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spal·la·tion

(spaw-lā'shŭn),
1. Synonym(s): fragmentation
2. Nuclear reaction in which nuclei, on being bombarded by high energy particles, liberate a number of protons and alpha particles.
[M.E. spalle, fragment]

spal·la·tion

(spaw-lā'shŭn)
1. Synonym(s): fragmentation.
2. Nuclear reaction in which nuclei, on being bombarded by high-energy particles, liberate a number of protons and alpha particles.
[M.E. spalle, fragment]

spallation

(spo-lā′shŏn)
1. The process of breaking into very small parts. The term may be applied to visible structures or to atomic particles.
2. The release of inert particles into the bloodstream. The splintering of bits of plastic from the pump used in hemodialysis is an example.
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The European Spallation Source ESS AB is a state-owned limited liability company, today owned by the host countries Sweden and Denmark.
Then the corrections will be under control and the new generation of neutron decay experiments, which are being considered at new Spallation Neutron Source, can provide unambiguous information about the validity of the Standard Model and can be used as a precise tool in the search for new physics.
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The facility, Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, will use a technology for locating atoms and determining the shapes of molecules called neutron scattering.
The european spallation source is a european research infrastructure consortium (eric) committed to the goal of building and operating the world leading facility for research using neutrons.
The discovery, made possible with experiments at ORNL's Spallation Neutron Source and the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in the United Kingdom, demonstrates features of water under ultra confinement in rocks, soil and cell walls, which scientists predict will be of interest across many disciplines.
Project development and construction group Skanska AB (STO:SKAB) announced on Friday the entering into a contract with European Spallation Source (ESS) to build the second stage of a state-of-the-art research facility in Lund, Sweden.
The facility, called the European Spallation Source (ESS), represents a major advance on the more usual nuclear reactor-based technology.
Written for physicists and other research scientists in the nuclear energy field, these papers discuss HPPA5 programs and applications in terms of overall reliability, the development of spallation target and coolant technology and subcritical systems designs and simulations.
During the period that she led Basic Energy Sciences, the world's most powerful spallation neutron source was conceived and built, under budget, ahead of schedule, and with increased scope.
The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) recently announced that it will cooperate with South China's Guangdong Province to construct a spallation neutron source (SNS) in Dongwan.