Characterization of boron carbide particles and its shielding behavior against neutron radiation


KIPÇAK A. S. , Gurses P., DERUN E. , TUĞRUL N. , Piskin S.

ENERGY CONVERSION AND MANAGEMENT, vol.72, pp.39-44, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 72
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.enconman.2012.08.026
  • Title of Journal : ENERGY CONVERSION AND MANAGEMENT
  • Page Numbers: pp.39-44

Abstract

Boron minerals, considered future essential materials, can be used as raw materials in the production of boron carbide. In this study, boron carbide, the hardest material after diamond and cubic boron nitride, is characterized and the neutron shielding behavior is investigated.