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    • 7Be(n , p)7Li reaction and the cosmological lithium problem: measurement of the cross section in a wide energy range at n_TOF at CERN 

      Damone, L.; Barbagallo, Massimo; Mastromarco, M.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (American Institute of Physics (AIP), 2018-07-24)
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      We report on the measurement of the 7Be(n,p)7Li cross section from thermal to approximately 325 keV neutron energy, performed in the high-flux experimental area (EAR2) of the n_TOF facility at CERN. This reaction plays a ...
    • 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” ...
    • A compact fission detector for fission-tagging neutron capture experiments with radioactive fissile isotopes 

      Bacak, Michael; Aiche, Mourad; Bélier, Gilbert; Berthoumieux, Eric; Diakaki, Maria; Dupont, Emmeric; Gunsing, Frank; Kopecky, Stefan; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (2020-04-21)
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      In the measurement of neutron capture cross-sections of fissile isotopes, the fission channel is a source of background which can be removed efficiently using the so-called fission-tagging or fission-veto technique. For ...
    • A first prototype of C6D6 total-energy detector with SiPM readout for neutron capture time-of-flight experiments 

      Balibrea-Correa, J.; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Calvo Diaz-Aldagalán, David; Caballero Ontanaya, Luis; Babiano Suárez, Víctor; Tolosa Delgado, Alvaro; Domingo Pardo, César; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cano Ott, Daniel; Alcayne Aicua, Víctor; Bacak, Michael; Barbagallo, Massimo (2021-01-01)
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      Low efficiency total-energy detectors (TEDs) are one of the main tools for neutron capture cross section measurements utilizing the time-of-flight (TOF) technique. State-of-the-art TEDs are based on a CD liquid-scintillation ...
    • A segmented total energy detector (sTED) optimized for (n, ¿) cross-section measurements at n_TOF EAR2 

      Alcayne Aicua, Víctor; Cano Ott, Daniel; García Alvarado, Jose Maria; González Romero, Enrique Miguel; Martínez, T.; Pérez de Rada Fiol, Alberto; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (Elsevier, 2024-04-01)
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      The neutron time-of-flight facility n_TOF at CERN is a spallation source dedicated to measurements of neutron- induced reaction cross-sections of interest in nuclear technologies, astrophysics, and other applications. Since ...
    • Be-7(n,alpha)He-4 reaction and the cosmological lithium problem: measurement of the cross section in a wide energy range at n_TOF at CERN 

      Barbagallo, Massimo; Musumarra, A.; Cosentino, L.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (2016-10-03)
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      The energy-dependent cross section of the Be7(n,alpha)He4 reaction, of interest for the so-called cosmological lithium problem in big bang nucleosynthesis, has been measured for the first time from 10 meV to 10 keV neutron ...
    • Characterization of a neutron-beta counting system with beta-delayed neutron emitters 

      Agramunt Ros, Jorge; Taín Enríquez, José Luis; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Pretel Sánchez, Carme; Riego Pérez, Albert; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (2016-01-21)
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      A new detection system for the measurement of beta-delayed neutron emission probabilities has been characterized using fission products with well known ß-delayed neutron emission properties. The setup consists of BELEN-20, ...
    • Commissioning of miniBELEN-10A, a moderated neutron counter with a flat efficiency for thick-target neutron yields measurements 

      Mont i Geli, Nil; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban; Fraile, L. M.; Viñals Onsens, Silvia; Perea Martínez, Ángel; Pallàs i Solís, Max; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Nacher González, Enrique; Taín Enríquez, José Luis; Alcayne Aicua, Víctor; Algora Wesolowsk, Alejandro; Balibrea Correa, Javier; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Blas del Hoyo, Alfredo de; García Sánchez, Roger (EPJ Web of Conferences, 2023-12-08)
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      miniBELEN-10A is a modular and transportable moderated neutron counter with a nearly flat detection efficiency up to 8 MeV. The detector was designed to carry out measurements of (a, n) reactions in the context of the ...
    • Commissioning of the BRIKEN beta-delayed neutron detector for the study of exotic neutron-rich nuclei 

      Tolosa-Delgado, Alvaro; Agramunt Ros, Jorge; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (EDP Sciences, 2018)
      Conference lecture
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      Beta-delayed neutron emission (Beta-n) is a form of radioactive decay in which an electron, an anti-neutrino and one or more neutrons are emitted. This process arises if the energy window of the decay Q_Beta is greater ...
    • Commissioning of the BRIKEN detector for the measurement of very exotic ß-delayed neutron emitters 

      Tolosa Delgado, Alvaro; Agramunt Ros, Jorge; Taín Enríquez, José Luis; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (2019-05-01)
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      A new detection system has been installed at the RIKEN Nishina Center (Japan) to investigate decay properties of very neutron-richnuclei. The setup consists of three main parts: a moderated neutron counter, a detection ...
    • Conceptual design of a hybrid neutron-gamma detector for study of ß-delayed neutrons at the RIB facility of RIKEN 

      Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban; Taín Enríquez, José Luis; Domingo Pardo, César; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Phong, V.H.; Riego Pérez, Albert; Agramunt Ros, Jorge; Algora, A. (2017-04-07)
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      The conceptual design of the BRIKEN neutron detector at the radioactive ion beam factory (RIBF) of the RIKEN Nishina Center is reported. The BRIKEN setup is a complex system aimed at detecting heavy-ion implants, ß particles, ...
    • Conceptual design of the BRIKEN detector: A hybrid neutron-gamma detection system for nuclear physics at the RIB facility of RIKEN 

      Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban; Taín Enríquez, José Luis; Domingo-Pardo, C; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (2016-06-16)
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      BRIKEN is a complex detection system to be installed at the RIB-facility of the RIKEN Nishina Center. It is aimed at the detection of heavy-ion implants, ß-particles, ¿-rays and ß-delayed neu- trons. The whole detection ...
    • Constraints on the dipole photon strength for the odd uranium isotopes 

      Berthoumieux, Eric; Dupont, Emmeric; Gunsing, Frank; Serot, Olivier; Aberle, O.; Alcayne Aicua, Víctor; Amaducci, Simone; Andrzejewski, Józef; Audouin, Ludmila; Bécares, Vicente; Babiano Suárez, Víctor; Bacak, Michael; Barbagallo, Massimo; Billowes, J.; Bosnar, Damir; Caballero Ontanaya, Luis; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Calviani, Marco; Cano Ott, Daniel; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Chiaveri, E.; Colonna, Nicola; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Cosentino, Luigi; Cristallo, Sergio; Damone, Lucia Anna; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (American Physical Society, 2022-02-01)
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      Nuclear level densities (NLDs) and photon strength functions (PSFs), also called ¿ -ray or radiation strength functions, represent average properties of the nucleus in the regime of excitation where individual levels and ...
    • Cross section measurements of 155,157Gd(n,gamma) induced by thermal and epithermal neutrons 

      Mastromarco, M.; Aberle, O.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (2019-01-28)
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      Neutron capture cross section measurements on 155Gd and 157Gd were performed using the time-of-flight technique at the n_TOF facility at CERN on isotopically enriched samples. The measurements were carried out in the n_TOF ...
    • Dissemination of data measured at the CERN n TOF facility 

      Dupont, E.; Otuka, N.; Cabellos, O.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (EDP Sciences, 2016)
      Conference lecture
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      The n TOF neutron time-of-flight facility at CERN is used for high quality nuclear data measurements from thermal energy up to hundreds of MeV. In line with the CERN open data policy, the n TOF Collaboration takes actions ...
    • Experimental setup and procedure for the measurement of the 7Be(n,alpha)alpha reaction at n_TOF 

      Cosentino, L.; Musumarra, A.; Barbagallo, Massimo; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas, Adria; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Riego Pérez, Albert; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (2016-09-11)
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      The newly built second experimental area EAR2 of the n_TOF spallation neutron source at CERN allows to perform (n, charged particles) experiments on short-lived highly radioactive targets. This paper describes a detection ...
    • Experimental setup and procedure for the measurement of the 7Be(n,p)7Li reaction at n_TOF 

      Barbagallo, Massimo; Andrzejewski, Józef; Mastromarco, M.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (2018-04-11)
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      Following the completion of the second neutron beam line and the related experimental area (EAR2) at the n_TOF spallation neutron source at CERN, several experiments were planned and performed. The high instantaneous neutron ...
    • First determination of ß -delayed multiple neutron emission beyond A=100 through direct neutron measurement: the P2n value of Sb 136 

      Caballero-Folch, R.; Dillmann, Iris; Agramunt Ros, Jorge; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Riego Pérez, Albert; Salvador Castiñeira, Paula Genoveva; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (American Physical Society (APS), 2018-09-10)
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      Background: ß-delayed multiple neutron emission has been observed for some nuclei with A=100, being the 100Rb the heaviest ß2n emitter measured to date. So far, only 25P2n values have been determined for the ˜300 nuclei ...
    • First Measurement of 72Ge(n gamma) at n-TOF 

      Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (EDP Sciences, 2018)
      Conference report
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      The slow neutron capture process (s-process) is responsible for producing about half of the elemental abundances heavier than iron in the universe. Neutron capture cross sections on stable isotopes are a key nuclear physics ...
    • First results from the HENSA/ANAIS collaboration at the Canfranc Underground Laboratory 

      Mont i Geli, Nil; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban; Orrigo, S.; Beristáin Jiménez, José Antonio; Agramunt Ros, Jorge; Camarero Palao, Julio A.; Bemmerer, D.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Dillmann, Iris; Tolosa Delgado, Alvaro (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2021-12-01)
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      The HENSA/ANAIS collaboration aims for the precise determination of the neutron flux that could affect ANAIS-112, an experiment looking for the dark matter annual modulation using NaI(Tl) scintillators. In this work, the ...