Silicon Irradiation Facilities at the NBS Reactor

  • N. A. Bickford
  • R. F. Fleming


A program of silicon irradiation is being carried out at the National Bureau of Standards 10 MW, heavy water moderated reactor. The facility, which operates on a 40 day round-the-clock cycle, can provide a wide range of neutron fluxes with an equally wide range of cadmium ratios.


Neutron Flux High Energy Neutron Cadmium Ratio Doping Rate Neutron Transmutation Doping 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. A. Bickford
    • 1
  • R. F. Fleming
    • 1
  1. 1.National Bureau of StandardsWashingtonUSA

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