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Title: Method and means of monitoring the effluent from nuclear facilities

Abstract

Radioactive iodine is detected in the effluent cooling gas from a nuclear reactor or nuclear facility by passing the effluent gas through a continuously moving adsorbent filter material which is then purged of noble gases and conveyed continuously to a detector of radioactivity. The purging operation has little or no effect upon the concentration of radioactive iodine which is adsorbed on the filter material.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. Richland, WA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
United Nuclear Industries, Inc., Richland, Wash. (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
862649
Patent Number(s):
3982129
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States Energy (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01T - MEASUREMENT OF NUCLEAR OR X-RADIATION
DOE Contract Number:  
AT(45-1)-1857
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
method; means; monitoring; effluent; nuclear; facilities; radioactive; iodine; detected; cooling; gas; reactor; facility; passing; continuously; moving; adsorbent; filter; material; purged; noble; gases; conveyed; detector; radioactivity; purging; operation; effect; concentration; adsorbed; noble gases; cooling gas; radioactive iodine; nuclear reactor; noble gas; effluent gas; filter material; nuclear facility; nuclear facilities; continuously moving; /250/376/

Citation Formats

Lattin, Kenneth R, and Erickson, Gerald L. Method and means of monitoring the effluent from nuclear facilities. United States: N. p., 1976. Web.
Lattin, Kenneth R, & Erickson, Gerald L. Method and means of monitoring the effluent from nuclear facilities. United States.
Lattin, Kenneth R, and Erickson, Gerald L. Thu . "Method and means of monitoring the effluent from nuclear facilities". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/862649.
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abstractNote = {Radioactive iodine is detected in the effluent cooling gas from a nuclear reactor or nuclear facility by passing the effluent gas through a continuously moving adsorbent filter material which is then purged of noble gases and conveyed continuously to a detector of radioactivity. The purging operation has little or no effect upon the concentration of radioactive iodine which is adsorbed on the filter material.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1976},
month = {1}
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