Radioactivity analysis in niobium activation foils

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The motivation for this study was to measure and analyze the activity of six (6) niobium (Nb) foils (the x-rays from an internal transition in Nb-93m) and apply this information with previously obtained activation foil data. The niobium data was used to determine the epithermal to MeV range for the neutron spectrum and fluence. The foil activation data was re-evaluated in a spectrum analysis code (STAY`SL) to provide new estimates of the exposure at the Los Alamos Spallation Radiation Effect Facility (LASREF). The activity of the niobium foils was measured and analyzed at the University of Missouri-Columbia (UMC) under the ... continued below

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Mueller, G.E. June 1, 1995.

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The motivation for this study was to measure and analyze the activity of six (6) niobium (Nb) foils (the x-rays from an internal transition in Nb-93m) and apply this information with previously obtained activation foil data. The niobium data was used to determine the epithermal to MeV range for the neutron spectrum and fluence. The foil activation data was re-evaluated in a spectrum analysis code (STAY`SL) to provide new estimates of the exposure at the Los Alamos Spallation Radiation Effect Facility (LASREF). The activity of the niobium foils was measured and analyzed at the University of Missouri-Columbia (UMC) under the direction of Professor William Miller. The spectrum analysis was performed at the University of Missouri-Rolla (UMR) by Professor Gary Mueller.

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INIS; OSTI as DE97002594

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  • Other: DE97002594
  • Report No.: LA-SUB--96-71
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • DOI: 10.2172/426967 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 426967
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc682612

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Mueller, G.E. Radioactivity analysis in niobium activation foils, report, June 1, 1995; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc682612/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.