self-shielding

self-shielding

[′self ¦shēld·iŋ]
(nucleonics)
Shielding of the inner portion of the fuel in a nuclear reactor by the outer portion of the fuel.
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The road to the cyclotron via a maze of concrete walls (thickness 1 m) so that a self-shielding of the cyclotron is not required.
The company's customized magnetics are self-shielding to minimize EMI and RFI interference.
The France's minister for defence (General Armament Delegation) has signed a Eurocopter contract to modernise 27 Cougar army and air force helicopters (aviation norms, self-shielding, information systems).
The company's customized magnetics are self-shielding to minimize electromagnetic and radio frequency interference.
Used in conjunction with the Mobetron (a fully portable, self-shielding unit that delivers high doses of intraoperative electron-beam radiation therapy directly to affected tissue during cancer surgery), the Mobetron Operating Table is fully flexible and is specifically crafted to enable the patient to be ideally positioned for radiation treatment.
OrigoMag can be used with both solid wire and self-shielding cored wire.
Resonator self-shielding eliminates the electromagnetic field interaction with nearby elements and the housing resulting in lower circuit test/tune cost.
The ceramic body inductors also are self-shielding and can be used in a frequency band from hundreds of megahertz into the gigahertz region.
The self-shielding qualities make it possible to weld outdoors in the wind without tents or other auxiliary shielding.
This must necessarily be self-shielding against X-rays, so that no further structural radiation protection is necessary.