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iii Executive Summary Safe, efficient, and economic operation of nuclear systems (nuclear power plants, fuel fabrication and storage, used fuel processing, etc.) relies on accurate and reliable measurements. Newer types of sensors, and sensors to monitor non-traditional parameters, are expected in next-generation nuclear power plant (NPP) and fuel-cycle(More)
Currently in the United States, periodic sensor recalibration is required for all safety-related sensors, typically occurring at every refueling outage, and it has emerged as a critical path item for shortening outage duration in some plants. Online monitoring can be employed to identify those sensors that require calibration, allowing for calibration of(More)