Zirconium isotope found to be a neutron poison

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Zirconium isotope found to be a neutron poison. / Heinitz, Stephan; Koester, Ulli.

In: Nature Physics, Vol. 15, No. 3, 18.02.2019, p. 208-209.

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Heinitz, Stephan ; Koester, Ulli. / Zirconium isotope found to be a neutron poison. In: Nature Physics. 2019 ; Vol. 15, No. 3. pp. 208-209.

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abstract = "Zirconium alloys are widely used as cladding material in nuclear reactors due to their neutron transparency. Now, it is shown that 88Zr has a surprisingly high neutron capture cross-section exceeding that of other zirconium isotopes by six orders of magnitude.",
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