Accession Number:

ADA137105

Title:

Multi-Element X-Ray Shields for Spacecraft

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1981-1983,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-12-30

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

Spacecraft electronics must be shielded against the x-rays of a distant nuclear weapon. The optimum shielding material is a mixture of heavy elements. RadsSi are calculated for some materials and thicknesses.

Subject Categories:

  • Metallurgy and Metallography
  • Nuclear Radiation Shielding, Protection and Safety
  • Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE