Accession Number:

ADA297998

Title:

The Number of Neutrons Emitted by Ra + Be Source. Source II - Experiments in a Water Tanks,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1942-09-07

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

The number of neutrons emitted by a RaBe source was measured by integrating the thermal neutron activity of a standard detector in a water tank. It was found that the number of neutrons emitted by Source II 10 g of Be mixed with I g of Ra is 14.0 x 10exp 6 neutrons per second.

Subject Categories:

  • Nuclear Physics and Elementary Particle Physics
  • Radioactivity, Radioactive Wastes and Fission Products

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE