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Title: Plutonium isotopic composition by gamma-ray spectroscopy: a review

This report presents a review of the methods and capabilities of nondestructive measurements of the isotopic composition of plutonium using gamma-ray spectroscopy.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5265462
Report Number(s):
LA-10750-MS
ON: DE87000813
DOE Contract Number:
W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:
Technical Report
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Research Org:
Los Alamos National Lab., NM (USA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; 98 NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT, SAFEGUARDS, AND PHYSICAL PROTECTION; PLUTONIUM; ISOTOPE RATIO; PLUTONIUM 238; GAMMA SPECTROSCOPY; PLUTONIUM 239; PLUTONIUM 240; PLUTONIUM 241; PLUTONIUM 242; NONDESTRUCTIVE ANALYSIS; ACTINIDE ISOTOPES; ACTINIDE NUCLEI; ACTINIDES; ALPHA DECAY RADIOISOTOPES; BETA DECAY RADIOISOTOPES; BETA-MINUS DECAY RADIOISOTOPES; CHEMICAL ANALYSIS; ELEMENTS; EVEN-EVEN NUCLEI; EVEN-ODD NUCLEI; HEAVY NUCLEI; ISOTOPES; METALS; NUCLEI; PLUTONIUM ISOTOPES; RADIOISOTOPES; SPECTROSCOPY; TRANSURANIUM ELEMENTS; YEARS LIVING RADIOISOTOPES 400103* -- Radiometric & Radiochemical Procedures-- (-1987); 055001 -- Nuclear Fuels-- Safeguards, Inspection, & Accountability-- Technical Aspects