Spinrad, Bernard I. Formerly, Department of Nuclear Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.
Last reviewed:January 2020
- Reactor dynamics
- Reactor control physics
- Reactivity changes
- Reactor kinetics
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The science of the interaction of the elementary particles and radiations characteristic of nuclear reactors with matter in bulk. These particles and radiations include neutrons, beta (β) particles, and gamma (λ) rays of energies between zero and about 107 eV. See also: Beta particles; Gamma rays
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