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Elementary school resources added to Navigating Nuclear
Elementary school lesson plans are the latest additions to the Navigating Nuclear: Energizing Our World website. The two lesson plans were created to help students in grades 3-5 understand the power of the atom and how to investigate different energy sources.
Navigating Nuclear is a K-12 nuclear science and energy curriculum created in partnership by the American Nuclear Society and Discovery Education, with lead funding from the Department of Energy's Office of Nuclear Energy.
Taofeng Wang, Guinyun Kim, Young Do Oh, Moo-Hyun Cho, In Soo Ko, Won Namkung
Nuclear Science and Engineering | Volume 183 | Number 2 | June 2016 | Pages 286-297
Technical Paper | dx.doi.org/10.13182/NSE15-64
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Measurements of neutron total cross sections of palladium in the energy region from 0.2 to 120 eV have been performed by using the time-of-flight method at the Pohang Neutron Facility. A group of high-purity natural palladium metallic plates with thicknesses of 0.5 and 1.0 mm is used for the neutron transmission measurement. Resonance parameters of 104Pd, 105Pd, 106Pd, 108Pd, and 110Pd in the neutron energy range below 120 eV were extracted from the transmission ratios by using the multilevel R-matrix SAMMY code. The present results are compared with the evaluated data from ENDF/B-VII.1 and previous experimental data. The statistical analysis for nearest-neighbor level spacings in 105Pd has been carried out to compare with the Wigner distribution.