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Neutron interaction/absorbtion length of lithium-6 deutride?

  1. May 12, 2015 #1
    Could anyone tell me or direct me to a source with an answer or way to calculate the neutron aborbtion/interaction length of lithium-6 deutride? I would have expected this answer to be readily available from the government experiments leading up to castle bravo, but I cannot seem to find it. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
     
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  3. May 12, 2015 #2

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  5. May 13, 2015 #4
    Thanks to both of you, but neither site seems to have the right information; is there a way one could calculate the neutron absorption length given the absorption cross section and the ionic radius of both lithium and hydrogen, since the crystals are a simple cubic structure.
     
  6. May 13, 2015 #5

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    The sites have the information you need to calculate this, if you know about the Beer-Lambert law. If you don't know about the Beer-Lambert law, look here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beer–Lambert_law
     
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