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The cases are: Pellet image analysis under non-homogeneous illumination conditions, Axial quality control of pellets using linear and heuristic tools, Deposit surveillance and control, Radiography inspection. 2. PELLET IMAGE ANALYSIS Grey-scale pellet microscopic image processing is one of the most common applications of DIP in nuclear field. 0 was able to segment images following simple intensity thresholding techniques and to calculate distribution of particle parameters like powder particle distribution and pore area distribution in a pellet.

In MOX fuel fabrication process the blending is one of the most important process and unique process compared to UOX fabrication process. In MOX fabrication process it is necessary that several kinds of powder with different composition of plutonium and uranium should be blended homogeneously to adjust decided specification or to make the size of lot larger. Plutonium enriched zone (Pu spot) should be detected by adequate method to secure the homogeneity. The size and plutonium concentration, which are the characteristics of the zone, should be limited within the allowable level.

It is necessary to dissolve the powder or pellet to analyze the sample and it takes a longer time to dissolve the MOX sample rather than UOX sample and to treat samples for IDMS. Almost 3or 4 days are necessary to obtain the results of analysis. For process control it is desirable to supply the results of analysis to operation section timely. Introduction or establishment of rapid analysis method should be considered for MOX fabrication. X-ray fluorescence analysis (XRFA) is one of the best methods in this viewpoint because Pu/U ratio in MOX is measured rapidly with XRFA.

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