DATASET

Uranium gamma spectra taken with ORTEC Detective

Collection: UPu-Gamma : Uranium and plutonium gamma-ray spectra 

Description

This is a set of high-resolution uranium gamma-ray spectra of certified reference materials. The spectra were taken with the ORTEC Detective portable, electrically=cooled spectrometer, under well-defined conditions. More detail are in the following publication: J. Zsigrai, A. Frigerio, J. Bagi, A. Mühleisen, and A. Berlizov, “Using FRAM to determine enrichment of shielded uranium by portable electrically cooled HPGe detectors”, in Proceedings of the 39th ESARDA Symposium, 16-18 May 2017, Düsseldorf, Germany, 2017, pp. 80–86

Contact

Email
Jozsef.ZSIGRAI (at) ec.europa.eu

Contributors

  • Andriy Berlizov
  • Adrien Frigeiro
  • Jozsef Zsigrai
  • Janos Bagi
  • Artur Muehleisen

How to cite

Berlizov, Andriy; Frigeiro, Adrien; Zsigrai, Jozsef; Bagi, Janos; Muehleisen, Artur (2017): Uranium gamma spectra taken with ORTEC Detective. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/4753110f-04d7-454f-9fba-90459ab3a375

Keywords

Uranium, gamma spectrometry

Data access

Uranium gamma spectra taken with ORTEC Detective
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Publications

Publication
Using FRAM to determine enrichment of shielded uranium by portable electrically cooled HPGe detectors
Zsigrai, J., Frigerio, A., Bagi, J., Muehleisen, A. and Berlizov, A., Using FRAM to determine enrichment of shielded uranium by portable electrically cooled HPGe detectors, In: ESARDA 39th Annual Meeting Symposium, 15-20 May 2017, Meliá Düsseldorf, Germany, ESARDA 39th Annual Meeting Symposium, 2017, ISBN 978-92-79-73861-6, ISSN 1831-9424, p. 80 - 86, JRC105825.
  • European Commission
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  • Abstract

    The capability of the FRAM software to accurately determine the enrichment of shielded uranium by portable electrically cooled HPGe detectors was studied. This can have applications in the future, e.g., for the verification of aged uranium-bearing products, scrap, and waste materials, especially during short notice random or unannounced inspections, when detector cooling with liquid nitrogen is not feasible.

    More than 7000 high-resolution gamma spectra of certified reference materials were taken by the ORTEC "Detective" detector under well-defined measurement conditions. Up to 16 mm of steel was used for shielding. The 235U enrichment of the reference materials varied from 0.31% to 4.46%. The settings of an existing FRAM parameter set were optimized and all the collected spectra were analysed using the default and the optimized parameter sets. The results obtained with these parameter sets are compared in this paper.

Additional information

Published by
European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Created date
2020-07-06
Modified date
2021-04-07
Issued date
2017
Data theme(s)
Science and technology
Update frequency
other
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/4753110f-04d7-454f-9fba-90459ab3a375
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