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Fast Neutron Data

Description: A report concerning fast neutrons including theory and compiled data.
Date: January 25, 1950
Creator: Feshbach, H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Floating-Decimal Matrix Inversion

Description: Use of Crout Method in floating-decimal notation in IBM Model I Card-Programmed Calculator.
Date: April 1955
Creator: Trantham, F. M., Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Uranium Concentration Meter

Description: From abstract; "Two basic instruments were developed for determining the concentration of uranium in solutions. Both instruments detect the gamma activity present in a sample solution, and interpret this analysis into direct presentation as parts per million."
Date: September 24, 1956
Creator: Arnett, Orville
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Extraction of Thorium Nitrate from Nitric Acid by TBP - "Ultrasene"

Description: Equilibrium data are presented for the distribution of thorium nitrate and nitric acid between aqueous solutions and tri-n-butyl phosphate diluted with kerosene.
Date: October 1956
Creator: Siddall, Thomas H., III
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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A Martensitic Reaction for Uranium

Description: Series of isothermal transformation studies for improvement in fabrication and reactor performance of uranium fuel elements.
Date: June 25, 1957
Creator: Bement, A. L. & Wallace, W. P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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A Neutron Absorption Alignment Chart

Description: From introduction: "Neutron absorption alignment chart for the measurement of neutron flux density."
Date: July 30, 1957
Creator: Nisle, Robert G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Plating Thickness Tester

Description: An electromagnetic eddy current instrument is described that is capable of measuring copper and nickel plating 1 to 8 mils thick plated on bismuth mandrils of various sizes and shapes.
Date: November 15, 1957
Creator: Fitch, C. E., Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Factors Affecting Fluidization of Uranium Trioxide Powders

Description: Study of factors, such as the average particle size and particle-size distribution, which affect the fluidization properties of uranium trioxide powders.
Date: March 1, 1958
Creator: Johnson, B. M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Portable Mercury Vapor Detector

Description: From abstract: "This report describes a functional mercury vapor detector which is a portable, self-contained, survey instrument, and had a minimum range from zero to two-tenths milligram of mercury per cubic meter of air."
Date: March 14, 1958
Creator: McMurray, C. S. & Redmond, J. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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An Alpha, Beta, Gamma Hand and Shoe Counter - Model 2

Description: Experimental combination hand and shoe counter redesign as a compact, simplified, register readout instrument no larger than the present Five-Fold called Model 2.
Date: June 2, 1958
Creator: Spear, W. G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Accidental Radiation Excursion at the Y-12 Plant, June 16, 1958: Final Report

Description: This report describes the circumstances leading to the accident, attempts to reconstruct the nuclear reactivity conditions, and reviews the dosimetric means and results which were used to help determine the exposure of affected employees.
Date: September 12, 1958
Creator: Patton, F. S.; Bailey, J. C.; Callihan, A. D.; Googin, J. M.; Jasny, G. R.; McAlduff, H. J. et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Trans-Plutonium Isotope Buildup by Neutron Irradiation of Plutonium

Description: Graphs for estimation of plutonium and trans-plutonium isotopic content of irradiated plutonium reactor fuel of various initial isotopic compositions.
Date: December 15, 1958
Creator: Brauer, F. P. & Burley, Helen H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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An Automatic Analyzing Monitor for Reactor Effluent Cooling Water

Description: From objective: "The objective of this work was to design, develop, assemble, and test and automatic analyzing monitor for recording the prominent isotopes in reactor effluent cooling water."
Date: May 1, 1959
Creator: Rieck, H. G.; Ratcliffe, C. A. & Schwendiman, L. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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In-Pile Loop Tests of GCRE Elements (I-IT and I-I'T)

Description: Report documenting two in-pile loop experiments conducted at the Battelle Research Reactor-Gas Cooled Reactor (BRR-GCR). These experiments test heat transfer calculations and the behavior of the fuel element under severe thermal-cycling conditions.
Date: July 2, 1959
Creator: Nakazato, S.; Williams, P. M. & Wilson, W. D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Fabrication of the PRTR Zircaloy-2 High Pressure Process Tubes

Description: Development of a fabrication process and the manufacture of 95 PRTR process tubes demonstrates that the commercial fabrication of high quality Zircaloy-2 pressure tubing is feasible.
Date: July 31, 1959
Creator: Knecht, R. L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Preliminary Hazards Summary Report for the ML-1 Nuclear Power Plant

Description: From abstract: "Neutronic characteristics, the control and instrumentation system, equipment description and plant safety considerations of the ML-1 (mobile, low power) nuclear power plant. The site is described with reference to geology, climate, and population density."
Date: September 30, 1959
Creator: Linenberger, G. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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