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Title: Developments of solid materials for UF 6 sampling

Abstract

This project demonstrated that a device using majority Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) components could be used to collect uranium hexafluoride samples safely from gaseous or solid sources. The device was based on the successful Cristallini method developed by ABACC over the past 10 years. The system was designed to capture and store the UF 6 as an inert fluoride salt to ease transportation regulations. In addition, the method was considerably faster than traditional cryogenic methods, collected enough material to perform analyses without undue waste, and could be used either inside a facility or in the storage yard.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States). Nuclear Engineering Division
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Office of Nonproliferation and Verification Research and Development (NA-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1418332
Report Number(s):
ANL/NE-17/15
138670
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Smith, Nicholas, Hebden, Andrew, and Savina, Joseph. Developments of solid materials for UF6 sampling. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.2172/1418332.
Smith, Nicholas, Hebden, Andrew, & Savina, Joseph. Developments of solid materials for UF6 sampling. United States. doi:10.2172/1418332.
Smith, Nicholas, Hebden, Andrew, and Savina, Joseph. 2017. "Developments of solid materials for UF6 sampling". United States. doi:10.2172/1418332. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1418332.
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