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Application of speckle metrology at a nuclear waste repository
Author(s): Edgar Conley; Joseph Genin
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Paper Abstract

Nuclear contaminated waste must be isolated for up to 10 , 000 years before it is rendered harmless and, at present, bedded salt is the burial in&lium of choice. Bd&1 salt is not, however, considereI to be an erineerir material ; its lorj-term creep properties are recondite. The prcble facir analysts is that new defomation models require experimental verification for which traditional point-by-point methods , such as strain gages , provide inadequate coverage. Fortunately, wholefield optical tecbniques, speckle photography in particular, are amenable to this measurement prcblem. The use of 'speckle' in this novel application

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1991
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 1332, Optical Testing and Metrology III: Recent Advances in Industrial Optical Inspection, (1 January 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.51130
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Edgar Conley, New Mexico State Univ. (United States)
Joseph Genin, New Mexico State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1332:
Optical Testing and Metrology III: Recent Advances in Industrial Optical Inspection
Chander Prakash Grover, Editor(s)

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