Title: Neutron cross-section measurements in the Th-U cycle by the activation method
Authors: Karamanis, D ×
Andriamonje, S
Assimakopoulos, PA
Doukellis, G
Karademos, DA
Karydas, A
Kokkoris, M
Kossionides, S
Nicholis, NG
Papachristodoulou, C
Papadopoulos, CT
Patronis, Nikolaos
Pavlopoulos, P
Perdikakis, G
Vlastou, R #
Issue Date: Jun-2003
Publisher: Elsevier science bv
Series Title: Nuclear instruments & methods in physics research section a-accelerators spectrometers detectors and associated equipment vol:505 issue:1-2 pages:381-384
Abstract: The Th-212(n,2n)Th-231 reaction cross-section was measured relative to the Fe-56(n,p)Mn-56 and Al-27(n,a)Na-24 reaction cross-sections with the activation method for neutron energies up to 11 MeV. Neutrons were produced by the H-2(d,n) reaction in the 5.5 MV Tandem accelerator of the NCSR "Demokritos". The characteristic gamma lines of the product nuclei Th-231 (25.646 keV) and Mn-56 (846.771 keV) or Na-24 (1368 keV) were measured with an 80 mm(2) Si(Li) and a 20% reverse-electrode coaxial germanium detector, respectively. The results indicate that our values are in agreement with the JEF2 and BROND2 database values up to 9 MeV and slightly higher than those from all the libraries for higher energies. (C) 2003 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
ISSN: 0168-9002
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Non-KU Leuven Association publications
× corresponding author
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