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  • 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 ...
  • Cross section measurements of 155,157Gd(n,gamma) induced by thermal and epithermal neutrons 

    Mastromarco, M.; Aberle, O.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (2019-01-28)
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    Neutron capture cross section measurements on 155Gd and 157Gd were performed using the time-of-flight technique at the n_TOF facility at CERN on isotopically enriched samples. The measurements were carried out in the n_TOF ...
  • 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 ...
  • Searches for nonminimal Higgs bosons from a virtual Z decaying into a muon pair at the SLAC e+ e- storage ring PEP 

    Komamiya, S.; Fordham, C.; Abrams, Geoffrey; Calviño Tavares, Francisco (American Physical Society (APS), 1989-08-01)
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    Nonminimal neutral Higgs bosons decaying into a muon pair were searched for using the Mark II detector at the SLAC e+e- collider PEP at SQRT(s) =29 GeV. A neutral scalar Higgs boson H0s can be produced accompanied by a ...
  • Trigger drift chamber for the upgraded mark II detector at PEP 

    Ford, W.T.; Smith, S.R.; Wagner, P.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco (1987-04-01)
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    A small cylindrical track detector was built as an array of single-wire drift cells with aluminized mylar cathode tubes. Point measurement resolution of ~90 um was achieved with a drift gas of 50% argon-50% ethane at ...
  • Measurement of 73Ge(n,gamma) cross sections and implications for stellar nucleosynthesis 

    Lederer-Woods, C.; Battino, U.; Ferreira, P.A.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Riego Pérez, Albert (Elsevier, 2019-03-10)
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    73Ge(n,gamma) cross sections were measured at the neutron time-of-flight facility n_TOF at CERN up to neutron energies of 300 keV, providing for the first time experimental data above 8 keV. Results indicate that the stellar ...
  • Sizing of a recuperative supercritical CO2 Brayton cycle as power conversion system for DEMO fusion reactor based on Dual Coolant Lithium Lead blanket 

    Linares, José Ignacio; Arenas, Eva; Cantizano González, Alexis; Porras, José; Moratilla, Beatriz Y.; Batet Miracle, Lluís (2018-09-01)
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    A modified recuperative supercritical CO2 cycle for DEMO fusion reactor is analysed. A layout with just one recuperator is used, because of the relatively low temperature of the breeding blanket coolants. The proposed cycle ...
  • Contribution to safety analyses of DEMO HCPB using AINA code 

    Baeza Pérez, Eduard; Blas del Hoyo, Alfredo de; Riego Pérez, Albert; Fabbri, Marco (2018-11-27)
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    The motivation of the current work, framed under the safety EUROfusion activities to develop DEMO, is to present the conclusions drawn from our contribution to the safety studies of the HCPB DEMO carried out by the team ...
  • First determination of ß -delayed multiple neutron emission beyond A=100 through direct neutron measurement: the P2n value of Sb 136 

    Caballero-Folch, R.; Dillmann, Iris; Agramunt Ros, Jorge; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Riego Pérez, Albert; Salvador Castiñeira, Paula Genoveva; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (American Physical Society (APS), 2018-09-10)
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    Background: ß-delayed multiple neutron emission has been observed for some nuclei with A=100, being the 100Rb the heaviest ß2n emitter measured to date. So far, only 25P2n values have been determined for the ˜300 nuclei ...
  • 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 ...
  • PVST, a tool to assess the power to volume scaling distortions associated to code simulations 

    Martínez Quiroga, Víctor Manuel; Freixa Terradas, Jordi; Reventós Puigjaner, Francesc (2018-06-01)
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    System codes along with necessary nodalizations are valuable tools for thermal hydraulic safety analysis. In order to assess the safety of a particular power plant, in addition to the validation and veri cation of the code, ...
  • The “Beta-Delayed Neutrons at RIKEN” project (BRIKEN): conquering the most exotic beta-delayed neutron-emitters 

    Dillmann, Iris; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (2018-01-02)
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    Among the main missions of modern radioactive isotope facilities is the exploration of properties of yet unknown isotopes on the neutron-rich side of the chart of nuclides. However, going more neutron-rich also means that ...

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