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DOE/Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility

Concrete for Neutron Shielding

Caption: The Super High Momentum Spectrometer is under construction in Jefferson Lab's Hall C. Bags of boron carbide for use in boron-rich concrete for shielding against neutrons sit on the floor in front of the partially complete concrete shield house.

Credit: DOE's Jefferson Lab

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