Calculations have been done to develop estimates of the fluence rate of unscattered x and gamma rays emerging from two model spheres of special nuclear material: one of uranium enriched to 93.5% by weight of U-235; one of plutonium enriched to 6.0% by weight of Pu-240.
Citation: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) -
NIST Pub Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Pub Type: NIST Pubs
fluence rate, highly enriched uranium, photons, radionuclides, spheres, weapons-grade plutonium