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Simulation and optimization for the measurement of tritium profiles in solids

P. T. Wan

Simulation and optimization for the measurement of tritium profiles in solids

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Published by s.n.] in [Canada .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tritium -- Analysis

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 28-31.

    Statement[prepared by P.T. Wan and D.A. Thompson].
    SeriesReport -- no. F84032, Report (Canadian Fusion Fuels Technology Project) -- no. F84032
    ContributionsThompson, D. A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQD181H1 W36 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19124408M

    Numerical simulation by a random particle method of Deuterium-Tritium fusion reactions in a plasma. Fr ederique CHARLES1, C edrick COPOL2, St ephane DELLACHERIE3, Jean-Marc MOUNSAMY2 1Laboratoire Jacques-Louis Lions, UMR , CNRS & Universit e Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI). Measurement of D(d,p)T Reaction Cross Sections in Sm Metal in Low Energy Region (10≤E d ≤20 keV) Wang Tie-Shan et al Chinese Physics Letters 24 IOPscience. Simulation of the hybrid and steady state advanced operating modes in ITER C.E. Kessel et al . In addition to the ability to design custom tritium air and process measurement instruments, Tyne has an off-the-shelf surface activity monitor that can work with flat or uneven surfaces by using smear paper, and also has an off-the-shelf monitoring system for monitoring soft waste (paper, towels, clothing, etc).


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Simulation and optimization for the measurement of tritium profiles in solids by P. T. Wan Download PDF EPUB FB2

Tritium (/ ˈ t r ɪ t i ə m / or / ˈ t r ɪ ʃ i ə m /) or hydrogen-3 (symbol T or 3 H) is a rare and radioactive isotope of nucleus of tritium (sometimes called a triton) contains one proton and two neutrons, whereas the nucleus of the common isotope hydrogen-1 (protium) contains just one proton, and that of hydrogen-2 (deuterium) contains one proton and one : tritium, H-3, hydrogen-3, T.

At low measurement levels, it becomes necessary that the beta particles which are generated by decaying tritium are somehow distinguishe d from other forms of energy, such as natural radioactive background including cosmic radiation.

At high levels of measurement, it may be difficult to separate individual beta Size: KB. The measurement of tritium in environmental water samples 1. Introduction The Hidex SL automatic TDCR liquid scintillation provides an excellent solution for the determination of H-3 in drinking water.

Due to the physical characteristics of H-3 (E max = keV) this File Size: KB. Abstract. Since tritium (T) handled in fusion environment distributes so widely in its concentration and chemical form, no single T-measuring method can cover the wide concentration ranging from environment level (a few Bq) to carrier free level (GBq or above) and distinguish various tritiated compounds (gas, water, and organics).Cited by: 2.

A method for the measurement of depth profiles of tritium in solids has been developed in which the 3 H(d,n) 4 He reaction is used. This method is nondestructive with relatively high depth resolution in the surface region of the solids.

The validity of the present method has been supported by the examination of the depth profile measured for a tritium target as is used for a neutron by: 8. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B14 () North-Holland, Amsterdam TRITIUM DEPTH PROFILING IN SURFACE REGIONS OF SOLIDS BY USE OF THE T(d, a)a REACTION Shuichi OKUDA, Ryoichi TANIGUCHI and Masatoshi FUJISHIRO Radiation Center of Osaka Prefecture, Shinke-cho, Sakai, Osaka, Japan Received 28 June and in revised form 20 Cited by: 7.

For future studies of oceanic circulation it is necessary to develop the tritium measurement via 3He ingrowth into a routine procedure with a high capacity for efficient use. This paper attempts to demonstrate that this can be achieved using a commercial helium isotope mass spectrometer and special procedures for sample preparation, storage for Brand: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

Neutronic experiment performed in and at the Frascati Neutron Generator Laboratory, Italy enabled measurement of tritium production in LiF and LiPb material irradiated by neutrons of spectrum changing with depth in the HCLL TBM :Mg,Ti (MTS-N) TL detectors made by Institute of Nuclear Physics in Krakow were used.

Pellets of sintered LiF material ( mm diameter, mm Cited by: remove tritium from the heavy-water systems of all its CANDU reactor units. DTRF is capable of processing Gg of heavy-water annually and extract tritium with a purity >99%, at an average tritium activity of GBq/kg (10 Ci/kg).

The annual heavy-water-processing rate corresponds to a tritium extraction rate of kg()/: Polad Zahedi. The following plots show the tritium inventory evolution in some elements of this TBS.

Together with the total amount of tritium generated, the milligrams of tritium cumulated in the TBM (e.g. solubilised in the gas or materials): The aim of the TES is to recover as much tritium as possible and store it in getter beds.

The NIPDWR lists a required detection limit for tritium in drinking water of Bq/mL (1 pCi/mL), meaning that drinking water supplies, where required, should be monitored for tritium at a sensitivity of Bq/mL (1 pCi/mL).

low-level tritium measurement proceedings of a consultants group meeting on low-level tritium measurement organized by the international atomic energy agency and held in vienna september a technical document issued by the international atomic energy agency, vienna, TRITIUM GENERATION AND NEUTRON MEASUREMENTS IN Pd-Si UNDER HIGH DEUTERIUM GAS PRESSURE T.

Claytor, D. Tuggle, and H. Menlove Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM INTRODUCTION This paper summarizes some of the methods applicable for low level tritium detection needed in the search for anomalous fusion in metal hydrides.

Three peaks noticed in the tritium input function and probably caused by Chinese thermonuclear tests inandcould be matched with those sequentially identified in the soil profiles.

This identification has helped in dating the soil moisture and in calculation of Cited by: 1. Tritium sampling and measurement. Wood MJ(1), McElroy RG, Surette RA, Brown RM. Author information: (1)Chalk River Laboratories, Ontario. Current methods for sampling and measuring tritium are described.

Although the basic techniques have not changed significantly over the last 10 y, there have been several notable improvements in tritium Cited by: Request PDF | Tritium retention measurements by accelerator mass spectrometry and full combustion of W coated and uncoated CFC tiles from the JET divertor | Accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) and.

For future studies of oceanic circulation it is necessary to develop the tritium measurement via 3He ingrowth into a routine procedure with a high capacity for efficient use. This paper attempts to demonstrate that this can be achieved using a commercial helium isotope mass spectrometer and special procedures for sample preparation, storage for Manufacturer: Springer.

Measurement of Tritium Distribution in Nickel and Vanadium by Means of A Combined Technique of An Imaging Plate and Thin Absorbers Hiroko YOSHIDA-OHUCHI, Yuji HATANO1), Akram MOHAMMADI2) and Takao KAWANO3) Radioisotope Research and Education Center, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Science, Tohoku University, SendaiJapan.

Buy Performance and Blank Components of a Mass Spectrometric System for Routine Measurement of Helium Isotopes and Tritium by the 3He Ingrowth Method. Akademie der Wissenschaften ( / 5)) on FREE SHIPPING on qualified ordersFormat: Paperback.

Development and Verification of Tritium Analyses Code for a Very High Temperature Reactor Chang H. Oh Eung S. Kim September Idaho National Laboratory Next Generation Nuclear Plant Project Idaho Falls, Idaho Prepared for the U.S.

Department of Energy Office of Nuclear Energy Under DOE Idaho Operations Office Contract DE-ACIDFile Size: 4MB. The rapid measurement of tritium was needed. The sample size is very small. HTO/HT in the air. The tritium in plant and animal sample. The activity concentration of natural water samples is so low.

Liquid scintillation counting (LSC) is the most commonly used technique for measuring tritium. Tritium (3H) present in the environment decreased in the last decades and nowadays it has low activity concentrations.

Measurement of low-level tritium activities in natural waters, e. in precipitation, groundwater, and river water requires special techniques for water pretreatment and detection of low-level by: 2. Contributions to the monitoring’s optimization of the installation for tritium separation () plant are exemplified in the following, referring to the entropy and enthalpy of hydrogen in the cryogenic distillation.

In developing the model the starting point is the state equation of Beattie-Bridgemann: 2. Tritium is thus retarded, to some degree, in its movement through the vadose zone. Ineight soil gas sampling points ranging in depth from ft to 32 ft below ground surface (bgs) in two clusters were installed adjacent to wellsouth of the Hanford Townsite.

This chapter offers an overview of the advances made in the measurement methods and applications of different LSC methods for tritium determination, as well as developments and optimization of.

Tritium Analysis (3 H) Tritium analysis of groundwater is done by radiometric measurement of the water. Landfill leachates or other samples with concentrations of 15 TU or higher, are analyzed by direct counting of the purified water.

Detection levels of 1 TU are achieved by electrolytic enrichment of the sample, followed by radiometric analysis. Tritium distribution on the tungsten surface exposed to deuterium plasma and then to tritium gas Kanetsugu ISOBE1)*, Vladimir Kh.

ALIMOV ), Akira TAGUCHI 2), Makiko SAITO1,3), Yuji TORIKAI 2), Yuji HATANO 2), Toshihiko YAMANISHI 1) 1) Tritium technology group, Japan Atomic Energy Agency, shirakat ashiraneTokai-mur a, Ibaraki Current methods for sampling and measuring tritium are described. Although the basic techniques have not changed significantly over the last 10 y, there have been several notable improvements in tritium measurement instrumentation.

The design and quality of commercial ion-chamber-based and gas-flow-proportional-counter-based tritium monitors for tritium-in-air have improved, an indirect result.

Modeling Tritium on Metal Surfaces 1 Tritium Focus Group Meeting Los Alamos, New Mexico 3–5 November • Each simulation assumes different mechanisms of regrowth – surface tritium alone measured concentration profiles by others • Profiles measured by Penzhorn et al.* using acid etching.

The Multi Room Tritium in Air Monitor is designed to monitor up to 32 separate rooms for tritium. The system will automatically step through a user selectable sequence of room measurements with a minimum required measurement time of 2 minutes. OVERVIEW OF TRITIUM: CHARACTERISTICS, SOURCES, AND PROBLEMS SHIGEFUMI OKADA ShibayamaFunabashi, Chiba Japan.

NORIYUKI MOMOSHIMA Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science Kyushu University Hakozaki, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka Japan.

Abstract -- Tritium has certain characteristics that present unique challenges for dosimetry and. The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Guide NUREG (Section ) summarizes some of the more common techniques for tritium air sampling.

National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements Report No. 47, Tritium Measurement Techniques, remains a good reference for the topic. library was used for simulation.

The best fit to experimental points (activity inPb-Li versus distance from neutron target) one obtains for parameters of eutectic: % wgt. Li, and % at. of 6Li in Li. Tritium activity investigations confirm that in case of application Pb-Li eutectic one should consider also local differences in Li contentCited by: 3 H) is a short-lived radioactive isotope of hydrogen which decays by beta emission to stable 3 He.

The half-life of tritium is years. Tritium analyses are reported in units of concentration called Tritium Units (TU), where one TU is one tritium atom in 10 18 atoms of hydrogen.

Tritium analyses can also be reported in units of radioactivity (picocuries) per unit volume. ow-proportional-counter-based tritium monitors for tritium-in-air have improved, an indirect result of fusion-related research in the s.

For tritium-in-water analysis, commercial low-level liquid scintillation spectrometers capable of detecting tritium-in-water concentrations as low as Bq L−1 for counting times of min are available.

The most sensitive method for tritium-in-water. tritium transport process is governed by equation (1) (Refs. 1,3), where C(x,t) is the solute tritium concentration, J(x,t) is the diffusive flux, I 0 is the implanted tritium ion flux density from plasma, N [ is the tritium implantation profile and Y(x,t) is the trapped tritium concentration.

The diffusive flux J(x,t) is. Tritium Calorimetry Large twin-cell design. Accommodates a wide range of samples in secondary containment.

Utilises heat-flow method. No requirement for additional cooling Measurement time days, dependant on packaging.

Measurement range mW –5W (~TBq –TBq = 15Ci –kCi) Excellent relationship with the. Tritium Measurement Instrumentation. These devices have been designed to provide reliable tritium measurements with unrivaled accuracy.

TECHNIQUES OF TRITIUM MEASUREMENT IN SOLID TITANIUM SAMPLES Tritium which has a half life of ≈ years emits a low energy βhaving a maximum energy of KeV corresponding to an average energy of KeV only. The range of the maximum energy βbeing as small as 9 mg/cm2 (in medium Z materials), tritium.

The tritium analytical system at TFRR is used to determine the purity of tritium bearing gas streams in order to provide inventory and accountability measurements. The system includes a quadrupole mass spectrometer and beta scintillator originally configured at Monsanto Mound Research Laboratory in the late `s and early `s.

The system was commissioned and tested between Cited by: 4. Simulated tritium levels in all of the cases were larger than observed values by a factor of approximately Although this is partly due to input of too much tritium mass by the models it appears that dilution in the wells, which were not purged prior to sampling, is also a significant by: 3.Tritium is also produced in nuclear reactions, hence there was a large peak in atmospheric tritium concentration in the s and early s is due to nuclear weapons testing.

Age-dating using tritium is based on the radioactive decay of tritium to helium-3 (3 He) .Gaseous diffusion through solids with trapping is studied to understand and model tritium release from TRISO-coated New Production-Modular High Temperature Gas Reactor target particles to support the Tritium Target Development Program.

The tritium release is modeled in the first attempt to systematically.