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Title: Advanced neutron absorber materials

Abstract

A neutron absorbing material and method utilizing rare earth elements such as gadolinium, europium and samarium to form metallic glasses and/or noble base nano/microcrystalline materials, the neutron absorbing material having a combination of superior neutron capture cross sections coupled with enhanced resistance to corrosion, oxidation and leaching.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. Idaho Falls, ID
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Idaho National Lab. (INL), Idaho Falls, ID (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
873274
Patent Number(s):
6125912
Assignee:
Bechtel BWXT Idaho, LLC (Idaho Falls, ID)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C22 - METALLURGY C22C - ALLOYS
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B22 - CASTING B22D - CASTING OF METALS
DOE Contract Number:  
AC07-94ID13223
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
advanced; neutron; absorber; materials; absorbing; material; method; utilizing; rare; earth; elements; gadolinium; europium; samarium; form; metallic; glasses; noble; base; nano; microcrystalline; combination; superior; capture; sections; coupled; enhanced; resistance; corrosion; oxidation; leaching; crystalline materials; crystalline material; metallic glass; earth elements; neutron absorber; absorbing material; rare earth; neutron capture; neutron absorbing; form metal; absorber material; method utilizing; earth element; metallic glasses; absorber materials; sorber material; form metallic; sorbing material; /164/148/

Citation Formats

Branagan, Daniel J, and Smolik, Galen R. Advanced neutron absorber materials. United States: N. p., 2000. Web.
Branagan, Daniel J, & Smolik, Galen R. Advanced neutron absorber materials. United States.
Branagan, Daniel J, and Smolik, Galen R. Sat . "Advanced neutron absorber materials". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/873274.
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