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The slowing-down process is called neutron moderation. Moderation is optimized by causing the fast neutrons to collide with something of similar mass. A head-on collision between two objects of the same mass will result in a complete transfer of energy. Thus, for nuclear reactors, the moderators of choice are hydrogen-rich substances such as light water. It is important to recognize that the slowing down occurs in discrete steps. Neutrons do not lose energy continuously. Rather they lose it every time they undergo a collision.
40.Nuclear Science by John G. Webster (Editor)