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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” ...
  • 7Be(n , p)7Li reaction and the cosmological lithium problem: measurement of the cross section in a wide energy range at n_TOF at CERN 

    Damone, L.; Barbagallo, Massimo; Mastromarco, M.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (American Institute of Physics (AIP), 2018-07-24)
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    We report on the measurement of the 7Be(n,p)7Li cross section from thermal to approximately 325 keV neutron energy, performed in the high-flux experimental area (EAR2) of the n_TOF facility at CERN. This reaction plays a ...
  • 96Zr(n,gamma ) measurement at the n TOF facility at CERN 

    Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Pretel Sánchez, Carme; Poch Parés, Agustí (2011-03-17)
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    The (n,γ ) cross section of 96Zr has been investigated at the CERN n TOF spallation neutron source. Highresolution time-of-flight measurements using an enriched ZrO2 sample allowed us to analyze 15 resonances below 40 ...
  • 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 ...
  • A neutron diode for subcritical multistage multipliers with special reference in tritium breeding 

    Arias Montenegro, Francisco Javier; Parks, Geoffrey T (2016-04)
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    In this paper the interaction between a magnetic field and the neutron spin magnetic moment is explored for use in the design of a neutron diode or valve that allows a neutron flux to pass in one direction, while preventing ...
  • A new CVD diamond mosaic-detector for (n, ) cross-section measurements at the n_TOF experiment at CERN 

    Weiss, Christina; Griesmayer, E.; Guerrero, C.; Altstadt, S.; Andrzejewski, J.; Audouin, L.; Badurek, G.; Barbagallo, M.; Bécares, V.; Becvar, F.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Riego Pérez, Albert (2013)
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    At then_TOFexperimentatCERNadedicatedsingle-crystalchemicalvapordeposition(sCVD)Diamond Mosaic-Detectorhasbeendevelopedfor(n,α) cross-sectionmeasurements.Thedetector,characterized by anexcellenttimeandenergyresolution, ...
  • Angular distribution in the neutron-induced fission of actinides 

    Leong, L.S.; Tassan Got, Laurence; Tarrío, D.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén (EPJ Web of Conferences, 2013)
    Conference report
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    Above 1MeV of incident neutron energy the fission fragment angular distribution (FFAD) has generally a strong anisotropic behavior due to the combination of the incident orbital momentum and the intrinsic spin of the ...
  • Approaching the precursor nuclei of the third r-process peak with RIBs 

    Domingo-Pardo, C; Agramunt Ros, Jorge; Algora, A.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2013)
    Conference lecture
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    The rapid neutron nucleosynthesis process involves an enormous amount of very exotic neutron-rich nuclei, which represent a theoretical and experimental challenge. Two of the main decay properties that affect the final ...
  • Assessment and further development of programs for medical therapy using fussion neutrons 

    González Martí, Marta (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Technishe Universität München, 2010)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
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    The MedApp treatment facility of FRM II provides a horizontally fixed beam of unmoderated fission neutrons. Since high LET radiation can deactivate cells rather independently of their phase in the cell cycle, their repair ...
  • 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)
    Conference report
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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, ...
  • Astrophysics at n-TOF facility at CERN 

    Tagliente, G.; Abbondanno, U.; Aerts, G.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Pretel Sánchez, Carme (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2010)
    Conference report
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    The neutron time of flight (n_TOF) facility at CERN is a spallation neutron source with white neutron energy spectrum (from thermal to several GeV), covering the full energy range of interest for nuclear astrophysics, in ...
  • Bayesian Inference in MANTID - An Update 

    Vidal, B.L.; Oram, E.; Banos, R.A.; Pardo Soto, Luis Carlos; Mukhopadhyay, Sajal; Fernandez Alonso, Felix (2018)
    Conference report
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    In the context of neutron science, Bayesian inference methods have been recently implemented within the MANTID framework [Monserrat D et al. 2015 J. Phys. Conf. Ser. 663 012009 (2015)]. In this contribution, we highlight ...
  • Be-7(n,alpha)He-4 reaction and the cosmological lithium problem: measurement of the cross section in a wide energy range at n_TOF at CERN 

    Barbagallo, Massimo; Musumarra, A.; Cosentino, L.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (2016-10-03)
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    The energy-dependent cross section of the Be7(n,alpha)He4 reaction, of interest for the so-called cosmological lithium problem in big bang nucleosynthesis, has been measured for the first time from 10 meV to 10 keV neutron ...
  • Beta-decay half-lives and beta-delayed neutron emission probabilities for several isotopes of Au, Hg, Tl, Pb, and Bi, beyond N = 126 

    Caballero-Folch, R.; Domingo-Pardo, C; Agramunt Ros, Jorge; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (2017-06-23)
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    Background: There have been measurements on roughly 230 nuclei that are beta-delayed neutron emitters. They range from 8He up to 150La. Apart from 210Tl, with a branching ratio of only 0.007%, no other neutron emitter has ...
  • 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 ...
  • Characterization of a neutron-beta counting system with beta-delayed neutron emitters 

    Agramunt Ros, Jorge; Taín, J.L.; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Pretel Sánchez, Carme; Riego Pérez, Albert; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (2016-01-21)
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    A new detection system for the measurement of beta-delayed neutron emission probabilities has been characterized using fission products with well known ß-delayed neutron emission properties. The setup consists of BELEN-20, ...
  • Characterization of the new n_TOF neutron ream: fluence, profile and resolution 

    Bécares, Vicente; Cano Ott, Daniel; Calviani, Marco; Andriamonje, S.; Brugger, Matthias; Andrzejewski, Józef; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén (2011-08-12)
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    After a halt of four years, the n TOF spallation neutron facility at CERN has resumed operation in November 2008 with a new spallation target characterized by an improved safety and engineering design, resulting in a ...
  • Characterization of the n TOF EAR-2 neutron beam 

    Chen, Y.L.; Tassan Got, Laurence; Audouin, Ludmila; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (EDP Sciences, 2016)
    Conference lecture
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    The experimental area 2 (EAR-2) at CERNs neutron time-of-flight facility (n TOF), which is operational since 2014, is designed and built as a short-distance complement to the experimental area 1 (EAR-1). The Parallel Plate ...
  • Commissioning of the BRIKEN beta-delayed neutron detector for the study of exotic neutron-rich nuclei 

    Tolosa-Delgado, Alvaro; Agramunt Ros, Jorge; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (EDP Sciences, 2018)
    Conference lecture
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    Beta-delayed neutron emission (Beta-n) is a form of radioactive decay in which an electron, an anti-neutrino and one or more neutrons are emitted. This process arises if the energy window of the decay Q_Beta is greater ...
  • Commissioning of the BRIKEN detector for the measurement of very exotic ß-delayed neutron emitters 

    Tolosa Delgado, Alvaro; Agramunt Ros, Jorge; Taín, J.L.; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (2019-05-01)
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    A new detection system has been installed at the RIKEN Nishina Center (Japan) to investigate decay properties of very neutron-richnuclei. The setup consists of three main parts: a moderated neutron counter, a detection ...