Patent Number: 8,817,939

Title: Method to process fission chamber measurement signals

Abstract: A method to determine the effective masses of deposits of fissile matter, including a first measuring step to measure the count rate of deposits of fissile matter of known effective masses to form a matrix [C].sub.0, a second measuring step to measure the count rate of deposits of fissile matter to form a matrix [C], and a computing step to calculate the effective masses to be determined.

Inventors: Hudelot; Jean-Pascal (Greoux les Bains, FR), Girard; Jean-Michel (Aix-en-Provence, FR)

Assignee: Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique et aux Energies Alternatives

International Classification: G21C 17/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018