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MINIMUM CRITICAL MASS [1 record]

Record 1 1992-12-02

English

Subject field(s)
  • Chemistry
  • Atomic Physics
DEF

For a specified fissile material, the minimum mass which can be made critical with no restriction as to geometrical arrangement, material composition and moderating and reflecting media.

OBS

Term standardized by ISO.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Chimie
  • Physique atomique
DEF

masse minimale d'une matière fissile spécifiée qui peut être rendue critique sans aucune restriction quant à l'arrangement géométrique, la composition matérielle et les milieux modérateur et réflecteur.

OBS

Terme normalisé par l'ISO.

Spanish

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