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Title: Lightweight concrete with enhanced neutron shielding

A lightweight concrete containing polyethylene terephthalate in an amount of 20% by total volume. The concrete is enriched with hydrogen and is therefore highly effective at thermalizing neutrons. The concrete can be used independently or as a component of an advanced neutron radiation shielding system.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1324964
Report Number(s):
9,440,882
13/068,619
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-84ER40150
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2011 May 16
Research Org:
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (TJNAF), Newport News, VA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE