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Science and Technology of Nuclear Installations
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 672876, 9 pages
Review Article

Advanced Measuring (Instrumentation) Methods for Nuclear Installations: A Review

Chongqing Automobile College, Chongqing University of Technology, Chongqing 400054, China

Received 14 July 2012; Accepted 27 August 2012

Academic Editor: Xing Chen

Copyright © 2012 Wang Qiu-kuan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The nuclear technology has been widely used in the world. The research of measurement in nuclear installations involves many aspects, such as nuclear reactors, nuclear fuel cycle, safety and security, nuclear accident, after action, analysis, and environmental applications. In last decades, many advanced measuring devices and techniques have been widely applied in nuclear installations. This paper mainly introduces the development of the measuring (instrumentation) methods for nuclear installations and the applications of these instruments and methods.