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Issue 3 • June 1983

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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 1983, Page(s): c1
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  • IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science

    Publication Year: 1983, Page(s): c2
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  • The Nucleus

    Publication Year: 1983, Page(s): 1833
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  • Editorial the Two Faces of the Atom

    Publication Year: 1983, Page(s): 1834
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  • Approximate Noninteractive Power Regulation of a Coupled-Core Nuclear Reactor

    Publication Year: 1983, Page(s):1835 - 1842
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    The present paper describes an application of an approximate decoupling control to the noninteractive power regulation of each core in a coupled-core nuclear reactor model. A method for designing an approximate decoupling controller is presented here. This controller consists of an output feedback compensator and a precompensator which is introduced to diagonalize an open-loop frequency response m... View full abstract»

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  • Image Reconstruction from List-Mode Data in an Emission Tomography System Having Time-of-Flight Measurements

    Publication Year: 1983, Page(s):1843 - 1849
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    List-mode data collected in a positron-emission tomography system having time-of-flight measurements are three dimensional, but all algorithms which have been published to date operate on two-dimensional data derived from these three-dimensional data. We argue in this paper that the additional information present in the three-dimensional data is useful for improving reconstructions of images. View full abstract»

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  • On-Line Fault Diagnosis in a Nuclear Reactor by Sequential Testing

    Publication Year: 1983, Page(s):1850 - 1855
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    A sequential test technique for on-line fault diagnosis of sensor signals has been developed and successfully demonstrated in an operating nuclear reactor. The methodology provides a systematic procedure for detection and isolation of sensor failures by taking into account consistencies among all available measurements of a given process variable. Fault diagnosis is accomplished on the basis of th... View full abstract»

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  • Iconic Displays, Rankine Cycles and Human Factors for Control Rooms of Nuclear Power Plants

    Publication Year: 1983, Page(s):1856 - 1861
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  • Time Dependence of the Induced Charge in Closed Ended HP Ge Detectors

    Publication Year: 1983, Page(s):1862 - 1869
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    Starting from energy balance considerations, the time dependence of the induced charge in closed ended HPGe gamma detectors is numerically determined as a function of detectors geometry, applied voltage and coordinates of created e-h pairs. These data can support the choice of geometry and applied voltage for the optimal use of closed ended detectors. View full abstract»

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  • Reconstruction from Limited Angular Projection Data Using Constrained Optimization

    Publication Year: 1983, Page(s):1870 - 1879
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    In this paper, a new type of pixel decomposition is introduced to suppress modeling noise and then an algebraic method is developed for reconstruction from limited angular projection data. The basic idea with this method is to directly control the tradeoff between resolution and noise, taking into account the uncertainty of the discrepancy criterion generally used in an algebraic method for recons... View full abstract»

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  • Radiation Effects on MOS Devices: Dosimetry, Annealing, Irradiation Sequence, and Sources

    Publication Year: 1983, Page(s):1880 - 1884
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    This paper reports on some investigations of dosimetry, annealing, irradiation sequences, and radioactive sources, involved in the determination of radiation effects on MOS devices. Results show that agreement in the experimental and theoretical surface to average doses support the use of thermo-luminescent dosimeters (manganese activated calcium fluoride) in specifying the surface dose delivered ... View full abstract»

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  • A Pattern Recognition Method for Nuclear Reactor Core Surveillance

    Publication Year: 1983, Page(s):1885 - 1891
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    An automatic method for reactor core surveillance is described which employs pattern recognition techniques. A core vibration surveillance method for a pressurized water reactor has been developed which provides the early detection of failures. The method allows on-line application and is able to give quick surveillance decisions (in about one minute). The sensors are eight ex-core ionization cham... View full abstract»

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  • Experimental Results of the Dichotomic Sampling in Circular Ring Positron Emission Tomograph

    Publication Year: 1983, Page(s):1892 - 1898
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    Experimental verification of the new dichotomic sampling scheme was attempted and applied to a circular ring PET system to improve the sampling thereby the overall system resolution and its performances. In the experiment, two different types of aperture collimators were adopted for high resolution (HR) and very high resolution (VHR) imaging. In HR mode, a resolution of 6.5 mm FWHM was obtained wi... View full abstract»

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  • Study of R.f., Gradient Pulse and Magnet Instability Effect in NMR Tomography

    Publication Year: 1983, Page(s):1899 - 1904
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    Newly emerged NMR imaging requires careful studies on r. f. pulse shapes and sequencing for the selection of the region, gradient pulsing for the 2- or 3-D spatial coding, and suitable signal handling technique for the compensation of the inherent instability of the system, especially fluctuation of the static magnetic field. Above subjects are discussed in detail and a new method which would be u... View full abstract»

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  • New Health Physics Perspectives Affecting Instrumentation Technology

    Publication Year: 1983, Page(s):1905 - 1907
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    Measurements obtained from health physics instrumentation are basic to the radiation control process and are used by management to assure that radiation exposures are kept within limits specified by national-international authorities. Because of this inseparable relationship, health physics instrumentation must be keyed on a continuing basis to changes in radiation exposure standards. In the last ... View full abstract»

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  • Digital Computers in Candu Safety Systems Part I History and Concepts

    Publication Year: 1983, Page(s):1908 - 1911
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    For many years, digital computers have been used in CANDU (CANada Deuterium Uranium) reactors for direct digital control as well as control room functions such as alarm annunciation, data logging and the display of operating data on the control panels. However, until recently computers were not used in the special safety systems. This paper examines the increasing role computers are playing in CAN... View full abstract»

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  • Digitial Computers in CANDU Safety Systems: Part II Implementation and Experience

    Publication Year: 1983, Page(s):1912 - 1916
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    Microcomputer based systems have recently been applied to CANDU safety systems. This paper describes three specific systems, a monitoring system, the programmable digital comparator (PDC) system, and a fully computerized shutdown system prototype. The system configurations, the hardware and the software used to implement these designs are discussed. Each of these systems uses commercial off-the-sh... View full abstract»

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  • Accreditation of Qualification Testing Organizations the Industry Viewpoint

    Publication Year: 1983, Page(s):1917 - 1919
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    This paper presents the industry viewpoint on the program for the Accreditation of Qualification Testing Organizations, which has been proposed for rulemaking by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The IEEE has agreed to establish the program content, and would administer its requirements in accordance with an agreement between the NRC and IEEE of September 30th, 1981. Presented in this paper is th... View full abstract»

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  • Design and Performance of Two 1k CMOS/SOS Hardened RAMs

    Publication Year: 1983, Page(s):1920 - 1925
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    RCA is under contract to DoD to develop two 5V 1K CMOS/SOS RAMs capable of meeting stringent total dose and transient radiation levels. This paper presents the design, operation, characterization, and test results of the RAMs' capabilities to meet these radiation levels. The radiation resistance of these circuits is enhanced through design by dominant PMOS utilization, the exclusion of source foll... View full abstract»

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  • Correction

    Publication Year: 1983, Page(s): 1925
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  • IEEE copyright form

    Publication Year: 1983, Page(s):1925-a - 1925-c
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  • Information for authors

    Publication Year: 1983, Page(s): 1925d
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  • Affiliate Plan of the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society

    Publication Year: 1983, Page(s): 1925-e
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IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science focuses on all aspects of the theory and applications of nuclear science and engineering, including instrumentation for the detection and measurement of ionizing radiation; particle accelerators and their controls; nuclear medicine and its application; effects of radiation on materials, components, and systems; reactor instrumentation and controls; and measurement of radiation in space.

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