# A THEOREM AND ITS APPLICATION TO FINITE TAMPERS

## Abstract

A theorem is derived which is useful in the analysis of neutron problems in which all neutrons have the same velocity. It is applied to determine extrapolated end-points, the asymptotic amplitude from a point source, and the neutron density at the surface of a medium. Formulas for the effect of finite tampers are derived by its aid, and their accuracy is discussed.

- Authors:

- Publication Date:

- Research Org.:
- Los Alamos Scientific Lab., N. Mex.

- Sponsoring Org.:
- US Atomic Energy Commission (AEC)

- OSTI Identifier:
- 4341197

- Report Number(s):
- LA-608

- NSA Number:
- NSA-11-012181

- DOE Contract Number:
- W-7405-ENG-36

- Resource Type:
- Technical Report

- Resource Relation:
- Other Information: Decl. Aug. 14, 1957

- Country of Publication:
- United States

- Language:
- English

- Subject:
- PHYSICS; EQUATIONS; NEUTRON FLUX; NEUTRON SOURCES; NEUTRONS; POINT SOURCES; RADIATION SOURCES; REFLECTORS; SURFACES; TAMPER; VELOCITY

### Citation Formats

```
Feynman, R.P.
```*A THEOREM AND ITS APPLICATION TO FINITE TAMPERS*. United States: N. p., 1946.
Web. doi:10.2172/4341197.

```
Feynman, R.P.
```*A THEOREM AND ITS APPLICATION TO FINITE TAMPERS*. United States. doi:10.2172/4341197.

```
Feynman, R.P. Thu .
"A THEOREM AND ITS APPLICATION TO FINITE TAMPERS". United States. doi:10.2172/4341197. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/4341197.
```

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@article{osti_4341197,
```

title = {A THEOREM AND ITS APPLICATION TO FINITE TAMPERS},

author = {Feynman, R.P.},

abstractNote = {A theorem is derived which is useful in the analysis of neutron problems in which all neutrons have the same velocity. It is applied to determine extrapolated end-points, the asymptotic amplitude from a point source, and the neutron density at the surface of a medium. Formulas for the effect of finite tampers are derived by its aid, and their accuracy is discussed.},

doi = {10.2172/4341197},

journal = {},

number = ,

volume = ,

place = {United States},

year = {1946},

month = {8}

}

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