Analysis of Lid Tank Neutron Data for Lead and Iron

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Abstract: An analysis of the lid tank neutron data for Pb-H2O and Fe-H2O is made. "Effective" fast neutron cross sections for the metals are obtained. This is based on the "one collision theory" of shielding. Values are 3.4 barns for Pb and 2.0 barns for Fe. These compare very well with those obtained by Albert and Welton based on other lid tank data and another method of calculation.

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16 p. : ill., tables ; 28 cm.

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Podgor, S. January 5, 1951.

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  • Main Title: Analysis of Lid Tank Neutron Data for Lead and Iron
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Abstract: An analysis of the lid tank neutron data for Pb-H2O and Fe-H2O is made. "Effective" fast neutron cross sections for the metals are obtained. This is based on the "one collision theory" of shielding. Values are 3.4 barns for Pb and 2.0 barns for Fe. These compare very well with those obtained by Albert and Welton based on other lid tank data and another method of calculation.

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16 p. : ill., tables ; 28 cm.

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Podgor, S. Analysis of Lid Tank Neutron Data for Lead and Iron, report, January 5, 1951; [Oak Ridge, Tennessee]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc172969/: accessed December 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.