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Brady Hanson

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352

PNNL Publications

2016

  • Casella AJ, BD Hanson, and WH Miller. 2016. "The effect of fuel chemistry on UO2 dissolution." Journal of Nuclear Materials 476:45-55.  doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2016.04.025

2015

  • Jensen PJ, DJ Sunderland, SB Ross, RO Montgomery, BD Hanson, and R Devanathan. 2015. "Gap Analysis to Support Modeling the Long-Term Degradation of Used Nuclear Fuel Canisters." In International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management: Real World Solutions for Integrated Management of Used Fuel and HLW, April 12-16, 2015, Charleston, South Carolina.  American Nuclear Society, La Grange Park, IL. 
  • Meyer RM, JM Cuta, AM Jones, KM Denslow, P Ramuhalli, HE Adkins, Jr, and BD Hanson. 2015. "FEASIBILITY OF ACOUSTIC METHODS FOR IMPURITY GAS MONITORING IN DRY STORAGE SYSTEMS." In 15th International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference, April 12-16, 015, Charleston, South Carolina, pp. 829-834.  American Nuclear Society, LaGrange Park, IL. 

2014

  • Casella AM, SK Loyalka, and BD Hanson. 2014. "Modeling of Particulate Behavior in Pinhole Breaches." Nuclear Technology 186(1):99-114. 
  • Klymyshyn NA, PJ Jensen, SE Sanborn, and BD Hanson. 2014. FUEL ASSEMBLY SHAKER AND TRUCK TEST SIMULATIONPNNL-23688, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 

2013

  • Shimskey RW, BD Hanson, and PJ MacFarlan. 2013. Optimization of Hydride Rim Formation in Unirradiated Zr 4 Cladding PNNL-22835, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Klymyshyn NA, NK Karri, HE Adkins, Jr, and BD Hanson. 2013. Structural Sensitivity of Dry Storage CanistersPNNL-22814, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Klymyshyn NA, SE Sanborn, HE Adkins, Jr, and BD Hanson. 2013. FUEL ASSEMBLY SHAKER TEST SIMULATIONPNNL-22507, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Meyer RM, BD Hanson, and KB Sorenson. 2013. "A Review of NDE Methods for Detecting and Monitoring of Atmospheric SCC in Dry Cask Storage Canisters for Used Nuclear Fuel." In Corrosion 2013 Conference and Expo, March 17-21, 2013, Orlando, Florida, pp. Paper No. NACE-2013-2541.  NACE International, Houston, TX. 
  • Meyer RM, AF Pardini, BD Hanson, and KB Sorenson. 2013. Review of NDE Methods for Detection and Monitoring of Atmospheric SCC in Welded Canisters for the Storage of Used Nuclear FuelPNNL-22158, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Sorenson KB, and BD Hanson. 2013. "Making the Case For Safe Storage of Used Nuclear Fuel For Extended Periods of Time: Combining Near-Term Experiments and Analyses with Longer-Term Confirmatory Demonstrations." Nuclear Engineering and Technology 45(4):421-426.  doi:10.5516/NET.06.2013.707

2012

  • Hanson BD, A Alsaed, CT Stockman, and KB Sorenson. 2012. "U.S. Gap Analysis to Support Extended Storage of Used Nuclear Fuel ." In 11th International Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management Conference and the Annual European Safety and Reliability Conference (PSAM11 ESREL 2012), June 25-29, 2012, Helsinki, Finland, vol. 4, pp. 3245-3254.  Curran Associates, Inc., Red Hook, NY. 
  • Cinson AD, SL Crawford, PJ MacFarlan, BD Hanson, and R Mathews. 2012. "Comparison of an Ultrasonic Phased Array Evaluation with Destructive Analysis of a Documented Leak Path in a Nozzle Removed from Service." In 9th International Conference on NDE in Relation to Structural Integrity for Nuclear and Pressurized Components, May 22-24, 2012, Seattle, Washington.  EPRI, Palo Alto, CA. 
  • Crawford SL, AD Cinson, PJ MacFarlan, BD Hanson, and R Mathews. 2012. Ultrasonic Phased Array Assessment of the Interference Fit and Leak Path of the North Anna Unit 2 Control Rod Drive Mechanism Nozzle 63 with Destructive ValidationPNNL-21547; NUREG/CR-7142, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 

2011

  • Cinson AD, SL Crawford, PJ MacFarlan, R Mathews, BD Hanson, and AA Diaz. 2011. "Ultrasonic Phased Array Evaluation of Control Rod Drive Mechanism (CRDM) Nozzle Interference Fit and Weld Region." In Proceedings of the ASME 2011 Pressure Vessels & Piping Division (PVP2011), July 17-21, 2011, Baltimore, Maryland, pp. Paper No. PVP2011-57977.  ASME, New York, NY. 
  • Cinson AD, SL Crawford, PJ MacFarlan, R Mathews, BD Hanson, and AA Diaz. 2011. "Ultrasonic Phased Array Evaluation of Control Rod Drive Mechanism (CRDM) Nozzle Interference Fit and Weld Region." In Proceedings of the ASME 2011 Pressure Vessels and Piping Division (PVP2011), July 17-21, 2011, Baltimore, Maryland, pp. Paper No. PVP2011-57977.  American Society for Mechanical Engineers, New York, NY. 
  • McConnell P, BD Hanson, M Lee, and KB Sorenson. 2011. "Extended Dry Storage of Used Nuclear Fuel: Technical Issues: A USA Perspective." Nuclear Engineering and Technology 43(5):405-412.  doi:10.5516/NET.2011.43.5.405
  • Soderquist CZ, AM Johnsen, BK McNamara, BD Hanson, JW Chenault, KJ Carson, and SM Peper. 2011. "Dissolution of Irradiated Commercial UO2 Fuels in Ammonium Carbonate and Hydrogen Peroxide." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 50(4):1813-1818.  doi:10.1021/ie101386n

2010

2009

  • Casella AM, SK Loyalka, and BD Hanson. 2009. "Computation of Free Molecular Flow in Nuclear Materials." Journal of Nuclear Materials 394(2-3):123-130. 
  • Baldwin DL, PP Schonewill, JJ Toth, JL Huckaby, PW Eslinger, BD Hanson, DE Kurath, and MJ Minette. 2009. EFRT M-12 Issue Resolution: Solids WashingPNNL-18499, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Daniel RC, JM Billing, JR Bontha, CF Brown, PW Eslinger, BD Hanson, JL Huckaby, NK Karri, ML Kimura, DE Kurath, and MJ Minette. 2009. EFRT M-12 Issue Resolution: Comparison of Filter Performance at PEP and CUF ScalePNNL-18498, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Hanson BD, AM Casella, and CE Beyer. 2009. "The RADFUEL Concept to Accelerate Fuel Qualification." Transactions of the American Nuclear Society 101:360. 
  • Kurath DE, BD Hanson, MJ Minette, DL Baldwin, BM Rapko, LA Mahoney, PP Schonewill, RC Daniel, PW Eslinger, JL Huckaby, JM Billing, PS Sundar, GB Josephson, JJ Toth, ST Yokuda, EBK Baer, SM Barnes, EC Golovich, SD Rassat, CF Brown, JGH Geeting, GJ Sevigny, AJ Casella, JR Bontha, RL Aaberg, PM Aker, CE Guzman-Leong, ML Kimura, SK Sundaram, RP Pires, BE Wells, and OP Bredt. 2009. Pretreatment Engineering Platform Phase 1 Final Test ReportPNNL-18894; WTP-RPT-197 Rev 0, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Mahoney LA, SD Rassat, PW Eslinger, RL Aaberg, PM Aker, EC Golovich, BD Hanson, TS Hausmann, JL Huckaby, DE Kurath, MJ Minette, SK Sundaram, and ST Yokuda. 2009. EFRT M-12 Issue Resolution: Caustic Leach Rate Constants from PEP and Laboratory-Scale TestsPNNL-18502, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Rapko BM, CF Brown, PW Eslinger, MS Fountain, TS Hausmann, JL Huckaby, BD Hanson, DE Kurath, and MJ Minette. 2009. EFRT M12 Issue Resolution: Comparison of PEP and Bench-Scale Oxidative Leaching ResultsPNNL-18500, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 

2008

  • Casella AJ, BD Hanson, and WH Miller. 2008. "The Temperature, Oxygen, and Fuel Chemistry Dependence of UO2 Dissolution Under Repository Conditions." Transactions of the American Nuclear Society 98(1):131-132. 
  • Hanson BD. 2008. "Examining the Conservatisms in Dissolution Rates of Commercial Spent Nuclear Fuel." In Proceedings of the 2008 International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference , vol. 2, pp. 404-411.  American Nuclear Society, La Grange, IL. 
  • Casella AJ, BD Hanson, and WH Miller. 2008. "Factors Affecting UO2 Dissolution Under Geologic Disposal Conditions." In International High Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference, vol. 1, pp. 388-394.  American Nuclear Society, La Grange, IL. 
  • Hanson BD, RC Daniel, A Casella, RS Wittman, W Wu, PJ MacFarlan, and RW Shimskey. 2008. Fuel-In-Air FY07 Summary ReportPNNL-17275 Rev.1, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 

2007

  • Casella AM, SK Loyalka, and BD Hanson. 2007. "A Monte Carlo Program for Modeling Particulate Flows through Pinhole Breaches in Spent Fuel Canisters." Transactions of the American Nuclear Society 91:637-638. 
  • Casella AM, SK Loyalka, and BD Hanson. 2007. "Monte Carlo Modeling of Molecular Flow through Nano-Pathways in Irradiated TRISO Fuels." Transactions of the American Nuclear Society 97:681-682. 
  • Casella AM, SK Loyalka, and BD Hanson. 2007. "Pinhole Breaches in Spent Fuel Containers: Improvements to Conservative Models of Aerosol Release and Plugging." Transactions of the American Nuclear Society 97:439-440. 
  • Kline AJ, BD Hanson, and WH Miller. 2007. "Characteristics of UO2 Dissolution under Geologic Disposal Conditions Using SPFT." Transactions of the American Nuclear Society 97(1):73-74. 

2006

  • Casella AM, SUDARSHANK LOYALKA, and BD Hanson. 2006. "Plugging Effects on Depressurization Time in Dry Storage Containers with Pinhole Breaches." In Transactions of the American Nuclear Society Winter 2006 Meeting, vol. 95, ed. Christine A. Yoelin, Julie B. Rule, pp. 209-210.  American Nuclear Society, La Grange Park, IL. 
  • Kline AJ, BD Hanson, WH Miller, and RS Wittman. 2006. "Modeling the Radiolysis Effect on CSNF Dissolution Kinetics." In Transactions of the American Nuclear Society Winter Meeting (2006), vol. 95, pp. 177-178.  American Nuclear Society, La Grange Park, IL. 
  • Casella AM, SK Loyalka, and BD Hanson. 2006. "Pinhole Breaches in Spent Fuel Containers: Some Modeling Considerations." In 2006 ANS Annual Meeting, Reno Nevada, June 4-8, 2006. Published in Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, vol. 94, pp. 80-81.  American Nuclear Society, La Grange Park, IL. 
  • Miller WH, AJ Kline, and BD Hanson. 2006. "Dosimetry Modeling for Predicting Radiolytic Production at the Spent Fuel - Water Interface." In 11th International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference (IHLRWM), pp. 698-711.  American Nuclear Society, Las Vegas, NV. 

2005

  • Douglas M, SB Clark, JI Friese, BW Arey, EC Buck, and BD Hanson. 2005. "Neptunium(V) Partitioning to Uranium(VI) Oxide and Peroxide Solids." Environmental Science and Technology 39(11):4117-4124. 
  • Douglas M, SB Clark, JI Friese, BW Arey, EC Buck, BD Hanson, S Utsunomiya, and RC Ewing. 2005. "Microscale Characterization of Uranium(VI) Silicate Solids and Associated Neptunium(V)." Radiochimica Acta 93(5):265-272. 
  • Hanson BD, BK McNamara, EC Buck, JI Friese, ED Jenson, KM Krupka, and BW Arey. 2005. "Corrosion of commercial spent nuclear fuel. 1. Formation of studtite and metastudtite." Radiochimica Acta 93:159-168. 
  • McNamara BK, BD Hanson, EC Buck, and CZ Soderquist. 2005. "Corrosion of Commercial Spent Nuclear Fuel. 2. A Radiochemical Analyses of Metastudtite and Leachates ." Radiochimica Acta 93(3):169-175. 
  • Wittman RS, EC Buck, and BD Hanson. 2005. Data Analysis of Plutonium Sorption on Colloids in a Minimal Kinetics ModelPNNL-15285, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 

2004

  • Buck EC, BD Hanson, and BK McNamara. 2004. "The Geochemical Behaviour of Tc, Np, and Pu in Spent Nuclear Fuel in an Oxidizing Environment." Chapter 3 in Energy, Waste, and the Environment: A Geochemical Perspective, vol. 236, ed. R. Giere and P. Stille, pp. 65-88.  Geological Society, London, United Kingdom. 
  • Buck EC, BD Hanson, JI Friese, M Douglas, and BK McNamara. 2004. "Evidence for Neptunium Incorporation into Uranium (VI) Phases." In Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management XXVIII. Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, vol. 824, pp. 133-138.  Materials Research Society, Warrendale, PA. 
  • Buck EC, BK McNamara, and BD Hanson. 2004. Alternative Conceptual Model for Colloid Generation from Commercial Spent Nuclear FuelPNNL-14306, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Hanson BD, and RB Stout. 2004. "Reexamining the Dissolution of Spent Fuel: A Comparison of Different Methods for Calculating Rates." In Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management XXVIII. Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, vol. 824, pp. 89-94.  Materals Research Society, Warrendale, PA. 
  • Hanson BD, JI Friese, and CZ Soderquist. 2004. "Initial Results From Dissolution Testing of Spent Fuel Under Acidic Conditions." In Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Managment XXVIII. Materials Rsearch Society Symposium Proceedings, vol. 824, pp. 113-118.  Materials Research Society, Warrendale, PA. 
  • Friese JI, M Douglas, BK McNamara, SB Clark, and BD Hanson. 2004. Np Behavior in Synthesized Uranyl Phases: Results of Initial TestsPNNL-14856, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Friese JI, M Douglas, EC Buck, SB Clark, and BD Hanson. 2004. "Neptunium(V) Incorporation/Sorption with Uranium(VI) Alteration Products." In SCIENTIFIC BASIS FOR NUCLEAR WASTE MANAGEMENT XXVIII. MRS Proceedings, vol. 824, ed. JM Hanchar, S Stroes-Gascoyne and L Browning, p. Paper No. CC9.2.  Materials Research Society, Warrendale, PA.  doi:10.1557/PROC-824-CC9.2
  • McNamara BK, BD Hanson, EC Buck, and CZ Soderquist. 2004. "A radiochemical analyses of metastudtite and leachates from spent fuel." In Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management XXVII. Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, vol. 824, pp. 139-144.  Materials Research Society, Warrendale, PA. 
  • Scheele RD, BD Hanson, SE Cumblidge, ED Jenson, AE Kozelisky, RL Sell, PJ MacFarlan, and LA Snow. 2004. "Effect of Gadolinium Doping on the Air Oxidation of Uranium Dioxide." In Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management XXVIII. Materials Research Society Symposium Proceeding, vol. 824, pp. 211-216.  Materials Research Society, Warrendale, PA. 

2003

  • Buck EC, BK McNamara, M Douglas, and BD Hanson. 2003. Possible Incorporation of Neptunium in Uranyl (VI) Alteration PhasesPNNL-14277, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Friese JI, EC Buck, BK McNamara, BD Hanson, and SC Marschman. 2003. Existing Evidence for the Fate of Neptunium in the Yucca Mountain RepositoryPNNL-14307, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Hanson BD, SE Cumblidge, RD Scheele, and RL Sell. 2003. "The Effect of Rare Earth Dopants on UO2 Oxidation." In Annual Meeting of the American Nuclear Society, San Diego, June 1-5 2003, published in the Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, vol. 88, pp. 414-415.  American Nuclear Society, La Grange Park, IL. 
  • McNamara BK, EC Buck, and BD Hanson. 2003. "Observation of Studtite and Metastudtite on Spent Fuel." In Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management XXVI. Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, vol. 757, pp. 401-406.  Materials Research Society, Warrendale, PA. 

2000

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