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    • A compact fission detector for fission-tagging neutron capture experiments with radioactive fissile isotopes 

      Bacak, Michael; Aiche, Mourad; Bélier, Gilbert; Berthoumieux, Eric; Diakaki, Maria; Dupont, Emmeric; Gunsing, Frank; Kopecky, Stefan; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (2020-04-21)
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      In the measurement of neutron capture cross-sections of fissile isotopes, the fission channel is a source of background which can be removed efficiently using the so-called fission-tagging or fission-veto technique. For ...
    • A Micromegas detector for neutron beam imaging at the n TOF facility at CERN 

      Belloni, Fabio; Andriamonje, S.; Berthoumieux, Eric; Calviani, Marco; Colonna, Nicola; Gunsing, Frank; Tsinganis, A.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén; Riego Pérez, Albert (2014-05-01)
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      Micromegas (Micro-MEsh Gaseous Structure) detectors are gas detectors consisting of a stack of one ionization and one proportional chamber. A micromesh separates the two communicating regions, where two different electric ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Erratum: 62Ni(n,¿) and 63Ni(n,¿ ) cross sections measured at the n_TOF facility at CERN 

      Lederer, Claudia; Massimi, Cristian; Berthoumieux, Eric; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén; Riego Pérez, Albert (2015-07-23)
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    • First results of the new n_TOF spallation target commissioning 

      Berthoumieux, Eric; Andriamonje, S.; Andrzejewski, Józef; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (2009)
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      The Neutron Time of Flight facility n_TOF located at CERN started to take data in 2001 . Due to an increase of radioactivity released in the cooling water the experiment was stopped by end of 2004 . In 2008 a new spallation ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Measurement of the 240,242Pu(n,f) cross section at the CERN n_TOF facility 

      Tsinganis, A.; Berthoumieux, Eric; Guerrero, Carlos; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (2014)
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      Knowledge of neutron cross sections of various plutonium isotopes and other minor actinides is crucial for the design of advanced nuclear systems. The 240, 242Pu(n,f) cross sections were measured at the CERN n_TOF facility, ...
    • 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 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 Enríquez, José Luis; 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 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 72Ge(n,¿) cross section over a wide neutron energy range at the CERN n_TOF facility 

      Dietzel, Martin; Lederer-Woods, C.; Battino, U.; Gunsing, Frank; Lerendegui Marco, J.; Berthoumieux, Eric; Barbagallo, Massimo; Billowes, J.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Calviani, Marco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Chiaveri, E.; Dressler, Rugard; Dupont, Emmeric; Ferrari, Alessio (American Physical Society, 2021-04-01)
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      The 72 Ge ( n , ¿ ) cross section was measured for neutron energies up to 300 keV at the neutron time-of-flight facility n _ TOF (CERN), Geneva, for the first time covering energies relevant to heavy-element synthesis in ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Measurement of the neutron capture cross-section of 236U 

      Barbagallo, Massimo; Belloni, Fabio; Berthoumieux, Eric; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (2010-10-07)
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    • Measurement of the240Pu(n,f) cross-section at the CERN n-TOF facility: First results from EAR-2 

      Tsinganis, A.; Stamatopoulos, A.; Colonna, Nicola; Vlastou, R.; Barbagallo, Massimo; Berthoumieux, Eric; Calviani, Marco; Andrzejewski, Józef; Audouin, Ludmila; Bécares, Vicente; Bosnar, Damir; Brugger, Matthias; Caamaño, Manuel; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (2015)
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      The accurate knowledge of neutron cross-sections of a variety of plutonium isotopes and other minor actinides, such as neptunium, americium and curium, is crucial for feasibility and performance studies of advanced nuclear ...