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Isotope specific arbitrary material flow meter

United States Patent

9,476,747
October 25, 2016
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A laser-based mono-energetic gamma-ray source is used to provide non-destructive and non-intrusive, quantitative determination of the absolute amount of a specific isotope contained within pipe as part of a moving fluid or quasi-fluid material stream.
Barty; Christopher P. J. (Hayward, CA), Post; John C. (Livermore, CA), Jones; Edwin (Carmel Valley, CA)
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA)
14/ 961,807
20160161315
December 7, 2015
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC52-07NA27344 between the U.S. Department of Energy and Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC, for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.