Recent Submissions

  • Nuclear data measurements at the upgraded neutron time-of-flight facility n-TOF at CERN 

    Gunsing, Frank; Aberle, O.; Andrzejewski, Józef; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (2015)
    Conference report
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    Applications of nuclear data like neutron-induced reaction cross sections are related to research fields as stellar nucleosynthesis, the study of nuclear level densities and strength functions, and also play a key role in ...
  • Neutron beam imaging with micromegas detectors in combination with neutron time-of-flight at the n_tof facility at CERN 

    Belloni, Fabio; Andriamonje, S.; Berthoumieux, Eric; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Riego Pérez, Albert (2012)
    Conference report
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    A bulk micromegas detector with the anode segmented in 2 orthogonal directions and equipped with a neutron/charged particle converter is employed at the neutron time-of-light (nTOF) facility at CERN to determine the incident ...
  • Study of the 234U(n,f) fission fragment angular distribution at the CERN n_TOF facility 

    Leal-Cidoncha, E.; Duran, Ignacio; Paradela, C.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (2014)
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    The angular distribution of the f ssion fragments (FFAD) produced in neutron induced reactions of actinides have been measured with a fission detection setup based on parallel-plate avalanche counters (PPACs) at the Neutron ...
  • Measurement of the 240,242Pu(n,f) cross section at the CERN n_TOF facility 

    Tsinganis, A.; Berthoumieux, Eric; Guerrero, Carlos; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (2014)
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    Knowledge of neutron cross sections of various plutonium isotopes and other minor actinides is crucial for the design of advanced nuclear systems. The 240, 242Pu(n,f) cross sections were measured at the CERN n_TOF facility, ...
  • Measurement of the neutron capture cross section of the fissile isotope 235U with the CERN n_TOF Total Absorption Calorimeter and a fission tagging based on micromegas detectors 

    Mendoza, E.; Cano-Ott, D; Balibrea-Correa, J.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Riego Pérez, Albert (2014)
    Conference report
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    Actual and future nuclear technologies require more accurate nuclear data on the (n, gamma) cross sections and -ratios of fissile isotopes. Their measurement presents several difficulties, mainly related to the strong ...
  • La transición energética necesita ingenieros sociales y humanistas. TEACHENER: integrando las ciencias sociales en la formación en ingeniería nuclear 

    Batet Miracle, Lluís; Martell Molla, Meritxell (2018)
    Conference report
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    TEACHENER es un proyecto Erasmus+ (2016-2019) que tiene como objetivo integrar las ciencias sociales y las humanidades en la formación de grado superior de ingeniería en temas energéticos, incluidos los cursos en ingeniería ...
  • Desarrollo de una herramienta de ayuda a la gestión y optimización de carga de contenedores de combustible gastado 

    Batet Miracle, Lluís; León López, Pablo Teófilo; Serra Sintes, Eduardo; Estrampes Blanch, Jordi; Culebras García, Jesús (2018)
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    La saturación de las piscinas de combustible durante el período de explotación de las centrales españolas ha obligado al uso de almacenes temporales individualizados (ATI). Al llegar al final del período de explotación, ...
  • Study of the photon strength function of 152SM in resonance neutron capture at n-TOF 

    Marrone, S.; Colonna, Nicola; Krticka, M.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Alvarez Pol, Héctor; Alvarez Velarde, Francisco; Andrzejewski, Józef; Audouin, Ludmila; Berthoumieux, Eric; Capdevila Paramio, Roser; Poch, Agustí; Pretel Sánchez, Carme (PoS - Proceedings of Science, 2018)
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    The Photon Strength Function of 152Sm has been investigated at nTOF by studying the ¿-ray spectra from resonance neutron capture of 151Sm. The experimental apparatus consisted of two C6D6 liquid scintillator detectors. The ...
  • Application of Photon Strength Functions to (n,gamma) measurements with the n_TOF TAC 

    Guerrero, Carlos; Abbondanno, U.; Aerts, G.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Pretel Sánchez, Carme; Poch, Agustí (PoS - Proceedings of Science, 2018)
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    The neutron capture cross section measurements at the CERN n_TOF facility are performed using a new detection system, the segmented Total Absorption Calorimeter (TAC). All measurements are performed in reference to 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 ...
  • European Master in Nuclear Energy (EMINE). When academy and industry meet 

    Cabon, Beatrice; Anzieu, P.; Batet Miracle, Lluís (European Nuclear Society (ENS), 2016)
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    EMINE master programme is an international education initiative offered by KIC-InnoEnergy under the framework of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT). Students in the programme have the opportunity to ...
  • 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 ...

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