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Title: Analysis of axial neutron emission pulse from a plasma focus device
Authors: Borthakur, T K
Shyam, A
Keywords: Plasma focus;Neutron;X-ray;Ion;Bubble detector;Photomultiplier tube
Issue Date: Feb-2010
Publisher: CSIR
Abstract: Intense burst of neutrons have been observed from a 5 kJ Mather type plasma focus device operated in a pressure of around 0.4 torr of deuterium medium in axial direction. The emitted neutrons, which are accompanied by a strong hard X-ray pulse, are found to be having energy up to 3.97 MeV in the axial direction of the device. The axial neutrons emitted from the device appear to be influenced by deuteron ions emitted in the same direction.
Page(s): 100-103
ISSN: 0975-1041 (Online); 0019-5596 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJPAP Vol.48(02) [February 2010]

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