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  • 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; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (2019-02-27)
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    The 235U(n,f) cross section was measured in a wide energy range at n_TOF relative to 6Li(n,t) and 10B(n,alpha), with high resolution and in a wide energy range, with a setup based on a stack of six samples and six silicon ...
  • Neutron capture on ^{205}Tl: depicting the abundance pattern of lead isotopes in s-process nucleosynthesis 

    Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban; Domingo-Pardo, C; Calviño Tavares, Francisco (2018-01-10)
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    We propose to use the TOF technique to measure the neutron capture cross section of 205Tl(n,gamma) over the full energy range of stellar interest. An accurate measurement of this cross section is needed for a complete and ...
  • Radiative capture on 242Pu for MOX fuel reactors 

    Guerrero, Carlos; Balibrea-Correa, J.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (2013-09-25)
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    The use of MOX fuel (mixed-oxide fuel made of UO2 and PuO2) in nuclear reactors allows substituting a large fraction of the enriched Uranium by Plutonium reprocessed from spent fuel. Indeed around 66% of the plutonium from ...
  • Measurement of the neutron capture cross-section of 236U 

    Barbagallo, Massimo; Belloni, Fabio; Berthoumieux, Eric; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (2010-10-07)
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  • Neutron capture cross section measurements of 238U, 241Am and 243Am at n_TOF 

    Andriamonje, S.; Andrzejewski, Józef; Audouin, Ludmila; Calviño Tavares, Francisco (2009-04-20)
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    The increase of the world energy demand and the need of low carbon energy sources have triggered the renaissance and/or enhancement of nuclear energy in many countries. Fundamental nuclear physics can contribute in a ...
  • Measurement of the neutron capture cross sections of 233U, 237Np, 240,242Pu, 241,243Am and 245Cm with a total absorption calorimeter at n_TOF 

    Abbondanno, U.; Aerts, G.; Álvarez, F.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Pretel Sánchez, Carme (2003-10-10)
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    Accurate and reliable neutron capture cross section data for actinides are necessary for the proper design, safety regulation and precise performance assessment of transmutation devices such as Fast Critical Reactors or ...
  • Study of the background in the measuring station at the n_TOF facility at CERN: sources and solutions 

    Abbondanno, U.; Aerts, G.; Andriamonje, S.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Poch Parés, Agustí; Pretel Sánchez, Carme (2001-12-10)
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    A background roughly two orders of magnitude higher than tolerable was found in the n_TOF facility at CERN during the first measurements. This note describes a series of additional measurements performed in the n_TOF ...
  • Measurements of fission cross sections of actinides 

    Abbondanno, U.; Aerts, G.; Álvarez, H.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Poch Parés, Agustí; Pretel Sánchez, Carme (2003-04-01)
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    A measurement of the neutron induced fission cross sections of 237Np, 241,243Am and of 245Cm is proposed for the n_TOF neutron beam. Two sets of fission detectors will be used: one based on PPAC counters and another based ...
  • Conceptual design of the BRIKEN detector: A hybrid neutron-gamma detection system for nuclear physics at the RIB facility of RIKEN 

    Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban; Taín, J.L.; Domingo-Pardo, C; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (2016-06-16)
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    BRIKEN is a complex detection system to be installed at the RIB-facility of the RIKEN Nishina Center. It is aimed at the detection of heavy-ion implants, ß-particles, ¿-rays and ß-delayed neu- trons. The whole detection ...

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