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TitleSolutions of Boltzmann`s Equation for Mono-energetic Neutrons in an Infinite Homogeneous Medium
Author(s)Wigner, E. P.
Publication DateNovember 30, 1943
Report NumberAECD-3215
Unique IdentifierACC0144
Other NumbersCP-1120; A-1608; OSTI ID: 4422374
Research OrgMetallurgical Laboratory, University of Chicago
Sponsoring OrgU. S. Atomic Energy Commission (AEC)
Other InformationDeclassified July 31, 1951
SubjectPhysics; Boltzmann Equation; Differential Equations; Diffusion; Neutron Flux; Neutron Sources; Scattering; Transport Theory
KeywordsNeutrons -- Diffusion; Neutrons -- Scattering
Related Web PagesEugene Wigner and Fundamental Symmetry Principles
AbstractBoltzman's equation is solved for the case of monoenergetic neutrons created by a plane or point source in an infinite medium which has spherically symmetric scattering. The customary solution of the diffusion equation appears to be multiplied by a constant factor which is smaller than 1. In addition to this term the total neutron density contains another term which is important in the neighborhood of the source. It varies as 1/r{sup 2} in the neighborhood of a point source. (auth)
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