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Title: A review of the developments of radioxenon detectors for nuclear explosion monitoring

Abstract

Developments in radioxenon monitoring since the implementation of the International Monitoring System are reviewed with emphasis on the most current technologies to improve detector sensitivity and resolution. The nuclear detectors reviewed include combinations of plastic and NaI(Tl) detectors, high purity germanium detectors, silicon detectors, and phoswich detectors. The minimum detectable activity and calibration methods for the various detectors are also discussed.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1406753
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-127733
Journal ID: ISSN 0236-5731; DN2003000
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry; Journal Volume: 314; Journal Issue: 2
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
Radioxenon; Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty; International Monitoring System; explosion monitoring; minimum detectable activity; calibration

Citation Formats

Sivels, Ciara B., McIntyre, Justin I., Bowyer, Theodore W., Kalinowski, Martin B., and Pozzi, Sara A.. A review of the developments of radioxenon detectors for nuclear explosion monitoring. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1007/s10967-017-5489-2.
Sivels, Ciara B., McIntyre, Justin I., Bowyer, Theodore W., Kalinowski, Martin B., & Pozzi, Sara A.. A review of the developments of radioxenon detectors for nuclear explosion monitoring. United States. doi:10.1007/s10967-017-5489-2.
Sivels, Ciara B., McIntyre, Justin I., Bowyer, Theodore W., Kalinowski, Martin B., and Pozzi, Sara A.. Wed . "A review of the developments of radioxenon detectors for nuclear explosion monitoring". United States. doi:10.1007/s10967-017-5489-2.
@article{osti_1406753,
title = {A review of the developments of radioxenon detectors for nuclear explosion monitoring},
author = {Sivels, Ciara B. and McIntyre, Justin I. and Bowyer, Theodore W. and Kalinowski, Martin B. and Pozzi, Sara A.},
abstractNote = {Developments in radioxenon monitoring since the implementation of the International Monitoring System are reviewed with emphasis on the most current technologies to improve detector sensitivity and resolution. The nuclear detectors reviewed include combinations of plastic and NaI(Tl) detectors, high purity germanium detectors, silicon detectors, and phoswich detectors. The minimum detectable activity and calibration methods for the various detectors are also discussed.},
doi = {10.1007/s10967-017-5489-2},
journal = {Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry},
number = 2,
volume = 314,
place = {United States},
year = {Wed Sep 27 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
month = {Wed Sep 27 00:00:00 EDT 2017}
}