Measurement of neutron spectra in varied environments by the foil-activation method with arbitrary trials

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Neutron spectra have been measured by the foil-activation method in 13 different environments in and around the Sandia Pulsed Reactor, the White Sands Missile Range Fast Burst Reactor, and the Sandia Annular Core Research Reactor. The spectra were obtained by using the SANDII code in a manner that was not dependent on the initial trial. This altered technique is better suited for the determination of spectra in environments that are difficult to predict by calculation, and it tends to reveal features that may be biased out by the use of standard trial-dependent methods. For some of the configurations, studies have ... continued below

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Kelly, J.G. & Vehar, D.W. December 1, 1987.

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Neutron spectra have been measured by the foil-activation method in 13 different environments in and around the Sandia Pulsed Reactor, the White Sands Missile Range Fast Burst Reactor, and the Sandia Annular Core Research Reactor. The spectra were obtained by using the SANDII code in a manner that was not dependent on the initial trial. This altered technique is better suited for the determination of spectra in environments that are difficult to predict by calculation, and it tends to reveal features that may be biased out by the use of standard trial-dependent methods. For some of the configurations, studies have also been made of how well the solution is determined in each energy region. The experimental methods and the techniques used in the analyses are thoroughly explained. 34 refs., 51 figs., 40 tabs.

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  • Other: DE88006595
  • Report No.: SAND-87-1330
  • Grant Number: AC04-76DP00789
  • DOI: 10.2172/5327365 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5327365
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1064112

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Kelly, J.G. & Vehar, D.W. Measurement of neutron spectra in varied environments by the foil-activation method with arbitrary trials, report, December 1, 1987; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1064112/: accessed October 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.