Accession Number : AD0721388

Title :   Radiation Transport Studies Carried out at the National Bureau of Standards with the Support of the Office of Naval Research.

Descriptive Note : Progress rept. 1 Jul 70-15 Feb 71,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Berger,M. J. ; Eisenhauer,C. M. ; Seltzer,S. M. ; Simmons,G. L. ; Spencer,L. V.

Report Date : 01 MAR 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 60

Abstract : This is a progress report describing research on the following topics: On the accuracy of transport calculations using moment methods; Improved moment-method calculations of gamma-ray transport: application to point isotropic sources in water; Poly-series approximation of functions; Neutron dose in air from a point-isotropic fission source; Improvement in computer program to generate neutron flux moments; Response of NaI detectors to high energy gamma rays; Absorbed dose near an interface between two media. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*GAMMA RAYS, REACTOR SHIELDING CALCULATIONS), (*NEUTRON TRANSPORT THEORY, *NEUTRON FLUX), DISTRIBUTION FUNCTIONS, POWER SERIES, CONVERGENCE, RADIATION MEASURING INSTRUMENTS, NUCLEAR MOMENTS, NUCLEAR SCATTERING, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING

Subject Categories : Nuclear Radiation Shield, Protection & Safety
      Fission Reactor Physics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE