IEVref: 395-07-06 ID: Language: en Status: Standard Term: subcritical multiplication Synonym1: Synonym2: Synonym3: Symbol: Definition: neutron multiplication in a subcritical medium Note 1 to entry: Ratio of the total number of neutrons resulting from nuclear fission and a radioactive source, which exist in equilibrium in a subcritical assembly, to the total number of neutrons which would exist in the assembly due to the radioactive source in the absence of nuclear fission. Note 2 to entry: For critical assemblies this term does not have a useful meaning. Note 3 to entry: This entry was numbered 393-15-32 in IEC 60050-393:2003. Publication date: 2014-03 Source: ISO 921:1997, definition 1197, modified Replaces: Internal notes: CO remarks: TC/SC remarks: VT remarks: Domain1: Domain2: Domain3: Domain4: Domain5: