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    • Nuclear data activities at the n_TOF facility at CERN 

      Gunsing, Frank; Aberle, O.; Andrzejewski, Józef; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Riego-Pérez, albert; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (2016-10-21)
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      Nuclear data in general, and neutron-induced reaction cross sections in particular, are important for a wide variety of research fields. They play a key role in the safety and criticality assessment of nuclear technology, ...
    • Preliminary results on the 233U capture cross section and alpha ratio measured at n_TOF (CERN) with the fission tagging technique 

      Bacak, M.; Aiche, Mourad; Bélier, Gilbert; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (EPJ Web of Conferences, 2019)
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      233U is of key importance among the fissile nuclei in the Th-U fuel cycle. A particularity of 233U is its small neutron capture cross-section, which is on average about one order of magnitude lower than the fission ...
    • Radiative neutron capture on 242Pu in the resonance region at the CERN n_TOF-EAR1 facility 

      Lerendegui-Marco, J.; Guerrero, C.; Mendoza, E.; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (AMER PHYSICAL SOC, 2018-02-06)
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      The spent fuel of current nuclear reactors contains fissile plutonium isotopes that can be combined with uranium to make mixed oxide (MOX) fuel. In this way the Pu from spent fuel is used in a new reactor cycle, contributing ...
    • Recent results in nuclear astrophysics at the n_TOF facility at CERN 

      Aberle, O.; Andrzejewski, Józef; Audouin, Ludmila; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (PoS - Proceedings of Science, 2016)
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      The neutron time of flight (n_TOF) facility at CERN is a spallation source characterized by a white neutron spectrum. The innovative features of the facility, in the two experimental areas, (20 m and 185 m), allow for an ...
    • Standalone ethanol micro-reformer integrated on silicon technology for onboard production of hydrogen-rich gas 

      Pla, Dolors; Salleras, M.; Morata García, Alejandro; Garbayo, I.; Gerboles, M.; Sabaté, Nuria; Divins, N. J.; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Tarancón Rubio, Albert (2016)
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      A novel design of a silicon-based micro-reformer for onboard hydrogen generation from ethanol is presented in this work. The micro-reactor is fully fabricated with mainstream MEMS technology and consists of an active ...
    • Study of Cu-Zn and Au/TiO2 catalysts on anodized aluminum monoliths for hydrogen generation and purification 

      Adrover, E; Boldrini, D.; Divins, N.J.; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Tonetto, G.; López, Eduardo; Llorca Piqué, Jordi (2016-08)
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      This work reports the preparation of Cu-Zn and Au/TiO2 catalysts on anodized aluminum monoliths (AAM). The structured catalysts were studied for the generation of H-2 by methanol steam reforming (MSR) and its purification ...
    • The 33S(n,alpha)30Si cross section measurement at n TOF-EAR2 (CERN): From 0.01 eV to the resonance region 

      Sabaté-Gilarte, M.; Praena, J.; Porras, I.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (EDP Sciences, 2016)
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      The 33S(n,a)30Si cross section measurement, using 10B(n,a) as reference, at the n_TOF Experimental Area 2 (EAR2) facility at CERN is presented. Data from 0.01¿eV to 100¿keV are provided and, for the first time, the cross ...
    • The CERN n_TOF facility: a unique tool for nuclear data measurement 

      Mingrone, Federica; Aberle, O.; Andrzejewski, Józef; Audouin, Ludmila; Bécares, Vicente; Bacak, M.; Barbagallo, Massimo; Barros, S.; Becvar, F.; Beinrucker, C.; Berthoumieux, Eric; Billowes, J.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (2015)
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      The study of the resonant structures in neutron-nucleus cross-sections, and therefore of the compoundnucleus reaction mechanism, requires spectroscopic measurements to determine with high accuracy the energy of the neutron ...
    • The measurement programme at the neutron time-of-flight facility n TOF at CERN 

      Gunsing, Frank; 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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      Neutron-induced reaction cross sections are important for a wide variety of research fields ranging from the study of nuclear level densities, nucleosynthesis to applications of nuclear technology like design, and criticality ...
    • 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 ...
    • The Nuclear astrophysics program at n_TOF (CERN) 

      Colonna, Nicola; Aberle, O.; Andrzejewski, Józef; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (EDP Sciences, 2018)
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      An important experimental program on Nuclear Astrophysics is being carried out at the n_TOF since several years, in order to address the still open issues in stellar and primordial nucleosynthesis. Several neutron capture ...
    • 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 ...