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Bruce Pierson

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352

PNNL Publications


  • Pierson BD, EC Finn, JI Friese, LR Greenwood, JD Kephart, RF Kephart, and LA 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(3):1881 - 1885.  doi:10.1007/s10967-012-2109-z


  • Finn EC, LA Metz, LR Greenwood, BD Pierson, JI Friese, RF Kephart, and JD Kephart. 2012. "Short-lived fission product measurements from >0.1 MeV neutron-induced fission using boron carbide." Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 293(1):267-272.  doi:10.1007/s10967-012-1652-y
  • Greenwood LR, RS Wittman, BD Pierson, LA Metz, RF Payne, EC Finn, and JI Friese. 2012. "Design and Testing of a Boron Carbide Capsule for Spectral Tailoring in Mixed-Spectrum Reactors." Journal of ASTM International. JAI 9(3):Article No. JAI103959. 



  • Metz LA, RF Payne, JI Friese, LR Greenwood, JD Kephart, and BD Pierson. 2009. "Experimental Measurements of Short-Lived Fission Products from Uranium, Neptunium, Plutonium and Americium." Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 282(2):373-377.  doi:10.1007/s10967-009-0225-1
  • Payne RF, JA Drader, JI Friese, LR Greenwood, CC Hines, LA Metz, JD Kephart, MD King, BD Pierson, JD Smith, and DE Wall. 2009. "Neutron fluence and energy reproducibility of a 2-dollar TRIGA reactor Pulse." Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 282(1):59-62. 

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