Accession Number:

ADA114209

Title:

Modification of a Scanning Electron Microscope for Remote Operation in a Hot Cell.

Descriptive Note:

Memorandum rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1982-04-08

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

Scanning electron microscopy SEM examination of broken fracture specimens is an essential part of the characterization of the failure mode of fracture toughness of specimens. The large specimen mass required for such examinations dictates the use of a shielded facility for performing such examinations on irradiated specimens. This report describes the modification of a commercial SEM for remote operation in a hot cell. The facility is used to examine specimens from several Navy and DOE-sponsored programs conducted at NRL which require the examination of radioactive materials. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Properties of Metals and Alloys
  • Radioactivity, Radioactive Wastes and Fission Products
  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE