Investigation of the Diffusion, Absorption, and Thermalization of Neutrons by Non-Stationary Methods

  • K. H. Beckurts
  • K. Wirtz

Abstract

During the last ten years non-stationary methods have gained increasing significance in neutron physics. This is because they frequently permit cleaner and more accurate measurements than stationary methods and because they also give much deeper insight into the physical nature of the problems. This conclusion is especially true for the method of pulsed sources, whose great potentialities were first recognized by von Dardel and which has since become a standard method. We shall become more familiar with it in Secs. 18.1 and 18.3. Closely related to the pulsed-source method but less usual is the method of modulated sources introduced by Ratevski and Horowitz ; it is discussed in Sec. 18.2.

Keywords

Nickel Graphite Zirconium Cadmium Boron 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. H. Beckurts
    • 1
  • K. Wirtz
    • 1
  1. 1.Kernforschungszentrum KarlsruheGermany

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