Calculation of Shielding Parameters of Fast Neutrons for Some Composite Materials


  • Ahmed Fadhil Mkhaiber Department of Physics – College of Education (Ibn Al-Haitham) – University of Baghdad
  • Salwah Kareem Dawood Department of Physics – College of Education (Ibn Al-Haitham) – University of Baghdad



Shielding materials, removal cross section, fast neutron


In this paper ,Shielding parameters of fast neutrons like removal cross section , half thickness , and mean free path were calculated for polymer composite whish consisted of paraffin wax as basic material (P) with various reinforced materials (B, B2O3, Fe2O3, W, Clay) with different reinforced concentration (5, 15, 25, 35, 45) % . Results have been shown that , with increasing the reinforced materials concentrations , removal cross section increases while half thickness and mean free path decreased.


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A. F. Mkhaiber and S. K. Dawood, “Calculation of Shielding Parameters of Fast Neutrons for Some Composite Materials”, Al-Mustansiriyah Journal of Science, vol. 30, no. 1, pp. 210–215, Aug. 2019, doi: 10.23851/mjs.v30i1.520.

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