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Title: RADIATION SHIELDING DEVICE

Abstract

ABS>A radiation shield that is suitable for the protection of personnel from both gamma rays and nentrons is described. The shield is comprised of a hollow wall and an aggregate consisting of iron and water in approximately equal amounts by volume substantially filling the wall. A means is provided to circulate the water through the wall to cool the shield when in use.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4302888
Patent Number(s):
2853624
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G21 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS G21F - PROTECTION AGAINST X-RADIATION, GAMMA RADIATION, CORPUSCULAR RADIATION OR PARTICLE BOMBARDMENT
NSA Number:
NSA-13-004369
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-59
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
PATENTS; BARRIERS; COOLING; GAMMA RADIATION; IRON; LIQUID FLOW; NEUTRONS; PERSONNEL; QUANTITY RATIO; RADIATION PROTECTION; RADIATIONS; SHIELDING; WATER

Citation Formats

Wigner, E P, and Young, G J. RADIATION SHIELDING DEVICE. United States: N. p., 1958. Web.
Wigner, E P, & Young, G J. RADIATION SHIELDING DEVICE. United States.
Wigner, E P, and Young, G J. Tue . "RADIATION SHIELDING DEVICE". United States.
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title = {RADIATION SHIELDING DEVICE},
author = {Wigner, E P and Young, G J},
abstractNote = {ABS>A radiation shield that is suitable for the protection of personnel from both gamma rays and nentrons is described. The shield is comprised of a hollow wall and an aggregate consisting of iron and water in approximately equal amounts by volume substantially filling the wall. A means is provided to circulate the water through the wall to cool the shield when in use.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1958},
month = {9}
}