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ACCEPTOR DOPANTS FOR LEAD TELLURIDE

Description: Alternative P-type dopants such as, Th, P, and As were studied. Ingots were grown from a melt containing one at.% dopant and their electrical properties evaluated. Also, sintered pellets of PbTe were doped by exposure at high temperature to gaseous dopants. In most cases, the doping concentrations obtained were insufficient for SNAP 10A requirements. In the case of As, however, doping of Te-rich PbTe, the desired heavy doping was obtained. These preliminary studies suggest that dopants other th… more
Date: December 1, 1961
Creator: McCaldin, J.O.
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Adsorption of Krypton and Xenon by Various Materials

Description: The adsorptive capacities of various inorganic adsorbents and activated charcoals for krypton and xenon were determined. Columbia-G activated charcoal had the highest capacity for both krypton and xenon at pressures from 0.01 to 125 mm Hg and temperaturens from 2 to 85 deg C. If a value of 1 is assigned to the capacity of this charcoal at 28 deg C for krypton, other charcoals range from 0.63 to 0.84, molecular sieves (except 4A) from 0.11 to 0.20, and some silica genls from 0.05 to 0.07. Variou… more
Date: December 1, 1961
Creator: Lloyd, M. H. & McNees, R. A.
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Biological Effects of Blast. Technical Progress Report

Description: The current state of knowledge relevant to biological blast effects was summarized in a selective manner. Initially, five problems of concern to those who would relate the environmental variations produced by nuclear weapons with biological response and hazard assessment were pointed out. Primary, secondary, tertiary, and miscellaneous blast effects were defined and selected interspecies experimental data of a physical and pathophysiological nature useful in estimating human response were prese… more
Date: December 1, 1961
Creator: White, C. S.
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Critical Experiments With Thoria-Urania Fuel In Heavy Water

Description: The nuclear characteristics of a variety of small reactors composed of thoria -urania fuel in heavy water were determined in a program of critical experimentation. The fuel element consisted of ceramic ThO/sub 2/-U/sup 235/ O/ sub 2/ pellets stacked to a height of 1.5 m within 0.787-cm-OD aluminum tubing. The pellets used most frequently were of 0.587-cm diameter and had a Th/U/sup 235/ atom ratio of 25. Rods containing similar pellets with only half as much U/sup 235/ were used to achieve smal… more
Date: December 1, 1961
Creator: Redman, W. C.; Kaufmann, S. G.; Plumlee, K. E. & Baird, Q. L.
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Detection and Measurement of Nuclear Radiation

Description: The technique of radiation characterization is reviewed, with particular emphasis on new methods and their practi-cal aspects. Each type of detector is discussed in terms of its principle of operation and its applicability to various problems in counting and spectrometry. Auxiliary electronic instrumentation and the function of each instrument are described in general terms. Other topics discussed include low-level counting, absolute counting, and the mounting of radioactive sources. (137 refer… more
Date: December 1, 1961
Creator: O'Kelley, G. D.
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Heat Transfer With Laminar Flow in Concentric Annuli With Constant and Arbitrary Variable Axial Wall Temperature

Description: An analysis has been performed to determine the heat transfer characteristics for laminar forced-convection flow in a concentric annulus with prescribed surface temperatures. Three distinct problems were considered: (a) wall temperature prescribed at both the inside and outside wall; (b) inside wall temperature prescribed and the outside wall insulated; and (c) inside wall insulated and outside wall temperature prescribed. The solution for temperature distribution was similar to that obtained b… more
Date: December 1, 1961
Creator: Viskanta, R.
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Index of Refraction and Dispersion of Several Gases in Cerenkov Counter Use

Description: Measurements of index of refraction as a function of gas pressure for carbon dioxide, ethane, methane, sulfur hexafluoride, Freon 13, Freon 14, and Freon 23, which are suitable for Cerenkov Counter use, are reported. These gases do not react with Al or Ag mirror coatings, or other materials used in such counters, and have indices of refraction that are large enough to permit the use of these gases at reasonable pressures. Methane and ethane are both toxic and highly explosive; the remainder of … more
Date: December 1, 1961
Creator: Niederer, J. A.
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Irradiation of Metal-Fiber-Reinforced Thoria-Urania. Final Report- Metallurgy Program 6.2.4

Description: Randomly oriented fibers of either molybdenum or niobium were incorporated into hot-pressed pellets of 10, 30, and 50 wt% UO/sub 2/ in ThO/sub 2/ to improve thermal conductivity and thermal shock resistance. Pellets, 9.5 mm in diameter and 9.5 mm in length, were irradiated in NaK capsules, both bare and jacketed with Zircaloy-2, with the annulus between pellet and jacket filled with lead or helium. They were irradiated to burnups ranging up to 34 500 Mwd/T (1 0 x 10/sup 21/ fiss/cc) at central … more
Date: December 1, 1961
Creator: Neimark, L. A.; Kittel, J. H. & Hoenig, C. L.
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MANHATTAN DISTRICT HISTORY PROJECT Y THE LOS ALAMOS PROJECT VOL. I INCEPTION UNTIL AUGUST 1945

Description: THESE TWO VOLUMES CONSTITUTE A RECORD OF THE TECHNICAL, ADMINISTRATIVE , AND POLICY-MAKING ACTIVITIES OF THE LOS ALAMOS PROJECT (PROJECT Y) FROM ITS INCEPTION UNDER THE MANHATTAN DISTRICT THROUGH THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE ATOMIC BOMB (VOL. I), AND DURING THE PERIOD FOLLOWING THE END OF WORLD WAR II UNTIL THE MANHATTAN DISTRICT RELINQUISHED CONTROL TO THE ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION AS OF JANUARY 1947 (VOL. II). ALTHOUGH SECURITY REGULATIONS HAVE REQUIRED SOME DELETIONS IN THE ORIGINAL TEXT OF THE TWO… more
Date: December 1, 1961
Creator: Hawkins, D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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MANHATTAN DISTRICT HISTORY PROJECT Y THE LOS ALAMOS PROJECT VOL. II AUGUST 1945 THROUGH DECEMBER 1946

Description: THESE TWO VOLUMES CONSTITUTE A RECORD OF THE TECHNICAL, ADMINISTRATIVE , AND POLICY-MAKING ACTIVITIES OF THE LOS ALAMOS PROJECT (PROJECT Y) FROM ITS INCEPTION UNDER THE MANHATTAN DISTRICT THROUGH THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE ATOMIC BOMB (VOL. I), AND DURING THE PERIOD FOLLOWING THE END OF WORLD WAR II UNTIL THE MANHATTAN DISTRICT RELINQUISHED CONTROL TO THE ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION AS OF JANUARY 1947 (VOL. II). ALTHOUGH SEC URITY REGULATIONS HAVE REQUIRED SOME DELETIONS IN THE ORIGINAL TEXT OF THE TW… more
Date: December 1, 1961
Creator: Truslow, Edith C. & Smith, Ralph C.
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The Neutron-Deficient Yttrium Isotopes Y$sup 82$, Y$sup 83$, and Y$sup 8$$Sup 4$

Description: Divergences in values of the half life of Y/sup 85/ have been resolved by discovery of a new sup 85/ isomeric state, and the half lives of Y/sup 84/ , Y/sup 83/, and Y/sup 82/ have been evaluated. Powdered arsenic metal targets were bombarded in the Berkeley heavy-ion linear accelerator with carbon ions. Determination by direct decay gives a half life of 39 plus or minus 1 min for Y/ sup 84/. Timed chemical separation values of 9 plus or minus 3 min and 8 plus or minus 2 min were obtained for Y… more
Date: December 1, 1961
Creator: Maxia, V.; Kelly, W. H. & Horen, D. J.
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NON-LINEAR BUNCH MOTION AT TRANSITION

Description: Inclusion of nonlinearities in the equations for phase oscillations derived for studying proton bunch behavior in the Brooknaven AGS leads to a new stable equilibrium point for the bunch not coincident with the usual stable phase angie. Equations and equilibrium point stability are examined. (D.C.W.)
Date: December 1, 1961
Creator: Hahn, H.
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ON THE REALITY OF THE EIGEN-VALUES FOR A ONE-GROUP N-REGION DIFFUSION PROBLEM

Description: A sufficient condition is presented for the reality of the eigen-values for a fairly general one-group, multiregion two-dimensional diffusion problem. The condition is also sufficient to insure the orthogonality of eigen-functions corresponding to distinct eigen-values. (D.L.C.)
Date: December 1, 1961
Creator: Hildebrandt, T.W.
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OXIDATION OF TUNGSTEN AND TUNGSTEN BASED ALLOYS

Description: The results of studies related to the oxidation of tungsten and its alloys are presented. The pressure of WO/sub 3/ polymers over WO/sub 2/ was measured in a tungsten Knudsen cell andd found to agree with measurements in a platinum cell. Literature data for WO/sub 2/ and WO/sub 3/ were combined with vapor pressures determined to give thermodynamic values for W/sub 18/O/sub 49/and W/sub 20/O/sub 58/. Tungsten oxidation rates were measured from 800 to 1700 deg C and in pressures of oxygen between… more
Date: December 1, 1961
Creator: Blackburn, P.E.; Andrew, K.F.; Gulbransen, E.A. & Brassart, F.A.
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Phase Transformations in Alumina. Technical Report, May to December 1961

Description: e transformation studies showed that synthetic aluminas produced in the laboratory were not transformed to alpha alumina at 400 to 700' deg n the presence of nitric acid and water vapor. Amorphous aluminn produced in the pilot plant was transformed to alpha alumina. This indicated that the amorphous alumina produced in the pilot plant is structurally predisposed to form alpha alumina. Most additives did not appear to have any special effects. Lithium formed zeta alumina, LiAl/sub 5/O/sub 8/. Ph… more
Date: December 1, 1961
Creator: Eding, H J; Huggins, M L & Brown, A G
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POSTIRRADIATION EXAMINATION OF 17-4 PH STAINLESS STEEL CONTROL ROD DRIVE RACK FROM SM-1 REACTOR

Description: A portion of the control rod drive system in the SM-1 Reactor, fabricated from l7-4 PH stainless steel, was examined at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) hot cells after successful operation in a pressurized-water environment for approximately three years. Examination included visual inspection, magnetic-particle tests, fluorescent penetrant tests, and metallography. No evidence of stress-corrosion cracking or other damage was noted. (auth)
Date: December 1, 1961
Creator: Klindt, K.K.; Richt, A.E. & Thurber, W.C.
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Primordial Organic Chemistry. I. Compounds Resulting from Electron Irradiation of C<sup>14</sup>H<sub>4</sub>

Description: C{sup 14}-labeled methane, together with a number of other presumed primordial gases of the earth's atmosphere, has been subjected to electron bombardments. The products formed have been examined by paper chromatography, ion exchange chromatography, mass spectrometry, and ultraviolet light spectrophotometry. A number of minor molecules have been specifically identified, and urea has been found as a major component in the absence of added phosphine; the formation of urea is inhibited by added ph… more
Date: December 1, 1961
Creator: Palm, Christopher & Calvin, Melvin
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PROGRESS RELATING TO CIVILIAN APPLICATIONS DURING NOVEMBER, 1961

Description: Research and development are reported in the flelds of reactor materials and components, fuel studies, UO/sub 2/ crystal growth, radiation applications, coated-particle fuels, corrosion in fluoride-volatility process, bonding processes, radiation effects on fuels, Army gas cooled reactor program and bonding of Be-clad fuel elements. (J.R.D.)
Date: December 1, 1961
Creator: Dayton, R.W. & Tipton, C.R. Jr.
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Quarterly Status Report on LAMPRE Program for Period Ending November 20, 1961

Description: LAMPRE I. The operations and activities carried out in conjunctnnon with LAMPRE I are summarized. Fuel and Container Development. Corrosion testing of containers made out of various tantalum alloys is described, and data are presented on the tensile properties of high-purity Ta sheet. A ternary phase diagram is presented for molten Pu-Ce-Co alloys. Melting points are given for a number of ternary U alloys and systems. A preliminary test of 5 ceramic crucibles with Pu-U-Mn fuels was made at 900 … more
Date: December 1, 1961
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Quarterly Status Report on Ultra High Temperature Reactor Experiment (UHTREX) for Period Ending November 20, 1961

Description: The detailed design of the reactor proper was essentially completed and preparations were made for procurement of the carbon components and the pressure vessel. Design of the UHTREX facility has progressed to Titie lI. Design information is included on copper oxide beds and molecular sieves for gas cleanup. In other work, irradiation of capsules containing UHTREX fuel elements is reported along with fuel recycle research. (J.R.D.) 9578(Faye unscannable abstract)
Date: December 1, 1961
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RADIOISOTOPIC INVESTIGATION OF OMR COOLANTS. PART I. OMRE OPERATION, JANUARY 1958-AUGUST 1960

Description: Over 30 radioisotopes were identified in the coolant of the OMRE during the period from January, l958 through August, l960. The principal gamma-emitting isotopes measured were the corrosion products: Mn/sup 56/, Fe/sup 59/ and Mn/sup 54/ the principal beta emitters were: P/sup 32/, H/sup 3/,S/sup 35/, Fe/sup 55/, and C/sup 14/. The total (gamma plus beta) activity of the coolant during normal reactor operations was estimated to have been less than l.08 mu c/gm of coolant, with Mn/sup 56/ contri… more
Date: December 1, 1961
Creator: Baurmash, L.; Wode, S.J. & Lawrence, D.C.
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