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Title: Delivery Systems for {sup 252}Cf Used in Industrial Applications

Abstract

Californium-252 is used in a variety of industrial applications to deliver neutron dose. The design of the delivery system, i.e., the system that places the {sup 252}Cf source next to the item being exposed, is a crucial part of a successful irradiator system. This paper reviews different types of delivery systems and discusses the benefits and limitations of each type of system. Several types of delivery systems are commercially available for {sup 252}Cf irradiators. The best design depends on the application for which it is used. For calibrating instruments and exposing dosimetry badges, the new straight-line, carousel system has proven to be effective, accurate, reliable, and safe.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Hopewell Designs, Alpharetta, GA (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
none (US)
OSTI Identifier:
786184
Report Number(s):
ISSN 0003-018X; CODEN TANSAO
ISSN 0003-018X; CODEN TANSAO; TRN: US0109302
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 2000 Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA (US), 06/04/2000--06/08/2000; Other Information: Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, Volume 82; PBD: 4 Jun 2000
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
07 ISOTOPES AND RADIATION SOURCES; CALIFORNIUM 252; DESIGN; IRRADIATION DEVICES; INDUSTRIAL RADIOGRAPHY; CALIBRATION; SPECIFICATIONS; DOSEMETERS; RADIATION DOSES

Citation Formats

R. O. Rushton. Delivery Systems for {sup 252}Cf Used in Industrial Applications. United States: N. p., 2000. Web.
R. O. Rushton. Delivery Systems for {sup 252}Cf Used in Industrial Applications. United States.
R. O. Rushton. Sun . "Delivery Systems for {sup 252}Cf Used in Industrial Applications". United States.
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abstractNote = {Californium-252 is used in a variety of industrial applications to deliver neutron dose. The design of the delivery system, i.e., the system that places the {sup 252}Cf source next to the item being exposed, is a crucial part of a successful irradiator system. This paper reviews different types of delivery systems and discusses the benefits and limitations of each type of system. Several types of delivery systems are commercially available for {sup 252}Cf irradiators. The best design depends on the application for which it is used. For calibrating instruments and exposing dosimetry badges, the new straight-line, carousel system has proven to be effective, accurate, reliable, and safe.},
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