Report on the Partial Defect Tester (PDET) for the detection of diversion from spent fuel

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Abstract

This report summerizes the work on Monte Carlo study on the Partial Defect Tester, which is a non destructive assay to perform safeguards inspections on spent nuclear fuel. The Monte Carlo model is explained together with computational tools used in data analysis. The results obtained in the simulations are also presented with focus on the influence in the fuel assembly in the storage rack and few diversion scenarios.

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Original languageEnglish
PublisherBelgian Nuclear Research Center
Number of pages139
Edition0
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2015

Publication series

NameSCK.CEN Reports
PublisherSCK.CEN
No.ER-302

Keywords

  • PDET, NDA, spent fuel, safeguards

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