A Spectral Analysis of the Anisotropic Neutron Transport Kernel in Slab Geometry with Applications.

by Anthony Leonard, T. W. Mullikin

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An application of the theory of singular integral equations and analytic continuation to the study of neutron transport with anisotropic scattering. A spectral analysis for the transport kernel in plane geometry is achieved which immediately leads to the determination of critical thickness and the time-dependent behavior of nuclear reactors under the assumption of homogeneity and constancy of neutron energy.

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