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    • 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
      Open Access
      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)
      Article
      Open Access
      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 ...
    • Comparison of the measured atmospheric muon rate with Monte Carlo simulations and sensitivity study for detection of prompt atmospheric muons with KM3NeT 

      Ageron, M.; Aiello, S; Albert, Arthur; Alshamsi, Mohammed; Ambrosone, Antonio; André, Michel; Androulakis, Giorgos; Anghinolfi, Marco; Anton, Gisela; Ardid Ramírez, Miguel; Aublin, J.; Bagatelas, Christos (arXiv, 2021)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The KM3NeT Collaboration has successfully deployed the first detection units of the next generation undersea neutrino telescopes in the Mediterranean Sea at the two sites in Italy and in France. The data sample collected ...
    • 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)
      Article
      Open Access
      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)
      Research report
      Open Access
      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 ...
    • Conceptual prototype of a new neutron dosimeter 

      Lázaro López, Aarón (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06-21)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      - Identify the main commercial devices, and its response to high energy neutrons - Compile the nowadays, and future recommendations, on neutron dosimetry from international bodies - Study the behavior of actual dosimeters ...
    • Constraining the contribution of Gamma-Ray Bursts to the high-energy diffuse neutrino flux with 10 years of ANTARES data 

      Alves Garre, Sergio; André, Michel; Anghinolfi, Marco; Anton, Gisela; Ardid Ramírez, Miguel; Aublin, J.; Belhorma, Bouchra; Bendahman, Meriem; Bertin, Vincent; Bissinger, Matthias; Boumaaza, Jihad (arXiv, 2021)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Addressing the origin of the observed diffuse astrophysical neutrino flux is one of the main challenges in the context of the neutrino astronomy nowadays. Among several astrophysical sources, Gamma-Ray Bursts (GRBs) are ...
    • 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)
      Article
      Open Access
      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 ...
    • Crust cooling of the neutron star in Aql X-1: different depth and magnitude of shallow heating during similar accretion outbursts 

      Degenaar, Nathalie; Ootes, Laura; Page, Dany; Wijnands, Rudy; Parikh, Aastha S.; Homan, Jeroen; Cackett, Edward; Miller, Jon M.; Altamirano, Diego; Linares Alegret, Manuel (Oxford University Press, 2019-10-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      The structure and composition of the crust of neutron stars plays an important role in their thermal and magnetic evolution, hence in setting their observational properties. One way to study the properties of the crust of ...
    • Dense matter with eXTP 

      Yu, WenFei; Poutanen, Juri; Zhang, Shu; Linares Alegret, Manuel (2019-02-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      In this White Paper we present the potential of the Enhanced X-ray Timing and Polarimetry (eXTP) mission for determining the nature of dense matter; neutron star cores host an extreme density regime which cannot be replicated ...
    • Desarrollo de un circuito de acondicionamiento para la operación del dosímetro de neutrones LINrem en modo corriente 

      Mercadé De Luna, María (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-05-20)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Este proyecto se ha realizado dentro del grupo ANT (Advanced Nuclear Technologies) de investigación de la UPC, en la línea de la instrumentación nuclear. Particularmente, el proyecto se engloba dentro de la aplicación de ...
    • Detection of 3D instabilities of a DCLL buoyant MHD flow with OpenFOAM 

      Serrat Serra, Joaquim (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-11-01)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Fusion nuclear energy is one of key energy resource towards switch to a more sustainable energy generation. Even though there is a deep understanding of the physics involved, there are still engineering challenges and ...
    • Detector BELEN para la medida de neutrones retardados por desintegración Beta 

      Riego Pérez, Albert; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Caballero-Folch, R.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Pretel Sánchez, Carme; Batet Miracle, Lluís (2015)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      El experimento DESPEC (DEcay SPECtroscopy) tiene entre sus objetivos el estudio de la emisión de neutrones retardados por desintegración beta. Se ha diseñado construido y puesto a prueba un prototipo de un detector ...
    • Development of a methodology for neutronic analysis of DEMO NBI designs 

      Cubí Ricart, Álvaro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-06-05)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik
      This project aims to quantify the neutron damage of the NBI components for several source concepts, and the possibility of reducing the damage, e.g. by reducing the NBI port size or optimizing the shielding design. Knowledge ...
    • Development of a methodology for neutronic analysis of DEMO NBI designs 

      Cubí Ricart, Álvaro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-01-17)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
    • Diseño preliminar de un sistema de detección de neutrones 

      Montoliu Losada, Mariana (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06-21)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Estudio de las capacidades de caracterización de un campo neutrónico utilizando detectores de He-3 insertados en moderadores de polietileno. - Estudio de las caractarísticas básicas de los detectores de He-3 - Análisis, ...
    • 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
      Open Access
      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 ...
    • Draw me a neutrino: the first KM3NeT art contest 

      Ageron, M.; Aiello, S; Alshamsi, Mohammed; Ambrosone, Antonio; André, Michel; Androulakis, Giorgos; Anghinolfi, Marco; Anton, Gisela; Ardid Ramírez, Miguel; Aublin, J.; Bagatelas, Christos (arXiv, 2021)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      While the KM3NeT neutrino detector is being deployed in the Mediterranean Sea, the Collaboration launched a contest searching for illustrations of the neutrinos it will detect. The participants in the contest were invited ...
    • Elaboration of the TDR for the BELEN Detector 

      Torner Carrion, Aleix (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-11)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      El projecte final de carrera descrit a continuació tracta sobre l’elaboració del Technical Design Report (TDR) o document tècnic de disseny del detector de neutrons BELEN concebut i desenvolupat a la UPC. És necessari ...
    • Estudio de una descarga tipo Plasma Focus de baja energía y la influencia del acondicionamiento de aislantes de alúmina en la producción de neutrones 

      Ruíz Pla, Àxel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-09-13)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access