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Title: Nuclear reactor shield including magnesium oxide

Abstract

An improvement in nuclear reactor shielding of a type used in reactor applications involving significant amounts of fast neutron flux, the reactor shielding including means providing structural support, neutron moderator material, neutron absorber material and other components as described below, wherein at least a portion of the neutron moderator material is magnesium in the form of magnesium oxide either alone or in combination with other moderator materials such as graphite and iron.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. (Del Mar, CA)
  2. (La Jolla, CA)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
General Atomic Co., San Diego, Calif.
OSTI Identifier:
863914
Patent Number(s):
4274922
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) OSTI
DOE Contract Number:  
EY-76-C-03-0167
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
nuclear; reactor; shield; including; magnesium; oxide; improvement; shielding; type; applications; involving; significant; amounts; fast; neutron; flux; means; providing; structural; support; moderator; material; absorber; components; described; below; portion; form; combination; materials; graphite; iron; including means; structural support; fast neutron; neutron absorber; significant amounts; nuclear reactor; neutron flux; magnesium oxide; absorber material; providing structural; significant amount; sorber material; reactor shielding; reactor shield; reactor applications; /376/976/

Citation Formats

Rouse, Carl A., and Simnad, Massoud T. Nuclear reactor shield including magnesium oxide. United States: N. p., 1981. Web.
Rouse, Carl A., & Simnad, Massoud T. Nuclear reactor shield including magnesium oxide. United States.
Rouse, Carl A., and Simnad, Massoud T. Thu . "Nuclear reactor shield including magnesium oxide". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/863914.
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abstractNote = {An improvement in nuclear reactor shielding of a type used in reactor applications involving significant amounts of fast neutron flux, the reactor shielding including means providing structural support, neutron moderator material, neutron absorber material and other components as described below, wherein at least a portion of the neutron moderator material is magnesium in the form of magnesium oxide either alone or in combination with other moderator materials such as graphite and iron.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1981},
month = {1}
}

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