Spallation-neutron sources

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Of particular interest for neutron-physics studies are spallation-neutron sources (SNSs) using intense proton beams with energies in the GeV range. Some SNSs already provide average fluxes of thermal and cold neutrons comparable with those of high-flux reactors. Most SNSs are pulsed with high peak fluxes that can be used with the powerful time-of-flight (TOF) method. Also, SNSs could be developed to much higher performance.

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Michaudon, A. September 1, 1997.

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Of particular interest for neutron-physics studies are spallation-neutron sources (SNSs) using intense proton beams with energies in the GeV range. Some SNSs already provide average fluxes of thermal and cold neutrons comparable with those of high-flux reactors. Most SNSs are pulsed with high peak fluxes that can be used with the powerful time-of-flight (TOF) method. Also, SNSs could be developed to much higher performance.

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INIS; OSTI as DE97009109

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  • International conference on nuclear data for science and technology, Trieste (Italy), 20-24 May 1997

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  • Other: DE97009109
  • Report No.: LA-UR--97-2583
  • Report No.: CONF-970512--19
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 532577
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc693485

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Michaudon, A. Spallation-neutron sources, article, September 1, 1997; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc693485/: accessed December 12, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.