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Title: Advanced neutron absorber materials

Abstract

A neutron absorbing material and method utilizing rare earth elements such as gadolinium, europium and samarium to form metallic glasses and/or noble base nano/microcrystalline materials, the neutron absorbing material having a combination of superior neutron capture cross sections coupled with enhanced resistance to corrosion, oxidation and leaching.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. (Idaho Falls, ID)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID
OSTI Identifier:
873274
Patent Number(s):
US 6125912
Assignee:
Bechtel BWXT Idaho, LLC (Idaho Falls, ID) INEEL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC07-94ID13223
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
advanced; neutron; absorber; materials; absorbing; material; method; utilizing; rare; earth; elements; gadolinium; europium; samarium; form; metallic; glasses; noble; base; nano; microcrystalline; combination; superior; capture; sections; coupled; enhanced; resistance; corrosion; oxidation; leaching; crystalline materials; crystalline material; metallic glass; earth elements; neutron absorber; absorbing material; rare earth; neutron capture; neutron absorbing; form metal; absorber material; method utilizing; earth element; metallic glasses; absorber materials; sorber material; form metallic; sorbing material; /164/148/

Citation Formats

Branagan, Daniel J., and Smolik, Galen R. Advanced neutron absorber materials. United States: N. p., 2000. Web.
Branagan, Daniel J., & Smolik, Galen R. Advanced neutron absorber materials. United States.
Branagan, Daniel J., and Smolik, Galen R. Sat . "Advanced neutron absorber materials". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/873274.
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abstractNote = {A neutron absorbing material and method utilizing rare earth elements such as gadolinium, europium and samarium to form metallic glasses and/or noble base nano/microcrystalline materials, the neutron absorbing material having a combination of superior neutron capture cross sections coupled with enhanced resistance to corrosion, oxidation and leaching.},
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place = {United States},
year = {Sat Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2000},
month = {Sat Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2000}
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