Analyses and hydrogen-isotope-transport calculations of current and future designs of the LLL rotating-target neutron source

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Analyses of the present titanium-tritide RTNS targets are presented. These results include the hydrogen-isotope content of new and used targets, metallography, scanning electron microscopy, and hydrogen-isotope-diffusion calculations using a heat-flow finite-difference computer code. These latter calculations indicate that a combination of long target life and high neutron output is optimized when the rate of hydrogen isotope evolution from the target balances the deposition rate from the beam. Auger spectra show that carbon and oxygen species are present in the bulk and on the surface. (auth)

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Steward, S.A.; Nickerson, R. & Booth, R. September 1, 1975.

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Analyses of the present titanium-tritide RTNS targets are presented. These results include the hydrogen-isotope content of new and used targets, metallography, scanning electron microscopy, and hydrogen-isotope-diffusion calculations using a heat-flow finite-difference computer code. These latter calculations indicate that a combination of long target life and high neutron output is optimized when the rate of hydrogen isotope evolution from the target balances the deposition rate from the beam. Auger spectra show that carbon and oxygen species are present in the bulk and on the surface. (auth)

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  • International conference on radiation effects and tritium technology for fusion reactors, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, USA, 1 Oct 1975

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  • Report No.: CONF-751026--9
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Steward, S.A.; Nickerson, R. & Booth, R. Analyses and hydrogen-isotope-transport calculations of current and future designs of the LLL rotating-target neutron source, article, September 1, 1975; Livermore, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc871199/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.