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Title: Inherently safe passive gas monitoring system

Abstract

Generally, the present disclosure is directed to gas monitoring systems that use inductive power transfer to safely power an electrically passive device included within a nuclear material storage container. In particular, the electrically passive device can include an inductive power receiver for receiving inductive power transfer through a wall of the nuclear material storage container. The power received by the inductive power receiver can be used to power one or more sensors included in the device. Thus, the device is not required to include active power generation components such as, for example, a battery, that increase the risk of a spark igniting flammable gases within the container.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Savannah River Site (SRS), Aiken, SC (United States). Savannah River Technology Center (SRTC)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1320883
Patent Number(s):
9437331
Application Number:
14/182,608
Assignee:
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC (Aiken, SC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
G - PHYSICS G21 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS G21F - PROTECTION AGAINST X-RADIATION, GAMMA RADIATION, CORPUSCULAR RADIATION OR PARTICLE BOMBARDMENT
DOE Contract Number:  
AC09-08SR22470
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Feb 18
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION; 24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION

Citation Formats

Cordaro, Joseph V., Bellamy, John Stephen, Shuler, James M., Shull, Davis J., and Leduc, Daniel R. Inherently safe passive gas monitoring system. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Cordaro, Joseph V., Bellamy, John Stephen, Shuler, James M., Shull, Davis J., & Leduc, Daniel R. Inherently safe passive gas monitoring system. United States.
Cordaro, Joseph V., Bellamy, John Stephen, Shuler, James M., Shull, Davis J., and Leduc, Daniel R. Tue . "Inherently safe passive gas monitoring system". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1320883.
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