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MINIMUM CRITICAL INFINITE SLAB [1 record]

Record 1 2014-07-31

English

Subject field(s)
  • Atomic Physics
  • Nuclear Fission Reactors
DEF

The thinnest infinite slab which can be made critical with a mixture of a specified fissile material and any other materials with no additional restriction as to geometrical arrangement, material composition and moderating and reflecting media.

OBS

minimum critical infinite slab: term and definition standardized by ISO in 1997.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Physique atomique
  • Réacteurs nucléaires de fission
DEF

Épaisseur minimale de la plaque de surface infinie pour laquelle un mélange de matière fissile déterminée avec une autre matière peut être rendu critique, quels que soient la disposition géométrique, la composition matérielle et les milieux modérateur et réflecteur.

OBS

épaisseur critique minimale de plaque infinie : terme et définition normalisés par l'ISO en 1997.

Spanish

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