Enviaments recents

  • Measurement of the 240Pu(n,f) cross-section at the CERN n TOF facility: First results from experimental area II (EAR-2) 

    Stamatopoulos, A.; Tsinganis, A.; Colonna, Nicola; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (EDP Sciences, 2016)
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    The accurate knowledge of the neutron-induced fission cross-sections of actinides and other isotopes involved in the nuclear fuel cycle is essential for the design of advanced nuclear systems, such as Generation-IV nuclear ...
  • Monte Carlo simulations of the n TOF lead spallation target with the Geant4 toolkit: A benchmark study 

    Lerendegui-Marco, J.; Cortés-Giraldo, M.A.; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (EDP Sciences, 2016)
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    Monte Carlo (MC) simulations are an essential tool to determine fundamental features of a neutron beam, such as the neutron flux or the ¿ -ray background, that sometimes can not be measured or at least not in every position ...
  • The n TOF facility: Neutron beams for challenging future measurements at CERN 

    Chiaveri, E.; Aberle, O.; Andrzejewski, Józef; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (EDP Sciences, 2016)
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    The CERN n TOF neutron beam facility is characterized by a very high instantaneous neutron flux, excellent TOF resolution at the 185m long flight path (EAR-1), low intrinsic background and coverage of a wide range of neutron ...
  • 7Be(n,alpha) and 7Be(n,p) cross-section measurement for the cosmological lithium problem at the n TOF facility at CERN 

    Barbagallo, Massimo; Colonna, Nicola; Aberle, O.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (EDP Sciences, 2016)
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    The Cosmological Lithium Problem refers to the large discrepancy between the abundance of primordial 7Li predicted by the standard theory of Big Bang Nucleosynthesis and the value inferred from the so-called “Spite plateau” ...
  • Time-of-flight and activation experiments on 147 Pm and 171 Tm for astrophysics 

    Guerrro Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui-Marco, J.; Domingo-Pardo, C; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (EDP Sciences, 2016)
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    The neutron capture cross section of several key unstable isotopes acting as branching points in the s-process are crucial for stellar nucleosynthesis studies, but they are very challenging to measure due to the difficult ...
  • Characterization of the n TOF EAR-2 neutron beam 

    Chen, Y.L.; Tassan Got, Laurence; Audouin, Ludmila; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (EDP Sciences, 2016)
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    The experimental area 2 (EAR-2) at CERNs neutron time-of-flight facility (n TOF), which is operational since 2014, is designed and built as a short-distance complement to the experimental area 1 (EAR-1). The Parallel Plate ...
  • Measurement of the heaviest Beta-delayed 2-neutron emitter: 136Sb 

    Caballero-Folch, R.; Taín, J.L.; Agramunt Ros, Jorge; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Riego Pérez, Albert (EDP Sciences, 2016)
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    The Beta-delayed neutron emission probability, Pn , of very exotic nuclei is crucial for the understanding of nuclear structure properties of many isotopes and astrophysical processes such as the rapid neutron capture ...
  • New accurate measurements of neutron emission probabilities for relevant fission products 

    Agramunt Ros, Jorge; Taín, J.L.; Albiol, F.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Riego Pérez, Albert; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (EDP Sciences, 2016)
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    We have performed new accurate measurements of the beta-delayed neutron emission probability for ten isotopes of the elements Y, Sb, Te and I. These are fission products that either have a significant contribution to the ...
  • Grupo de investigación en cooperación y desarrollo humano (GRECDH-UPC). Implementación y mejora de la tecnología de los biodigestores familiares en países andinos 

    Ferrer Martí, Ivet; Poggio, Davide; Mas, A.; Batet Miracle, Lluís; Velo García, Enrique (2008)
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    El Grupo de Investigación en Cooperación y Desarrollo Humano (GRECDH) está constituido por personal docente e investigador de diferentes departamentos y Escuelas de la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). Dentro del ...
  • Significance of the input parameters selection and the nodalization qualification in the final results of an IBLOCA BEPU calculation 

    Martínez Quiroga, Víctor Manuel; Freixa Terradas, Jordi; Pérez-Ferragut, Marina; Reventós Puigjaner, Francesc (2016)
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    In the framework of Design Basis Accidents (DBA) for Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR), and based on recent studies on pipe integrity combined with the Risk-Informed Decision Making (RIDM), the USNRC proposed the Intermediate ...
  • System code validation series based on a consistent plant nodalization of the ROSA/LSTF integra test facility 

    Clifford, Ivor; Zerkak, Omar; Freixa Terradas, Jordi (2016)
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    Experimental results obtained at integral test facilities are used in the validation process of thermal - hydraulic system codes for the steady - state and transient simulation of light water reactors. The expertise and ...
  • RELAP/SCDAPSIM/MOD4.0 modification for transient accident scenario of test blanket modules involving helium flows into heavy liquid metal 

    Pérez-Ferragut, Marina; Freixa Terradas, Jordi; Mas de les Valls Ortiz, Elisabet (2015)
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    The Institute for Plasma Research (IPR), India, is currently involved in the design and development of its Test Blanket Module (TBM) for testing in ITER (International Thermo nuclear Experimental Reactor). The Indian TBM ...

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