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|Title:||Neutron Cross Section Measurements at n_TOF for ADS Related Studies|
|Authors:||MASTINU P. F.; PLOMPEN ARJAN; RULLHUSEN PETER; N TOF COLLABORATION -|
|Citation:||EPS Euroconference XIX Nuclear Physics Divisional Conference Journal of Physics: Conference vol. 41 (2006) p. 352-360|
|Publisher:||2006 IOP Publishing Ltd Institute of Physics Publishing doi:10.1088/1742-6596/41/1/03|
|Type:||Articles in periodicals and books|
|Abstract:||A neutron Time-of-Flight facility (n_TOF) is available at CERN since 2001. The innovative features of the neutron beam, in particular the high instantaneous flux, the wide energy range, the high resolution and the low background, make this facility unique for measurements of neutron induced reactions relevant to the field of Emerging Nuclear Technologies, as well as to Nuclear Astrophysics and Fundamental Nuclear Physics. The scientific motivations that have led to the construction of this new facility are here presented. The main characteristics of the n_TOF neutron beam are described, together with the features of the experimental apparata used for cross-section measurements. The main results of the first measurement campaigns are presented. Preliminary results of capture cross-section measurements of minor actinides, important to ADS project for nuclear waste transmutation, are finally discussed.|
|JRC Institute:||Health, Consumers and Reference Materials|
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