Title: Measurement of the angular distribution of neutrons scattered from deuterium below 3 MeV
Citation: EPJ Web of Conferences vol. 239 p. 01016
Publisher: EDP Sciences
Publication Year: 2020
JRC N°: JRC117646
ISSN: 2100 014X (online)
URI: https://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC117646
DOI: 10.1051/epjconf/202023901016
Type: Articles in periodicals and books
Abstract: The differential cross section of neutron scattering on deuterium was investigated in the energy range from 400 keV to 2.5 MeV using the recoil detection method, irradiating with monoenergetic neutrons a proportional counter filled with deuterated gases. Comparing simulations of the transport of neutrons and recoil nuclei in the detector to the experimental pulse-height distribution, it was possible to establish a procedure for the determination of the coefficients of the Legendre expansion of the n-d angular distribution.
JRC Directorate:Nuclear Safety and Security

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