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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 ...
    • High-precision measurement of the 238U(n,¿) cross section with the Total Absorption Calorimeter (TAC) at n TOF, CERN 

      Massimi, Cristian; Mingrone, Federica; Gunsing, Frank; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Riego Pérez, Albert (2014-05-01)
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      The neutron capture cross section of U-238 is fundamental to the design and operation of current reactors and future fast nuclear reactors, and thus must be measured to a high level of accuracy. An experiment has been ...
    • Investigation of the 240Pu (n, f) reaction at the n_TOF/EAR2 facility in the 9 meV–6 MeV range 

      Stamatopoulos, A.; Tsinganis, Andrea; Colonna, Nicola; Vlastou, Roza; Diakaki, Maria; Žugec, Petar; Gunsing, Frank; Sabaté-Gilarte, Marta; Barbagallo, Massimo; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (American Physical Society (APS), 2020-07-21)
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      Background: Nuclear waste management is considered amongst the major challenges in the field of nuclear energy. A possible means of addressing this issue is waste transmutation in advanced nuclear systems, whose operation ...
    • 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 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 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 for the thorium fuel cycle and the transmutation of nuclear waste 

      Gunsing, Frank; Altstadt, Sebastian; Andrzejewski, Józef; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (Springer, 2016)
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      Neutron-induced reaction cross sections play an important role in a wide variety of research fields, ranging from stellar nucleosynthesis, the investigation of nuclear level density studies, to applications of nuclear ...
    • 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 ...
    • Resonance neutron-capture cross sections of stable magnesium isotopes and their astrophysical implications 

      Massimi, Cristian; Koehler, Paul E.; Colonna, Nicola; Gunsing, Frank; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Poch Parés, Agustí; Pretel Sánchez, Carme (2012-04-20)
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      We have measured the neutron capture cross sections of the stable magnesium isotopes 24,25,26Mg in the energy range of interest to the s process using the neutron time-of-flight facility n_TOF at CERN. Capture events ...
    • Spin Measurements of n+87Sr for Level Density Studies 

      Gunsing, Frank; Fraval, Kevin; Becvar, F.; Mitchell, G.E.; Andrzejewski, Józef; Altstadt, Sebastian; Audouin, Ludmila; Barbagallo, Massimo; Bécares, Vicente; Belloni, Fabio; Berthoumieux, Eric; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Riego Pérez, Albert (2014-05-01)
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      We have used the 4p BaF2 gamma-ray detector array at the n TOF neutron time-of-flight facility at CERN for an experiment in order to determine the spins of resonances of n+87Sr by measuring the gamma-ray spectra and ...
    • Status and outlook of the neutron time-of-flight facility n_TOF at CERN 

      Gunsing, Frank; Abbondanno, U; Aerts, G; Alvarez, H; Alvarez Velarde, Francisco; Andriamonje, S; Assimakopoulos, P; Audouin, Ludmila; Badurek, G.; Dolfini, R.; Ferrant, L.; Domingo Pardo, César; Dridi, W.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Duran, I.; Ferrari, A.; Ferreira-Marques, R.; Frais-Koelbl, H.; Furman, W.; Fujii, K; Jericha, E.; Goncalves, I.; Gonzalez Romero, E.; Goverdovski, A.; Karamanis, D.; Gramegna, F.; Griesmayer, E.; Haas, B.; Haight, R.; Kerveno, M.; Herrera Martinez, Aura; Igashira, M.; Isaev, S.; Kappeler, F; Kadi, Y; Karadimos, D.; Ketlerov, V.; Koehler, Paul E.; Konovalov, V.; Kossionides, E.; Krticka, M.; Mengoni, A; Lampoudis, C.; Leeb, H.; Lindote, A.; Neves, F.; Lopes, I.; Marrone, S.; Lukic, S.; Marganiec, J.; Marques, L.; Oberhummer, H.; Martínez, T.; Mastinu, P.; Massimi, Cristian; Milazzo, P.M.; Moreau, C; Mosconi, M.; O'Brien, S.; Oshima, M.; Pancin, J.; Papachristodoulou, C.; Papadopoulos, C.; Rauscher, Thomas; Paradela, C.; Patronis, N.; Pavlik, A.; Rudolf, G.; Pavlopoulos, P.; Perrot, L.; Pigni, M.T.; Plag, R.; Plompen, A.; Plukis, A.; Rullhusen, P.; Pretel Sánchez, Carme; Poch Parés, Agustí; Quesada, J.; Reifarth, R.; Rubbia, C.; Rosetti, M.; Sarchiapone, L.; Salgado, J.; Savvidis, I.; Stephan, C.; Tagliente, G.; Walter, S.; Tain Enriquez, José Luis; Tassan-Got, L.; Tavora, L.; Becvar, F.; Terlizzi, R.; Vannini, Gianni; Vaz, P.; Ventura, Alberto; Villamarin, D.; Vincente, M.C.; Berthoumieux, Eric; Vlastou, R.; Vlachoudis, V.; Voss, F.; Wendler, H.; Wiescher, M.; Wisshak, K.; Cano-Ott, D; Capote Noy, Roberto; Albornoz, A.C. de; Cennini, P.; Eleftheriadis, C.; Chepel, V.; Chiaveri, E.; Colonna, Nicola; Couture, A.; Cox, J.; Dahlfors, M.; David, S.; Dillmann, Iris; Lozano, Manuel; Guerrero, Carlos (2007-08)
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      The neutron time-of-flight facility n_TOF at CERN, fully operational since 2002, combines a high instantaneous neutron flux with high energy resolution. The wide energy range and the high neutron flux per time-of-flight ...
    • 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 neutron time-of-flight facility n_TOF at CERN: Phase II 

      Gunsing, Frank; Andriamonje, S.; Andrzejewski, Józef; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (American Institute of Physics (AIP), 2011)
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      Neutron-induced reactions are studied at the neutron time-of-flight facility n_TOF at CERN. The facility uses 6~ns wide pulses of 20 GeV/c protons impinging on a lead spallation target. The large neutron energy range and ...