Spallation products in the Accelerator Production of Tritium device

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When the 1,700 MeV protons strike the materials of the Accelerator Production of Tritium target, hundreds of different kinds of isotopes (spallation products) of varying energies are produced. Because the spallation products are born with kinetic energy, they can be born in one material and be deposited in another. In this paper, the authors present their estimates of the spallation product contamination of the {sup 3}He gas and heavy-water coolant streams.

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Kidman, R.B. June 1, 1997.

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When the 1,700 MeV protons strike the materials of the Accelerator Production of Tritium target, hundreds of different kinds of isotopes (spallation products) of varying energies are produced. Because the spallation products are born with kinetic energy, they can be born in one material and be deposited in another. In this paper, the authors present their estimates of the spallation product contamination of the {sup 3}He gas and heavy-water coolant streams.

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INIS; OSTI as DE97009132

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  • 1997 American Nuclear Society (ANS) winter meeting, Albuquerque, NM (United States), 16-20 Nov 1997

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  • Other: DE97009132
  • Report No.: LA-UR--97-2154
  • Report No.: CONF-971125--
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 634120
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc694707

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Kidman, R.B. Spallation products in the Accelerator Production of Tritium device, article, June 1, 1997; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc694707/: accessed August 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.