29 January 1999 Status of the waste assay for nonradioactive disposal (WAND) project
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Proceedings Volume 3536, Nuclear Waste Instrumentation Engineering; (1999) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.339065
Event: Photonics East (ISAM, VVDC, IEMB), 1998, Boston, MA, United States
The WAND (Waste Assay for Nonradioactive Disposal) system scans thought-to-be-clean, low-density waste (mostly paper and plastics) to verify the absence of radioactive contaminants at very low-levels. Much of the low-density waste generated in radiologically controlled areas, formally considered `suspect' radioactive, is now disposed more cheaply at the Los Alamos County Landfill as opposed to the LANL Radioactive Waste Landfill.
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Gaetano L. Arnone, Lynn A. Foster, Charles L. Foxx, Roland C. Hagan, E. Ray Martin, Steven C. Myers, Jack L. Parker, "Status of the waste assay for nonradioactive disposal (WAND) project", Proc. SPIE 3536, Nuclear Waste Instrumentation Engineering, (29 January 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.339065; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.339065


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