Neutron Interactions and Applications

Photo of neutron star collision. This was perhaps caused by a collision of two older black holes or two neutron stars.

Neutron star collision. The Swift spacecraft's gamma-ray burst observation fits the theory of a collision between some combination of black holes or neutron stars. (Photo courtesy of Dana Berry, NASA)


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Spring 2010



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This course is intended to introduce the student to the concepts and methods of transport theory needed in neutron science applications. This course is a foundational study of the effects of multiple interactions on neutron distributions and their applications to problems across the Nuclear Engineering department. Stochastic and deterministic simulation techniques will be introduced to the students.

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Benoit Forget. 22.106 Neutron Interactions and Applications, Spring 2010. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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