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Title: Thermal neutron shield and method of manufacture

A thermal neutron shield comprising boron shielding panels with a high percentage of the element Boron. The panel is least 46% Boron by weight which maximizes the effectiveness of the shielding against thermal neutrons. The accompanying method discloses the manufacture of boron shielding panels which includes enriching the pre-cursor mixture with varying grit sizes of Boron Carbide.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1126916
Report Number(s):
8,664,630
13/068,597; TRN: US1400277
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-84ER40150
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
TJNAF (Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, Newport News, VA (United States))
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE