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  • Simultaneous measurement of neutron-induced capture and fission reactions at CERN 

    Guerrero, C.; Berthoumieux, Eric; Cano-Ott, D; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén (2012)
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    The measurement of the capture cross-section of fissile elements, of utmost importance for the design of innovative nuclear reactors and the management of nuclear waste, faces particular difficulties related to the -ray ...
  • Methodology for the improvement of the AINA code wall-model applied to DEMO WCPB blanket 

    Fabbri, Marco; Blas del Hoyo, Alfredo de; Riego Pérez, Albert; Dies Llovera, Javier; Zamora Poveda, Imanol; Baeza Pérez, Eduard (2017-11)
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    The present work describes and supports the methodology for the improvement of the wall model devel-oped in AINA and its specific application to the Japanese DEMO Water Cooled Pebbled Bed. The set-upand application of this ...
  • Research in plasma physics and fusion nuclear technology in the Department of Physics of UPC 

    Futatani, Shimpei; Mas de les Valls Ortiz, Elisabet; Suárez Cambra, Daniel; Batet Miracle, Lluís (2019-05)
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    Advanced Nuclear Technologies (ANT) Research Group of Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) has diverse fields of activity; research lines in the field of Nuclear Fusion are summarized in this article. Activities of ...
  • 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 ...
  • Regulatory framework for nuclear power plant fire safety and risk assessments from global perspective 

    Asamoah, Matthew; Díaz Bayona, Pedro; Dies Llovera, Javier; Blas del Hoyo, Alfredo de (2019)
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    The evolution of regulatory framework for fire safety and risk assessments at Nuclear Power Plants (NPPs) is on-going globally. The first generation commercial NPPs were designed and operated with minimal radiological risk ...
  • Perfecting the use of hybrid models in scaling analysis 

    Reventós Puigjaner, Francesc Josep; Martínez Quiroga, Víctor Manuel; Freixa Terradas, Jordi (2019-12-01)
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    Different methodologies devoted to qualify Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) system-code nodalizations rely on Kv-scaled calculations as an essential tool for their purpose. In the framework of Power-To-Volume strategy, a Kv-scaled ...
  • On the scaling of uncertainties in thermal hydraulic system codes 

    Casamor Vidal, Max; Martínez Quiroga, Víctor Manuel; Reventós Puigjaner, Francesc Josep; Mendizabal Sanz, Rafael; Freixa Terradas, Jordi (2020-02-01)
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    The present work addresses the scaling e ect on safety margins and uncertainties for best estimate plus uncertainty (BEPU) methodologies. The results of an experiment from the OECD/NEA ROSA-2 project at the LSTF facility ...
  • Strong one-neutron emission from two-neutron unbound states in Beta decays of the r-process nuclei 86,87 Ga 

    Yokoyama, R.; Grzywacz, Robert; Rasco, B. Charles; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (American Physical Society (APS), 2019-09-19)
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    Beta-delayed one-neutron and two-neutron branching ratios (P1n and P2n) have been measured in the decay of A = 84 to 87 Ga isotopes at the Radioactive-Isotope Beam Factory (RIBF) at the RIKEN Nishina Center using a ...
  • Measurement of the 235U(n, f) cross section relative to the 6Li(n, t) and 10B(n, a) standards from thermal to 170 keV neutron energy range at n_TOF 

    Amaducci, Simone; Cosentino, Luigi; Barbagallo, Massimo; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (2019-07-26)
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    The 235U(n, f ) cross section was measured at n_TOF relative to 6Li(n, t) and 10B(n,a) , with high resolution ( L=183.49(2) m) and in a wide energy range (25meV-170keV) with 1.5% systematic uncertainty, making use of a ...
  • Observation of a us isomer in 134-In: Proton-neutron coupling “southeast” of 132-Sn 

    Phong, V.H.; Lorusso, G.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (American Physical Society (APS), 2019-07-29)
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    We report on the observation of a microsecond isomeric state in the single-proton-hole, three-neutron-particlenucleus134In. The nuclei of interest were produced by in-flight fission of a238U beam at the Radioactive IsotopeBeam ...
  • Quantification of the uncertainty of the physical models in the system thermal-hydraulic codes – PREMIUM benchmark 

    Skorek, Tomasz; de Crécy, Agnès; Kovtonyuk, Andriy; de Alfonso, Elsa; Reventós Puigjaner, Francesc Josep; Freixa Terradas, Jordi (2019-08-10)
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    PREMIUM (Post BEMUSE Reflood Models Input Uncertainty Methods) was an activity launched with the aim of pushing forward the methods of quantification of physical model uncertainties in thermal-hydraulic codes. The benchmark ...
  • 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 ...

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