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Kinetic energy released in matter (KERMA)-factor determination by charged particle spectroscopy
Author(s): Robert C. Haight
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Paper Abstract

Neutron kerma factors can be determined by measuring the cross sections, angular distributions, and charged-particle emission spectra from (n,z) reactions where z stands for the light charged particles, namely protons, deuterons, tritons, 3He, or (alpha) -particles, and combining these data with information on the heavy nuclear recoils. This approach is compared with other approaches of determining kerma factors. Data are given near 14 MeV for materials from carbon to niobium.

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Date Published: 3 March 1995
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 2339, International Conference on Neutrons and Their Applications, (3 March 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.204165
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Robert C. Haight, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2339:
International Conference on Neutrons and Their Applications
George Vourvopoulos; Themis Paradellis, Editor(s)

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