HFIR cold neutron source moderator vessel design analysis

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A cold neutron source capsule made of aluminum alloy is to be installed and located at the tip of one of the neutron beam tubes of the High Flux Isotope Reactor. Cold hydrogen liquid of temperature approximately 20 degree Kelvin and 15 bars pressure is designed to flow through the aluminum capsule that serves to chill and to moderate the incoming neutrons produced from the reactor core. The cold and low energy neutrons thus produced will be used as cold neutron sources for the diffraction experiments. The structural design calculation for the aluminum capsule is reported in this paper.

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Chang, S.J. April 1, 1998.

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A cold neutron source capsule made of aluminum alloy is to be installed and located at the tip of one of the neutron beam tubes of the High Flux Isotope Reactor. Cold hydrogen liquid of temperature approximately 20 degree Kelvin and 15 bars pressure is designed to flow through the aluminum capsule that serves to chill and to moderate the incoming neutrons produced from the reactor core. The cold and low energy neutrons thus produced will be used as cold neutron sources for the diffraction experiments. The structural design calculation for the aluminum capsule is reported in this paper.

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7 p.

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INIS; OSTI as DE98005652

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  • 1998 ASME/JSME joint pressure vessel and piping (PVP) conference, San Diego, CA (United States), 26-30 Jul 1998

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  • Other: DE98005652
  • Report No.: ORNL/CP--98191
  • Report No.: CONF-980708--
  • Grant Number: AC05-96OR22464
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 672058
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc709124

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Chang, S.J. HFIR cold neutron source moderator vessel design analysis, article, April 1, 1998; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc709124/: accessed November 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.