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  • First Measurement of 72Ge(n gamma) at n-TOF 

    Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban; (EDP Sciences, 2018)
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    The slow neutron capture process (s-process) is responsible for producing about half of the elemental abundances heavier than iron in the universe. Neutron capture cross sections on stable isotopes are a key nuclear physics ...
  • Master’s degree in Nuclear Engineering UPC-ENDESA. Creating synergy at industrial and academic levels 

    Batet Miracle, Lluís; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Duch Guillen, María Amor; Dies Llovera, Javier (2015)
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    The Master’s degree in Nuclear Engineering, born from the alignment of objectives of Academy and Industry, aims to prepare competent engineers to assume managerial positions within the Nuclear Industry. MNE is completely ...
  • Master’s degree in Nuclear Engineering UPC-ENDESA. A consolidated international program 

    Batet Miracle, Lluís; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Duch Guillen, María Amor; Reventós Puigjaner, Francesc Josep (2016)
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    The Master’s degree in Nuclear Engineering (MNE) UPC-ENDESA offers a unique and practical oriented training, with the aim to prepare competent engineers so that they can assume managerial positions within the Nuclear ...
  • Nuclear astrophysics at n_TOF facility, CERN 

    Tagliente, G.; Aberle, O.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), 2019)
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    CERN's neutron time-of-flight facility n_TOF has produced a considerable amount of experimental data since it has become fully operational with the start of its scientific measurement programme in 2001. The innovative ...
  • (n,cp) reactions study at the n_TOF facilitty at CERN: results for the cosmological lithium problem 

    Barbagallo, Massimo; Aberle, O.; Alcayne, V.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), 2019)
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    The Big Bang Nucleosynthesis describes the production of the lightest nuclides from deuterium to Li at the early stages of the Universe. While a general good agreement is found for most of the isotopes involved in the ...
  • Measurement of the radiative capture cross section of the s-process branching points 204Tl and 171Tm at the n_TOF facility (CERN) 

    Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Domingo-Pardo, C; Guerrero, C.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (EPJ Web of Conferences, 2018)
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    The neutron capture cross section of some unstable nuclei is especially relevant for s-process nucleosynthesis studies. This magnitude is crucial to determine the local abundance pattern, which can yield valuable information ...
  • The Nuclear astrophysics program at n_TOF (CERN) 

    Colonna, Nicola; Aberle, O.; Andrzejewski, Józef; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (EDP Sciences, 2018)
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    An important experimental program on Nuclear Astrophysics is being carried out at the n_TOF since several years, in order to address the still open issues in stellar and primordial nucleosynthesis. Several neutron capture ...
  • 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)
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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 ...
  • Recent results in nuclear astrophysics at the n_TOF facility at CERN 

    Aberle, O.; Andrzejewski, Józef; Audouin, Ludmila; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (PoS - Proceedings of Science, 2016)
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    The neutron time of flight (n_TOF) facility at CERN is a spallation source characterized by a white neutron spectrum. The innovative features of the facility, in the two experimental areas, (20 m and 185 m), allow for an ...
  • New measurement of the 242Pu(n,gamma) cross section at n TOF-EAR1 for MOX fuels: Preliminary results in the RRR 

    Lerendegui-Marco, J.; Guerrero, C.; Cortés-Giraldo, M.A.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (EDP Sciences, 2016)
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    The spent fuel of current nuclear reactors contains fissile plutonium isotopes that can be combined with 238U to make mixed oxide (MOX) fuel. In this way the Pu from spent fuel is used in a new reactor cycle, contributing ...
  • 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 33S(n,alpha)30Si cross section measurement at n TOF-EAR2 (CERN): From 0.01 eV to the resonance region 

    Sabaté-Gilarte, M.; Praena, J.; Porras, I.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (EDP Sciences, 2016)
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    The 33S(n,a)30Si cross section measurement, using 10B(n,a) as reference, at the n_TOF Experimental Area 2 (EAR2) facility at CERN is presented. Data from 0.01¿eV to 100¿keV are provided and, for the first time, the cross ...

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