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Table 6 Thermal and epithermal neutron self-shielding factors G th and G epi for the three sample types

From: Estimation of 99Mo production rates from natural molybdenum in research reactors

  1 g of Mo2O3 powder Mo slab 1 × 1 cm Mo slab 1 × 5 cm
Method G th G epi G th G epi G th G epi
  0.982   0.954   0.954  
Chilian   0.857   0.742   0.742
Trkov   0.804   0.599   0.574
  1. Two methods were used for the epithermal self-shielding calculation