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    • Capture cross section of 236U: the n TOF results 

      Barbagallo, Massimo; Colonna, Nicola; Altstadt, Sebastian; Andrzejewski, Józef; Audouin, Ludmila; Bécares, Vicente; Becvar, Zdenek; Belloni, Fabio; Berthoumieux, Eric; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Hernández Prieto, Álvaro; Riego Pérez, Albert (2014-05-01)
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      Neutron induced capture cross section on 236U has been measured with high accuracy and high resolution at n TOF, in order to improve data libraries needed for the development of advanced nuclear reactors. Preliminary results ...
    • Experiments with neutron beams for the astrophysical s process 

      Lederer, Claudia; Altstadt, Sebastian; Andrzejewski, Józef; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2013)
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      Neutron capture cross sections are the key nuclear physics input to study the slow neutron capture process, which is responsible for forming about half of the elemental abundances above Fe. Stellar neutron capture cross ...
    • Fission fragment angular distribution of 232Th(n,f) at the CERN n TOF facility 

      Tarrío, D.; Audouin, Ludmila; Tassan Got, Laurence; Altstadt, Sebastian; Andrzejewski, Józef; Barbagallo, Massimo; Bécares, Vicente; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén; Riego Pérez, Albert (2014-05-01)
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      The angular distribution of fragments emitted in neutron-induced fission of 232Th was measured in the white spectrum neutron beam at the n TOF facility at CERN. A reaction chamber based on Parallel Plate Avalanche Counters ...
    • High precision measurement of the radiative capture cross section of 238U at the n TOF CERN facility 

      Mingrone, Federica; Altstadt, Sebastian; Andrzejewski, Józef; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén; Riego Pérez, Albert (EDP Sciences, 2016)
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      The importance of improving the accuracy on the capture cross-section of 238U has been addressed by the Nuclear Energy Agency, since its uncertainty significantly affects the uncertainties of key design parameters for both ...
    • Integral cross section measurement of the12C(n,p)12B reaction 

      Žugec, Petar; Colonna, Nicola; Bosnar, Damir; Ventura, A.; Altstadt, Sebastian; Andrzejewski, Józef; Audouin, Ludmila; Barbagallo, Massimo; Bécares, Vicente; Berthoumieux, Eric; Brugger, Matthias; Calviani, Marco; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cano Ott, Daniel; Riego Pérez, Albert (2015)
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      The integral cross section of the12C(n, p)12B reaction was measured at the neutron time of flight facility nTOF at CERN, from the reaction threshold at 13.6 MeV up to 10 GeV, by means of the combined activation and a ...
    • Investigation of neutron-induced reactions at n TOF: an overview of the 2009-2012 experimental program 

      Altstadt, Sebastian; Andrzejewski, Józef; Audouin, Ludmila; Barbagallo, Massimo; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén; Riego Pérez, Albert (2014-05)
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      The neutron time-of-flight facility n TOF is operating at CERN (Switzerland) since 2001, having started in 2009 a new campaign with an upgraded spallation target. The ambitious program carried out includes a large number ...
    • Measurement and analysis of 241Am(n,¿) cross sections with C6D6 detectors at the n TOF facility at CERN 

      Fraval, Kevin; Altstadt, Sebastian; Andrzejewski, Józef; Audouin, Ludmila; Barbagallo, Massimo; Bécares, Vicente; Becvar, F.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén; Riego Pérez, Albert (2014-05-01)
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      The 241Am(n,¿) cross sections have been measured at the n TOF facility at CERN using C6D6 liquid scintillators and time of flight spectrometry. The results in the resolved resonance range bring new constraints to evaluations ...
    • Measurement and analysis of the 241-Am neutron capture cross section at the n_TOF facility at CERN 

      Mendoza, E.; Cano-Ott, D; Altstadt, Sebastian; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Riego Pérez, Albert (AMER PHYSICAL SOC, 2018-05-24)
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      The 241Am(n,¿ ) cross section has been measured at the n_TOF facility at CERN with the n_TOF BaF2 Total Absorption Calorimeter in the energy range between 0.2 eV and 10 keV. Our results are analyzed as resolved resonances ...
    • Measurement and analysis of the Am 241 (n, gamma) cross section with liquid scintillator detectors using time-of-flight spectroscopy at the n-TOF facility at CERN 

      Fraval, Kevin; Gunsing, Frank; Altstadt, Sebastian; Andrzejewski, Józef; Audouin, Ludmila; Barbagallo, Massimo; Bécares, Vicente; Belloni, Fabio; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén; Hernández Prieto, Álvaro; Riego Pérez, Albert (2014-04-23)
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      The Am241(n,¿) cross section has been measured at the n-TOF facility at CERN using deuterated benzene liquid scintillators, commonly known as C6D6 detectors, and time-of-flight spectrometry. The results in the resolved ...
    • Measurement of the 238U radiative capture cross section with C6D6 at the CERN n TOF facility 

      Mingrone, Federica; Altstadt, Sebastian; Andrzejewski, Józef; Audouin, Ludmila; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Riego Pérez, Albert (2014-05-01)
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      We present the preliminary results of the U-238(n,gamma) reaction cross section measurement, performed on April 2012 at the CERN n TOF facility using C6D6 scintillation detectors over an energy range from thermal to 1 MeV. ...
    • Measurement of the 241Am and the 243Am neutron capture cross sections at the n TOF facility at CERN 

      Altstadt, Sebastian; Andrzejewski, Józef; Audouin, Ludmila; Barbagallo, Massimo; Bécares, Vicente; Becvar, F.; Berthoumieux, Eric; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén; Riego Pérez, Albert (2014-05-01)
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      The capture cross sections of 241Am and 243Am were measured at the n TOF facility at CERN in the epithermal energy range with a BaF2 Total Absorption Calorimeter. A preliminary analysis of the 241Am and a complete analysis ...
    • Measurement of the 241Am neutron capture cross section at the n TOF facility at CERN 

      Mendoza, E.; Cano-Ott, D; Altstadt, Sebastian; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén; Riego Pérez, Albert (EDP Sciences, 2016)
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      New neutron cross section measurements of minor actinides have been performed recently in order to reduce the uncertainties in the evaluated data, which is important for the design of advanced nuclear reactors and, in ...
    • Measurement of the 242Pu(n,f) cross section at the CERN n TOF facility 

      Tsinganis, A.; Berthoumieux, Eric; Colonna, Nicola; Calviani, Marco; Andriamonje, S.; Gunsing, Frank; Altstadt, Sebastian; Andrzejewski, Józef; Audouin, Ludmila; Barbagallo, Massimo; Bécares, Vicente; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén; Riego Pérez, Albert (2014-05-01)
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      The accurate knowledge of relevant nuclear data is crucial for the design of advanced nuclear systems. These data include neutron cross sections of various plutonium isotopes and other minor actinides. The 242Pu(n,f) cross ...
    • Measurement of the 54,57Fe(n,gamma) cross section in the resolved resonance region at CERN n TOF 

      Taín, J.L.; Lederer, Claudia; Altstadt, Sebastian; Andrzejewski, Józef; Audouin, Ludmila; Barbagallo, Massimo; Bécares, Vicente; Becvar, F.; Belloni, Fabio; Berthoumieux, Eric; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén; Riego Pérez, Albert (2014-05-01)
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      54Fe and 57 Fe are stable iron isotopes, which play an important role in the nucleosynthesis of the slow neutron capture process (s process). In addition, these nuclei are present in many structural materials, and therefore, ...
    • Measurement of the a ratio and (n,¿) cross section of U 235 from 0.2 to 200 eV at n_TOF 

      Balibrea-Correa, J.; Mendoza, E.; Cano Ott, Daniel; Capote Noy, Roberto; Altstadt, Sebastian; Andrzejewski, Józef; Audouin, Ludmila; Bécares, Vicente; Barbagallo, Massimo; Becvar, F.; Belloni, Fabio; Berthoumieux, Eric; Billowes, J.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén (American Physical Society, 2020-10-20)
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      We measured the neutron capture-to-fission cross-section ratio (a ratio) and the capture cross section of 235U between 0.2 and 200 eV at the n_TOF facility at CERN. The simultaneous measurement of neutron-induced capture ...
    • Measurement of the angular distribution of fission fragments using a PPAC assembly at CERN n_TOF 

      Tarrío, D.; Audouin, Ludmila; Altstadt, Sebastian; Andrzejewski, Józef; Barbagallo, Massimo; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén; Riego Pérez, Albert (2014-01-08)
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      A fission reaction chamber based on Parallel Plate Avalanche Counters (PPACs) was built for measuring angular distributions of fragments emitted in neutron-induced fission of actinides at the neutron beam available at the ...
    • Measurement of the neutron capture cross section of the fissile isotope 235U with the CERN n TOF total absorption calorimeter and a fission tagging based on micromegas detectors 

      Altstadt, Sebastian; Andrzejewski, Józef; Audouin, Ludmila; Berthoumieux, Eric; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén; Riego Pérez, Albert (2014-05-01)
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      Current and future nuclear technologies require more accurate nuclear data on (n,¿) cross sections and the alpha-ratios of fissile isotopes. Their measurement presents several difficulties, mainly related to the strong ...
    • Neutron capture reactions on Fe and Ni isotopes for the astrophysical s-process 

      Lederer, Claudia; Massimi, Cristian; Žugec, Petar; Barbagallo, Massimo; Colonna, Nicola; Domingo Pardo, César; Gunsing, Frank; Taín, J.L.; Altstadt, Sebastian; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén; Riego Pérez, Albert (2014-06-01)
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      Neutron capture cross sections in the keV neutron energy region are the key nuclear physics input to study the astrophysical slow neutron capture process. In the past years, a series of neutron capture cross section ...
    • Neutron induced reactions for the s process, and the case of Fe and Ni isotopes 

      Lederer, Claudia; Altstadt, Sebastian; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Andriamonje, S.; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (PoS - Proceedings of Science, 2012)
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      Neutron capture cross sections are the key nuclear physics input to understand nucleosynthesis of the slow neutron capture process (s process). At the neutron time of flight facility n_TOF at CERN neutron capture cross ...
    • Neutron research at the N_TOF facility (CERN): Results and perspectives 

      Altstadt, Sebastian; Colonna, Nicola; Andrzejewski, Józef; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (American Institute of Physics (AIP), 2013)
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      n the first ten years of operation, the neutron time-of-flight facility n_TOF at CERN has produced a large body of new and accurate data on neutron capture and fission cross sections, relevant to Nuclear Astrophysics and ...