NISCAIR Online Periodicals Repository

NISCAIR ONLINE PERIODICALS REPOSITORY (NOPR)  >
NISCAIR PUBLICATIONS >
Research Journals >
Indian Journal of Pure & Applied Physics (IJPAP) >
IJPAP Vol.50 [2012] >
IJPAP Vol.50(11) [November 2012] >


Title: Shielding design of the proposed laboratory for an intense 14 MeV neutron generator
Authors: Makwana, Rajnikant
Vala, Sudhirsinh
Abhangi, Mitul
Jakhar, Shrichand
Rao, C V S
Basu, T K
Keywords: Accelerator
Radiation safety
Shielding design
Neutron gamma dose rate
Issue Date: Nov-2012
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: The proposed intense 14 MeV neutron source at IPR is accelerator based using the T(d,n) reaction. This facility will be indigenously built and used for the fusion Neutronics studies. Deuterium ions will be accelerated up to 300 keV in an electrostatic acceleration column delivering a maximum beam current of 20 mA. The beam will be made to impinge a water cooled, rotating tritium target. The expected neutron yield will be ~1012 neutron per second. This paper describes the preliminary design of the neutron generator and the MCNP model results of the shielding calculations. The calculation of dose rate has been carried out for the optimum thickness of concrete shield.
Page(s): 799-801
CC License:  CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India
ISSN: 0975-1041 (Online); 0019-5596 (Print)
Source:IJPAP Vol.50(11) [November 2012]

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
IJPAP 50(11) 799-801.pdf85.13 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
 Current Page Visits: 322 
Recommend this item

 

National Knowledge Resources Consortium |  NISCAIR Website |  Contact us |  Feedback

Disclaimer: NISCAIR assumes no responsibility for the statements and opinions advanced by contributors. The editorial staff in its work of examining papers received for publication is helped, in an honorary capacity, by many distinguished engineers and scientists.

CC License Except where otherwise noted, the Articles on this site are licensed under Creative Commons License: CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India

Copyright © 2012 The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi. All rights reserved.

Powered by DSpace Copyright © 2002-2007 MIT and Hewlett-Packard | Compliant to OAI-PMH V 2.0

Home Page Total Visits: 621801 since 06-Feb-2009  Last updated on 13-Nov-2014Webmaster: nopr@niscair.res.in