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  • Measurement of the 24,25,26Mg(n, gamma) reaction cross-section at n-TOF 

    Massimi, Cristian; Andriamonje, S.; Andrzejewski, Józef; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén (PoS - Proceedings of Science, 2010)
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    We have measured the neutron-induced capture cross-section of the importants-process isotopesof magnesium. The measurement has been performed at the neutron time-of-flight facility n_TOFat CERN. From a preliminary analysis ...
  • New measurement of the astrophysically important reaction 62Ni(n,gamma) at n-TOF 

    Lederer, Claudia; Andriamonje, S.; Andrzejewski, Józef; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén (PoS - Proceedings of Science, 2010)
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    The neutron capture cross section of the reaction 62Ni(n,gamma) 63Ni was measured over a wide energy range from 1 eV to 1 MeV at the neutron time-of-flight facility n_TOF installed at CERN. Preliminary results show that ...
  • Astrophysics at n-TOF facility at CERN 

    Tagliente, G.; Abbondanno, U.; Aerts, G.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Pretel Sánchez, Carme (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2010)
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    The neutron time of flight (n_TOF) facility at CERN is a spallation neutron source with white neutron energy spectrum (from thermal to several GeV), covering the full energy range of interest for nuclear astrophysics, in ...
  • Angular distribution in the neutron-induced fission of actinides 

    Leong, L.S.; Tassan Got, Laurence; Tarrío, D.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén (EPJ Web of Conferences, 2013)
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    Above 1MeV of incident neutron energy the fission fragment angular distribution (FFAD) has generally a strong anisotropic behavior due to the combination of the incident orbital momentum and the intrinsic spin of the ...
  • The 237Np(n,f) cross section at the CERN n-TOF facility 

    Karadimos, D.; Vlastou, R.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Pretel Sánchez, Carme; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (American Institute of Physics (AIP), 2011)
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    The 237Np(n,f) cross sections have been measured at the n-TOF facility relative to the 235U and 238U fission cross sections. The n-TOF spallation neutron source at CERN is characterized by a high intensity flux, an excellent ...
  • Neutron cross-sections for advanced nuclear systems: the n_TOF project at CERN 

    Barbagallo, Massimo; Mastromarco, M.; Colonna, Nicola; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Riego Pérez, Albert (EPJ Web of Conferences, 2004)
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    The study of neutron-induced reactions is of high relevance in a wide variety of fields, ranging from stellar nucleosynthesis and fundamental nuclear physics to applications of nuclear technology. In nuclear energy, high ...
  • Neutron research at the N_TOF facility (CERN): Results and perspectives 

    Altstadt, Sebastian; Colonna, Nicola; Andrzejewski, Józef; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (American Institute of Physics (AIP), 2013)
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    n the first ten years of operation, the neutron time-of-flight facility n_TOF at CERN has produced a large body of new and accurate data on neutron capture and fission cross sections, relevant to Nuclear Astrophysics and ...
  • 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 ...
  • The neutron time-of-flight facility n_TOF at CERN: Phase II 

    Gunsing, Frank; Andriamonje, S.; Andrzejewski, Józef; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (American Institute of Physics (AIP), 2011)
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    Neutron-induced reactions are studied at the neutron time-of-flight facility n_TOF at CERN. The facility uses 6~ns wide pulses of 20 GeV/c protons impinging on a lead spallation target. The large neutron energy range and ...
  • Charm photoproduction results from NA14' 

    Álvarez, M.P.; Barate, R.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco (Springer, 1988)
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    High statistics samples of reconstructed charmed particles have been obtained by the NA14' experiment. Signals are presented in a variety of decay channels, and are used for the measurement of lifetimes and the study of ...
  • 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 ...
  • First results of the new n_TOF spallation target commissioning 

    Berthoumieux, Eric; Andriamonje, S.; Andrzejewski, Józef; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (2009)
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    The Neutron Time of Flight facility n_TOF located at CERN started to take data in 2001 . Due to an increase of radioactivity released in the cooling water the experiment was stopped by end of 2004 . In 2008 a new spallation ...

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