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Decommissioning the University of Iowa MC17 Cyclotron Tom Hansen, CHP, PMP Ameriphysics, LLC copyright 2011- 1 -Ameriphysics, LLC.

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1 Decommissioning the University of Iowa MC17 Cyclotron Tom Hansen, CHP, PMP Ameriphysics, LLC copyright Ameriphysics, LLC

2 Introduction copyright Ameriphysics, LLC

3 Introduction Scanditronix MC17 particle accelerator 18 O(p,n) 18 F 14 N(d,n) 15 O 14 N (p,α) 11 C 16 O(p,α) 13 N 30 uA, 6 hours/week for last 10 years copyright Ameriphysics, LLC

4 Pre-Characterization copyright Ameriphysics, LLC

5 Characterization copyright Ameriphysics, LLC

6 Characterization copyright Ameriphysics, LLC Major Activation Products Primary Source Be-7target material Na-22 aluminum, magnesium Na-24aluminum Sc-48titanium Cr-51target material Mn-52target material Mn-54copper, brass Co-56target material Mn-56copper, brass Co-57target material Ni-57nickel Co-58nickel Fe-59iron Co-60copper, concrete Zn-65copper, brass Sb-124 alloys in solder and ball bearings Total Activity: 137 mCi

7 Characterization copyright Ameriphysics, LLC

8 Establish Removal Path copyright Ameriphysics, LLC

9 Establish Removal Path copyright Ameriphysics, LLC

10 Establish Removal Path copyright Ameriphysics, LLC

11 Package Ancillaries copyright Ameriphysics, LLC

12 Package Ancillaries copyright Ameriphysics, LLC

13 Remove RF Shield copyright Ameriphysics, LLC

14 Material Handling copyright Ameriphysics, LLC

15 Material Handling copyright Ameriphysics, LLC

16 Material Handling copyright Ameriphysics, LLC

17 Material Handling copyright Ameriphysics, LLC

18 Material Handling copyright Ameriphysics, LLC

19 Material Handling copyright Ameriphysics, LLC

20 Material Handling copyright Ameriphysics, LLC

21 Material Handling copyright Ameriphysics, LLC

22 Material Handling copyright Ameriphysics, LLC

23 Loading and Shipping copyright Ameriphysics, LLC

24 Loading and Shipping copyright Ameriphysics, LLC

25 Loading and Shipping copyright Ameriphysics, LLC

26 Loading and Shipping copyright Ameriphysics, LLC

27 Project Metrics LLRW shipped for disposal: 48,000 lbs. Time: 324 person-hours over 3 day period Cost: ~$200,000 Dose: 53 person-mrem (16 mrem max exposed individual) copyright Ameriphysics, LLC


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