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Bruce Pierson

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352

PNNL Patents

PNNL Publications


  • Pierson B.D., L.R. Greenwood, S.C. Stave, J.T. Burke, S.W. Padgett, A.M. Prinke, and J.A. Goda, et al. 2020. "Improved Cumulative Fission Yield Measurements with Fission Spectrum Neutrons on 238U." Nuclear Data Sheets 163. PNNL-SA-148863. doi:10.1016/j.nds.2019.12.006



  • Arrigo L.M., L.R. Greenwood, B.D. Pierson, L.A. Metz, and J.I. Friese. 2018. "Radiochemical separations and experimental measurements of short-lived fission products from 14 MeV irradiation of depleted uranium." Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 318, no. 1:353-360. PNNL-SA-133908. doi:10.1007/S10967-018-6115-7
  • Greenwood L.R., B.D. Pierson, and C.D. Johnson. 2018. "Enhancement of STAYSL_PNNL with IRDFF/V1.05 to 60 MeV." In 16th International Symposium on Reactor Dosimetry, edited by M. H. Sparks, K. R. DePriest, and D. W. Vehar, STP1608-EB, 265-275. West Conshohock, Pennsylvania:ASTM International. PNNL-SA-125878. doi:10.1520/STP160820170054
  • Jackson M.J., C. Gilligan, A. Davies, R.E. Britton, J.I. Friese, L.R. Greenwood, and B.D. Pierson, et al. 2018. "International Inter-comparison Exercise on 153Sm." Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 318, no. 1:107-115. PNNL-SA-133434. doi:10.1007/s10967-018-6048-1


  • Pierson B.D., E.C. Finn, J.I. Friese, L.R. Greenwood, J.D. Kephart, R.F. Kephart, and L.A. Metz. 2013. "Identifying and quantifying short-lived fission products from thermal fission of HEU using portable HPGe detectors." Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 295, no. 3:1881 - 1885. PNNL-SA-88913. doi:10.1007/s10967-012-2109-z


  • Finn E.C., L.A. Metz, L.R. Greenwood, B.D. Pierson, J.I. Friese, R.F. Kephart, and J.D. Kephart. 2012. "Short-lived fission product measurements from >0.1 MeV neutron-induced fission using boron carbide." Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 293, no. 1:267-272. PNNL-SA-77832. doi:10.1007/s10967-012-1652-y
  • Greenwood L.R., R.S. Wittman, B.D. Pierson, L.A. Metz, R.F. Payne, E.C. Finn, and J.I. Friese. 2012. "Design and Testing of a Boron Carbide Capsule for Spectral Tailoring in Mixed-Spectrum Reactors." Journal of ASTM International. JAI 9, no. 3:Article No. JAI103959. PNNL-SA-79709.



  • Metz L.A., R.F. Payne, J.I. Friese, L.R. Greenwood, J.D. Kephart, and B.D. Pierson. 2009. "Experimental Measurements of Short-Lived Fission Products from Uranium, Neptunium, Plutonium and Americium." Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 282, no. 2:373-377. PNNL-SA-65763. doi:10.1007/s10967-009-0225-1
  • Payne R.F., J.A. Drader, J.I. Friese, L.R. Greenwood, C.C. Hines, L.A. Metz, and J.D. Kephart, et al. 2009. "Neutron fluence and energy reproducibility of a 2-dollar TRIGA reactor Pulse." Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 282, no. 1:59-62. PNNL-SA-65753.

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