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Survey of fiber optic sensor for remote sensing in radiologically and chemically harsh environments
Author(s): Shane Raymond Addleman; Beverly A. Crawford; Stephen J. Mech; Gary L. Troyer; Roger A. Greenwell
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Paper Abstract

The need for suitable remote sensors in highly radioactive defense waste storage tanks is discussed. The harsh radiological and chemical tank environment precludes the use of standard sensors because of the need for intrinsically safe systems. Potential sensor systems based on fiber-optics technologies suitable for hardening to the tank environment are identified. The need for certification standards for this type of environment is also discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 February 1993
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1791, Optical Materials Reliability and Testing: Benign and Adverse Environments, (25 February 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.141158
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Shane Raymond Addleman, Westinghouse Hanford Co. (United States)
Beverly A. Crawford, Westinghouse Hanford Co. (United States)
Stephen J. Mech, Westinghouse Hanford Co. (United States)
Gary L. Troyer, Westinghouse Hanford Co. (United States)
Roger A. Greenwell, Science & Engineering Associates, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1791:
Optical Materials Reliability and Testing: Benign and Adverse Environments
Roger A. Greenwell; Dilip K. Paul, Editor(s)

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