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Evaluation of fiber optic sensors for nuclear waste tank environments
Author(s): Steven J. Saggese; Roger A. Greenwell; Fred R. Reich; Stephen J. Mech; Tom G. Bilodeau
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Paper Abstract

For a number of years, radioactive waste produced from nuclear weapons material processing has been stored in underground storage tanks (USTs). At some government sites, these tanks were fabricated with both single and double wall construction with capacities ranging from 500,000 to 1,000,000 gal.[1] These tanks are typically 6 feet below ground level, 74 feet in diameter, 40 ft. high with a 16 ft.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 September 1994
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 2360, Tenth International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, (14 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184966
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Steven J. Saggese, Science & Engineering Associates (United States)
Roger A. Greenwell, Science & Engineering Associates (United States)
Fred R. Reich, Westinghouse Hanford Co. (United States)
Stephen J. Mech, Westinghouse Hanford Co. (United States)
Tom G. Bilodeau, Naval Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2360:
Tenth International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors
Brian Culshaw; Julian D. C. Jones, Editor(s)

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