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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Options include adjoint tables, mixtures, homogeneous or heterogeneous self-shielding, group collapse, homogenization, thermal upscatter, prompt or steady-state fission, transport corrections, elastic removal corrections, and flexible response function edits.
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.
As accessible as Pete and Debbie are as characters, they also benefit from Apatow's distinct verbal acumen, swearing like sailors, often reverting to self-shielding sarcasm, and defending their singular pop-culture tastes with die-hard enthusiasm.
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.
In particular, planning must take into consideration both the horizontal and vertical magnetic field of the NMR instrument, starting from the basic question of whether the researcher is planning on a "self-shielding" instrument or a non-shielded instrument.
OrigoMag can be used with both solid wire and self-shielding cored wire.
In contrast, the new ceramic resonator is self-shielding, thus eliminating the need for the housing, tuning screw, manual assembly and adjustment.
The ferrite body inductors form a closed magnetic circuit and are self-shielding, which allows for dense spacing on circuit boards.