Progress report on the accelerator production of tritium materials irradiation program

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The Accelerator Production of Tritium (APT) project is developing an accelerator and a spoliation neutron source capable of producing tritium through neutron capture on He-3. A high atomic weight target is used to produce neutrons that are then multiplied and moderated in a blanket prior to capture. Materials used in the target and blanket region of an APT facility will be subjected to several different and mixed particle radiation environments; high energy protons (1-2 GeV), protons in the 20 MeV range, high energy neutrons, and low energy neutrons, depending on position in the target and blanket. Flux levels exceed 10{sup ... continued below

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Maloy, S. A.; Sommer, W. F.; Brown, R. D. & Roberts, J. E. May 1997.

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The Accelerator Production of Tritium (APT) project is developing an accelerator and a spoliation neutron source capable of producing tritium through neutron capture on He-3. A high atomic weight target is used to produce neutrons that are then multiplied and moderated in a blanket prior to capture. Materials used in the target and blanket region of an APT facility will be subjected to several different and mixed particle radiation environments; high energy protons (1-2 GeV), protons in the 20 MeV range, high energy neutrons, and low energy neutrons, depending on position in the target and blanket. Flux levels exceed 10{sup 14}/cm{sup 2}s in some areas. The APT project is sponsoring an irradiation damage effects program that will generate the first data-base for materials exposed to high energy particles typical of spallation neutron sources. The program includes a number of candidate materials in small specimen and model component form and uses the Los Alamos Spallation Radiation Effects Facility (LASREF) at the 800 MeV, Los Alamos Neutron Science Center (LANSCE) accelerator.

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INIS; OSTI as DE97005013

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  • 126. annual meeting of the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, Orlando, FL (United States), 9-13 Feb 1997

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  • Other: DE97005013
  • Report No.: LA-UR--97-831
  • Report No.: CONF-970201--28
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 475634
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc677857

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Maloy, S. A.; Sommer, W. F.; Brown, R. D. & Roberts, J. E. Progress report on the accelerator production of tritium materials irradiation program, article, May 1997; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc677857/: accessed December 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.