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Alpha-Neutron Reaction Calculator

(last updated 14 Sep 2012)
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Calculate neutron production in uranium compounds, as caused from alpha-neutron reactions and from spontaneous fission.

Enter parameters and click the "Calculate" button below. HELP
Numbers can be entered in exponential notation: 5 · 10-6 = 5e-6
"t" means metric tonne.

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Material Input        HELP
InputTypeParameters

ng
g
mg
g
kg
t
U in/as

Bq U-238 in
Bq Unat in
U
UF4
UF6
UO2
UO2F2
UO2(NO3)2
UO3
U3O8
natural uranium
in equilibrium with progeny
pure
enriched to wt% U-235
depleted to wt% U-235
(from enrichment to wt% U-235)
recycled uranium
burnup · initial enrichment:

(5 year storage time after unload)
as is
re-enriched to initial U-235 equivalent
depleted to 0.2 wt% U-235

Output Parameters         HELP
DelayResult Detail
none
1 year
10 years
100 years
1000 years
104 years
106 years
other: years
Neutron production:
Total only
by Series
by Nuclides


 
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ORNL is the source of the decay data used in this calculator. The ion stopping powers were calculated with SRIM . The (a,n) neutron production cross sections are extracted from the JENDL-AN database.


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