Accession Number : ADA297998
Title : The Number of Neutrons Emitted by Ra + Be Source. Source II - Experiments in a Water Tanks,
Corporate Author : ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Agnew, H. M. ; Anderson, H. L. ; Miller, G. ; Roberts, J. H. ; Whitaker, M. D.
PDF Url : ADA297998
Report Date : 07 SEP 1942
Pagination or Media Count : 7
Abstract : The number of neutrons emitted by a Ra+Be source was measured by integrating the thermal neutron activity of a standard detector in a water tank. It was found that the number of neutrons emitted by Source II (10 g of Be mixed with I g of Ra) is 14.0 x 10(exp 6) neutrons per second.
Descriptors : *NEUTRON FLUX, BERYLLIUM, RADIUM, WATER TANKS, NEUTRON DETECTORS, THERMAL NEUTRONS.
Subject Categories : Nuclear Physics & Elementary Particle Physics
Radioactiv, Radioactive Wastes & Fission Prod
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE