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  • 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” ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, J.L.; 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 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, J.L.; 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, J.L.; 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, J.L.; 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 ...
  • 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 tests of the applicability of gamma-ray imaging for background discrimination in time-of-flight neutron capture measurements 

    Perez Magan, D. L.; Caballero Ontanaya, L.; Domingo Pardo, César; Agramunt Ros, Jorge; Albiol, F.; Casanovas Grau, Albert; Gonzalez, A.; Guerrero, C.; Lerendegui Marco, J.; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (2016-07-01)
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    In this work we explore for the first time the applicability of using gamma-ray imaging in neutron capture measurements to identify and suppress spatially localized background. For this aim, a pinhole gamma camera is ...
  • High-accuracy determination of the neutron flux in the new experimental area n_TOF-EAR2 at CERN 

    Sabaté-Gilarte, M.; Barbagallo, Massimo; Colonna, Nicola; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (2017-10-27)
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    A new high flux experimental area has recently become operational at the n_TOF facility at CERN. This new measuring station, n_TOF-EAR2, is placed at the end of a vertical beam line at a distance of approximately 20m from ...
  • Measurement of the 238 U ( n , gamma ) cross section up to 80 keV with the Total Absorption Calorimeter at the CERN n_TOF facility 

    Wright, T.; Guerrero, C.; Billowes, J.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén; Hernández Prieto, Álvaro; Riego Pérez, Albert; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (AMER PHYSICAL SOC, 2017-12-01)
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    The radiative capture cross section of a highly pure (99.999%), 6.125(2) grams and 9.56(5) 10-4 atoms/barn areal density 238-U sample has been measured with the Total Absorption Calorimeter (TAC) in the 185 m flight path ...
  • Measurement of the radiative capture cross section of the s-process branching points 204Tl and 171Tm at the n_TOF facility (CERN) 

    Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Domingo-Pardo, C; Guerrero, C.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (EPJ Web of Conferences, 2018)
    Conference report
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    The neutron capture cross section of some unstable nuclei is especially relevant for s-process nucleosynthesis studies. This magnitude is crucial to determine the local abundance pattern, which can yield valuable information ...
  • (n,cp) reactions study at the n_TOF facilitty at CERN: results for the cosmological lithium problem 

    Barbagallo, Massimo; Aberle, O.; Alcayne, V.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), 2019)
    Conference lecture
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    The Big Bang Nucleosynthesis describes the production of the lightest nuclides from deuterium to Li at the early stages of the Universe. While a general good agreement is found for most of the isotopes involved in the ...
  • 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)
    Conference report
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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 ...
  • New measurement of the 242Pu(n,gamma) cross section at n TOF-EAR1 for MOX fuels: Preliminary results in the RRR 

    Lerendegui-Marco, J.; Guerrero, C.; Cortés-Giraldo, M.A.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (EDP Sciences, 2016)
    Conference lecture
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    The spent fuel of current nuclear reactors contains fissile plutonium isotopes that can be combined with 238U to make mixed oxide (MOX) fuel. In this way the Pu from spent fuel is used in a new reactor cycle, contributing ...
  • Nuclear astrophysics at n_TOF facility, CERN 

    Tagliente, G.; Aberle, O.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), 2019)
    Conference lecture
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    CERN's neutron time-of-flight facility n_TOF has produced a considerable amount of experimental data since it has become fully operational with the start of its scientific measurement programme in 2001. The innovative ...