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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” ...
    • 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 ...
    • Destruction of the cosmic ¿ -ray emitter Al 26 in massive stars: Study of the key Al 26 (n,p) reaction 

      Lederer-Woods, C.; Woods, Phil J.; Kahl, D.; Aberle, O.; Amaducci, Simone; Andrzejewski, Józef; Audouin, Ludmila; Bacak, Michael; Balibrea-Correa, J.; Barbagallo, Massimo; Becvar, F.; Berthoumieux, Eric; Billowes, J.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco (American Physical Society, 2021-08-01)
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      The 26 Al ( n , p ) 26 Mg reaction is the key reaction impacting on the abundances of the cosmic ¿ -ray emitter 26 Al produced in massive stars and impacts on the potential pollution of the early solar system with 26 Al ...
    • First results of the140ce(N,¿)141ce cross-section measurement at n_tof 

      Amaducci, Simone; Colonna, Nicola; Cosentino, Luigi; Cristallo, Sergio; Finocchio, Elisabetta; Massimi, Cristian; Mastromarco, Mario; Aberle, O.; Alcayne Aicua, Víctor; Andrzejewski, Józef; Babiano Suárez, Víctor; Bacak, Michael; Barbagallo, Massimo; Berthoumieux, Eric; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (2021-06-01)
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      An accurate measurement of the 140Ce(n,¿) energy-dependent cross-section was performed at the n_TOF facility at CERN. This cross-section is of great importance because it represents a bottleneck for the s-process nucleosynthesis ...
    • Measurement of the 154Gd(n,gamma) cross section and its astrophysical implications 

      Mazzoni, Alberto; Cristallo, Sergio; Aberle, O.; Alcayne Aicua, Víctor; Amaducci, Simone; Andrzejewski, Józef; Audouin, Ludmila; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (Elsevier, 2020-05-10)
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      The neutron capture cross section of 154Gd was measured from 1 eV to 300 keV in the experimental area located 185 m from the CERN n_TOF neutron spallation source, using a metallic sample of gadolinium, enriched to 67% in ...
    • Measurement of the 70Ge(n,¿) cross section up to 300 keV at the CERN n_TOF facility 

      Lederer-Woods, C.; Andrzejewski, Józef; Battino, U.; Gunsing, Frank; Krticka, M.; Massimi, Cristian; Mingrone, Federica; Aberle, O.; Audouin, Ludmila; Bacak, M.; Barbagallo, Massimo; Beinrucker, C.; Berthoumieux, Eric; Bosnar, Damir; Brugger, Matthias; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Chen, Yu-Hsiang; Colonna, Nicola; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Cosentino, Luigi; Diakaki, M.; Domingo Pardo, César; Dressler, Rugard; Dupont, E.; Gonzalez Romero, E.; Goverdovski, A.; Griesmayer, E.; Jericha, E.; Kaeppeler, F.; Kadi, Y; Ketlerov, V.; Kimura, Atsushi; Leal-Cidoncha, E.; Leeb, H.; Lerendegui-Marco, J.; Losito, R.; Marganiec, J.; Mastromarco, M.; Musumarra, A.; Patronis, N.; Pavlik, A.; Rauscher, Thomas; Rubbia, C.; Sabaté-Gilarte, M.; Saxena, Avadh; Schmidt, Samuel; Stamatopoulos, A.; Tassan-Got, L.; Vannini, Gianni; Vlachoudis, V.; Wallner, A.; Wright, T.; Žugec, Petar (American Physical Society (APS), 2019-10-17)
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      Neutron capture data on intermediate mass nuclei are of key importance to nucleosynthesis in the weakcomponent of the slow neutron capture processes, which occurs in massive stars. The (n,¿) cross section on70Ge, which is ...
    • Measurement of the cross section at the n_TOF facility at CERN 

      Gawlik Ramiega, Aleksandra; Battino, U.; Andrzejewski, Józef; Aberle, O.; Audouin, Ludmila; Bacak, Michael; Balibrea-Correa, J.; Barbagallo, Massimo; Barros, S.; Bécares, Vicente; Becvar, F.; Beinrucker, C.; Berthoumieux, Eric; Billowes, J.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Bosnar, Damir (American Physical Society, 2021-10-01)
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      The 76 Ge ( n , ¿ ) reaction has been measured at the n_TOF facility at CERN via the time-of-flight technique. Neutron capture cross sections on 76 Ge are of interest to a variety of low-background experiments, such as ...
    • (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)
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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 ...
    • 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)
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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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • Nuclear data measurements at the upgraded neutron time-of-flight facility n-TOF at CERN 

      Gunsing, Frank; Aberle, O.; Andrzejewski, Józef; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (2015)
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      Applications of nuclear data like neutron-induced reaction cross sections are related to research fields as stellar nucleosynthesis, the study of nuclear level densities and strength functions, and also play a key role in ...
    • Radiative neutron capture cross-section measurement of ge isotopes at n_TOF CERN facility and its importance for stellar nucleosynthesis 

      Gawlik Ramiega, Aleksandra; Lederer-Woods, C.; Andrzejewski, Józef; Battino, U.; Mingrone, Federica; Weiss, Christina; Aberle, O.; Audouin, Ludmila; Bacak, Michael; Balibrea-Correa, J.; Barbagallo, Massimo; Barros, S.; Bécares, Vicente; Becvar, F.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (2021-04-01)
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      This manuscript summarizes the results of radiative neutron capture cross-section measurements on two stable germanium isotopes, 70Ge and 73Ge. Experiments were performed at the n_TOF facility at CERN via the time-of-flight ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...