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Title: Report on the Radiation Effects Testing of the Infrared and Optical Transition Radiation Camera Systems

Presented in this report are the results tests performed at Argonne National Lab in collaboration with Los Alamos National Lab to assess the reliability of the critical 99Mo production facility beam monitoring diagnostics. The main components of the beam monitoring systems are two cameras that will be exposed to radiation during accelerator operation. The purpose of this test is to assess the reliability of the cameras and related optical components when exposed to operational radiation levels. Both X-ray and neutron radiation could potentially damage camera electronics as well as the optical components such as lenses and windows. This report covers results of the testing of component reliability when exposed to X-ray radiation. With the information from this study we provide recommendations for implementing protective measures for the camera systems in order to minimize the occurrence of radiation-induced failure within a ten month production run cycle.
Authors:
 [1]
  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1249005
Report Number(s):
LA-UR--16-22700
TRN: US1601277
DOE Contract Number:
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; BEAM MONITORING; TRANSITION RADIATION; X RADIATION; CAMERAS; OPTICAL SYSTEMS; ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS; RELIABILITY; TESTING; RADIATION EFFECTS; WINDOWS; LENSES; RECOMMENDATIONS; RADIATION PROTECTION Accelerator Design; Technology, and Operations; Atomic and Nuclear Physics