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Title: High intensity, pulsed thermal neutron source

Abstract

This invention relates to a high intensity, pulsed thermal neutron source comprising a neutron-producing source which emits pulses of fast neutrons, a moderator block adjacent to the last neutron source, a reflector block which encases the fast neutron source and the moderator block and has a thermal neutron exit port extending therethrough from the moderator block, and a neutron energy- dependent decoupling reflector liner covering the interior surfaces of the thermal neutron exit port and surrounding all surfaces of the moderator block except the surface viewed by the thermal neutron exit port. (Official Gazette)

Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4326397
Patent Number(s):
3778627
Assignee:
to United States Atomic Energy Commission
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G21 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS G21G - CONVERSION OF CHEMICAL ELEMENTS
H - ELECTRICITY H05 - ELECTRIC TECHNIQUES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR H05H - PLASMA TECHNIQUE
NSA Number:
NSA-29-021098
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 1973 Apr 17; Other Information: G21g3/04. Orig. Receipt Date: 30-JUN-74
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
N47310* -Isotope & Radiation Source Technology-Radiation Sources-Design & Fabrication; *NEUTRON SOURCES- DESIGN; PULSES; THERMAL NEUTRONS

Citation Formats

Carpenter, J M. High intensity, pulsed thermal neutron source. United States: N. p., 1973. Web.
Carpenter, J M. High intensity, pulsed thermal neutron source. United States.
Carpenter, J M. Tue . "High intensity, pulsed thermal neutron source". United States.
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abstractNote = {This invention relates to a high intensity, pulsed thermal neutron source comprising a neutron-producing source which emits pulses of fast neutrons, a moderator block adjacent to the last neutron source, a reflector block which encases the fast neutron source and the moderator block and has a thermal neutron exit port extending therethrough from the moderator block, and a neutron energy- dependent decoupling reflector liner covering the interior surfaces of the thermal neutron exit port and surrounding all surfaces of the moderator block except the surface viewed by the thermal neutron exit port. (Official Gazette)},
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