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Title: Radiochemical separations and experimental measurements of short-lived fission products from 14 MeV irradiation of depleted uranium

Abstract

Here, this work focused on the experimental analysis of depleted uranium irradiated with 14 MeV neutrons to obtain fission yields for 20 fission products with half-lives ranging from 16.8 h to 30.1 years. Several analytes were identified where improvements to the available nuclear data would be beneficial. The results obtained from this experiment could be used to make improvements to cumulative fission yield data once confirmatory measurements are made. The required separations will be described along with a comparison to the reported Evaluated Nuclear Data File fission yields and other experimental measurements.

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  1. Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
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Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1573033
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-133908
Journal ID: ISSN 0236-5731
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 318; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 0236-5731
Publisher:
Springer
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
38 RADIATION CHEMISTRY, RADIOCHEMISTRY, AND NUCLEAR CHEMISTRY; Radiochemical separations; Fission products; Short-lived radionuclides; Actinide fission; 14 MeV fission

Citation Formats

Arrigo, Leah M., Greenwood, Lawrence R., Pierson, Bruce D., Metz, Lori A., and Friese, Judah I. Radiochemical separations and experimental measurements of short-lived fission products from 14 MeV irradiation of depleted uranium. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1007/S10967-018-6115-7.
Arrigo, Leah M., Greenwood, Lawrence R., Pierson, Bruce D., Metz, Lori A., & Friese, Judah I. Radiochemical separations and experimental measurements of short-lived fission products from 14 MeV irradiation of depleted uranium. United States. doi:10.1007/S10967-018-6115-7.
Arrigo, Leah M., Greenwood, Lawrence R., Pierson, Bruce D., Metz, Lori A., and Friese, Judah I. Wed . "Radiochemical separations and experimental measurements of short-lived fission products from 14 MeV irradiation of depleted uranium". United States. doi:10.1007/S10967-018-6115-7. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1573033.
@article{osti_1573033,
title = {Radiochemical separations and experimental measurements of short-lived fission products from 14 MeV irradiation of depleted uranium},
author = {Arrigo, Leah M. and Greenwood, Lawrence R. and Pierson, Bruce D. and Metz, Lori A. and Friese, Judah I.},
abstractNote = {Here, this work focused on the experimental analysis of depleted uranium irradiated with 14 MeV neutrons to obtain fission yields for 20 fission products with half-lives ranging from 16.8 h to 30.1 years. Several analytes were identified where improvements to the available nuclear data would be beneficial. The results obtained from this experiment could be used to make improvements to cumulative fission yield data once confirmatory measurements are made. The required separations will be described along with a comparison to the reported Evaluated Nuclear Data File fission yields and other experimental measurements.},
doi = {10.1007/S10967-018-6115-7},
journal = {Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry},
number = 1,
volume = 318,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {8}
}

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