where expertise comes together - since 1996 -

The Largest Open Access Portal of Nondestructive Testing (NDT)

Conference Proceedings, Articles, News, Exhibition, Forum, Network and more

where expertise comes together
- since 1996 -
966 views
Technical Discussions
John smith
NDT Inspector
Canada, Joined Jul 2001, 3

John smith

NDT Inspector
Canada,
Joined Jul 2001
3
03:36 Jul-27-2001
fisson process

what is the fission process for radioacive materials?


 
 Reply 
 
Robert (Rocky) A. Day
Engineering
Milky Way Jewels, USA, Joined Nov 1998, 40

Robert (Rocky) A. Day

Engineering
Milky Way Jewels,
USA,
Joined Nov 1998
40
00:35 Jul-28-2001
Re: fisson process
: what is the fission process for radioacive materials?
.
When the nucleus of an element disintgrates into two elements of lesser mass this is called fission. In the case of Uranium neutrons are released. Some basic web sites are:

http://www.lbl.gov/abc/
http://library.thinkquest.org/17940/?tqskip=1

Lise Meitner discovered Fission and received the Nobel prize for this discovery. More information on her can be found at:

http://www.users.bigpond.com/Sinclair/fission/

The most common use of fission in nondestructive testing is as a source of neutrons for neutron radiography.


 
 Reply 
 

Product Spotlight

VeeScan AirCraft Wheel Inspection

The VEESCAN offers maximum flexibility, has a proven mechanical design and records of breakdown-fr
...
ee operation of over 365 days. Appealing to companies in the Aerospace industry, the VEESCAN is ideal for all wheel-testing environments. With a wide selection of probes, the VeeScan allows your wheel testing facility the flexibility to select the most compatible configurations with their workload.
>

Wireless TOFD scanner

Quick, accurate and highly reproducible welds testing. The System operates wirelessly and is compat
...
ible with any type of Windows based Laptop, Desktop or Tablet.
>

NDT Master Lecturer

In the program both university professors and practitioners will give lectures, which guarantees the
...
oretical depth and practical inside. Academic Director: Prof. Dr. Christian Boller
The following lecturers are not complete: Prof. Tadeusz Stepinski, Prof. Wieslaw Staszewski, Prof. Frank Walther, Prof. Giovanni Bruno, Prof. Gerd Dobmann, Prof. Philippe Guy
>

AIS229 - Multipurpose Real Time System

Latest standard & automatic real time system developed by Balteau. The AIS229 has been designed to
...
do series inspection in a wide variety of industry. Composed of a shielded cabinet, 5 axis manipulator, x-ray generator and tubehead from 160kV to 225kV, a fl at panel & much more, the AIS229 is most certainly one of the most multipurpose RTR system available on the market.
>

Share...
We use technical and analytics cookies to ensure that we will give you the best experience of our website - More Info
Accept
top
this is debug window