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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” ...
  • 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 ...
  • Astrophysics at n-TOF facility 

    Tagliente, G.; Colonna, Nicola; Marrone, S.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Poch Parés, Agustí; Pretel Sánchez, Carme (2008)
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    The neutron time of flight (n_TOF) facility at CERN is a neutron spallation source, its white neutron energy spectrum ranges from thermal to several GeV, covering the full energy range of interest for nuclear astrophysics, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Experimental neutron capture data of 58Ni from the CERN n_TOF facility 

    Žugec, Petar; Barbagallo, Massimo; Colonna, Nicola; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Riego Pérez, Albert (EDP Sciences, 2015)
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    The neutron capture cross section of 58Ni was measured at the neutron time of flight facility n_TOF at CERN, from 27 meV to 400 keV neutron energy. Special care has been taken to identify all the possible sources of ...
  • Experimental neutron capture data of 58Ni from the CERN n_TOF facility 

    Zugec, P.; Barbagallo, M.; Colonna, Nicola; Bosnar, D.; Altstadt, S.; Andrzejewski, J.; Audouin, L.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén; Riego Pérez, Albert (2014-01-09)
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    The 58Ni(n,γ ) cross section has been measured at the neutron time of flight facility n_TOF at CERN, in the energy range from 27 meV up to 400 keV. In total, 51 resonances have been analyzed up to 122 keV. Maxwellian ...
  • Fission program at n_TOF 

    Tassan Got, Laurence; Colonna, Nicola; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (EPJ Web of Conferences, 2019)
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    Since its start in 2001 the n_TOF collaboration developed a measurement program on fission, in view of advanced fuels in new generation reactors. A special effort was made on measurement of cross sections of actinides, ...
  • GEANT4 simulation of the neutron background of the C6D6 set-up for capture studies at n_TOF 

    Žugec, Petar; Colonna, Nicola; Bosnar, Damir; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén; Riego Pérez, Albert (2014-05-20)
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    The neutron sensitivity of the C6D6 detector setup used at n_TOF facility for capture measurements has been studied by means of detailed GEANT4 simulations. A realistic software replica of the entire n_TOF experimental ...
  • High-accuracy determination of the neutron flux in the new experimental area n_TOF-EAR2 at CERN 

    Sabaté-Gilarte, M.; Barbagallo, Massimo; Colonna, Nicola; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (2017-10-27)
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    A new high flux experimental area has recently become operational at the n_TOF facility at CERN. This new measuring station, n_TOF-EAR2, is placed at the end of a vertical beam line at a distance of approximately 20m from ...
  • 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 ...
  • Integral measurement of the 12C(n, p)12B reaction up to 10 GeV 

    Žugec, Petar; Colonna, Nicola; Bosnar, Damir; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén (2016-04-22)
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    The integral measurement of the 12C(n, p)12B reaction was performed at the neutron time-offlight facility n TOF at CERN. The total number of 12B nuclei produced per neutron pulse of the n TOF beam was determined using ...
  • 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 ...
  • Measurement of the 240Pu(n,f) cross-section at the CERN n TOF facility: First results from experimental area II (EAR-2) 

    Stamatopoulos, A.; Tsinganis, A.; Colonna, Nicola; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (EDP Sciences, 2016)
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    The accurate knowledge of the neutron-induced fission cross-sections of actinides and other isotopes involved in the nuclear fuel cycle is essential for the design of advanced nuclear systems, such as Generation-IV nuclear ...
  • 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 C-12(n, p)B-12 cross section at n_TOF at CERN by in-beam activation analysis 

    Žugec, Petar; Colonna, Nicola; Bosnar, Damir; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén; Riego Pérez, Albert (2014-08-19)
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    The integral cross section of the C-12(n,p)B-12 reaction has been determined for the first time in the neutron energy range from threshold to several GeV at the n_TOF facility at CERN. The measurement relies on the activation ...
  • Measurements of neutron cross sections for advanced nuclear energy systems at n-TOF (CERN) 

    Barbagallo, Massimo; Colonna, Nicola; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Riego Pérez, Albert (2013)
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    The n-TOF facility operates at CERN with the aim of addressing the request of high accuracy nuclear data for advanced nuclear energy systems as well as for nuclear astrophysics. Thanks to the features of the neutron beam, ...
  • Neutron capture measuremetns on minor actinides at the n_TOF facility at CERN: past, present and future 

    Cano Ott, Daniel; Colonna, Nicola; Tagliente, G.; Belloni, Fabio; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Poch Parés, Agustí; Pretel Sánchez, Carme (2011-08-12)
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    The successful development of advanced nuclear systems for sustainable energy production and nuclear waste management depends on high quality nuclear data libraries. Recent sensitivity stud- ies and reports [1-3] have ...
  • 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 cross-sections for advanced nuclear systems: the n_TOF project at CERN 

    Barbagallo, Massimo; Mastromarco, M.; Colonna, Nicola; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Riego Pérez, Albert (EPJ Web of Conferences, 2004)
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    The study of neutron-induced reactions is of high relevance in a wide variety of fields, ranging from stellar nucleosynthesis and fundamental nuclear physics to applications of nuclear technology. In nuclear energy, high ...
  • 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 ...