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  • Characterization of the new n_TOF neutron ream: fluence, profile and resolution 

    Bécares, Vicente; Cano Ott, Daniel; Calviani, Marco; Andriamonje, S.; Brugger, Matthias; Andrzejewski, Józef; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén (2011-08-12)
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    After a halt of four years, the n TOF spallation neutron facility at CERN has resumed operation in November 2008 with a new spallation target characterized by an improved safety and engineering design, resulting in a ...
  • Neutron capture measuremetns on minor actinides at the n_TOF facility at CERN: past, present and future 

    Cano Ott, Daniel; Colonna, Nicola; Tagliente, G.; Belloni, Fabio; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Poch Parés, Agustí; Pretel Sánchez, Carme (2011-08-12)
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    The successful development of advanced nuclear systems for sustainable energy production and nuclear waste management depends on high quality nuclear data libraries. Recent sensitivity stud- ies and reports [1-3] have ...
  • Study of photon strength function of actinides: the case of 235-U, 238-Np and 241-Pu 

    Cano Ott, Daniel; Colonna, Nicola; Tagliente, G.; Belloni, Fabio; Abbondanno, U.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Poch Parés, Agustí; Pretel Sánchez, Carme (2011-08-12)
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    The decay from excited levels in medium and heavy nuclei can be described in a statistical approach by means of Photon Strength Functions and Level Density distributions. The study of electromagnetic cascades following ...
  • The role of Fe and Ni for S-process nucleosynthesis and innovative nuclear technologies 

    Taín, J.L.; Lederer, Claudia; Brugger, Matthias; Calviani, Marco; Andriamonje, S.; Ferrari, Alessio; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (2011-08-12)
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    The accurate measurement of neutron capture cross sections of all Fe and Ni isotopes is important for disentangling the contribution of the s-process and the r-process to the stellar nucleosynthesis of elements in the mass ...
  • Resonance neutron-capture cross sections of stable magnesium isotopes and their astrophysical implications 

    Massimi, Cristian; Koehler, Paul E.; Colonna, Nicola; Gunsing, Frank; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Poch Parés, Agustí; Pretel Sánchez, Carme (2012-04-20)
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    We have measured the neutron capture cross sections of the stable magnesium isotopes 24,25,26Mg in the energy range of interest to the s process using the neutron time-of-flight facility n_TOF at CERN. Capture events ...
  • Measurement of the angular distribution of fission fragments using a PPAC assembly at CERN n_TOF 

    Tarrío, D.; Audouin, Ludmila; Altstadt, Sebastian; Andrzejewski, Józef; Barbagallo, Massimo; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén; Riego Pérez, Albert (2014-01-08)
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    A fission reaction chamber based on Parallel Plate Avalanche Counters (PPACs) was built for measuring angular distributions of fragments emitted in neutron-induced fission of actinides at the neutron beam available at the ...
  • Measurements of eye lens doses in interventional cardiology using OSL and electronic dosemeters 

    Sanchez, R. M.; Vano, E; Fernández, J. M.; Ginjaume Egido, Mercè; Duch Guillen, María Amor (2014-12-01)
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    The purpose of this paper is to test the appropriateness of OSL and electronic dosemeters to estimate eye lens doses at interventional cardiology environment. Using TLD as reference detectors, personal dose equivalent was ...
  • Direct growth of hydrotalcite nanolayers on carbon fibers by electrospinning 

    Modesto Lopez, Luis B; Chimentao, Ricardo J; Alvarez, Mayra G; Rosell Llompart, Joan; Medina Cabello, Francisco; Llorca Piqué, Jordi (2014-11-01)
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    Hydrotalcite (HT) nanolayers have been grown directly on carbon fibers by carbonization and subsequent hydration of electrospun PVA/PEO/MgAl-nitrate fibers. The growth of the layered material was ascertained by X-ray ...
  • Status of eye lens radiation dose monitoring in European hospitals 

    Carinou, Eleftheria; Ginjaume Egido, Mercè; O'Connor, Una; Kopec, Renata; Sans Merce, Marta (2014-12-01)
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    A questionnaire was developed by the members of WG12 of EURADOS in order to establish an overview of the current status of eye lens radiation dose monitoring in hospitals. The questionnaire was sent to medical physicists ...
  • Mixed iron-erbium vanadate NH3-SCR catalysts 

    Casanova, Marzia; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Schermanz, Karl; Trovarelli, Alessandro; Sagar, Amod (2015-03-01)
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    A series of SCR catalysts of mixed iron-erbium vanadates supported on TiO2-WO3-SiO2 were prepared and their reduction, textural, structural and morphological properties characterized by temperature programmed reduction, ...

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