ASTM-E261 Standard Practice for Determining Neutron Fluence, Fluence Rate, and Spectra by Radioactivation Techniques

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1.1 This practice describes procedures for the determination of neutron fluence rate, fluence, and energy spectra from the radioactivity that is induced in a detector specimen.

1.2 The practice is directed toward the determination of these quantities in connection with radiation effects on materials.

1.3 For application of these techniques to reactor vessel surveillance, see also Test Methods E1005.

1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Note 1: Detailed methods for individual detectors are given in the following ASTM test methods: E262, E263, E264, E265, E266, E343, E393, E481, E523, E526, E704, E705, and E854.

Keywords

activation; fluence; neutron spectrum; radioactivation;; ICS Number Code 17.240 (Radiation measurements); 27.120.30 (Fissile materials and nuclear fuel technology)

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Document Number

ASTM-E261-16

Revision Level

2016 EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

Revision

Publication Date

Oct. 15, 2016

Document Type

Practice

Page Count

14 pages

Committee Number

E10.05