publication . Article . 2014

Measurement and analysis of the Am 241 (n, gamma) cross section with liquid scintillator detectors using time-of-flight spectroscopy at the n-TOF facility at CERN

Fraval, Kevin; Gunsing, Frank; Altstadt, Sebastian; Andrzejewski, Józef; Audouin, Ludmila; Barbagallo, Massimo; Bécares, Vicente; Belloni, Fabio; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; ...
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  • Published: 23 Apr 2014
  • Country: Spain
The Am241(n,¿) cross section has been measured at the n-TOF facility at CERN using deuterated benzene liquid scintillators, commonly known as C6D6 detectors, and time-of-flight spectrometry. The results in the resolved resonance range bring new constraints to evaluations below 150 eV, and the energy upper limit was extended from 150 to 320 eV with a total of 172 new resonances not present in current evaluations. The thermal capture cross section was found to be sth=678±68 b, which is in good agreement with evaluations and most previous measurements. The capture cross section in the unresolved resonance region was extracted in the remaining energy range up to 150...
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free text keywords: :Energies::Energia nuclear [Àrees temàtiques de la UPC], Nuclear energy, Energia nuclear
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Accurate Nuclear Data for nuclear Energy Sustainability
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 249671
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP5 | Fission
Energy ResearchEnergy Research Projects: ANDES
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