What is the best shielding material for neutron radiation?

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Offline lil_muz

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Hi, what is the best material economically and efficiently for shielding neutron radiation?
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The best sheilding material for neutron radiation.
« Reply #1 on: 07/05/2010 15:00:35 »
Probably Lead.


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The best sheilding material for neutron radiation.
« Reply #3 on: 09/05/2010 19:58:13 »
Probably not lead, it's a bit rubbish for neutrons.
Water, oil, or polythene as a moderator then cadmium, boron or gadolinium as a neutron absorber.
Economically, the best shielding is distance.
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