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Neutron yields from ([gamma], n) reactions in the light elements

D. West

Neutron yields from ([gamma], n) reactions in the light elements

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Published by Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Nuclear Physics Division, [distributed by H.M.S.O.] in Harwell, [London] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by] D. West and A. C. Sherwood.
SeriesAERE-R9195
ContributionsSherwood, A C., Atomic Energy Research Establishment. Nuclear Physics Division.
The Physical Object
Pagination5, (5)p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21640213M
ISBN 100705804194
OCLC/WorldCa35341097


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Neutron yields from ([gamma], n) reactions in the light elements by D. West Download PDF EPUB FB2

Buy Empirical Formulae for Calculating Neutron Yields: (α, n) and (p, n) Reactions for the Light Element Targets on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders. Total neutron yields calculated for proton and neu-tron projectiles on Pb data points are: solid circle at 32 MeV from open circle at MeV from R and stars between to Ge V from Re& The latter are for a 20 crn diameter, 60 crn long target.

DT neutron yields from dosimetry standard reactions on aluminum, chromium, iron, nickel, zirconium, and indium are in agreement within the {plus_minus}9% (one-sigma,) accuracy of the measurements: also agreeing are yields from silicon foils using the ACTL library cross-section.

While the ENDF/B-V library has too low a cross-section. The thick target neutron yields from bombardment of neutron yield data. For the elements of 16 neutron yields are calculated if the cross section. Thick target neutron yields from LiF, C, Si, Ni, Mo, and Ta bombarded by MeV/u deuterons Author links open overlay panel Hayato Takeshita a Yukinobu Watanabe a Keita Nakano a 1 Seiya Manabe a Katsumi Aoki a Naoto Araki a Kosuke Yoshinami a Tadahiro Kin a Nobuhiro Shigyo b Jun Koga c So Makise c Tamaki Yoshioka d Masaomi Tanaka e Takashi.

Neutron Yield • The neutron yield (n/s) of a particular source can only be determined precisely by measurement Alpha Neutron Sources 16 • Yield values expressed as n/s/Ci are only estimates.

• The actual yield depends on the source construction and the beryllium - alpha emitter ratio. The neutron activation system has just recently been installed at JTU. During the high {beta}p experiments, Julyapproximately foils were irradiated.

The preliminary results of the measurement of the MeV neutron yield shows a good agreement with the neutron yield obtained from fission chambers.

In neutron logging there are three processes of interest: neutron emission, neutron scattering and neutron absorption. Neutron Emission The neutron tool emits high energy ( MeV) neutrons from a radioactive source.

They move very fast, and their energy is related to their speed. They are called fast neutrons. The neutron sources used. The neutron yield is mostly determined by the accelerating voltage and the ion current level. An example of a tritium target in use is a mm thick silver disc with a 1 micrometer layer of titanium deposited on its surface; the titanium Neutron yields from book then saturated with tritium.

Metals. Neutron Interactions with Matter. Rinard. INTRODUCTION. How neutrons interact with matter aflkcts the ways in which assays can be pdormed with neutrqs. Neutron interactions with the assay material affkct the interpretation of neutron measurements and limit the amount of fissile material the assay instrument can contain safely.

The neutron absorption rate is simply Σ a production rate depends on the physical situation, meaning that neutrons may be generated by some arbitrary neutron source, S, such as CfWithin an operating reactor, the source term is inevitably fission; hence, the neutron production rate is νΣ f a single coordinate system problem, the leakage rate is the derivative of the.

Purchase Neutron Physics - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNAccurate data on the neutron yield from the interaction of α-particles with the nuclei of light elements ranging from lithium to potassium are required for solving the problems of nuclear power technologies: development of analytical means for controlling the technological processes of fabricating and reprocessing nuclear fuel, securing radiological protection for workers, improving the.

OCLC Number: Notes: Work supported by the U.S. Department of Energy contract no. EYC Feb. Description: 18 pages: illustrations ; 28 cm. neutron bombardment of U Yields average of neutrons with an average energy of 2MeV. Neutron-rich nuclides in excited states may emit neutrons. Important for fission products.

Cf % branch of Cf decay. Yields neutrons per fission, average energy MeV. This neutron-induced irreducible background may be the limiting factor for the sensitivity of the current generation of dark matter direct search experiments [5], [6]. There are various codes specifically developed to calculate neutron yields and energy spectra from (α,xn) reactions induced by α-decay.

Some of them are NeuCBOT [7], SOURCES [8. The design of a compact D–D neutron generator with a neutron yield greater than 1 × 1 0 8 n/s is presented in this paper. A duoplasmatron ion source is used to supply the deuteron beam.

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As such, there is a sharper distinction, relative to thermal effects, between areas of high lethality and areas with minimal radiation doses. All high yield (more than c. 10 kiloton. PDF files (September ) JANIS Books are available for download in PDF format.

The PDF version contains tables of simple integral neutron cross-section data for the main reaction channels, as well as tables of reaction Q values for residual production cross-sections.

A product line of high yield neutron generators has been developed at Adelphi technology inc. The generators use the D-D fusion reaction and are driven by an ion beam supplied by a microwave ion.

The deuterium-deuterium (DD) fusion neutron yield and anisotropy were measured on a shot-to-shot basis for the NX2 plasma focus (PF) device using two beryllium fast-neutron activation detectors at 0° and 90° to the PF axis.

Measurements were performed for deuterium gas pressures in the range 6–16 mbar, and positive correlations between neutron yield and anisotropy were observed at all.

Resolution measurements were made using MeV neutrons from a high-yield, portable DT neutron generator and a neutron camera based on a scintillation screen viewed by a digital camera. Resolution measurements were made using a custom-built, plastic, USAF resolution chart, of dimensions × 98 × mm3, and by calculating the modulation transfer function from the.

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The neutron yields from the reaction Be 9 (α, n)C 12 have been measured for several actinide–beryllium alloys. The values for the beryllium thick target neutron yield, derived from the measurements on alloys containing PuAmand Cmare 60 ± 2, 74 ± 2, and ± 3 neutrons per million alphas, respectively, when based on.

Spontaneous neutron emission. As a consequence of the Pauli exclusion principle, nuclei with an excess of protons or neutrons have a higher average energy per with a sufficient excess of neutrons have a greater energy than the combination of a free neutron and a nucleus with one less neutron, and therefore can decay by neutron emission.

Calculate the neutron yield factor (n) for natural uranium at fast neutron energy, given that the atom density of U is x atoms/cm² and the atom density of U is x atoms/cm. Use information from Appendix A and B below.

What is the difference between prompt and. (a) Time-of-flight spectrum for 9-MeV neutrons, (b) neutron-detection efficiency, and (c) the neutron-yield distribution (logarithmic scale) as a function of energy.

See the text for details. Sandia did not announce typical acceleration voltages used with the neutristor, however, commercial neutron generators use around kV, but significant neutron yields can be obtained at voltages.

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The neutron yields of a series of actinide–beryllium sources have been measured. Some of the sources were compared with primary neutron standards in a manganese sulphate bath. The experimental procedure is described in detail and corrections for the loss of neutrons from the bath are discussed.

adshelp[at] The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AC86A. Table Spontaneous Fission Data Spontaneous Fission Half-Life (y) Spontaneous Fission Yield, v (n/fission) Isotope U U Pu Pu Am Data Source: Reilly et al., The neutron field is produced by a mixed beam, composed of 5 MeV atomic and molecular ions of hydrogen and deuterium, which is used to bombard a thick beryllium (Be) target.

Beryllium is a well-known neutron-producing material not only because of its high neutron yield but also because of its stability and high specific heat.

A conventional neutron detection technique was adapted to measure low neutron yields from D–D fusion pulses. This method uses a 3 He proportional counter surrounded by a paraffin moderator.

Electric signals generated in the 3 He tube are fed into a preamplifier. The output of the preamplifier is directly connected to a digital oscilloscope. Fast reactors vs. thermal reactors. Fast neutron reactors use fast fission to produce energy, unlike most nuclear a conventional reactor, a moderator is needed to slow down the neutrons so that they are more likely to fission atoms.

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The generator has been designed as a sealed tube with a performance goal of producing 5 {center_dot} 10{sup 11} n/s.

Abstract. Relative fission yield measurements were made for 50 fission products from ± MeV alpha-induced fission of Th Quantitative comparison of these experimentally measured fission yields with the evaluated fission yields from MeV neutron-induced fission of U demonstrates the feasibility of the proposed fission-proxy method.

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