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Title:
S(N) calculated neutron energy spectra from fusing dt microspheres
Author:
Cauble, Robert C.
Issue Date:
1976
Publisher:
The University of Arizona.
Rights:
Copyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.
Abstract:
The mean energy per neutron for neutrons leaving a dense, laser compressed plasma was calculated. A discrete ordinates multigroup neutron transport code (ANISN) was used to calculate the energies and fluxes of the neutrons from the D(T, ⁴He)n reaction. A variety of constand density, core-burning compressed plasmas were considered. The mean neutron engergy was found to be a function of the product pR and a function of r/R, where R is the compressed plasma radius. A detailed thermonuckear burn in a microsphere was calculated at various time intervals by ANISN. The pR product for the sphere was 4.4 g /cm². The neutron density weighted mean energy per neutron was found to be 9.8 MeV.
Type:
text; Thesis-Reproduction (electronic)
Keywords:
Neutrons -- Spectra.
Degree Name:
M.S.
Degree Level:
masters
Degree Program:
Nuclear Engineering; Graduate College
Degree Grantor:
University of Arizona

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.titleS(N) calculated neutron energy spectra from fusing dt microspheresen
dc.creatorCauble, Robert C.en
dc.contributor.authorCauble, Robert C.en
dc.date.issued1976en
dc.publisherThe University of Arizona.en
dc.rightsCopyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.en
dc.description.abstractThe mean energy per neutron for neutrons leaving a dense, laser compressed plasma was calculated. A discrete ordinates multigroup neutron transport code (ANISN) was used to calculate the energies and fluxes of the neutrons from the D(T, ⁴He)n reaction. A variety of constand density, core-burning compressed plasmas were considered. The mean neutron engergy was found to be a function of the product pR and a function of r/R, where R is the compressed plasma radius. A detailed thermonuckear burn in a microsphere was calculated at various time intervals by ANISN. The pR product for the sphere was 4.4 g /cm². The neutron density weighted mean energy per neutron was found to be 9.8 MeV.en
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dc.typetexten
dc.typeThesis-Reproduction (electronic)en
dc.subjectNeutrons -- Spectra.en
thesis.degree.nameM.S.en
thesis.degree.levelmastersen
thesis.degree.disciplineNuclear Engineeringen
thesis.degree.disciplineGraduate Collegeen
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Arizonaen
dc.identifier.oclc701981434en
dc.identifier.bibrecord.b64850493en
dc.identifier.callnumberE9791 1976 458en
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