neutron absorption

neutron absorption

[′nü‚trän əb‚sȯrp·shən]
(nuclear physics)
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a] (kT)--macro cross-section neutron absorption for moderating medium, taken at an energy of neutrons kT, [xi][[SIGMA].
It increases with Teflon thickness reaching a saturation which depends on the extent of neutron absorption (Fig.
The heat from the neutron absorption and the plasma will be transferred by a water cooling system to a heat exchanger and will make steam.
Boron is an important material for nuclear applications due to its high neutron absorption cross section, UK Abrasives notes.
The most common methods of mercury amount measurement are colorimetric, neutron absorption, spectrometry, atomic absorption, chromatography gas and liquid, and mass spectrometry.
The paper is divided into the following parts: The first is a general analysis of the slowing down of the products produced by the neutron absorption described by Eq.
A major reason for this is that heavy water has a low cross-section for neutron absorption compared to light water.
It showed how the likelihood of neutron absorption varied with the energy of the neutron.
With its low thermal neutron absorption, ATI's nuclear-grade zirconium alloy, Zircaloy, is the product of choice for fuel rods and fuel bundle components.
Neutron absorption on the helium produces protons and tritons that ionize the fill gas.
The shipment of this proprietary material represents the successful completion of the final phase of manufacture of this highly-specialized neutron absorption material.
The general principle of these techniques [1] combines the presence of elements having a large neutron absorption cross section, like [.