Recent Submissions

  • Validation of the MC-GPU Monte Carlo code against the PENELOPE/penEasy code system and benchmarking against experimental conditions for typical radiation qualities and setups in interventional radiology and cardiology 

    Fernández Bosman, David; García Balcaza, Víctor; Delgado Soler, C.; Principi, Sara; Duch Guillen, María Amor; Ginjaume Egido, Mercè (2021-02-01)
    Article
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    Introduction: Interventional procedures are associated with potentially high radiation doses to the skin. The 2013/59/EURATOM Directive establishes that the equipment used for interventional radiology must have a device ...
  • Comparison of airborne radiation detectors carried by rotary-wing unmanned aerial systems 

    Vargas Drechsler, Arturo; Costa Vargas, Daniel; Macias López, Miquel; Royo Chic, Pablo; Pastor Llorens, Enric; Luchkov, Maksym; Neumaier, Stefan; Stöhlker, Ulrich; Luff, Roger (2020)
    Article
    Open Access
    The Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC), the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) and the German Federal Office of Radiation Protection (BfS) have analysed the response of a 2”x2” (diameter x height) NaI and ...
  • Analysis of flow channel insert deformations influence on the liquid metal flow in DCLL blanket channels 

    Di Giulio, Dionisio; Suárez Cambra, Daniel; Batet Miracle, Lluís; Mas de les Valls Ortiz, Elisabet; Savoldi, Laura (2020-08-01)
    Article
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    The dual coolant lithium lead (DCLL) is a candidate to be an effective breeding blanket (BB) concept for nuclear fusion technologies. One critical point of this design is the magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) effects involving ...
  • A first prototype of C6D6 total-energy detector with SiPM readout for neutron capture time-of-flight experiments 

    Balibrea-Correa, J.; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Calvo Diaz-Aldagalán, David; Caballero Ontanaya, Luis; Babiano Suárez, Víctor; Tolosa Delgado, Alvaro; Domingo Pardo, César; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cano Ott, Daniel; Alcayne Aicua, Víctor; Bacak, Michael; Barbagallo, Massimo (2021-01-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Low efficiency total-energy detectors (TEDs) are one of the main tools for neutron capture cross section measurements utilizing the time-of-flight (TOF) technique. State-of-the-art TEDs are based on a CD liquid-scintillation ...
  • Advanced tools for ITER Tritium Plant System Modeling & Design 

    Nougués, José María; Feliu, Josep Anton; Campanyà, Gerard; Iraola de Acevedo, Eduardo; Batet Miracle, Lluís; Sedano Miguel, Luis Ángel (2020-01-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Chemical plant system modeling experience based on the use of largely validated commercial modeling tools such as the Aspen HYSYS is adapted and exploited to develop numeric routines for unitary isotopic operations, including ...
  • New local optics measurements and correction techniques for the LHC and its luminosity upgrade 

    Coello de Portugal-Martinez Vazquez, Jaime Maria; Tomas García, Rogelio; Hofer, Michael (American Physical Society (APS), 2020-04-06)
    Article
    Open Access
    As the beams at the interaction points (IPs) of circular colliders are pushed toward smaller sizes, the correction of the magnetic field errors in high- ß regions become increasingly important, but also challenging. This ...
  • Impact of flux jumps in future colliders 

    Coello de Portugal-Martinez Vazquez, Jaime Maria; Tomas García, Rogelio; Fiscarelli, Lucio; Gamba, Davide; Martino, Michele (American Physical Society (APS), 2020-01-02)
    Article
    Open Access
    Type-II superconductors, like the Nb3Sn used in the new HL–LHC quadrupole triplet and 11 T dipoles or FCC dipoles, are known to show an unstable behavior during magnetic-field ramps. This paper presents an analysis of the ...
  • Metrology for the mobile detection of ionising radiation following a nuclear or radiological incident - “Preparedness” 

    Neumaier, Stefan; Dombrowski, Harald; Kessler, Patrick; Luchkov, Maksym; Vargas Drechsler, Arturo; Bell, Steven; Bogucarskis, Konstantins; Kovár, Petr (De Gruyter Open Sp. z o.o., 2019)
    Article
    Open Access
  • Improving the precision of linear optics measurements based on turn-by-turn beam position monitor data after a pulsed excitation in lepton storage rings 

    Malina, Lukas; Coello de Portugal-Martinez Vazquez, Jaime Maria; Persson, Tobias; Skowronski, Piotr; Tomas García, Rogelio; Franchi, Andrea; Liuzzo, Simone (American Physical Society (APS), 2018-08-04)
    Article
    Open Access
    Beam optics control is of critical importance for machine performance and protection. Nowadays, turn-by-turn (TbT) beam position monitor (BPM) data are increasingly exploited as they allow for fast and simultaneous measurement ...
  • New approach to LHC optics commissioning for the nonlinear era 

    Maclean, Ewen Hamish; Tomas García, Rogelio; Carlier, Felix; Camillocci, Matteo Solfaroli; Dilly, Joschua; Coello de Portugal-Martinez Vazquez, Jaime Maria; Fol, Elena; Fuchsberger, Kajetan; Giovannozzi, Massimo; Hofer, Michael; Malina, Lukas; Persson, Tobias; Skowronski, Piotr; Wegscheider, Andreas (American Physical Society (APS), 2019-06-21)
    Article
    Open Access
    In 2017, optics commissioning strategy for low- ß * operation of the CERN Large Hadron Collider (LHC) underwent a major revision. This was prompted by a need to extend the scope of beam-based commissioning at high energy, ...
  • LHC optics commissioning: A journey towards 1% optics control 

    Persson, Tobias; Carlier, Felix; Coello de Portugal-Martinez Vazquez, Jaime Maria; Garcia-Tabares, Ana; Langner, Andy; Maclean, Ewen Hamish; Malina, Lukas; Skowronski, Piotr; Salvant, Benoit; Tomas García, Rogelio; Garcia Bonilla, Alba-Carolina (American Physical Society (APS), 2017-06-19)
    Article
    Open Access
    Since 2015 the LHC has been operating at 6.5 TeV. In 2016 the ß -functions at the interaction points of ATLAS and CMS were squeezed to 0.4 m. This is below the design ß * = 0.55 ¿ ¿ m at 7 TeV, and has been instrumental ...
  • Utilizing the N beam position monitor method for turn-by-turn optics measurements 

    Langner, Andy; Benedetti, Gabriele; Carla, Michele; Iriso, Ubaldo; Coello de Portugal-Martinez Vazquez, Jaime Maria; Tomas García, Rogelio; Marti, Zeus (American Physical Society (APS), 2016-09-21)
    Article
    Open Access
    The N beam position monitor method ( N -BPM) which was recently developed for the LHC has significantly improved the precision of optics measurements that are based on BPM turn-by-turn data. The main improvement is due to ...

View more