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Title: Gamma ray spectroscopy monitoring method and apparatus

The present invention relates generally to the field of gamma ray spectroscopy monitoring and a system for accomplishing same to monitor one or more aspects of various isotope production processes. In one embodiment, the present invention relates to a monitoring system, and method of utilizing same, for monitoring one or more aspects of an isotope production process where the monitoring system comprises: (A) at least one sample cell; (B) at least one measuring port; (C) at least one adjustable collimator device; (D) at least one shutter; and (E) at least one high resolution gamma ray spectrometer.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1357504
Assignee:
BWXT Technical Services Group, Inc. NNSASC
Patent Number(s):
9,651,680
Application Number:
13/774,439
Contract Number:
FC52-09NA29596
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Feb 22
Research Org:
BWXT Technical Services Group, Inc. Lynchburg, VA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

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