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|Title:||The Impact of PbF2-Based Glasses on Radiation Shielding and Mechanical Concepts: An Extensive Theoretical and Monte Carlo Simulation Study|
Issa, S. A. M.
Saddeek, Y. B.
Tekin, H. O.
Zakaly, H. M. H.
Springer Science and Business Media LLC
|Citation:||The Impact of PbF2-Based Glasses on Radiation Shielding and Mechanical Concepts: An Extensive Theoretical and Monte Carlo Simulation Study / A. El-Denglawey, S. A. M. Issa, Y. B. Saddeek et al. — DOI 10.1016/S2352-3026(19)30219-4 // Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers and Materials. — 2021. — Vol. 31. — Iss. 10. — P. 3934-3942.|
|Abstract:||This work aimed to investigate the impact of Lead-fluoride based glasses via theoretical and simulation techniques on mechanical and radiation shielding parameters. Accordingly, Bi2O3 was blended with TeO2–B2O3–PbF2 glasses by using melt-quenching method. Using Fluka Monte Carlo code, the radiation shielding properties have measured. Moreover, Comparatively higher density PbF80 = 6.163 g/cm3 with 80 mol % Bi2O3, greater µ, µm and Zeff and lower T1/2, λ, tenth value layer values achieved for TeO2–B2O3– PbF2/Bi2O3 glass pointed it out as the best shield of gamma. Besides, the computed effective removal cross-sections against fast neutrons (ΣR) observed that the PbF80 sample has commensurately greater with a value 5.2954 (cm−1). The results observed that the variation PbF2/Bi2O3 improves the gamma protection ability of Lead-fluoride based glasses. The incremental of Bi2O3 at the expense of PbF2 increases the density and the packing density of the glasses and hence increase the longitudinal modulus-L, shear modulus-S, bulk modulus-K, and Young's modulus-Y from 15.89 to 25.9 GPa, from 8.49 to 12.09 -GPa, from 4.58 to 9.77 GPa, and from 15.74 to 25.69 GPa, respectively. The increase of the elastic moduli can be attrinuted to the glass former role of Bi2O3. The results indicate that the highest PbF2/Bi2O3 ratio encoded PbF00 has the best shielding and mechanical competence with measurable physical properties. © 2021, The Author(s), under exclusive licence to Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature.|
MONTE CARLO FLUKA
MONTE CARLO METHODS
MELT QUENCHING METHOD
MONTE CARLO CODES
|metadata.dc.description.sponsorship:||Taif University Researchers Supporting Project number (TURSP-2020/45) Taif University, Taif, Saudi Arabia.|
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