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Nuclear physics

News and Updates

Neutrons by the Numbers

After years of research, scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed and

Projects and Programs

Neutron Detector Replacement Program

The Department of Homeland Security/Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DHS/DNDO) is pursuing a course to transform 3 He alternative technologies into integrated

Publications

Study of the neutron spin-orbit interaction in silicon

Author(s)
Thomas R. Gentile, Michael G. Huber, Muhammad D. Arif, Daniel S. Hussey, David L. Jacobson, Donald D. Koetke, Murray Peshkin, Thomas Dombeck, Paul Nord, Dimitry A. Pushin, Robert Smither
The neutron spin-orbit interaction, which results from the interaction of a moving neutron's magnetic dipole moment (MDM) with the atomic electric elds, induces

Measurement of the 10B(?,n0)13N cross section at E? ? 3.6 MeV and its application as a diagnostic at the National Ignition Facilit

Author(s)
Q Liu, M Febbraro, R.J. deBoer, A Boeltzig, Y Chen, C Cerjan, M Couder, B Frentz, G Gilardy, J. Gorres, E. A. Henry, E. Lamere, K. T. Macon, K. Manukyan, L. Morales, P. D. O'Malley, S Pain, W. A. Peters, D. Schneider, C. Seymour, R. Toomey, B. Vande Kolk, Jamie L. Weaver, M. Wiescher
The National Ignition Facility provides the opportunity to study nuclear reactions under controlled conditions at high temperatures and pressures at a level

Standardization of I-124 by three liquid scintillation-based methods

Author(s)
Denis E. Bergeron, Leticia S. Pibida, Brian E. Zimmerman, Jeffrey T. Cessna, Ryan P. Fitzgerald
A solution of 124I was standardized for activity by 4πβ(LS)-γ(NaI) live-timed anticoincidence (LTAC) counting, with confirmatory measurements by triple-to

Tools and Instruments