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Author Smith, A. B. ♦ Nobles, R. G. ♦ Cox, S. A.
Source United States Department of Energy Office of Scientific and Technical Information
Content type Text
Language English
Subject Keyword PHYSICS ♦ EMISSION- ENERGY RANGE- FISSION- IRRADIATION- NEUTRON BEAMS- PROMPT NEUTRONS- THORIUM 232 ♦ EMISSION- FISSION- PROMPT NEUTRONS- STANDARDS- THORIUM 232- URANIUM 238
Abstract The number of prompt neutrons emitted per Th/sup 232/ fission STA nu / sub Th/232! is compared to the number emitted per U/sup 238/ fission STA nu / sub U/238!. At a bombarding neutron energy of 1.4 Mev the ratio nu /sub Th/238/ nu /sub U/238 = 0.98 plus or minus 0.08. (auth)
ISSN 0031899X
Educational Use Research
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1959-09-01
Publisher Department Argonne National Lab., Lemont, Ill.
Journal Physical Review
Volume Number 115
Organization Argonne National Lab., Lemont, Ill.


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