EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 106, 2016ISRD 15 – International Symposium on Reactor Dosimetry
|Number of page(s)||9|
|Section||Dosimetry in Research and Test Reactors and in Accelerators|
|Published online||03 February 2016|
Characterization of the Annular Core Research Reactor (ACRR) Neutron Radiography System Imaging Plane
1 Senior Nuclear Reactor Engineer & Operator, Nuclear Facility Operations, Sandia National Laboratories, P.O. Box 5800, MS1142, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87185-1142, USA
2 R&D Systems Engineer & Nuclear Reactor Operator, Nuclear Engineering and Maintenance, Sandia National Laboratories, P.O. Box 5800, MS1142, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87185-1142, USA
3 Principal R&D Scientist & Engineer, Applied Nuclear Technologies, Sandia National Laboratories, P.O. Box 5800, MS1146, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87185-1146, USA
Published online: 3 February 2016
The Annular Core Research Reactor (ACRR) at Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) is an epithermal pool-type research reactor licensed up to a thermal power of 2.4 MW. The ACRR facility has a neutron radiography facility that is used for imaging a wide range of items including reactor fuel and neutron generators. The ACRR neutron radiography system has four apertures (65:1, 125:1, 250:1, and 500:1) available to experimenters. The neutron flux and spectrum as well as the gamma dose rate were characterized at the imaging plane for the ACRR's neutron radiography system for the 65:1, 125:1 and 250:1 apertures.
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