cadmium cutoff

cadmium cutoff

[′kad·mē·əm ′kət‚ȯf]
(nucleonics)
The neutron energy, approximately 0.3 electronvolt, below which cadmium has a high neutron absorption cross section but above which this cross section falls off sharply.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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