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Theoretical and experimental investigation of high-level radiation sources used to model a heat input

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This paper examines high-intensity xenon-filled radiation sources for heat load simulation. A mathematical model of the discharge is proposed, and results of a theoretical and an experimental investigation are presented.

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Translated from Inzhenerno-Fizicheskii Zhurnal, Vol. 38, No. 3, pp. 450–456, March, 1980.

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Gradov, V.M., Petrikevich, B.B. & Shcherbakov, A.A. Theoretical and experimental investigation of high-level radiation sources used to model a heat input. Journal of Engineering Physics 38, 262–266 (1980).

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  • Radiation
  • Mathematical Model
  • Statistical Physic
  • Experimental Investigation
  • Heat Input