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(physics) a nuclear reaction in which a bombarded nucleus breaks up into many particles

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Spallation is the process for producing neutrons by means of a particle accelerator and a heavy metal target (in this case, tungsten).
Contract grant sponsor: Program for Changjiang Scholars and Innovative Research Team in University; contract gram number: IRT064I; contract grant sponsor: Program of Introducing Talents of Discipline to Universities; contract grant number: B06006; contract grant sponsor: Research at Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Spallation Neutron Source, Scientific User Facilities Division, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, US Department of Energy.
Also, platinum-cured silicones exhibit higher wear rates and spallation relative to peroxide-cured silicones when used in mechanical devices such as pumps.
STOCKHOLM -- Henning Larsen Architects has been selected to design the European Spallation Source research centre.
Once the crack further propagates toward and near the interface of coating and substrate, more serious damage such as coating spallation may be induced.
This investigation included experiments conducted at the Spallation Neutron Source at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the Technische Universitat Munchen (Germany) are using the Magnetism Reflectometer at ORNL's Spallation Neutron Source to analyze new functional nanocomposite thin films they are developing.
Depending on the reactor operating condition, there is the risk of high corrosion, oxide spallation, and blistering and intergranular attack of the aluminium clad materials when the thicknesses of the oxide layers reach greater than about 10 um [2].
The nanocomposite coatings also provide improvements in ductility, toughness and spallation resistance compared to ceramic coatings such as diamond like carbon, tungsten carbide, or alumina-ceramic, and are easier and faster to apply and grind than conventional, larger grain size coating materials.
Wang draws from his research on the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee, the world's most powerful accelerator-driven, short-pulse neutron scattering facility.
USA-based Oak Ridge National Laboratory's (ORNL) new accelerator-based Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) is a facility that provides the high intensity pulsed neutron beams for scientific research and industrial development.
Specifically, DAVE supports eight instruments at the NCNR, two instruments at the Swiss Spallation Neutron Source (SINQ) at the Paul Scherrer Institut (PS1) in Switzerland, one instrument at the ISIS Pulsed Neutron Source at the Rutherford-Appleton Laboratory in the U.
5 million for synchrotron and radiation light sources and $2 million for the spallation neutron source, an accelerator-based neutron source tinder construction.
Neutron spectroscopy, in particular, has become a very powerful probe of the magnetic state of atoms thanks largely to advances in instrumentation at spallation neutron sources like the ISIS Facility at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.