Intense neutron source facility using a supersonic jet target

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Investigations are underway to determine the concept feasibility and design criteria for an intense-neutron-source facility using a supersonic-jet target. This target consists of an expansion nozzle where deuterium gas is accelerated to supersonic velocities and an interaction region where a tritium-ion beam interacts with the supersonic jet of deuterium producing the neutrons. The present research is concerned with the experimental and theoretical design of the expansion nozzle and interaction region. Results of an initial experimental test without ion-beam heating are discussed. The numerical solutions for the initial-experiment configuration as well as three additional solutions are also presented. (auth)

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Cline, M.C. & Emigh, C.R. January 1, 1974.

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Investigations are underway to determine the concept feasibility and design criteria for an intense-neutron-source facility using a supersonic-jet target. This target consists of an expansion nozzle where deuterium gas is accelerated to supersonic velocities and an interaction region where a tritium-ion beam interacts with the supersonic jet of deuterium producing the neutrons. The present research is concerned with the experimental and theoretical design of the expansion nozzle and interaction region. Results of an initial experimental test without ion-beam heating are discussed. The numerical solutions for the initial-experiment configuration as well as three additional solutions are also presented. (auth)

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  • Report No.: LA-UR--74-599
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  • DOI: 10.2172/4331458 | External Link
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  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1021290

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Cline, M.C. & Emigh, C.R. Intense neutron source facility using a supersonic jet target, report, January 1, 1974; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1021290/: accessed September 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.