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  • Main Title Overview of the Target Systems for the Spallation Neutron Source


  • Author: Gabriel, T.A.
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Haines, J.R.
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: McManamy, T.J.
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Sponsor: United States. Department of Energy. Office of Energy Research.
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: USDOE Office of Energy Research (ER)


  • Name: Oak Ridge National Laboratory
    Place of Publication: United States
  • Name: Oak Ridge, TN
    Place of Publication: United States


  • Creation: 1998-10-15


  • English


  • Content Description: The technologies that are being utilized to design and build the target systems for a state-of-the-art accelerator- based neutron source, the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS), are discussed. Emphasis is given to the technology issues that present the greatest challenges. The present facility configuration, ongoing analysis, and planned research and development program are also described.
  • Physical Description: 8 Pages


  • Keyword: Neutron Reflectors
  • Keyword: Design
  • Keyword: Mercury
  • Keyword: Neutron Transport
  • Keyword: Targets
  • Keyword: Moderators
  • STI Subject Categories: 66 Physics
  • Keyword: Water
  • Keyword: Neutron Sources


  • Conference: Applications of Accelerator Technology (AccApp '98), Gatlinburg, TN (USA), September 20-23, 1998


  • Name: Office of Scientific & Technical Information Technical Reports
    Code: OSTI


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Article


  • Text


  • Other: DE00001715
  • Report No.: ORNL/CP-100114
  • Grant Number: AC05-96OR22464
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1715
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc668076