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MCNPX-PoliMi for Nuclear Nonproliferation Applications
This paper describes the use of the Monte Carlo code MCNPX-PoliMi for nuclear-nonproliferation applications, with particular emphasis on the simulation of spontaneous and neutron-induced nuclearExpand
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Gamma Detector Response and Analysis Software (GADRAS) v. 16.0
GADRAS is a general purpose application for the modeling and analysis of radiation detector responses, primarily gamma spectroscopic instruments and neutron detectors based on proportional counters.Expand
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Model-based design evaluation of a compact, high-efficiency neutron scatter camera
Abstract This paper presents the model-based design and evaluation of an instrument that estimates incident neutron direction using the kinematics of neutron scattering by hydrogen-1 nuclei in anExpand
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Time-correlated pulse-height measurements of low-multiplying nuclear materials
Abstract Methods for the determination of the subcritical neutron multiplication of nuclear materials are of interest in the field of nuclear nonproliferation and safeguards. A series of measurementsExpand
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Sequential optimal positioning of mobile sensors using mutual information
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Sensitivity Analysis and Data Assimilation in a Subcritical Plutonium Metal Benchmark
Abstract This work presents the application of first-order adjoint sensitivity analysis, uncertainty quantification, and data assimilation to a subcritical plutonium benchmark experiment using aExpand
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Sensitivity Analysis of Neutron Multiplicity Counting Statistics Using First-Order Perturbation Theory and Application to a Subcritical Plutonium Metal Benchmark
Abstract It is frequently important to estimate the uncertainty and sensitivity of measured and computed detector responses in subcritical experiments and simulations. These uncertainties arise fromExpand
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Localization of a radioactive source in an urban environment using Bayesian Metropolis methods
Abstract We present a method for localizing an unknown source of radiation in an urban environment using a distributed detector network. This method employs statistical parameter estimationExpand
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