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Nucleon-Meson Cascade Calculations: Shielding Against an 800-Mev Proton Beam

Description: Nucleon-meson cascade calculations were carried out and the dose as a function of depth was obtained for an 800-Mev proton beam incident on a shield. The physical properties used for the shielding medium are only a rough approximation to the properties of any particular medium. Muon, neutron, pion, and proton dose rates and fluxes are listed. (auth)
Date: February 21, 1963
Creator: Alsmiller, R. G., Jr. & Murphy, J. E.
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Nucleon-Meson Cascade Calculations: Transverse Shielding for a 45-Gev Electron Accelerator. Part Ii

Description: In a previous report nucleon-meson cascade calculations were carried out for several cases of interest in the design of the transverse shield for the proposed 45-Bev linear electron accelerator at Starford University. In this report results are given for several additional cases. Muon, neutron, pion, and proton intensities as function of energy and distance for varying angles are given. Corresponding doses are also included. (D.C.W.)
Date: February 28, 1963
Creator: Alsmiller, R. G., Jr.; Alsmiller, F. S. & Murphy, J. E.
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Southwest Retort, Volume 15, Number 6, February 1963

Description: This publication of the Dallas-Fort Worth Section of the American Chemical Society includes information about research, prominent scientist, organizational business, and various other stories of interest to the community. Published monthly during long academic semesters.
Date: February 1963
Creator: American Chemical Society. Dallas/Fort Worth Section.
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Critical Studies of Uranium-Steel and Uranium-Steel-Sodium Fast Reactor Cores. (ZPR-III Assemblies 32 and 33

Description: S>Critical studies of two fast reactor cores are described: one contains uranium and steel; the other contains uranium, steel, and sodium. Experimental results are given for fission ratio, central and edge reactivity coefficients, fuel bunching, average prompt neutron lifetime, and distributed worth measurements. (auth)
Date: February 1963
Creator: Amundson, P. I.; Gemmell, W.; Long, J. K. & McVean, R. L.
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The Effects of 250-kv X-Ray on the Dog's Pancreas: Morphological and Functional Changes

Description: Previous investigations that the pancreas is a radioresistant organ. Ivy in 1924 noted the presence of a fibrotic atrophic pancreas in a dog which had received one erythema dose to the epigastrium. Fisher in 1923 reported that four to five erythema doses delivered in a single application caused complete disappearance of the irradiated pancreatic remnant in about two months. These dogs died because of uncontrolled diabetes. One dog that received four erythema doses (possibly 200 r) was sacrifice… more
Date: February 1, 1963
Creator: Archamefau, John; Griem, Melvin & Harper, Paul
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An Isochronal Differential Microcalorimeter

Description: An isochronal differential-type microcalorimeter has been designed and constructed. As a result of its simple design it is very easy to handle the samples and assemble the calorimeter. Important to the operation of the calorimeter is a program, also working on the differential principle, that provides linear temperature rise of the samples. This calorimeter is used to measure very small energy releases such as those found in precipitation, stored energy, etc. It is demonstrated that the calorim… more
Date: February 25, 1963
Creator: Arndt, R. A. & Fujita, F. E.
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Bromine Exchange in Graphite-Bromine Lamellar Compounds

Description: A kinetic study of the exchange of normal and radioactive bromine in graphite-bromine lamellar compounds has been made at temperatures of 30° to 50°C. Natural and synthetic graphite powders were investigated. Two alternative mechanisms for the exchange, volume diffusion and surface exchange, were considered. The data were in better agreement with the diffusion mechanism. Diffusion coefficients of 10 -9 to 10 -8 cm2/sec and an activation energy of 11 to 14 kcal/mole were calculated for the natur… more
Date: February 25, 1963
Creator: Aronson, Seymour
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The Large Component Test Loop-Description and Operating Capabilities

Description: The Large Component Test Loop is a facility for ASCR providing experimental capacity for subjecting large components, such as moderator assemblies and control rods, to thermal gradients and transients at varying rates of sodium flow to simulate reactor operating conditions. Two separate loops are used for heating and cooling the sodium as the testing is performed. The 3-inch pump loop, modified to operate at 1200 deg F, was operated at a flow of 130 gpm and a head of 25 feet. The 6-inch pump lo… more
Date: February 18, 1963
Creator: Atz, R. W.
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Studies of the Rapid Beam Ejector at the Cosmotron

Description: For an experiment to measure the magnetic moment of the Λ hyperon, it was necessary to extract the external beam of the Cosmotron with maximum efficiency and with minimum time duration. To accomplish this end, the standard external beam of the machine was supplemented with the Rapid Beam Ejector. It was found that, unfortunately, the ejection efficiency of the beam was less than normal when the RBE was used. Measurements of the ejection efficiency were made by irradiating polyethylene foils at … more
Date: February 7, 1963
Creator: Barton, M. Q.
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The Effects of Radiations of Different let on Early Responses in the Mammal

Description: This paper will first note briefly the place and status of radiobiotopical investigations with fast neutrons. The monoenergetic (fast) neutron technique employed at this laboratory will be then described and results of studies with various criteria-of-effect in the mouse will be reviewed. Finally, certain general patterns of response for these systems will be pointed out as functions of neutron energy.
Date: February 1, 1963
Creator: Bateman, J. L. & Bond, V. P.
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Scattering of 14-Mev Neutrons From Nitrogen and Oxygen

Description: The differential cross sections for elastic scattering of 14-Mev neutrons from nitrogen and oxygen were measured in the angular range from 17 to 140 deg , using liquid targets and annular ring geometry. Inelastic scattering to the 2.31 and 3.95-Mev levels in N/sup 14/ and to the levels near 6 and 7 Mev in O/sup 16/ was investigated over a more restricted angular range. The 2.31-Mev level in N/sup 14/ was not excited appreciably, in disagreement with previously reported results. For both element… more
Date: February 27, 1963
Creator: Bauer, R. W.; Anderson, J. D. & Christensen, L. J.
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[Daffodil in a cup]

Description: Photograph of a daffodil in a cup. The daffodil is resting on the edge of a window ledge with the window open. The photograph is taken from an upward angle.
Date: February 1963
Creator: Beene, Dick
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Fluorimetric Assay of α-Chymotrypsin

Description: The enzymolysis by α-chymotrypsin of the substrates, N-acetyl-L-tryptophane ethyl ester and N-acetyl-L-tyrosine ethyl ester, was followed by means of fluorescence whose intensity increased fourfold and threefold per mole respectively as substrate was transformed into amino acid. The assay by fluorescence was several orders of magnitude more sensitive than the assay by differential absorption spectra of these substances and was in agreement with it in those concentration regions where both metho… more
Date: February 25, 1963
Creator: Bielski, Benon H. J. & Freed, Simon
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Status of Harvey aluminum component evaluation: Production test IP-12-A

Description: About 298,000 OIIIN aluminum components were received from Harvey for evaluation after major steps were take in the vendor`s plant to upgrade product quality. This material met HAPO specifications and was comparable to Alcoa control components. Finished fuel elements (non-bumper and bumper) canned in the test and control components are tabulated by uranium core type and canning month. Non-destructive and destructive test data did not show any differences in clad fuel elements attributable to co… more
Date: February 13, 1963
Creator: Blanton, W. A.
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BOILING WATER REACTOR TECHNOLOGY STATUS OF THE ART REPORT. VOLUME II. WATER CHEMISTRY AND CORROSION

Description: Information concerning the corrosive effects of water in power reactor moderator-coolant systems is presented. The information is based on investigations reported in the unclassified literature believed to be fairly complete to 1959, but less complete since then. The material is presented in sections on water decomposition, water chemistry, materials corrosion, corrosion product deposits, and radioactivity. It is noted that the report is presented as a part of a continuing program in developmen… more
Date: February 1, 1963
Creator: Breden, C.R.
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Measured Doppler Coefficient of Thorium Dispersed in Graphite

Description: The Doppler coefficient in thorium dispersed in graphite was measured in a reactor spectrum developed in the HTGR critical assembly, using a reactivity technique that compares the reactivity of a single cold element and a single hot element heated to 700 deg K. The considerable correction due to the small perturbation in neutron temperature resulting from the heating has been experimentally determined by auxiliary measurements. An activation technique has been used to check the results. In this… more
Date: February 1, 1963
Creator: Brown, J. R. & Sampson, J. B.
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Experimental Radiation Measurements in Conventional Structures: Part 2. Comparison of Measurements in Above-Ground and Below-Ground Structures From Simulated and Actual Fallout Radiation

Description: Report concerning the protection offered against radioactive fallout offered by two types of structures at the Nevada Test Site. Differences between above ground and underground structures are measured and compared to data taken from actual fallout conditions.
Date: February 1963
Creator: Burson, Z. G. (Zolin G.)
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Production test IP-527-A effect of eccentricity on the irradiation behavior of KVNS fuel elements

Description: The objectives of this production test are to confirm the KVNS fuel element design, determine the effect of support height on annulus coolant temperature distribution (R Value), evaluate the effect of eccentricity on KVNS fuel element irradiation behavior.
Date: February 6, 1963
Creator: Carlson, P. A. & Hladek, K. L.
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[Statue of The Thinker]

Description: Photograph of The Thinker statue by Auguste Rodin. In the image the statue, being distorted by a Hypergon Lens, is centered in the frame with building in the background. Joe Clark, the photographer, was testing out the new lens.
Date: February 10, 1963
Creator: Clark, Joe
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Interim report one to Production Test-IP-549-A, half-plant low alum feed water treatment at F Reactor

Description: A half-plant low alum water treatment test began at F Reactor on January 16, 1963 at startup from the scheduled January 3 tube replacement outage. The test, which was prompted by results obtained from a statistical analysis of fuel ledge corrosion attack, will demonstrate whether or not high alum feed is responsible for increasing the frequency of ledge corrosion attack on fuel element surfaces. The effect will be evaluated by comparing visual examination results obtained from normal production… more
Date: February 11, 1963
Creator: Clinton, M. A. & Geier, R. G.
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Control rod studies

Description: This study was undertaken to answer questions asked regarding the required rod stroke for control of modified Tory II-C reactors. All problems described were solved with the Angie code and based on Tory-II-C design problems, RZ 501 and RZ 502, representing hot and cold reactors respectively.
Date: February 28, 1963
Creator: Cole, A.
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