Home / Store / Journals / Electronic Articles / Nuclear Science and Engineering / Volume 8 / Number 6
G. A. Jarvis, G. A. Linenberger, J. D. Orndoff, H. C. Paxton
Nuclear Science and Engineering
Volume 8 / Number 6 / December 1960 / Pages 525-531
Format:electronic copy (download)
Two plutonium-metal critical assemblies have been studied at the Pajarito site in Los Alamos. Part I of this article describes Jezebel, the bare plutonium assembly, and gives its observed characteristics along with a few comparisons with enriched-uranium systems. Part II covers Popsy, a plutonium core in a thick normal-uranium reflector. As Popsy was relatively inflexible—intended only for a preliminary survey—its experimental program was much less complete than that of Jezebel.
Your cart is empty.
Home|Invoice Payment|Nuclear Links