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Neutrons from the Bombardment of Li6 by Deuterons

Whaling, Ward and Butler, J. W. (1950) Neutrons from the Bombardment of Li6 by Deuterons. Physical Review, 78 (1). pp. 72-73. ISSN 0031-899X. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:WHApr50a

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Abstract

In the present experiments the neutron energy spectrum has been analyzed from cloud-chamber photographs of recoil protons in the direction of the deuteron beam. A target of Li2(6)SO4, 375 µg per cm^2 (about 150 kev at the bombarding energy used) was irradiated with 595-kev deuterons from the Rice Institute Van de Graaf generator. The low bombarding energy was chosen to minimize the neutrons from deuteron bombardment of carbon contamination on the target and on the tube wall in the analyzing magnet.


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Additional Information:©1950 The American Physical Society Received 14 February 1950 This work was supported in part by the Research Corporation and by the Joint Program if the ONR and AEC. [W.W. was an] AEC fellow.
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