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ANS webinar to focus on low-dose radiation risk
Join ANS on Thursday, January 21, at noon (ET) for a Q&A with an expert panel as they discuss how to communicate about the risk of low-dose radiation. “Talking About Low-dose Radiation Risk” is a free members-only event that serves as a follow-up to the “Risky Business” President’s Session that took place during the ANS Virtual Winter Meeting last November. The session will take a deeper dive into the many questions generated from the thought-provoking discussion.
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C. C. Klepper, J. P. Caughman, E. H. Martin, A. Kreter, B. Schweer, B. Unterberg
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 63 | Number 1 | May 2013 | Pages 193-196
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This paper discusses an ongoing effort to evaluate the use of Glow Discharge Optical Emission Spectroscopy (GDOES) for after-exposure, target surface characterization in a plasma-materials interactions (PMI) facility, without need to remove the sample from the facility's vacuum chamber and/or to expose the sample's surface to air. The effort includes testing of a compact, inductively-coupled plasma (ICP) source, which would eventually become part of an integrated, movable GDOES sub-chamber, including plasma source, gas-feed and pumping capability, configured to function inside the main vacuum chamber. The present, conceptual design for implementation on PSI-2 shows promise in meeting these challenges and is presented here.