STP586

    Nuclear Applications of Neutron Radiography and Gaging

    Published: Jan 1976


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    Abstract

    This paper briefly describes applications of neutron radiography and gaging to nuclear components. Neutron-based examinations have the unique ability to discriminate between isotopes and to inspect radioactive materials. Applications of neutrons to radiography and gaging include neutron transmission, neutron scatter, neutron production, and measurement of radiation produced by neutron interactions.

    Keywords:

    neutron radiography, nondestructive tests, inspection, examination, nuclear reactors, nuclear fuels


    Author Information:

    Haskins, JJ
    Supervisor, General Electric Company, Vallecitos Nuclear Center, Pleasanton, Calif.


    Paper ID: STP33925S

    Committee/Subcommittee: E07.05

    DOI: 10.1520/STP33925S


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