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The Direct Pumping of Gamma-Ray Lasers by Neutron Capture

G. C. Baldwin, J. C. Solem

Nuclear Science and Engineering / Volume 72 / Number 3 / December 1979 / Pages 290-292

Technical Paper / dx.doi.org/10.13182/NSE79-A20385

The maximum rates of resonance capture of neutrons generated by impulsive fission or fusion sources and moderated in either light or heavy atom moderators are shown to be insufficient for the direct excitation of gamma-ray lasers based on the Mössbauer effect.

 
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