neutron radiation

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Noun1.neutron radiation - radiation of neutrons (as by a neutron bomb)
ionizing radiation - high-energy radiation capable of producing ionization in substances through which it passes
corpuscular radiation, particulate radiation - a stream of atomic or subatomic particles that may be charged positively (e.g. alpha particles) or negatively (e.g. beta particles) or not at all (e.g. neutrons)
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This contract is for the maintenance of chains of alpha radioactivity measurement, beta, gamma and neutron radiation protection department of the armed (SPRA).
Kromek, however, has already been working with the agency for more than a year on a project to develop the products it needs - spectroscopic personal radiation detectors which can pick up signs of gamma and neutron radiation.
They believe that neutron radiation caused by an earthquake could have induced the image of a crucified man -- which many people believe to be that of Jesus -- onto the length of linen cloth, and caused carbon-14 dating done on it in 1988 to be wrong.
Not only can CLYC be used to identify gamma and neutron radiation, "we actually doubled the detection efficiency for neutrons for the same volume of Helium 3," said Jim Monde, the company's director of homeland security and defense.
3]He neutron radiation detection materials are covered in this report in which we show how improving costs and performance is helping to increase the addressable markets for these materials.
This meets the basic needs to change the low cost topaz to valuable blue topaz by neutron radiation, Technology Times Website Quoted.
An atomic bomb is designed to enable mass-killing and mass-destruction by causing blast waves and heat rays and releasing neutron radiation.
Gamma radiation is similarly caused when uranium undergoes nuclear fission, which also produces neutron radiation, capable of deep penetration of the body.
Criticality continued for about 20 hours, emitting intense amounts of gamma and neutron radiation.
Mr Richards said: "Even after 60 years of cooling, disposing of high burn-up spent fuel would be the neutron radiation equivalent of deep underground emplacement of 'normal' spent fuel within one year of discharge from the reactor.
That's something that carbon atoms in adjoining layers within graphite aren't supposed to do--even in the cores of nuclear reactors where graphite blocks take a beating from neutron radiation.
Government weapons expert Dr Nigel Holloway said: "You "flash" the asteroid on one side with an intense burst of neutron radiation and blow some of the surface off to achieve deflection.