Abstract: The main task for the nuclear shielding design is to block out neutron and γ-ray. Thereby, the radiation shielding materials which combine the shielding ability from neutron and γ-ray are the best candidates. This paper offers an elaborate description of the types, substrate materials and performances of the currently applied neutron and γ-ray combined shielding material, and furthermore, roughly discusses the respective principal problems of these materials. We emphasize the crucial and urgent problem with respect to the mutual exclusion between shielding effectiveness and other performances (e.g. mechanical performance, heat resistant stability, etc.). Finally the review sketches out the prospect of the neutron and γ-ray combined shielding materials, suggesting that the development of structure/function integrated radiation shielding materials is one of the future trends.
何林, 蔡永军, 李强. 中子和伽马射线综合屏蔽材料研究进展[J]. 《材料导报》期刊社, 2018, 32(7): 1107-1113.
HE Lin, CAI Yongjun, LI Qiang. Research Progress in Radiation Shielding Materials Serving as the Combined Barrier Against Neutron and Gamma-ray. Materials Reports, 2018, 32(7): 1107-1113.
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