellogg J. Schwab

2007-12-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Measurement of elemental speciation by liquid chromatography -- inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (LC-ICP-MS) with the direct injection nebulizer (DIN)  

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This thesis is divided into 4 parts: elemental speciation, speciation of mercury and lead compounds by microbore column LC-ICP-MS with direct injection nebulization, spatially resolved measurements of size and velocity distributions of aerosol droplets from a direct injection nebulizer, and elemental speciation by anion exchange and size exclusion chromatography with detection by ICP-MS with direct injection nebulization. Tabs, figs, refs.

Shum, S.

1993-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Precise ruthenium fission product isotopic analysis using dynamic reaction cell inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (DRC-ICP-MS)  

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99Tc is a subsurface contaminant of interest at numerous federal, industrial, and international facilities. However, as a mono-isotopic fission product, 99Tc lacks the ability to be used as a signature to differentiate between the different waste disposal pathways that could have contributed to subsurface contamination at these facilities. Ruthenium fission-product isotopes are attractive analogues for the characterization of 99Tc sources because of their direct similarity to technetium with regard to subsurface mobility, and their large fission yields and low natural background concentrations. We developed an inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) method capable of measuring ruthenium isotopes in groundwater samples and extracts of vadose zone sediments. Samples were analyzed directly on a Perkin Elmer ELAN DRC II ICP-MS after a single pass through a 1-ml bed volume of Dowex AG 50W-X8 100-200 mesh cation exchange resin. Precise ruthenium isotopic ratio measurements were achieved using a low-flow Meinhard-type nebulizer and long sample acquisition times (150,000 ms). Relative standard deviations of triplicate replicates were maintained at less than 0.5% when the total ruthenium solution concentration was 0.1 ng/ml or higher. Further work was performed to minimize the impact caused by mass interferences using the dynamic reaction cell (DRC) with O2 as the reaction gas. The aqueous concentrations of 96Mo and 96Zr were reduced by more than 99.7% in the reaction cell prior to injection of the sample into the mass analyzer quadrupole. The DRC was used in combination with stable-mass correction to quantitatively analyze samples containing up to 2-orders of magnitude more zirconium and molybdenum than ruthenium. The analytical approach documented herein provides an efficient and cost-effective way to precisely measure ruthenium isotopes and quantitate total ruthenium (natural vs. fission-product) in aqueous matrixes.

Brown, Christopher F.; Dresel, P. Evan; Geiszler, Keith N.; Farmer, Orville T.

2006-05-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Via E-mail to ERS2014@eia.gov Ms. Rebecca Peterson U. S. Energy Information Administration  

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of the Northwest Balancing Authorities of the Northwest Balancing Authorities Page 1 of 6 May 6, 2013 Via E-mail to ERS2014@eia.gov Ms. Rebecca Peterson U. S. Energy Information Administration U. S. Department of Energy Re: Comments on Proposed Form EIA-930 "Balancing Authority Operations Report" Avista Corporation ("Avista"), Portland General Electric Company ("PGE"), NorthWestern Energy, Puget Sound Energy ("PSE"), Seattle City Light, Chelan PUD, and Tacoma Power (collectively, "Northwest Balancing Authorities" or "Northwest BAs") appreciate the opportunity to make comments on the

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On-line Analysis of Organic Compounds in Diesel Exhaust Using a Proton Transfer Reaction Mass Spectrometer (PTR-MS)  

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Chemical ionization mass spectrometry using H3O+ proton transfer in an ion drift tube (PTR-MS) was used to measure volatile organic compound (VOC) concentrations on-line in diesel engine exhaust as a function on engine load. The purpose of the study was to evaluate the PTR-MS instrument as an analytical tool for diesel engine emissions abatement research. Measured sensitivities determined from gas standards were found to be between 30% and 100% greater than calculated sensitivities. A slight humidity dependent sensitivity was observed for non-polar species, implying that reactions with H+(H2O)2 were important for some organics. The mass spectra of diesel exhaust were complex but displayed a pattern of strong ion signals at 14n+1 (n=3..8) masses, with a relative ion abundance similar to that obtained from electron impact ionization of alkanes. Laboratory experiments verified that C8-C16 n-alkanes and C8-C13 1-alkenes react with H3O+ in dissociative proton transfer reaction resulting in alkyl cation ion products, primarily m/z 41, 43, 57, 71 and 85. Monitoring the sum of these ions signals may be useful for estimating alkane emissions from unburnt diesel fuel. Alkane fragmentation likely simplified the diesel exhaust mass spectrum and reduced potential mass interferences with isobaric aromatic compounds. It is shown that the relative abundances of VOCs changed as a function of engine load. Concentrations of aldehydes and ketones dominated those of aromatic species with formaldehyde and acetaldehyde estimated to be the most abundant VOCs in the PTR-MS mass spectrum at all engine loads. The relative abundances of benzene and toluene increased with engine load indicating their pyrogenic origin. The relative abundance of alkanes, aromatics, aldehydes, and alcohols was broadly consistent with literature publications of diesel exhaust analysis by gas chromatography. About 75% of the organic ion signal could be assigned. On line analysis of diesel exhaust using this technology may be valuable tool for diesel engine emission research.

Jobson, B Tom T.; Alexander, M. Lizabeth; Maupin, Gary D.; Muntean, George G.

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A WSRC-MS-g8-00318 Heat Transfer Model of Above and Underground Insulated Piping  

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WSRC-MS-g8-00318 Heat Transfer Model of Above and Underground Insulated Piping Systems by K. C. Kwon Westinghouse Savannah River Company Savannah River Site Aiken, South Carolina 29808 A document prepared for ASME CONFERENCE - HEAT EXCHANGER COMMITTEE MEETING 8 , INTERNATIONAL JOINT POWER GENERATION CONFERENCE 1998 at Baltimore, MA, USA from 8/23/98 - 8/26/98. DOE Contract No. DE-AC09-96SR18500 This paper was prepared in connection with work done under the above contract number with the U. S. Department of Energy. By acceptance of this paper, the publisher and/or recipient acknowledges the U. S. Government's right to retain a nonexclusive, royalty-free license in and to any copyright covering this paper, along with the right to reproduce and to authorize others to reproduce all or part of the copyrighted paper.

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Standard test method for determination of impurities in nuclear grade uranium compounds by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry  

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1.1 This test method covers the determination of 67 elements in uranium dioxide samples and nuclear grade uranium compounds and solutions without matrix separation by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS). The elements are listed in Table 1. These elements can also be determined in uranyl nitrate hexahydrate (UNH), uranium hexafluoride (UF6), triuranium octoxide (U3O8) and uranium trioxide (UO3) if these compounds are treated and converted to the same uranium concentration solution. 1.2 The elements boron, sodium, silicon, phosphorus, potassium, calcium and iron can be determined using different techniques. The analyst's instrumentation will determine which procedure is chosen for the analysis. 1.3 The test method for technetium-99 is given in Annex A1. 1.4 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. 1.5 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish ...

American Society for Testing and Materials. Philadelphia

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Quantitative 3-D Elemental Mapping by LA-ICP-MS of a Basaltic Clast from the Hanford 300 Area, Washington, USA  

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Quantitative 3-D Elemental Mapping by LA-ICP-MS of a Basaltic Clast from the Hanford 300 Area collected from the Hanford 300 Area in south-central Washington State, United States. A calibration method and riparian quality in many locations, most notably at the Hanford, Savannah River, Oak Ridge, and Nevada Test

Hu, Qinhong "Max"

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Health Outreach Program to Educate (HOPE) Palo Alto Shane Morrison, MS1, Krishnan Subrahmanian, MPhil1, Shah Ali, BA1, and Lars Osterberg, MD, MPH2  

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Health Outreach Program to Educate (HOPE) Palo Alto Shane Morrison, MS1, Krishnan Subrahmanian, Stanford University medical students started Health Outreach Program to Educate (HOPE) Palo Alto to this population of patients.4,5 Current strategies to increase health literacy amongst low-income patients through

Kay, Mark A.

415

A Statistical Selection Strategy for Normalization Procedures in LC-MS Proteomics Experiments through Dataset Dependent Ranking of Normalization Scaling Factors  

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Quantification of LC-MS peak intensities assigned during peptide identification in a typical comparative proteomics experiment will deviate from run-to-run of the instrument due to both technical and biological variation. Thus, normalization of peak intensities across a LC-MS proteomics dataset is a fundamental step in pre-processing. However, the downstream analysis of LC-MS proteomics data can be dramatically affected by the normalization method selected . Current normalization procedures for LC-MS proteomics data are presented in the context of normalization values derived from subsets of the full collection of identified peptides. The distribution of these normalization values is unknown a priori. If they are not independent from the biological factors associated with the experiment the normalization process can introduce bias into the data, which will affect downstream statistical biomarker discovery. We present a novel approach to evaluate normalization strategies, where a normalization strategy includes the peptide selection component associated with the derivation of normalization values. Our approach evaluates the effect of normalization on the between-group variance structure in order to identify candidate normalization strategies that improve the structure of the data without introducing bias into the normalized peak intensities.

Webb-Robertson, Bobbie-Jo M.; Matzke, Melissa M.; Jacobs, Jon M.; Pounds, Joel G.; Waters, Katrina M.

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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INI Policies & Procedures MS18 8/09/06 The information provided in this policy guide is intended to summarize the rules of the INI MSIN,  

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INI Policies & Procedures ­ MS18 ­ 8/09/06 The information provided in this policy guide is intended to summarize the rules of the INI MSIN, Athens MSIN, MSISTM, and Carnegie Mellon CyLab Japan MSIT a contract. I. INI DEGREE REQUIREMENTS II. COURSE ENROLLMENT III. REGISTRATION PROCEDURES IV. GRADES V

Tague, Patrick

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INI Policies & Procedures MS17 8/31/05 Note: There has been a correction to the policy. INI students may take graduate courses in  

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INI Policies & Procedures ­ MS17 ­ 8/31/05 Note: There has been a correction to the policy. INI. The information provided in this policy guide is intended to summarize the rules of the INI MSIN, Athens MSIN and/or modifications and do not constitute a contract. I. INI DEGREE REQUIREMENTS II. COURSE

Tague, Patrick

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INI Policies & Procedures MS20 02/05/09 The Policies and Procedures detailed on this page apply only to students entering the MSIN,  

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INI Policies & Procedures ­ MS20 ­ 02/05/09 The Policies and Procedures detailed on this page apply. These policies are subject to change and/or modifications and do not constitute a contract. I. INI DEGREE. TUITION VII. OTHER UNIVERSITY POLICIES VIII. INI NON-ACADEMIC POLICIES IX. OTHER POLICIES X. MISCELLANEOUS

Tague, Patrick

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Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Earth Sciences Division 1 Cyclotron Road, MS 90-1116 Berkeley, CA 94720 510-486-6455  

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* National Science Board (2006) quoted in Neal et al. (2008) Many DOE programs moved away from this paradigm3/4/11 1 Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory · Earth Sciences Division 1 Cyclotron Road, MS 90 during ­ the Director's Review of ESD in March 2010 ­ the LBNL-organized workplace climate surveys

Ajo-Franklin, Jonathan

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[article MS-151 for the Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences] Charles A. Doswell III, NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory, 1313 Halley Circle,  

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Flooding [article MS-151 for the Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences] Charles A. Doswell III, NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory, 1313 Halley Circle, Norman, Oklahoma 73069, U.S.A. Introduction Flooding anywhere. A flood is defined as water overflowing onto land that usually is dry. Flooding is often thought

Doswell III, Charles A.

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Determination of Boron in Coal Using Closed-Vessel Microwave Digestion and Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)  

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Previous studies indicate that boron in coal has been mostly determined by atomic emission spectroscopy (AES) or inductively coupled plasma–atomic emission spectrometry (ICP-AES). ... The results (Figure 1) indicated that a 2% ammonia solution can effectively eliminate the boron memory effect and reduce boron signals to blank levels (within 120 s), similar to analytical results obtained by Al-Ammar et al.(54) and Huang et al.(55) The boron memory effect is not attributed to the skimmer, sampler, or other mass spectrometer components, but originates from the tendency of boron to volatilize as boric acid from the sample solution that covers the inside surface of the ICP-MS spray chamber. ... Using different online additions of internal standard solutions, the observed boron concentrations based on the 10B and 11B spectral lines are close to each other, indicating that the observed boron concentrations based on the two isotope spectral lines are both suitable for determination of boron in coal. ...

Shifeng Dai; Weijiao Song; Lei Zhao; Xiao Li; James C. Hower; Colin R. Ward; Peipei Wang; Tian Li; Xin Zheng; Vladimir V. Seredin; Panpan Xie; Qingqian Li

2014-06-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Lactonization and protonation of gluconic acid: a thermodynamicand kinetic study by potentiometry, nmr and esi-ms  

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In acidic aqueous solutions, gluconate protonation is coupled with lactonization of gluconic acid. With the decrease of pC{sub H}, two lactones ({delta}/{gamma}) are sequentially formed. The {delta}-lactone forms more readily than the {gamma}-lactone. In 0.1 M gluconate solutions, if pC{sub H} is above 2.5, only the {delta}-lactone is generated. When pC{sub H} is decreased below 2.0, the formation of the {gamma}-lactone is observable although the {delta}-lactone predominates. At I = 0.1 M NaClO{sub 4} and room temperature, the deprotonation constant of the carboxylic group, using the NMR technique, was determined to be log K{sub a} = 3.30 {+-} 0.02; the {delta}-lactonization constant, by the batch potentiometric titrations, was obtained to be log K{sub L} = - (0.54 {+-} 0.04). Using ESI-MS, the rate constants of the {delta}-lactonization and the hydrolysis at pC{sub H} {approx} 5.0 were estimated to be k{sub 1} = 3.2 x 10{sup -5} s{sup -1} and k{sup -1} = 1.1 x 10{sup -4} s{sup -1}, respectively.

Zhang, Z.; Gibson, P.; Clark, S.B.; Tian, G.; Zanonato, P.; Rao, L.

2007-01-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Ms. Margaret Owen, Chair  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

the best solution for the estimated 1,200,000 tons of waste was the use of unit trains ( 40 or more railcars of the same material, origin, and destination). A total of...

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LA-983%MS  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

counting techniques. The gross-alpha and gross-beta analyses were counted with ZnS and plastic ScintillatOr counting systems, respectively. on dried sot1 saples. 11 -.-.. -.--...

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LA-23336-MS  

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5 Table: 3 . Results of lead-bismuth eutectic thermal convection loop test 131 ... 10 Table . 4 . Corrosion of steels in lead-bismuth eutectic 161...

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Ms. Mary Hopkins  

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measures to address the adverse effects to the contributing elements of site 48NA83 l (Teapot Dome Oilfield), including Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) documentation,...

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Ms. Maria Galanti  

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This form is for use by MS students applying for Engineer of PhD degree or for Engineer Degree students applying for PhD. The form should be completed and returned to the  

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This form is for use by MS students applying for Engineer of PhD degree or for Engineer Degree Environment and Energy Bldg, Room 314, preferably by January 15 so that the application may be reviewed during the normal admissions cycle. APPLICATION FOR POST-MS STUDY Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Prinz, Friedrich B.

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U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Heating Actinide Materials in a 2.9 vol % Hydrogen Atmosphere Using a Laboratory Furnace in the C-155 Glovebox Heating Actinide Materials in a 2.9 vol % Hydrogen Atmosphere Using a Laboratory Furnace in the C-155 Glovebox Savannah River Site Aiken/Aiken/South Carolina The preparation of uranium (IV) oxide (UO2) and mixed actinide oxides containing UO2 can be accomplished by heating actinide compounds in the presence of H2. Hydrogen is required as a reducing agent to prevent the oxidation of U(IV) to a higher oxidation state. The capability to heat actinide materials in a reducing environment using 2.9 vol % H2 in Ar was installed in glovebox 46 in lab C-155. Multiple R&D programs will utilize the furnace capability to prepare actinide oxides. B3.6 - Small-scale research and development, laboratory operations, and pilot projects Andrew R. Grainger

430

MARMOT Enhanced | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

MARMOT Enhanced MARMOT Enhanced MARMOT Enhanced January 29, 2013 - 10:23am Addthis Lower-length-scale Model Development To develop mechanistic models for fuel thermal conductivity, the Fuel team used supercells up to 55 nm long to determine the thermal conductivity of UO2 with Xe incorporated. Atomistic simulations were used to determine thermal resistance values for four different types of grain boundaries, and these values have been used in meso-scale simulations of heat transport through representative fuel microstructures. [LANL] Density functional theory techniques, previously applied to diffusion of Xe in UO2, have now been extended to Kr. Thus, both major gaseous fission products are now included in the simulations, which have identified the transport mechanism as being vacancy mediated. Activation energies have

431

u.s. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAG EMENT CENTER NEPA DETERl.VIINATION  

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U.O!) U.O!) u.s. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAG EMENT CENTER NEPA DETERl.VIINATION RECIPIENT:Commonwealth of the Northem Mari ana Islands Energy Division PROJECT TITLE : State Energy Program Formula Grant Page 1 of2 STATE: M P Funding Opportunity Announcement Number DE-FOA-OOOO507 Procurement Instrument Number DE-EE0004510 NEPA Control Number em Number GF0-0004510-OO1 GO Based on my review or the information concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 451. IA), I have made the following determination: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description : A91nfonnation gatheri ng, analysis, and disseminatlon A11 Technical advice and assistance t o organizations Informatton gathering (induding, but not limited to, literature surveys, inventories, site ViSits, and audits), data

432

An Insulating Breakthrough | Advanced Photon Source  

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Science Highlights Archives: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 Science Highlights Archives: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 2001 | 2000 | 1998 | Subscribe to APS Science Highlights rss feed An Insulating Breakthrough JANUARY 8, 2007 Bookmark and Share Tungsten Diselenide A new insulating material with the lowest thermal conductivity ever measured for a fully dense solid has been created at the University of Oregon (UO) and tested at the XOR/UNI 33-BM beamline at the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Photon Source (APS) at Argonne. The research was carried out by collaborators from the UO, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and Argonne. While far from having immediate application, the principles involved, once understood, could lead to improved insulation for a wide variety of uses,

433

CX-008356: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

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6: Categorical Exclusion Determination 6: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-008356: Categorical Exclusion Determination Heating Actinide Materials in a 2.9 volume % Hydrogen Atmosphere Using a Laboratory Furnace in the C-155 Glovebox CX(s) Applied: B3.6 Date: 04/18/2012 Location(s): South Carolina Offices(s): Savannah River Operations Office The preparation of uranium (IV) oxide (UO2) and mixed actinide oxides containing UO2 can be accomplished by heating actinide compounds in the presence of hydrogen. Hydrogen is required as a reducing agent to prevent the oxidation of U(IV) to a higher oxidation state. The capability to heat actinide materials in a reducing environment using 2.9 volume % hydrogen in Ar was installed in glovebox 46 in lab C-155. Multiple research and demonstration programs will utilize the furnace capability to prepare

434

TREKiSM Issue 40  

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1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

435

A view of treatment process of melted nuclear fuel on a severe accident plant using a molten salt system  

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At severe accident such as Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident, the nuclear fuels in the reactor would melt and form debris which contains stable UO2-ZrO2 mixture corium and parts of vessel such as zircaloy and iron component. The requirements for solution of issues are below; -) the reasonable treatment process of the debris should be simple and in-situ in Fukushima Daiichi power plant, -) the desirable treatment process is to take out UO{sub 2} and PuO{sub 2} or metallic U and TRU metal, and dispose other fission products as high level radioactive waste; and -) the candidate of treatment process should generate the smallest secondary waste. Pyro-process has advantages to treat the debris because of the high solubility of the debris and its total process feasibility. Toshiba proposes a new pyro-process in molten salts using electrolysing Zr before debris fuel being treated.

Fujita, R.; Takahashi, Y.; Nakamura, H.; Mizuguchi, K. [Power and Industrial Research and Development Center, Toshiba Corporation Power Systems Company, 4-1 Ukishima-cho, Kawasaki-ku, Kawasaki 210-0862 (Japan); Oomori, T. [Chemical System Design and Engineering Department, Toshiba Corporation Power Systems Company, 8 Shinsugita-cho, Isogo-ku, Yokohama 235-8523 (Japan)

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Female characters in Thomas Wolfe's four major novels: Look Homeward, Angel; Of Time and the River; The Web and the Rock; and You Can't Go Home Again.  

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Sheffield, Jewell Frieda

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

437

Depleted uranium hexafluoride: Waste or resource?  

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the US Department of Energy is evaluating technologies for the storage, disposal, or re-use of depleted uranium hexafluoride (UF{sub 6}). This paper discusses the following options, and provides a technology assessment for each one: (1) conversion to UO{sub 2} for use as mixed oxide duel, (2) conversion to UO{sub 2} to make DUCRETE for a multi-purpose storage container, (3) conversion to depleted uranium metal for use as shielding, (4) conversion to uranium carbide for use as high-temperature gas-cooled reactor (HTGR) fuel. In addition, conversion to U{sub 3}O{sub 8} as an option for long-term storage is discussed.

Schwertz, N.; Zoller, J.; Rosen, R.; Patton, S. [Lawrence Livermore National Lab., CA (United States); Bradley, C. [USDOE Office of Nuclear Energy, Science, Technology, Washington, DC (United States); Murray, A. [SAIC (United States)

1995-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

438

Extraction of Uranium from Aqueous Solutions Using Ionic Liquid and Supercritical Carbon Dioxide in Conjunction  

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Uranyl ions (UO2)2+ in aqueous nitric acid solutions can be extracted into supercritical CO2 (sc-CO2) via an imidazolium-based ionic liquid using tri-n-butylphosphate (TBP) as a complexing agent. The transfer of uranium from the ionic liquid to the supercritical fluid phase was monitored by UV/Vis spectroscopy using a high-pressure fiberoptic cell. The form of the uranyl complex extracted into the supercritical CO2 phase was found to be UO2(NO3)2(TBP)2. The extraction results were confirmed by UV/Vis spectroscopy and by neutron activation analysis. This technique could potentially be used to extract other actinides for applications in the field of nuclear waste management.

Wang, Joanna S.; Sheaff, Chrystal N.; Yoon, Byunghoon; Addleman, Raymond S.; Wai, Chien M.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

439

Fast Breeder Blanket Facility FBBF. Annual report, January 1, 1981-December 31, 1981  

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This annual report contains a summmary of fission rate, spectra, and gamma-ray heating rate measurements made in the first blanket of the Purdue Fast Breeder Blanket Facility. The first blanket consisted of aluminum clad, natural UO/sub 2/ fuel rods with a secondary cladding of stainless steel or aluminum. The blanket was arranged in two concentric regions around the neutron source and converter regions. A neutron diffusion code, 2DB, and a Monte Carlo code, VIM, both using homogeneous cross section groups have been used to calculate the reaction rates. Calculated to experimental values for a number of important reactions are presented. A modified method of applying Bondarenko self-shielding factors to correct for the self shielding of resonance energy neutrons in aluminum, stainless steel and UO/sub 2/ has improved the agreement between the calculations and experiment, but does not account for all of the differences.

Clikeman, F M [ed.] [ed.

1982-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

440

AGR-2 IRRADIATION TEST FINAL AS-RUN REPORT, REV 1  

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This document presents the as-run analysis of the AGR-2 irradiation experiment. AGR-2 is the second of the planned irradiations for the Advanced Gas Reactor (AGR) Fuel Development and Qualification Program. Funding for this program is provided by the U.S. Department of Energy as part of the Very High Temperature Reactor (VHTR) Technical Development Office (TDO) program. The objectives of the AGR-2 experiment are to: (a) Irradiate UCO (uranium oxycarbide) and UO2 (uranium dioxide) fuel produced in a large coater. Fuel attributes are based on results obtained from the AGR-1 test and other project activities. (b) Provide irradiated fuel samples for post-irradiation experiment (PIE) and safety testing. (c) Support the development of an understanding of the relationship between fuel fabrication processes, fuel product properties, and irradiation performance. The primary objective of the test was to irradiate both UCO and UO2 TRISO (tri-structural isotropic) fuel produced from prototypic scale equipment to obtain normal operation and accident condition fuel performance data. The UCO compacts were subjected to a range of burnups and temperatures typical of anticipated prismatic reactor service conditions in three capsules. The test train also includes compacts containing UO2 particles produced independently by the United States, South Africa, and France in three separate capsules. The range of burnups and temperatures in these capsules were typical of anticipated pebble bed reactor service conditions. The results discussed in this report pertain only to U.S. produced fuel. In order to achieve the test objectives, the AGR-2 experiment was irradiated in the B-12 position of the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) at Idaho National Laboratory (INL) for a total irradiation duration of 559.2 effective full power days (EFPD). Irradiation began on June 22, 2010, and ended on October 16, 2013, spanning 12 ATR power cycles and approximately three and a half calendar years. The test contained six independently controlled and monitored capsules. Each U.S. capsule contained 12 compacts of either UCO or UO2 AGR coated fuel. No fuel particles failed during the AGR-2 irradiation. Final burnup values on a per compact basis ranged from 7.26 to 13.15% FIMA (fissions per initial heavy-metal atom) for UCO fuel, and 9.01 to 10.69% FIMA for UO2 fuel, while fast fluence values ranged from 1.94 to 3.47´1025 n/m2 (E >0.18 MeV) for UCO fuel, and from 3.05 to 3.53´1025 n/m2 (E >0.18 MeV) for UO2 fuel. Time-average volume-average (TAVA) temperatures on a capsule basis at the end of irradiation ranged from 987°C in Capsule 6 to 1296°C in Capsule 2 for UCO, and from 996 to 1062°C in UO2-fueled Capsule 3. By the end of the irradiation, all of the installed thermocouples (TCs) had failed. Fission product release-to-birth (R/B) ratios were quite low. In the UCO capsules, R/B values during the first three cycles were below 10-6 with the exception of the hotter Capsule 2, in which the R/Bs reached 2´10-6. In the UO2 capsule (Capsule 3), the R/B values during the first three cycles were below 10-7. R/B values for all following cycles are not reliable due to gas flow and cross talk issues.

Collin, Blaise

2014-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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441

AGR-2 IRRADIATION TEST FINAL AS-RUN REPORT  

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This document presents the as-run analysis of the AGR-2 irradiation experiment. AGR-2 is the second of the planned irradiations for the Advanced Gas Reactor (AGR) Fuel Development and Qualification Program. Funding for this program is provided by the U.S. Department of Energy as part of the Very High Temperature Reactor (VHTR) Technical Development Office (TDO) program. The objectives of the AGR-2 experiment are to: (a) Irradiate UCO (uranium oxycarbide) and UO2 (uranium dioxide) fuel produced in a large coater. Fuel attributes are based on results obtained from the AGR-1 test and other project activities. (b) Provide irradiated fuel samples for post-irradiation experiment (PIE) and safety testing. (c) Support the development of an understanding of the relationship between fuel fabrication processes, fuel product properties, and irradiation performance. The primary objective of the test was to irradiate both UCO and UO2 TRISO (tri-structural isotropic) fuel produced from prototypic scale equipment to obtain normal operation and accident condition fuel performance data. The UCO compacts were subjected to a range of burnups and temperatures typical of anticipated prismatic reactor service conditions in three capsules. The test train also includes compacts containing UO2 particles produced independently by the United States, South Africa, and France in three separate capsules. The range of burnups and temperatures in these capsules were typical of anticipated pebble bed reactor service conditions. The results discussed in this report pertain only to U.S. produced fuel. In order to achieve the test objectives, the AGR-2 experiment was irradiated in the B-12 position of the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) at Idaho National Laboratory (INL) for a total irradiation duration of 559.2 effective full power days (EFPD). Irradiation began on June 22, 2010, and ended on October 16, 2013, spanning 12 ATR power cycles and approximately three and a half calendar years. The test contained six independently controlled and monitored capsules. Each U.S. capsule contained 12 compacts of either UCO or UO2 AGR coated fuel. No fuel particles failed during the AGR-2 irradiation. Final burnup values on a per compact basis ranged from 7.26 to 13.15% FIMA (fissions per initial heavy-metal atom) for UCO fuel, and 9.01 to 10.69% FIMA for UO2 fuel, while fast fluence values ranged from 1.94 to 3.47´1025 n/m2 (E >0.18 MeV) for UCO fuel, and from 3.05 to 3.53´1025 n/m2 (E >0.18 MeV) for UO2 fuel. Time-average volume-average (TAVA) temperatures on a capsule basis at the end of irradiation ranged from 987°C in Capsule 6 to 1296°C in Capsule 2 for UCO, and from 996 to 1062°C in UO2-fueled Capsule 3. By the end of the irradiation, all of the installed thermocouples (TCs) had failed. Fission product release-to-birth (R/B) ratios were quite low. In the UCO capsules, R/B values during the first three cycles were below 10-6 with the exception of the hotter Capsule 2, in which the R/Bs reached 2´10-6. In the UO2 capsule (Capsule 3), the R/B values during the first three cycles were below 10-7. R/B values for all following cycles are not reliable due to gas flow and cross talk issues.

Collin Blaise

2014-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

442

AGR-2 Irradiation Test Final As-Run Report, Rev 2  

SciTech Connect

This document presents the as-run analysis of the AGR-2 irradiation experiment. AGR-2 is the second of the planned irradiations for the Advanced Gas Reactor (AGR) Fuel Development and Qualification Program. Funding for this program is provided by the U.S. Department of Energy as part of the Very High Temperature Reactor (VHTR) Technical Development Office (TDO) program. The objectives of the AGR-2 experiment are to: (a) Irradiate UCO (uranium oxycarbide) and UO2 (uranium dioxide) fuel produced in a large coater. Fuel attributes are based on results obtained from the AGR-1 test and other project activities. (b) Provide irradiated fuel samples for post-irradiation experiment (PIE) and safety testing. (c) Support the development of an understanding of the relationship between fuel fabrication processes, fuel product properties, and irradiation performance. The primary objective of the test was to irradiate both UCO and UO2 TRISO (tri-structural isotropic) fuel produced from prototypic scale equipment to obtain normal operation and accident condition fuel performance data. The UCO compacts were subjected to a range of burnups and temperatures typical of anticipated prismatic reactor service conditions in three capsules. The test train also includes compacts containing UO2 particles produced independently by the United States, South Africa, and France in three separate capsules. The range of burnups and temperatures in these capsules were typical of anticipated pebble bed reactor service conditions. The results discussed in this report pertain only to U.S. produced fuel. In order to achieve the test objectives, the AGR-2 experiment was irradiated in the B-12 position of the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) at Idaho National Laboratory (INL) for a total irradiation duration of 559.2 effective full power days (EFPD). Irradiation began on June 22, 2010, and ended on October 16, 2013, spanning 12 ATR power cycles and approximately three and a half calendar years. The test contained six independently controlled and monitored capsules. Each U.S. capsule contained 12 compacts of either UCO or UO2 AGR coated fuel. No fuel particles failed during the AGR-2 irradiation. Final burnup values on a per compact basis ranged from 7.26 to 13.15% FIMA (fissions per initial heavy-metal atom) for UCO fuel, and 9.01 to 10.69% FIMA for UO2 fuel, while fast fluence values ranged from 1.94 to 3.47´1025 n/m2 (E >0.18 MeV) for UCO fuel, and from 3.05 to 3.53´1025 n/m2 (E >0.18 MeV) for UO2 fuel. Time-average volume-average (TAVA) temperatures on a capsule basis at the end of irradiation ranged from 987°C in Capsule 6 to 1296°C in Capsule 2 for UCO, and from 996 to 1062°C in UO2-fueled Capsule 3. By the end of the irradiation, all of the installed thermocouples (TCs) had failed. Fission product release-to-birth (R/B) ratios were quite low. In the UCO capsules, R/B values during the first three cycles were below 10-6 with the exception of the hotter Capsule 2, in which the R/Bs reached 2´10-6. In the UO2 capsule (Capsule 3), the R/B values during the first three cycles were below 10-7. R/B values for all following cycles are not reliable due to gas flow and cross talk issues.

Blaise Collin

2014-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

443

Semiempirical range and stopping power values for heavy ions  

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0 CO CCI CO O O O rn UJ O r mU. m ~ ~ ~ OOOOO cl N O I N 4 O' ICI N w ~ Q ~ N ~ U 0 Q If Cl CO 0' M 0' In ICI ~ ~ 0 000 ~ ~ ~ Ln or o o Lnr o UO N Z O' pCI rn N w ~ ~ ~ ~ Q 4 ~ 0 N CCI OI 0 0 r UI Cr rll m ~ ~ N 0 m... O ~ ~ N U'. r co I ~ ~ N 0 O UO CO CO Q N N ~ ~ nd NI 0 0 ILI C3 CO 0 0 t CO r UJ O' rh ~ ~ cn 0 N 'Z \\ ~ CO m rn m ~ ~ U, 0 N CO cn N N ~ ~ 0 0 U I I 4 I ? 4 4 G V 4 a a LU N IU UJ CO O Lf 0 UJ...

Schilling, Ralph Franklin, III

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

444

Method for fluorination of uranium oxide  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Highly pure uranium hexafluoride is made from uranium oxide and fluorine. The uranium oxide, which includes UO.sub.3, UO.sub.2, U.sub.3 O.sub.8 and mixtures thereof, is introduced together with a small amount of a fluorine-reactive substance, selected from alkali chlorides, silicon dioxide, silicic acid, ferric oxide, and bromine, into a constant volume reaction zone. Sufficient fluorine is charged into the zone at a temperature below approximately 0.degree. C. to provide an initial pressure of at least approximately 600 lbs/sq. in. at the ambient atmospheric temperature. The temperature is then allowed to rise in the reaction zone until reaction occurs.

Petit, George S. (Oak Ridge, TN)

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

445

Standard specification for uranium oxides with a 235U content of less than 5 % for dissolution prior to conversion to nuclear-grade uranium dioxide  

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1.1 This specification covers uranium oxides, including processed byproducts or scrap material (powder, pellets, or pieces), that are intended for dissolution into uranyl nitrate solution meeting the requirements of Specification C788 prior to conversion into nuclear grade UO2 powder with a 235U content of less than 5 %. This specification defines the impurity and uranium isotope limits for such urania powders that are to be dissolved prior to processing to nuclear grade UO2 as defined in Specification C753. 1.2 This specification provides the nuclear industry with a general standard for such uranium oxide powders. It recognizes the diversity of conversion processes and the processes to which such powders are subsequently to be subjected (for instance, by solvent extraction). It is therefore anticipated that it may be necessary to include supplementary specification limits by agreement between the buyer and seller. 1.3 The scope of this specification does not comprehensively cover all provisions for prevent...

American Society for Testing and Materials. Philadelphia

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

446

Uranium mononitride as a potential commercial LWR fuel  

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This paper evaluated uranium mononitride (UN) as a potential replacement for 5% enriched UO{sub 2} fuel in Generation III and III+ commercial light water reactors (LWRs). Significant improvement in LWR performance depends on developing and implementing changes in the nuclear fuel used in these reactors. Compared to UO{sub 2}, UN offers several advantages such as higher uranium loading and better thermal conductivity. In this paper, the thermal safety margin of UN was evaluated at both normal and accident conditions using a readily available coupled CFD model developed for the US DOE CASL program. One of the prime technical challenges in utilization of UN as LWR fuel is the water compatibility because pure phase UN is not stable in water at 350 deg. C. The water corrosion resistance of UN and the corrosion mechanism were reviewed and mitigation methods were proposed. (authors)

Xu, P.; Yan, J.; Lahoda, E. J.; Ray, S. [Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC, 5801 Bluff Rd, Columbia, SC 29209 (United States)

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

447

Development of Chiral LC-MS Methods for small Molecules and Their Applications in the Analysis of Enantiomeric Composition and Pharmacokinetic Studies  

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The purpose of this research was to develop sensitive LC-MS methods for enantiomeric separation and detection, and then apply these methods for determination of enantiomeric composition and for the study of pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic properties of a chiral nutraceutical. Our first study, evaluated the use of reverse phase and polar organic mode for chiral LC-API/MS method development. Reverse phase methods containing high water were found to decrease ionization efficiency in electrospray, while polar organic methods offered good compatibility and low limits of detection with ESI. The use of lower flow rates dramatically increased the sensitivity by an order of magnitude. Additionally, for rapid chiral screening, the coupled Chirobiotic column afforded great applicability for LC-MS method development. Our second study, continued with chiral LC-MS method development in this case for the normal phase mode. Ethoxynonafluorobutane, a fluorocarbon with low flammability and no flashpoint, was used as a substitute solvent for hexane/heptane mobile phases for LC-APCI/MS. Comparable chromatographic resolutions and selectivities were found using ENFB substituted mobile phase systems, although, peak efficiencies were significantly diminished. Limits of detection were either comparable or better for ENFB-MS over heptane-PDA detection. The miscibility of ENFB with a variety of commonly used organic modifiers provided for flexibility in method development. For APCI, lower flow rates did not increase sensitivity as significantly as was previously found for ESI-MS detection. The chiral analysis of native amino acids was evaluated using both APCI and ESI sources. For free amino acids and small peptides, APCI was found to have better sensitivities over ESI at high flow rates. For larger peptides, however, sensitivity was greatly improved with the use of electrospray. Additionally, sensitivity was enhanced with the use of non-volatile additives, This optimized method was then used to simultaneously separate all 19 native amino acids enantiomerically in less than 20 minutes, making it suitable for complex biological analysis. The previously developed amino acid method was then used to enantiomerically separate theanine, a free amino acid found in tea leaves. Native theanine was found to have lower limits of detection and better sensitivity over derivatized theanine samples. The native theanine method was then used to determine the enantiomeric composition of six commercially available L-theanine products. Five out of the six samples were found to be a racemic mixture of both D- and L-theanine. Concern over the efficacy of these theanine products led to our final study evaluating the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of theanine in rats using LC-ESI/MS. Rats were administered D-, L, and QL-theanine both orally and intra-peritoneally. Oral administration data demonstrated that intestinal absorption of L-theanine was greater than that of D-theanine, while i.p. data showed equal plasma uptake of both isomers. This suggested a possible competitive binding effect with respect to gut absorption. Additionally, it was found that regardless of administration method, the presence of the other enantiomer always decreased overall theanine plasma concentration. This indicated that D- and L- theanine exhibit competitive binding with respect to urinary reabsorption as well. The large quantities of D-theanine detected in the urine suggested that D-themine was eliminated with minimal metabolism, while L-theanine was preferentially reabsorbed and metabolized to ethylamine. Clearly, the metabolic fate of racemic theanine and its individual enantiomers was quite different, placing into doubt the utility of the commercial theanine products.

Meera Jay Desai

2004-12-19T23:59:59.000Z

448

Single voxel MR spectroscopy with echo times below 2 ms at 16.4 T in the rat brain: first in vivo results D. Z. Balla1  

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results D. Z. Balla1 , S-T. Hong1 , G. Shajan1 , R. Pohmann1 , and K. Ugurbil1,2 1 High-Field MR Center for Magnetic Resonance Research, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States Introduction In vivo 1H MR spectroscopySingle voxel MR spectroscopy with echo times below 2 ms at 16.4 T in the rat brain: first in vivo

449

Molecular and Structural Characterization of Dissolved Organic Matter from the Deep Ocean by FTICR-MS, Including Hydrophilic Nitrogenous Organic Molecules  

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Molecular and Structural Characterization of Dissolved Organic Matter from the Deep Ocean by FTICR-MS, Including Hydrophilic Nitrogenous Organic Molecules ... With its high mass resolving power it is, yet, the only technique to determine individual molecular species out of complex DOM mixtures, and with its mass accuracy it enables the calculation of molecular formulas for these species. ... The marine DOM budget comprises about 700 × 1015 g of carbon, and the majority of this material is stored in the deep oceans (7). ...

Thorsten Reemtsma; Anja These; Michael Linscheid; Jerry Leenheer; Alejandro Spitzy

2008-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

450

Continuous Flow Liquid Microjunction Surface Sampling Probe Connected On-line with HPLC/MS for Spatially Resolved Analysis of Small Molecules and Proteins  

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RATIONALE: A continuous flow liquid microjunction surface sampling probe extracts soluble material from surfaces for direct ionization and detection by MS. Demonstrated here is the on-line coupling of such a probe with HPLC/MS enabling extraction, separation and detection of small molecules and proteins from surfaces in a spatially resolved (~0.5 mm diameter spots) manner. Methods: A continuous flow liquid microjunction surface sampling probe was connected to a 6-port, 2-position valve for extract collection and injection to an HPLC column. A QTRAP 5500 hybrid triple quadrupole linear ion trap equipped with a Turbo V ion source operated in positive ESI mode was used for all experiments. System operation was tested with extraction, separation and detection of propranolol and associated metabolites from drug dosed tissues and proteins from dried sheep blood spots on paper. Results: Confirmed in the tissue were the parent drug and two different hydroxypropranolol glucuronides. The mass spectrometric response for these compounds from different locations in the liver showed an increase with increasing extraction time (5, 20 and 40 s extractions). For on-line separation and detection/identification of extracted proteins from dried sheep blood spots, two major protein peaks dominated the chromatogram and could be correlated with the expected masses for the hemoglobin and chains. Conclusions: Spatially resolved sampling, separation, and detection of small molecules and proteins from surfaces can be accomplished using a continuous flow liquid microjunction surface sampling probe coupled on-line with HPLC/MS detection.

Van Berkel, Gary J [ORNL; Kertesz, Vilmos [ORNL

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

451

Undisturbed and disturbed above canopy ponderosa pine emissions: PTR-TOF-MS measurements and MEGAN 2.1 model results  

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We present the first eddy covariance flux measurements of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) using a proton-transfer-reaction time-of-flight mass-spectrometer (PTR-TOFMS) above a ponderosa pine forest in Colorado, USA. The high mass resolution of the PTR-TOF-MS enabled the identification of chemical sum formulas. During a 30 day measurement period in August and September 2010, 649 different ion mass peaks were detected in the ambient air mass spectrum (including primary ions and mass calibration ompounds). Eddy covariance with the vertical wind speed was calculated for all ion mass peaks. On a typical day, 17 ion mass peaks including protonated parent compounds, their fragments and isotopes as well as VOC-H+-water clusters showed a significant flux with daytime average emissions above a reliable flux threshold of 0.1mgcompoundm?2 h?1. These ion mass peaks could be assigned to seven compound classes. The main flux contributions during daytime (10:00-18:00 LT) are attributed to the sum of 2-methyl-3-buten-2-ol (MBO) and isoprene (50 %), methanol (12%), the sum of acetic acid and glycolaldehyde (10%) and the sum of monoterpenes (10 %). The total MBO+isoprene flux was composed of 10% isoprene and 90% MBO. There was good agreement between the light and temperature dependency of the sum of MBO and isoprene observed for this work and those of earlier studies. The above canopy flux measurements of the sum of MBO and isoprene and the sum of 20 monoterpenes were compared to emissions calculated using the Model of Emissions of Gases and Aerosols from Nature (MEGAN 2.1). The best agreement between MEGAN 2.1 and measurements was reached using emission factors determined from site specific leaf cuvette measurements. While the modelled and measured MBO+isoprene fluxes agree well the emissions of the sum of monoterpenes is underestimated by MEGAN 2.1. This is expected as some factors impacting monoterpene emissions, such as physical damage of needles and branches due to storms, are not included in MEGAN 2.1.

Kaser, L.; Karl, T.; Guenther, Alex B.; Graus, M.; Schnitzhofer, R.; Turnipseed, A.; Fischer, L.; Harley, P.; Madronich, M.; Gochis, David; Keutsch, Frank N.; Hansel, A.

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P a g e | 1 Regional Ocean Modelling  

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). #12;P a g e | 4 Slide 4: Flather Condition for Shallow-Water Barotropic Flow: h/t = -Hu/x u/t = -gh be shown that for shallow-water eqn: u - (g/H)1/2 h is the incoming (i.e. left-running) characteristic for uo-c subcritical flows. Thus, either we set "u - (g/H)1/2 h" to be zero

453

Nuclear carrier business volume projections, 1980-2000  

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The expected number of shipments of commodities in the nuclear fuel cycle are projected for the years 1980 thru 2000. Projections are made for: yellowcake (U/sub 3/O/sub 8/); natural, enriched and reprocessed uranium hexafluoride (UF/sub 6/); uranium dioxide powder (UO/sub 2/); plutonium dioxide powder (PuO/sub 2/); fresh UO/sub 2/ and mixed oxide (MOX) fuel; spent UO/sub 2/ fuel; low-level waste (LLW); transuranic (TRU) waste; high-activity TRU waste; high-level waste (HLW), and cladding hulls. Projections are also made for non-fuel cycle commodities such as defense TRU wastes and institutional wastes, since they also are shipped by the commercial transportation industry. Projections of waste shipments from LWRs are based on the continuation of current volume reduction and solidification techniques now used by the utility industry. Projections are also made based on a 5% per year reduction in LWR waste volume shipped which is assumed to occur as a result of increased implementation of currently available volume reduction systems. This assumption results in a net 64% decrease in the total waste shipped by the year 2000. LWR waste shipment projections, and essentially all other projections for fuel cycle commodities covered in this report, are normalized to BWR and PWR generating capacity projections set forth by the Department of Energy (DOE) in their low-growth projection of April, 1979. Therefore these commodity shipment projections may be altered to comply with future changes in generating capacity projections. Projected shipments of waste from the reprocessing of spent UO/sub 2/ fuel are based on waste generation rates proposed by Nuclear Fuels Services, Allied-General Nuclear Services, Exxon Nuclear, and the DOE. Reprocessing is assumed to begin again in 1990, with mixed oxide fresh fuel available for shipment by 1991.

Lebo, R.G.; McKeown, M.S.; Rhyne, W.R.

1980-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SYNTHESIS, CHARACTERIZATION, AND STRUCTURE OF A URANYL COMPLEX WITH A DISULFIDE LIGAND, BIS(DI-n-PROPYLAMMONIUM) DISULFIDOBIS (DI-n-PROPYLMONOTHIOCARBAMATO) DIOXOURANATE(VI)  

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Olive-green crystals of the title compound, [({underline n}-C{sub 3}H{sub 7}){sub 2}NH{sub 2}{sup +}]{sub 2} [UO(({underline n}-C{sub 3}H{sub 7}){sub 2}NCOS){sub 2}(S{sub 2}){sup -2}, are orthorhombic, space group Pcan, with {underline a}= 15.326(6) {Angstrom}, {underline b} = 17.474(6) {Angstrom}, {underline C} = 14.728(6) {Angstrom}, and Z = 4, (d{sub X} = 1.45 g/cm{sup 3}). For 1833 data, I >{sigma}, R = 0.052, and R{sub w} = 0.069. The structure was revealed by single-crystal x-ray diffraction studies to consist of [(n-C{sub 3}H{sub 7}){sub 2}NH{sub 2}]+ cations and [UO{sub 2}(({underline n|-C{sub 3}H{sub 7}){sub 2}NCOS){sub 2}(S{sub 2}){sup -2} anions with the uranium atom at the center of an irregular hexagonal bipyramid. The uranyl oxygen atoms occupy the axial positions. The equatorial coordination plane contains the disulfide (S{sub 2}{sup -2}) group bonded in a "side-on" fashion, and two oxygen and two sulfur donor atoms from the monothiocarbamate ligands. Interatomic distances are S-S = 2.05(1) {Angstrom}, U-S= 2.714(3) {Angstrom} (disulfide); U-S= 2.871(3) {Angstrom} and U-O = 2.46(1) {Angstrom} (thiocarbamate); U-O = 1.81(1) {Angstrom} (uranyl), The nitrogen atom in the dipropylammonium cation is hydrogen bonded to the uranyl oxgyen atoms,

Perry, Dale L.; Zalkin, Allan; Ruben, Helena; Templeton, David H.

1981-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Draft report on melt point as a function of composition for urania-based systems  

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This report documents the testing of a urania (UO{sub 2.00}) sample as a baseline and the attempt to determine the melt point associated with 4 compositions of urania-ceria and urania-neodymia pseudo binaries provided by ORNL, with compositions of 95/5, and 80/20 and of (U/Ce)O{sub 2.00} and (U/Nd)O{sub 2.00} in the newly developed ceramic melt point determination system. A redesign of the system using parts fabricated from tungsten was undertaken in order to help prevent contamination and tungsten carbide formation in the crucibles. The previously developed system employed mostly graphite parts that were shown to react with the sample containment black-body crucible leading to unstable temperature readings and crucible failure, thus the redesign. Measured melt point values of UO{sub 2.00} and U{sub 0.95}Ce{sub 0.05}O{sub 2.00}, U{sub 0.80}Ce{sub 0.20}O{sub 2.00}, U{sub 0.95}Nd{sub 0.05}O{sub 2.00} and U{sub 0.80}Nd{sub 0.20}O{sub 2.00} were measured using a 2-color pyrometer. The value measured for UO{sub 2.00} was consistent with the published accepted value 2845 C {+-} 25 C, although a wide range of values has been published by researchers and will be discussed later in the text. For comparison, values obtained from a published binary phase diagram of UO{sub 2}-Nd{sub 2}O{sub 3} were used for comparison with our measure values. No literature melt point values for comparison with the measurements performed in this study were found for (U/Ce)O{sub 2.00} in our stoichiometry range.

Valdez, James A [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Byler, Darrin D [Los Alamos National Laboratory

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Report of Progress with Citrus Fruits at the Beeville Sub-Station, Bee County.  

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65-109-5m TEXAS AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATIONS. -T- I . ! '? . ........ ?' ? r ; 'V ? J 'V ? ? ? BULLETIN NO. 118. February, 1 9 0 9 . REPORT Of PROGRESS WITH CITRUS FRUITS AT THE BEEVILLE SUB-STATION, BEE COUNTY S. A. WASCHKA................. ................................Stenographer. A. S. F IB5 mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm STATE SUBSTATIONS. H. H. R IBBC8 -1X8 mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmDirector. W. S. R X1uoMCPP0 Superintendent...

Waschka, S. A.

1909-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2nd Annual Workshop Proceedings EC FP FIRST-Nuclides 5th  

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phases, (2) quantification of H2O2 and H2 produced by water radiolysis and (3) determination of the UO2 surface by H2O2 produced by water radiolysis. We have verified that studtite is not formed to the inhibition effect of H2 produced by water radiolysis. In these conditions, G(H2O2) and G(H2) are respectively

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458

The relative basicity and reactivity of D-mannosamine  

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Carlo, Michael John

1962-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

459

OPTICAL DIFFERENCE FREQUENCY GENERATION OF FAR INFRARED RADIATION  

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Morris, J.R.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Thorium oxide slurries as blankets in fissile producing fusion- fission hybrids  

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of the blanket as related to the energy of the incident fusion neutrons. CALCULATIONAL MODEL The MARS computer code package from the Radiation Shielding Information Center (RSIC) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) 11 was used to determine... the aqueous homogeneous power reactor program at ORNL was begun. Significant progress was made in studies of uranium oxide (UO ) and its slurries, and in the development of equipment for circulating slurries at concentrations of several hundred grams per...

Geer, Thomas Charles

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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461

Raman spectroscopy study of selected uranophanes  

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Raman spectra at 298 and 77 K of three uranophane samples from different localities are described and interpreted. The spectra are sample dependent. U–O bond lengths in uranyls are calculated from the spectra and compared with the published data of single crystal structure and EXAFS spectroscopy. Hydrogen-bonding of water molecules and silanols is discussed and the ‘proton mobility’ in uranophane sheet crystal structure is assumed.

Ray L. Frost; Ji?í ?ejka; Matt L. Weier; Wayde N. Martens

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

462

Onions and Bunch Crops at Beeville.  

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to market. IRRIGATION AND YIELD TEST. The purpose of this experiment was to determine the re la ti^ cost and yields of irrigated and unirrigated onion crops, with espc cia1 reference to the quantity, cost and value of water require( The plats employed... ....................................... Plant Seed Co ......... ........ Turnip Non Plus Ultra ............... Plant Seed Uo Early Short Top Long Scarlet ... Plant Seed Do ......... Long Black Spanish .................... Plant Seed Cc ......... Turnip Triumph...

Robertson, J. K.; Green, Edward C.

1904-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

463

Pyroprocessing of Light Water Reactor Spent Fuels Based on an Electrochemical Reduction Technology  

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A concept of pyroprocessing light water reactor (LWR) spent fuels based on an electrochemical reduction technology is proposed, and the material balance of the processing of mixed oxide (MOX) or high-burnup uranium oxide (UO{sub 2}) spent fuel is evaluated. Furthermore, a burnup analysis for metal fuel fast breeder reactors (FBRs) is conducted on low-decontamination materials recovered by pyroprocessing. In the case of processing MOX spent fuel (40 GWd/t), UO{sub 2} is separately collected for {approx}60 wt% of the spent fuel in advance of the electrochemical reduction step, and the product recovered through the rare earth (RE) removal step, which has the composition uranium:plutonium:minor actinides:fission products (FPs) = 76.4:18.4:1.7:3.5, can be applied as an ingredient of FBR metal fuel without a further decontamination process. On the other hand, the electroreduced alloy of high-burnup UO{sub 2} spent fuel (48 GWd/t) requires further decontamination of residual FPs by an additional process such as electrorefining even if RE FPs are removed from the alloy because the recovered plutonium (Pu) is accompanied by almost the same amount of FPs in addition to RE. However, the amount of treated materials in the electrorefining step is reduced to {approx}10 wt% of the total spent fuel owing to the prior UO{sub 2} recovery step. These results reveal that the application of electrochemical reduction technology to LWR spent oxide fuel is a promising concept for providing FBR metal fuel by a rationalized process.

Ohta, Hirokazu; Inoue, Tadashi; Sakamura, Yoshiharu; Kinoshita, Kensuke

2005-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Head-end process for the reprocessing of HTGR spent fuel  

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The reprocessing of HTGR spent fuels is in favor of the sustainable development of nuclear energy to realize the maximal use of nuclear resource and the minimum disposal of nuclear waste. The head-end of HTGR spent fuels reprocessing is different from that of the LWR spent fuels reprocessing because of the difference of spent fuel structure. The dismantling of the graphite spent fuel element and the highly effective dissolution of fuel kernel is the most difficult process in the head end of the reprocessing. Recently, some work on the head-end has been done in China. First, the electrochemical method with nitrate salt as electrolyte was studied to disintegrate the graphite matrix from HTGR fuel elements and release the coated fuel particles, to provide an option for the head-end technology of reprocessing. The results show that the graphite matrix can be effectively separated from the coated particle without any damage to the SiC layer. Secondly, the microwave-assisted heating was applied to dissolve the UO{sub 2} kernel from the crashed coated fuel particles. The ceramic UO{sub 2} as the solute has a good ability to absorb the microwave energy. The results of UO{sub 2} kernel dissolution from crushed coated particles by microwave heating show that the total dissolution percentage of UO{sub 2} is more than 99.99% after 3 times cross-flow dissolution with the following parameters: 8 mol/L HNO{sub 3}, temperature 100 Celsius degrees, initial ratio of solid to liquid 1.2 g/ml. (authors)

Chen, J.; Wen, M. [Institute of Nuclear and New Energy Technology, Tsinghua University, Bejing 10084 (China)

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DOE/EIA-0321/HRIf Residential Energy Consumption Survey. Consumption  

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FAQ 3-What are the common forms of uranium?  

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are the common forms of uranium? are the common forms of uranium? What are the common forms of uranium? Uranium can take many chemical forms. In nature, uranium is generally found as an oxide, such as in the olive-green-colored mineral pitchblende. Uranium oxide is also the chemical form most often used for nuclear fuel. Uranium-fluorine compounds are also common in uranium processing, with uranium hexafluoride (UF6) and uranium tetrafluoride (UF4) being the two most common. In its pure form, uranium is a silver-colored metal. The most common forms of uranium oxide are U3O8 and UO2. Both oxide forms have low solubility in water and are relatively stable over a wide range of environmental conditions. Triuranium octaoxide (U3O8) is the most stable form of uranium and is the form most commonly found in nature. Uranium dioxide (UO2) is the form in which uranium is most commonly used as a nuclear reactor fuel. At ambient temperatures, UO2 will gradually convert to U3O8. Because of their stability, uranium oxides are generally considered the preferred chemical form for storage or disposal.

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Polyethylene Encapsulated Depleted Uranium  

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Poly DU Poly DU Polyethylene Encapsulated Depleted Uranium Technology Description: Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) has completed preliminary work to investigate the feasibility of encapsulating DU in low density polyethylene to form a stable, dense product. DU loadings as high as 90 wt% were achieved. A maximum product density of 4.2 g/cm3 was achieved using UO3, but increased product density using UO2 is estimated at 6.1 g/cm3. Additional product density improvements up to about 7.2 g/cm3 were projected using DU aggregate in a hybrid technique known as micro/macroencapsulation.[1] A U.S. patent for this process has been received.[2] Figure 1 Figure 1: DU Encapsulated in polyethylene samples produced at BNL containing 80 wt % depleted UO3 A recent DU market study by Kapline Enterprises, Inc. for DOE thoroughly identified and rated potential applications and markets for DU metal and oxide materials.[3] Because of its workability and high DU loading capability, the polyethylene encapsulated DU could readily be fabricated as counterweights/ballast (for use in airplanes, helicopters, ships and missiles), flywheels, armor, and projectiles. Also, polyethylene encapsulated DU is an effective shielding material for both gamma and neutron radiation, with potential application for shielding high activity waste (e.g., ion exchange resins, glass gems), spent fuel dry storage casks, and high energy experimental facilities (e.g., accelerator targets) to reduce radiation exposures to workers and the public.

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Experimental Results for SimFuels  

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Assessing the performance of Spent (or Used) Nuclear Fuel (UNF) in geological repository requires quantification of time-dependent phenomena that may influence its behavior on a time-scale up to millions of years. A high-level waste repository environment will be a dynamic redox system because of the time-dependent generation of radiolytic oxidants and reductants and the corrosion of Fe-bearing canister materials. One major difference between used fuel and natural analogues, including unirradiated UO2, is the intense radiolytic field. The radiation emitted by used fuel can produce radiolysis products in the presence of water vapor or a thin-film of water that may increase the waste form degradation rate and change radionuclide behavior. To study UNF, we have been working on producing synthetic UO2 ceramics, or SimFuels that can be used in testing and which will contain specific radionuclides or non-radioactive analogs so that we can test the impact of radiolysis on fuel corrosion without using actual spent fuel. Although, testing actual UNF would be ideal for understanding the long term behavior of UNF, it requires the use of hot cells and is extremely expensive. In this report, we discuss, factors influencing the preparation of SimFuels and the requirements for dopants to mimic the behavior of UNF. We have developed a reliable procedure for producing large grain UO2 at moderate temperatures. This process will be applied to a series of different formulations.

Buck, Edgar C.; Casella, Andrew M.; Skomurski, Frances N.; MacFarlan, Paul J.; Soderquist, Chuck Z.; Wittman, Richard S.; Mcnamara, Bruce K.

2012-08-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Theory of Deep Impurity Levels in Cucl  

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, respectively, + 0.59 ~ e ~ and ?0.59 ~ e ~ . E(s,c) E(s,a) E(p, c) E(p, a) E(d,c) E'{d,c) V(x?yz,) 2.80 ?15.15 9.00 ?3.75 ?1.25 ?1.90 V(s,s) ?2.877 V(x?s,) 4.841 V(s?x,) 2.866 V(x,x) 0 V(x,y) 0 V,d ?1.980 ?5.085 1.220 quirements... than C13p Cu 3d character at top of valence band C13p character at top of valence band 75%%uo 25rob 75%%uo 25%%uo Band gap (eV) 3.25' 3.25 Photoemission peaks (eV) B C D 0.8 ?1.4 1.9?2.6b 4.9?5.2 6.0?6.3 0.6 1.9 4.8 6.4 Width...

REN, SY; Allen, Roland E.; DOW, JD; LEFKOWITZ, I.

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Uranyl coordination environment in hydrophobic ionic liquids : an in situ investigation.  

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Different inner-sphere coordination environments are observed for the uranyl nitrate complexes formed with octyl-phenyl-N,N-diisobutylcarbamoylmethylphosphine oxide and tributyl phosphate in dodecane and in the hydrophobic ionic liquids (ILs) [C{sub 4}mim][PF{sub 6}] and [C{sub 8}mim][N(SO{sub 2}CF{sub 3}){sub 2}]. Qualitative differences in the coordination environment of the extracted uranyl species are implied by changes in peak intensity patterns and locations for uranyl UV-visible spectral bands when the solvent is changed. EXAFS data for uranyl complexes in dodecane solutions is consistent with hexagonal bipyramidal coordination and the existence of UO{sub 2}(NO{sub 3}){sub 2}(CMPO){sub 2}. In contrast, the complexes formed when uranyl is transferred from aqueous nitric acid solutions into the ILs exhibit an average equatorial coordination number of approximately 4.5. Liquid/liquid extraction results for uranyl in both ILs indicate a net stoichiometry of UO{sub 2}(NO{sub 3})(CMPO){sup +}. The concentration of the IL cation in the aqueous phase increases in proportion to the amount of UO{sub 2}(NO{sub 3})(CMPO){sup +} in the IL phase, supporting a predominantly cation exchange mechanism for partitioning in the IL systems.

Visser, A. E.; Jensen, M. P.; Laszak, I.; Nash, K. L.; Choppin, G. R.; Roers, R. D.; Chemistry; Univ. of Alabama; Flordia State Univ.

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Multiscale Simulation of Thermo-mechancial Processes in Irradiated Fission-reactor Materials.  

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The work funded from this project has been published in six papers, with two more in draft form, with submission planned for the near future. The papers are: (1) Kinetically-Evolving Irradiation-Induced Point-Defect Clusters in UO{sub 2} by Molecular-Dynamics Simulation; (2) Kinetically driven point-defect clustering in irradiated MgO by molecular-dynamics simulation; (3) Grain-Boundary Source/Sink Behavior for Point Defect: An Atomistic Simulation Study; (4) Energetics of intrinsic point defects in uranium dioxide from electronic structure calculations; (5) Thermodynamics of fission products in UO{sub 2{+-}x}; and (6) Atomistic study of grain boundary sink strength under prolonged electron irradiation. The other two pieces of work that are currently being written-up for publication are: (1) Effect of Pores and He Bubbles on the Thermal Transport Properties of UO2 by Molecular Dynamics Simulation; and (2) Segregation of Ruthenium to Edge Dislocations in Uranium Dioxide.

Simon R. Phillpot

2012-06-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Multiple Irradiation Capsule Experiment (MICE)-3B Irradiation Test of Space Fuel Specimens in the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) - Close Out Documentation for Naval Reactors (NR) Information  

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Few data exist for UO{sub 2} or UN within the notional design space for the Prometheus-1 reactor (low fission rate, high temperature, long duration). As such, basic testing is required to validate predictions (and in some cases determine) performance aspects of these fuels. Therefore, the MICE-3B test of UO{sub 2} pellets was designed to provide data on gas release, unrestrained swelling, and restrained swelling at the upper range of fission rates expected for a space reactor. These data would be compared with model predictions and used to determine adequacy of a space reactor design basis relative to fission gas release and swelling of UO{sub 2} fuel and to assess potential pellet-clad interactions. A primary goal of an irradiation test for UN fuel was to assess performance issues currently associated with this fuel type such as gas release, swelling and transient performance. Information learned from this effort may have enabled use of UN fuel for future applications.

M. Chen; CM Regan; D. Noe

2006-01-09T23:59:59.000Z

473

Parametric acoustic arrays: A Bergen view.  

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At the University of Bergen (UoB) Norway research activity in physical acoustics started in the mid?1960s with investigations on the parametric acoustic array (PAA). The newly appointed professor in applied mathematics Sigve Tjo/tta had some years earlier been at Brown University and was inspired by the concept at a fundamental level but also wanted experimental confirmation. No previous acoustical activity existed at UoB. The PAA project was started as a master project at Department of Physics where the main activity was in nuclear high?energy and ionospheric physics. Bellin and Beyer’s experiment served as a model. The results provided new information on the axial and directional properties of the difference frequency wave field. Inspired by this theoretical modeling continued along with further measurements. Other nonlinear effects like acoustic streaming (boundary layer density gradient) were also investigated. In 1975 a project together with SIMRAD and Norwegian Technical University resulted in a bottom penetrating PAA later commercialized as “TOPAS.” Numerical modeling based on the KZK equation resulted in the “Bergen Code ” still in use for computing nonlinear acoustic propagation problems. In later years activity at UoB has expanded to encompass linear physical acoustics of various sorts occasionally using PAA as a tool.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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In situ treatment of VOCs by recirculation technologies  

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The project described herein was conducted by Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to identify processes and technologies developed in Germany that appeared to have near-term potential for enhancing the cleanup of volatile organic compound (VOC) contaminated soil and groundwater at DOE sites. Members of the ORNL research team identified and evaluated selected German technologies developed at or in association with the University of Karlsruhe (UoK) for in situ treatment of VOC contaminated soils and groundwater. Project activities included contacts with researchers within three departments of the UoK (i.e., Applied Geology, Hydromechanics, and Soil and Foundation Engineering) during fall 1991 and subsequent visits to UoK and private industry collaborators during February 1992. Subsequent analyses consisted of engineering computations, groundwater flow modeling, and treatment process modeling. As a result of these project efforts, two processes were identified as having near-term potential for DOE: (1) the vacuum vaporizer well/groundwater recirculation well and (2) the porous pipe/horizontal well. This document was prepared to summarize the methods and results of the assessment activities completed during the initial year of the project. The project is still ongoing, so not all facets of the effort are completely described in this document. Recommendations for laboratory and field experiments are provided.

Siegrist, R.L.; Webb, O.F.; Ally, M.R.; Sanford, W.E. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (US); Kearl, P.M.; Zutman, J.L. [Oak Ridge National Lab., Grand Junction, CO (US)

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Handbook of GC/MS Fundamentals and Applications By Hans-Joachim Hübschmann. Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Germany. 2001. xvi + 591 pp. 17.5 × 24.5 cm. ISBN 3-529-30170-4. $150.00.  

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Handbook of GC/MS Fundamentals and Applications By Hans-Joachim Hübschmann. ... However, the book goes far beyond this; it is a true “handbook” that will earn its place beside the instrument, where it will be used daily. ...

Rickey P. Hicks

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South St., MS 040, Waltham, MA 02454 | #781.736.3480 isso@brandeis.edu | www.brandeis.edu/acserv/isso/index employment and a letter of completion from the Registrar certifying the completion of your degree. If your

Snider, Barry B.

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Handbook of GC/MS data and information for selected Clean Air Act amendments compounds. Report for January 1992-December 1993  

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This Handbook presents a compilation of the results of laboratory experiments to test the applicability of GC/MS techniques using EPA methods 8270 and 5041, and the compatibility of the Title III organic compounds with organic solvents. The Handbook contains the following information: (1) Compounds that can and cannot be analyzed; (2) Relative response factors; (3) Chromatograms, reference mass spectra; and (4) Evaluation of compound compatibility for semivolatile organic compounds in isolation. Data and information included in the Handbook are intended to address analytical issues only; sample collection issues are not addressed.

Rice, J.; Bursey, J.T.; McGaughey, J.F.; Merrill, R.G.; Harvan, D.J.

1994-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of an on-line isotope dilution laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (LA–ICP-MS) method for determination of boron in silicon wafers  

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A method has been developed based on an on-line isotope dilution technique couple with laser ablation/inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (LA–ICP-MS), for the determination of boron in p-type silicon wafers. The laser-ablated sample aerosol was mixed on-line with an enriched boron aerosol supplied continuously using a conventional nebulization system. Upon mixing the two aerosol streams, the isotope ratio of boron changed rapidly and was then recorded by the ICP-MS system for subsequent quantification based on the isotope dilution principle. As an on-line solid analysis method, this system accurately quantifies boron concentrations in silicon wafers without the need for an internal or external solid reference standard material. Using this on-line isotope dilution technique, the limit of detection for boron in silicon wafers is 2.8 × 1015 atoms cm?3. The analytical results obtained using this on-line methodology agree well with those obtained using wet chemical digestion methods for the analysis of p-type silicon wafers containing boron concentrations ranging from 1.0 × 1016 to 9.6 × 1018 atoms cm?3.

Chao-Kai Yang; Po-Hsiang Chi; Yong-Chine Lin; Yuh-Chang Sun; Mo-Hsiung Yang

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Oscillation spectra of Ar–Xe and He–Ar–Xe mixtures pumpbed by a radially converging electron beam with a pulse length ~ 0.1 ms  

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We have investigated lasers oscillating on atomic transitions of xenon and pumped by a radially converging electron beam with pulse lengths between 0.07 and 0.1 ms. We have determined experimentally the dependence of the threshold beam current density and the output spectrum on the Q-factor of the laser resonator. We have shown that for beam current densities smaller than 16 mA/cm2 and for a pulse length ~ 0.1 ms there is a quasisteady lasing at wavelengths ? = 1.73, 2.65, 2.03, and 2.63 ?m if the resonator output mirror and the mixture composition are chosen appropriately. We have also observed simulatenous oscillation on the following pairs of lines: ? = 1.73 and 2.03 ?m, 2.03 and 2.65 ?m, and 2.65 and 2.63 ?m. When the lattice supporting the foil covering the beam window was cooled with water, periodic-pulse operation at a repetition rate of 5 Hz was achieved in a laser with a pumped volume ~ 18 liters.

A S Bugaev; N N Koval'; Viktor F Tarasenko; A V Fedenev

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Kinematics and thermodynamics across a propagating non-stoichiometric oxidation phase front in spent fuel grains  

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Spent fuel contains mixtures, alloy and compound, but are dominated by U and O except for some UO{sub 2} fuels with burnable poisons (gadolinia in BWR rods), the other elements evolve during reactor operation from neutron reaction and fission + fission decay events. Due to decay, chemical composition and activity of spent fuel will continue to evolve after removal from reactors. During the time interval with significant radioactivity levels relevant for a geological repository, it is important to develop models for potential chemical responses in spent fuel and potential degradation of repository. One such potential impact is the oxidation of spent fuel, which results in initial phase change of UO{sub 2} lattice to U{sub 4}O{sub 9} and the next phase change is probably to U{sub 3}O{sub 8} although it has not been observed yet below 200C. The U{sub 4}O{sub 9} lattice is nonstoichiometric with a O/U weight ratio at 2.4. Preliminary indications are that the UO{sub 2} has a O/U of 2. 4 at the time just before it transforms into the U{sub 4}O{sub 9} phase. In the oxygen weight gain versus time response, a plateau appears as the O/U approaches 2.4. Part of this plateau is due to geometrical effects of a U{sub 4}O{sub 9} phase change front propagating into UO{sub 2} grain volumes; however, this may indicate a metastable phase change delay kinetics or a diffusional related delay time until the oxygen density can satisfy stoichiometry and energy conditions for phase changes. Experimental data show a front of U{sub 4}O{sub 9} lattice structure propagating into grains of the UO{sub 2} lattice. To describe this spatially inhomogenous oxidation phase transition, as well as the expected U{sub 3}O{sub 8} phase transition from the U{sub 4}O{sub 9} lattice, lattice models are developed and spatially discontinuous kinematic and energetic expressions are derived. 9 refs.

Stout, R.B.; Kansa, E.J.; Wijesinghe, A.M.

1993-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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In-Situ Measurements of Low Enrichment Uranium Holdup Process Gas Piping at K-25 - Paper for Waste Management Symposia 2010 East Tennessee Technology Park Oak Ridge, Tennessee  

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This document is the final version of a paper submitted to the Waste Management Symposia, Phoenix, 2010, abstract BJC/OR-3280. The primary document from which this paper was condensed is In-Situ Measurement of Low Enrichment Uranium Holdup in Process Gas Piping at K-25 Using NaI/HMS4 Gamma Detection Systems, BJC/OR-3355. This work explores the sufficiency and limitations of the Holdup Measurement System 4 (HJVIS4) software algorithms applied to measurements of low enriched uranium holdup in gaseous diffusion process gas piping. HMS4 has been used extensively during the decommissioning and demolition project of the K-25 building for U-235 holdup quantification. The HMS4 software is an integral part of one of the primary nondestructive assay (NDA) systems which was successfully tested and qualified for holdup deposit quantification in the process gas piping of the K-25 building. The initial qualification focused on the measurement of highly enriched UO{sub 2}F{sub 2} deposits. The purpose of this work was to determine if that qualification could be extended to include the quantification of holdup in UO{sub 2}F{sub 2} deposits of lower enrichment. Sample field data are presented to provide evidence in support of the theoretical foundation. The HMS4 algorithms were investigated in detail and found to sufficiently compensate for UO{sub 2}F{sub 2} source self-attenuation effects, over the range of expected enrichment (4-40%), in the North and East Wings of the K-25 building. The limitations of the HMS4 algorithms were explored for a described set of conditions with respect to area source measurements of low enriched UO{sub 2}F{sub 2} deposits when used in conjunction with a 1 inch by 1/2 inch sodium iodide (NaI) scintillation detector. The theoretical limitations of HMS4, based on the expected conditions in the process gas system of the K-25 building, are related back to the required data quality objectives (DQO) for the NBA measurement system established for the K-25 demolition project. The combined review of the HMS software algorithms and supporting field measurements lead to the conclusion that the majority of process gas pipe measurements are adequately corrected for source self-attenuation using HMS4. While there will be instances where the UO{sub 2}F{sub 2} holdup mass presents an infinitely thick deposit to the NaI-HMS4 system these situations are expected to be infrequent. This work confirms that the HMS4 system can quantify UO{sub 2}F{sub 2} holdup, in its current configuration (deposition, enrichment, and geometry), below the DQO levels for the K-25 building decommissioning and demolition project. For an area measurement of process gas pipe in the K-25 building, if an infinitely thick UO{sub 2}F{sub 2} deposit is identified in the range of enrichment of {approx}4-40%, the holdup quantity exceeds the corresponding DQO established for the K-25 building demolition project.

Rasmussen B.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evidence of variation of oxide ion content in structural phase transition of Ba2Fe2O5+? observed by simultaneous TG-DTA-MS measurements  

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Abstract The structural phase transition of Ba2Fe2O5+? from monoclinic to cubic in a N2 atmosphere has been analyzed using simultaneous thermogravimetry-differential thermal analysis and mass spectroscopy (TG-DTA-MS). It has been confirmed that the structural phase transition is reversible, of the first order, endothermic, and involves a mass increase with increasing temperature. From the mass spectrometry, direct evidence that the origin of the mass variation in the phase transition is the variation of oxygen nonstoichiometry has been obtained. From the simultaneously observed TG curves, the variation of ? for the transition from the monoclinic phase to the cubic phase has been evaluated to be about 0.008.

Fumito Fujishiro; Koji Okuda; Takuya Hashimoto

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Chandra Observation of the Cluster of Galaxies MS 0839.9+2938 at z=0.194: the Central Excess Iron and SN Ia Enrichment  

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We present the Chandra study of the intermediately distant cluster of galaxies MS 0839.9+2938. By performing both the projected and deprojected spectral analyses, we find that the gas temperature is approximately constant at about 4 keV in 130-444h_70^-1 kpc. In the inner regions, the gas temperature descends towards the center, reaching sun yr^-1 and 96-126 M_sun yr^-1, respectively within 74h_70^-1 kpc where the gas is significantly colder. Along with the temperature drop, we detect a significant inward iron abundance increase from about 0.4 solar in the outer regions to about 1 solar within the central 37h_70^-1 kpc. Thus MS 0839.9+2938 is the cluster showing the most significant central iron excess at z>~ 0.2. We argue that most of the excess iron should have been contributed by SNe Ia. By utilizing the observed SN Ia rate and stellar mass loss rate, we estimate that the time needed to enrich the central region with excess iron is 6.4-7.9 Gyr, which is similar to those found for the nearby clusters. Coinciding with the optical extension of the cD galaxy (up to about 30h_70^-1 kpc), the observed X-ray surface brightness profile exhibits an excess beyond the distribution expected by either the beta model or the NFW model, and can be well fitted with an empirical two-beta model that leads to a relatively flatter mass profile in the innermost region.

Yu Wang; Haiguang Xu; Zhongli Zhang; Yueheng Xu; Xiang-Ping Wu; Sui-Jian Xue; Zongwei Li

2005-06-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Simultaneous quantification of cefpodoxime proxetil and clavulanic acid in human plasma by LC–MS using solid phase extraction with application to pharmacokinetic studies  

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A simple, rapid and selective high performance liquid chromatography–atmospheric pressure chemical ionization-mass spectrometry (HPLC–APCI-MS) method was developed and validated for the simultaneous estimation of cefpodoxime proxetil (CDPX) and clavulanic acid (CA) in human plasma. Extraction of samples was done by solid phase extraction technique (SPE) and chloramphenicol used as internal standard. Chromatographic separation was carried out on a reverse phase Princeton SPHER C18 (150 mm × 4 mm i.d., 5 ?m) column using mixture of methanol: acetonitrile: 2 mM ammonium acetate (25:25:50, v/v, pH 3.5) at 0.8 mL/min flow rate. Detection was performed on a single quadrupole MS by selected ion monitoring (SIM) mode via APCI source. The calibration curve was linear within the concentration range, 0.04–4.4 ?g/mL and 0.1–10.0 ?g/mL for CDPX and CA respectively. Pharmacokinetic parameters of tablet (CDPX 200 mg, CA 125 mg) were evaluated. Cmax, Tmax, T1/2, elimination rate constant (Kel), AUC0–t, and AUC0–? of tablet were 2.13 ± 0.06 ?g/mL, 2 h, 3.05 ± 0.15 h, 0.24 ± 0.37 h?1, 6.81 ± 0.14 ?g h/mL and 7.72 ± 0.23 ?g h/mL respectively for cefpodoxime (CP), 5.34 ± 0.28 ?g/mL, 2 h, 2.73 ± 0.25 h, 0.26 ± 0.31 h?1, 15.37 ± 0.16 ?g h/mL and 16.59 ± 0.53 ?g h/mL respectively for CA.

Anil Dubala; Janaki Sankarachari Krishnan Nagarajan; Chandran Sathish Vimal; Renjith George

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) on Mono-uranium Nitride Fuel Development for SSTAR and Space Applications  

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The US National Energy Policy of 2001 advocated the development of advanced fuel and fuel cycle technologies that are cleaner, more efficient, less waste-intensive, and more proliferation resistant. The need for advanced fuel development is emphasized in on-going DOE-supported programs, e.g., Global Nuclear Energy Initiative (GNEI), Advanced Fuel Cycle Initiative (AFCI), and GEN-IV Technology Development. The Directorates of Energy & Environment (E&E) and Chemistry & Material Sciences (C&MS) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) are interested in advanced fuel research and manufacturing using its multi-disciplinary capability and facilities to support a design concept of a small, secure, transportable, and autonomous reactor (SSTAR). The E&E and C&MS Directorates co-sponsored this Laboratory Directed Research & Development (LDRD) Project on Mono-Uranium Nitride Fuel Development for SSTAR and Space Applications. In fact, three out of the six GEN-IV reactor concepts consider using the nitride-based fuel, as shown in Table 1. SSTAR is a liquid-metal cooled, fast reactor. It uses nitride fuel in a sealed reactor vessel that could be shipped to the user and returned to the supplier having never been opened in its long operating lifetime. This sealed reactor concept envisions no fuel refueling nor on-site storage of spent fuel, and as a result, can greatly enhance proliferation resistance. However, the requirement for a sealed, long-life core imposes great challenges to research and development of the nitride fuel and its cladding. Cladding is an important interface between the fuel and coolant and a barrier to prevent fission gas release during normal and accidental conditions. In fabricating the nitride fuel rods and assemblies, the cladding material should be selected based on its the coolant-side corrosion properties, the chemical/physical interaction with the nitride fuel, as well as their thermal and neutronic properties. The US NASA space reactor, the SP-100 was designed to use mono-uranium nitride fuel. Although the SP-100 reactor was not commissioned, tens of thousand of nitride fuel pellets were manufactured and lots of them, cladded in Nb-1-Zr had been irradiated in fast test reactors (FFTF and EBR-II) with good irradiation results. The Russian Naval submarines also use nitride fuel with stainless steel cladding (HT-9) in Pb-Bi coolant. Although the operating experience of the Russian submarine is not readily available, such combination of fuel, cladding and coolant has been proposed for a commercial-size liquid-metal cooled fast reactor (BREST-300). Uranium mono-nitride fuel is studied in this LDRD Project due to its favorable properties such as its high actinide density and high thermal conductivity. The thermal conductivity of mono-nitride is 10 times higher than that of oxide (23 W/m-K for UN vs. 2.3 W/m-K for UO{sub 2} at 1000 K) and its melting temperature is much higher than that of metal fuel (2630 C for UN vs. 1132 C for U metal). It also has relatively high actinide density, (13.51 gU/cm{sup 3} in UN vs. 9.66 gU/cm{sup 3} in UO{sub 2}) which is essential for a compact reactor core design. The objective of this LDRD Project is to: (1) Establish a manufacturing capability for uranium-based ceramic nuclear fuel, (2) Develop a computational capability to analyze nuclear fuel performance, (3) Develop a modified UN-based fuel that can support a compact long-life reactor core, and (4) Collaborate with the Nuclear Engineering Department of UC Berkeley on nitride fuel reprocessing and disposal in a geologic repository.

Choi, J; Ebbinghaus, B; Meiers, T; Ahn, J

2006-02-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Protective effects of ion-imprinted chitooligosaccharides as uranium-specific chelating agents against the cytotoxicity of depleted uranium in human kidney cells  

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Occupational internal contamination with depleted uranium (DU) compounds can induce radiological and chemical toxicity, and an effective and specific uranium-chelating agent for clinical use is urgently needed. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether a series of synthesized water-soluble metal-ion-imprinted chitooligosaccharides can be used as uranium-specific chelating agents, because the chitooligosaccharides have excellent heavy metal ion chelation property and the ion-imprinting technology can improve the selective recognition of template ions. DU-poisoned human renal proximal tubule epithelium cells (human kidney 2 cells, HK-2) were used to assess the detoxification of these chitooligosaccharides. The DU-chelating capacity and selectivity of the chitooligosaccharides were determined by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry (ICP-MS). Cell viability, cellular accumulation of DU, membrane damage, DNA damage, and morphological changes in the cellular ultrastructure were examined to assess the detoxification of these chitooligosaccharides. The results showed that the Cu2+-imprinted chitooligosaccharides, especially the Cu2+-imprinted glutaraldehyde-crosslinked carboxymethyl chitooligosaccharide (Cu-Glu-CMC), chelated DU effectively and specifically, and significantly reduced the loss of cell viability induced by DU and reduced cellular accumulation of DU in a dose-dependent manner, owing to their chelation of DU outside cells and their prevention of DU internalization. The ultrastructure observation clearly showed that Cu-Glu-CMC-chelated-DU precipitates, mostly outside cells, were grouped in significantly larger clusters, and they barely entered the cells by endocytosis or in any other way. Treatment with Cu-Glu-CMC also increased the activity of antioxidant enzymes, and reduced membrane damage and DNA damage induced by DU oxidant injury. Cu-Glu-CMC was more effective than the positive control drug, diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid (DTPA), in protection of HK-2 cells against DU cytotoxicity, as a result of its chelation of UO22+ to prevent the DU internalization and its antioxidant activity.

Xiao-fei Zhang; Chun-lei Ding; He Liu; Li-hong Liu; Chang-qi Zhao

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Characterization of U/Pu Particles Originating From the Nuclear Weapon Accidents at Palomares, Spain, 1966 And Thule, Greenland, 1968  

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Following the USAF B-52 bomber accidents at Palomares, Spain in 1966 and at Thule, Greenland in 1968, radioactive particles containing uranium (U) and plutonium (Pu) were dispersed into the environment. To improve long-term environmental impact assessments for the contaminated ecosystems, particles from the two sites have been isolated and characterized with respect to properties influencing particle weathering rates. Low [239]Pu/[235]U (0.62-0.78) and [240]Pu/[239]Pu (0.055-0.061) atom ratios in individual particles from both sites obtained by Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS) show that the particles contain highly enriched U and weapon-grade Pu. Furthermore, results from electron microscopy with Energy Dispersive X-ray analysis (EDX) and synchrotron radiation (SR) based micrometer-scale X-ray fluorescence ({micro}-XRF) 2D mapping demonstrated that U and Pu coexist throughout the 1-50 {micro}m sized particles, while surface heterogeneities were observed in EDX line scans. SR-based micrometer-scale X-ray Absorption Near Edge Structure Spectroscopy ({micro}-XANES) showed that the particles consisted of an oxide mixture of U (predominately UO[2] with the presence ofU[3][8]) and Pu ((III)/(IV), (V)/(V) or (III), (IV) and (V)). Neither metallic U or Pu nor uranyl or Pu(VI) could be observed. Characteristics such as elemental distributions, morphology and oxidation states are remarkably similar for the Palomares and Thule particles, reflecting that they originate from similar source and release scenarios. Thus, these particle characteristics are more dependent on the original material from which the particles are derived (source) and the formation of particles (release scenario) than the environmental conditions to which the particles have been exposed since the late 1960s.

Lind, O.C.; Salbu, B.; Janssens, K.; Proost, K.; Garcia-Leon, M.; Garcia-Tenorio, R.

2007-07-10T23:59:59.000Z

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In situ LA–MC–ICP–MS boron isotope and zircon U–Pb age determinations of Paleoproterozoic borate deposits in Liaoning Province, northeastern China  

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Abstract A large number of Paleoproterozoic borate deposits are hosted by the lower units of a volcanic-sedimentary sequence in Liaoning Province, northeastern China, and are a major source of boron in China. The ore-bearing wall rocks in the deposits are serpentinized ultrabasic rocks and carbonates, with layered leptynites, leptites, amphibolites, and migmatites adjacent to the ore. Both the borate ores and country rocks contain tourmaline, although the country rocks have much lower abundances of the mineral. Based on in situ boron isotope measurements using laser ablation–multi-collector–inductively coupled plasma–mass spectrometry (LA–MC–ICP–MS), boron isotope data show that: (1) ?11B values of borate ores range from + 6.8‰ to + 13.9‰ (mean + 10.8‰); (2) tourmalines from the borate ores have ?11B values from + 9.5‰ to + 12.7‰; and (3) the wall rocks within the borate ores yield slightly lower ?11B values ranging from + 5.7‰ to + 7.6‰, and those outside the deposits from ? 9.9‰ to ? 5.9‰. Positive ?11B values in borates as well as in tourmalines inside the mining area indicate that boron in these Paleoproterozoic borate deposits was derived from marine evaporites. ?34SV-CDT (where V-CDT is Vienna Canyon Diablo Troilite) values of borate ores, serpentinized marbles, and anhydrites range from + 16.1‰ to + 24.7‰, whereas ?13CV-PDB (where V-PDB is Vienna Pee Dee Belemnite) values of marbles range from + 3.2‰ to + 5.9‰. These isotopic characteristics are interpreted to reflect formation in a marine evaporative environment. LA–MC–ICP–MS zircon weighted207Pb/206Pb ages of leptite and serpentinized olivine basalt from the hanging wall of the borate deposits are 2139 ± 13 Ma and 2130 ± 19 Ma, respectively. Therefore, the (~ 2.2 Ga) borate deposits may have originated from marine evaporative boron-bearing sediments, which were interbedded within bimodal volcanic rocks during the early stages of development of the Liaoji rift.

Guyue Hu; Yanhe Li; Changfu Fan; Kejun Hou; Yue Zhao; Lingsen Zeng

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A user's guide to the GoldSim/BLT-MS integrated software package:a low-level radioactive waste disposal performance assessment model.  

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Sandia National Laboratories (Sandia), a U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratory, has over 30 years experience in the assessment of radioactive waste disposal and at the time of this publication is providing assistance internationally in a number of areas relevant to the safety assessment of radioactive waste disposal systems. In countries with small radioactive waste programs, international technology transfer program efforts are often hampered by small budgets, schedule constraints, and a lack of experienced personnel. In an effort to surmount these difficulties, Sandia has developed a system that utilizes a combination of commercially available software codes and existing legacy codes for probabilistic safety assessment modeling that facilitates the technology transfer and maximizes limited available funding. Numerous codes developed and endorsed by the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and codes developed and maintained by United States Department of Energy are generally available to foreign countries after addressing import/export control and copyright requirements. From a programmatic view, it is easier to utilize existing codes than to develop new codes. From an economic perspective, it is not possible for most countries with small radioactive waste disposal programs to maintain complex software, which meets the rigors of both domestic regulatory requirements and international peer review. Therefore, revitalization of deterministic legacy codes, as well as an adaptation of contemporary deterministic codes, provides a credible and solid computational platform for constructing probabilistic safety assessment models. This document is a reference users guide for the GoldSim/BLT-MS integrated modeling software package developed as part of a cooperative technology transfer project between Sandia National Laboratories and the Institute of Nuclear Energy Research (INER) in Taiwan for the preliminary assessment of several candidate low-level waste repository sites. Breach, Leach, and Transport-Multiple Species (BLT-MS) is a U.S. NRC sponsored code which simulates release and transport of contaminants from a subsurface low-level waste disposal facility. GoldSim is commercially available probabilistic software package that has radionuclide transport capabilities. The following report guides a user through the steps necessary to use the integrated model and presents a successful application of the paradigm of renewing legacy codes for contemporary application.

Knowlton, Robert G.; Arnold, Bill Walter; Mattie, Patrick D.

2007-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Quantitative PCR for Determining the Infectivity of Bacteriophage MS2 upon Inactivation by Heat, UV-B Radiation, and Singlet Oxygen: Advantages and Limitations of an Enzymatic Treatment To Reduce False-Positive Results  

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...wavelength; Sankyo Denki, Tokyo, Japan) for 1 to 4 min. The UV irradiance...described elsewhere (32). UV radiation exposures of 1 to 4 min were...of MS2 before exposure to UV radiation. Samples were taken during...denaturation, e.g., UV radiation. A further analysis into the...

Brian M. Pecson; Luisa Valério Martin; Tamar Kohn

2009-07-10T23:59:59.000Z

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INI Policies & Procedures MS19 9/17/07, amended 02/05/09 on overlapping courses The Policies and Procedures detailed on this page apply only to students entering the MSIN,  

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INI Policies & Procedures ­ MS19 ­ 9/17/07, amended 02/05/09 on overlapping courses The Policies to change and/or modifications and do not constitute a contract. I. INI DEGREE REQUIREMENTS II. COURSE UNIVERSITY POLICIES VIII. INI NON-ACADEMIC POLICIES IX. OTHER POLICIES X. MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION XI

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