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Title: Angular distribution of the ambient neutron dose equivalent from incidence of alpha particles on thick Al target
Authors: Shanbhag, A A
Tripathy, S P
Sahoo, G S
Sunil, C
Nandy, M
Sarkar, P K
Keywords: Neutron dose equivalent;Directional distribution;Alpha beam;Thick target
Issue Date: Jul-2012
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: In this study, the measured data of angular distribution of neutron dose equivalent due to neutrons arising from the bombardment of 19.8 and 30 MeV alpha particles on a thick aluminium target has been reported. These measurements have been carried out at the BARC-TIFR Pelletron Linac Accelerator Facility using neutron dose equivalent meters popularly known as REM meters. The neutron dose equivalent values measured at a distance of 1 m from the target at various angles relative to the incident beam direction are presented here. The values are compared with those predicted by the empirical formulation of Clapier & Zaidins.
Page(s): 531-533
ISSN: 0975-1041 (Online); 0019-5596 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJPAP Vol.50(07) [July 2012]

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