neutron irradiation

neutron irradiation

[′nü‚trän i‚rād·ē′ā·shən]
(nucleonics)
The exposure of a material or object to neutrons.
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In 1938 he received the Nobel Prize in Physics "for his demonstrations of the existence of new radioactive elements produced by neutron irradiation, and for his related discovery of nuclear reactions brought about by slow neutrons" (1, 2).
This required intense neutron irradiation at ORNL's High Flux Isotope Reactor, followed by chemical separation and purification at ORNL's Radiochemical Engineering Development Center.
It will be used for neutron beam research, neutron irradiation services such as medical radioisotope production, and training of Jordanian engineers and scientists.
Cathodoluminescent Signatures of Neutron Irradiation.
1,2) This was based on the radiobiological finding that neutron irradiation is more effective in killing all cells, including poorly oxygenated tumour cells which are relatively resistant to conventional photon radiation.
They consider such aspects as the International Atomic Energy Agency's coordinated research projects on the structural integrity of reactor pressure vessels, the embrittlement correlation method for the Japanese reactor pressure vessel materials, irradiation-induced grain-boundary solute segregation and its effect on the ductile-to-brittle transition temperatures in reactor pressure vessel steels, inter-relationships between true stress-true strain behavior and deformation microstructure in the plastic deformation of neutron-irradiated or work-hardened austenitic stainless steel, and the influence of neutron irradiation on energy accumulation and dissipation during plastic flow and hardening of metallic polycrystals.
Neutron Irradiation Effects on the Structural, Magnetic and Mechanical Properties of Amorphous and Nanocrystalline FeCuNbSiB.
This indicates that glass scintillators provide a robust solution with respect to aging effects due to neutron irradiation.
He said he has asked for a workshop to he held in the Spring of 2004 to look specifically at whether it is possible to develop a model based on fission neutron irradiation and Spallation Neutron Source irradiation, coupled with the capabilities Ultrascale computing.
One of the steps in this new, proprietary service is neutron irradiation, which will be provided to IRT by the University of Virginia Reactor Facility under an exclusive agreement signed in July.
During the third quarter, 7 patients were treated at Studsvik's BNCT facility for neutron irradiation of brain tumors.
During his stay at Hokkaido University, he devoted his time to the research of fusion neutron irradiation.