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Electromagnetic Pulse and Time-Dependent Escape of Neutrons and Gamma Rays from a Nuclear Explosion

H. A. Sandmeier, S. A. Dupree, G. E. Hansen

Nuclear Science and Engineering / Volume 48 / Number 3 / Pages 343-352

July 1972

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The time-dependent escape of neutrons and gamma rays from a nuclear explosion is of interest in Plowshare and nuclear weapons effects investigations, particularly with regard to generation of the electromagnetic pulse (EMP). In the present paper the neutron and gamma-ray leakage rates, spectra, and useful yield-related integral quantities are calculated for the 24kt S-device. EMP parameters and fields at 500 m from the explosion of the S-device on the ground are presented and discussed.

 
 
 
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