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Atomic Energy

, Volume 92, Issue 5, pp 398–402 | Cite as

Application of Electron–Positron Annihilation for Determining the Thickness of the Barrier Layer on VVÉR Fuel-Element Cladding

  • V. I. Bulkin
  • V. M. Filin
  • A. S. Sotnikov
  • I. A. Kulikov
  • A. V. Medvedev
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Abstract

The possibility of using the nuclear-physical method of positron annihilation to determine the thickness of a barrier layer consisting of zirconium on the inner surface of VVÉR fuel-element claddings is examined. The basic principles and possibilities of the method and the results of investigations are presented.

Keywords

Zirconium Basic Principle Barrier Layer Positron Annihilation 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. I. Bulkin
    • 1
  • V. M. Filin
    • 1
  • A. S. Sotnikov
    • 1
  • I. A. Kulikov
    • 1
  • A. V. Medvedev
    • 1
  1. 1.Federal State Unitary EnterpriseA. A. Bochvar All-Russia Scientific-Research Institute of Standardization and Machine EngineeringRussia

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