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Title: NEUTRON ABSORPTION AND SHIELDING DEVICE

Abstract

A neutron absorption and shielding device is described which is adapted for mounting in a radiation shielding wall surrounding a radioactive area through which instrumentation leads and the like may safely pass without permitting gamma or neutron radiation to pass to the exterior. The shielding device comprises a container having at least one nonrectilinear tube or passageway means extending therethrough, which is adapted to contain instrumentation leads or the like, a layer of a substance capable of absorbing gamma rays, and a solid resinous composition adapted to attenuate fast-moving neutrons and capture slow- moving or thermal neutrons.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4132852
Patent Number(s):
2942116
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
G - PHYSICS G21 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS G21C - NUCLEAR REACTORS
NSA Number:
NSA-14-026388
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-60
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
PHYSICS; ABSORPTION; CABLES; CAPTURE; FAST NEUTRONS; GAMMA RADIATION; INSTRUMENTS; NEUTRONS; PIPES; PLANNING; RESINS; SHIELDING; SHIELDING MATERIALS; SOLIDS; THERMAL NEUTRONS; VESSELS

Citation Formats

Axelrad, I R. NEUTRON ABSORPTION AND SHIELDING DEVICE. United States: N. p., 1960. Web.
Axelrad, I R. NEUTRON ABSORPTION AND SHIELDING DEVICE. United States.
Axelrad, I R. Tue . "NEUTRON ABSORPTION AND SHIELDING DEVICE". United States.
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title = {NEUTRON ABSORPTION AND SHIELDING DEVICE},
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abstractNote = {A neutron absorption and shielding device is described which is adapted for mounting in a radiation shielding wall surrounding a radioactive area through which instrumentation leads and the like may safely pass without permitting gamma or neutron radiation to pass to the exterior. The shielding device comprises a container having at least one nonrectilinear tube or passageway means extending therethrough, which is adapted to contain instrumentation leads or the like, a layer of a substance capable of absorbing gamma rays, and a solid resinous composition adapted to attenuate fast-moving neutrons and capture slow- moving or thermal neutrons.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1960},
month = {6}
}