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Title: Neutron dosimetry

Abstract

A method of measuring neutron radiation within a nuclear reactor is provided. A sintered oxide wire is disposed within the reactor and exposed to neutron radiation. The induced radioactivity is measured to provide an indication of the neutron energy and flux within the reactor.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Kingston, TN
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
UNION CARBIDE CORP
OSTI Identifier:
862607
Patent Number(s):
3971944
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States Energy (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01T - MEASUREMENT OF NUCLEAR OR X-RADIATION
G - PHYSICS G21 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS G21C - NUCLEAR REACTORS
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-26
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
neutron; dosimetry; method; measuring; radiation; nuclear; reactor; provided; sintered; oxide; wire; disposed; exposed; induced; radioactivity; measured; provide; indication; energy; flux; neutron energy; neutron radiation; nuclear reactor; neutron dosimetry; measuring neutron; /376/250/976/

Citation Formats

Quinby, Thomas C. Neutron dosimetry. United States: N. p., 1976. Web.
Quinby, Thomas C. Neutron dosimetry. United States.
Quinby, Thomas C. Tue . "Neutron dosimetry". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/862607.
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year = {1976},
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