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The Reaction Silicon-29(n,α)Magnesium-26 at 14 MeV. Neutron Energy

Nature volume 192, pages 12781279 (30 December 1961) | Download Citation



A 400 Ω-cm. n-type silicon surface barrier detector was irradiated by neutrons of energy 14.03 ± 0.05 MeV. The experimental arrangement is identical with that described in an earlier communication1 reporting results for (n,α) and (n,p) reactions in silicon-28 at the same neutron energy.

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    • W. M. DEUCHARS

    Selby Fellow. Permanent address: Atomic Weapons Research Establishment, Aldermaston, Berks.


  1. Department of Nuclear Physics, Institute of Advanced Studies, Australian National University, Canberra.

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