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Title: Current capabilities of the residual stress diffractometer at the high flux isotope reactor

Abstract

The engineering diffractometer 2nd Generation Neutron Residual Stress Facility (NRSF2) at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s High Flux Isotope Reactor was built specifically for the mapping of residual strains. NRSF2 is optimized to investigate a wide range of engineering materials by providing the user a selection of monochromatic neutron wavelengths to maintain the selected Bragg reflection near 2θ = 90°, which is the optimal scattering geometry for strain mapping. Here in this work, details of the instrument configuration and operation are presented, and considerations for experimental planning are also discussed. Selected examples of recent residual stress work completed with NRSF2 are presented to highlight capabilities.

Authors:
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  1. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
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Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1489559
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Review of Scientific Instruments
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 89; Journal Issue: 9; Journal ID: ISSN 0034-6748
Publisher:
American Institute of Physics (AIP)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Citation Formats

Cornwell, Paris A., Bunn, Jeffrey R., Fancher, Christopher M., Payzant, Andrew, and Hubbard, Camden R. Current capabilities of the residual stress diffractometer at the high flux isotope reactor. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1063/1.5037593.
Cornwell, Paris A., Bunn, Jeffrey R., Fancher, Christopher M., Payzant, Andrew, & Hubbard, Camden R. Current capabilities of the residual stress diffractometer at the high flux isotope reactor. United States. doi:10.1063/1.5037593.
Cornwell, Paris A., Bunn, Jeffrey R., Fancher, Christopher M., Payzant, Andrew, and Hubbard, Camden R. Tue . "Current capabilities of the residual stress diffractometer at the high flux isotope reactor". United States. doi:10.1063/1.5037593. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1489559.
@article{osti_1489559,
title = {Current capabilities of the residual stress diffractometer at the high flux isotope reactor},
author = {Cornwell, Paris A. and Bunn, Jeffrey R. and Fancher, Christopher M. and Payzant, Andrew and Hubbard, Camden R.},
abstractNote = {The engineering diffractometer 2nd Generation Neutron Residual Stress Facility (NRSF2) at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s High Flux Isotope Reactor was built specifically for the mapping of residual strains. NRSF2 is optimized to investigate a wide range of engineering materials by providing the user a selection of monochromatic neutron wavelengths to maintain the selected Bragg reflection near 2θ = 90°, which is the optimal scattering geometry for strain mapping. Here in this work, details of the instrument configuration and operation are presented, and considerations for experimental planning are also discussed. Selected examples of recent residual stress work completed with NRSF2 are presented to highlight capabilities.},
doi = {10.1063/1.5037593},
journal = {Review of Scientific Instruments},
number = 9,
volume = 89,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {9}
}

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