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Title: APPLICATIONS OF ULTRASONIC ENERGY. TASK 1: ULTRASONIC CHEMICAL PROCESSING. TASK 2: ULTRASONIC METAL AND CERAMIC POWDER PROCESSING. TASK 3: ULTRASONIC INSTRUMENTATION. Progress Report No. 20 Covering Period February 1, 1960 to March 31, 1960

Abstract

No abstract.<>15:027262Considerations are given for the possibility of using the antineutrino flux from a nuclear explosion as a means of detecting the explosion. The basic detection process, the Reines-Cowan reaction, is described, and the flux of antineutrinos from fission explosions of various yields is calculated. The antineutrino backgrounds to be expected from the interior of the earth and from extraterrestrial sources are calculated. Performance characteristics are evaluated for detectors of various sizes. It is found that for the largest detector considered, of the order of lO/sup 9/ cu ft, the maximum detection range for a 1-kT explosion is of the order of 100 km, and for a 100-kT explosion it is of the order of 1000 km. The results indicate that the method is not feasible. (auth)

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Aeroprojects, Inc., West Chester, Penna.
OSTI Identifier:
4842195
Report Number(s):
NYO-2574
NSA Number:
NSA-15-027261
DOE Contract Number:  
AT(30-1)-1836
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-61
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS; CERAMICS; CHEMICAL REACTIONS; INSTRUMENTS; METALS; POWDERS; ULTRASONICS; USES

Citation Formats

. APPLICATIONS OF ULTRASONIC ENERGY. TASK 1: ULTRASONIC CHEMICAL PROCESSING. TASK 2: ULTRASONIC METAL AND CERAMIC POWDER PROCESSING. TASK 3: ULTRASONIC INSTRUMENTATION. Progress Report No. 20 Covering Period February 1, 1960 to March 31, 1960. United States: N. p., 1960. Web.
. APPLICATIONS OF ULTRASONIC ENERGY. TASK 1: ULTRASONIC CHEMICAL PROCESSING. TASK 2: ULTRASONIC METAL AND CERAMIC POWDER PROCESSING. TASK 3: ULTRASONIC INSTRUMENTATION. Progress Report No. 20 Covering Period February 1, 1960 to March 31, 1960. United States.
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