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dc.contributor.authorBORELLA ALESSANDROen_GB
dc.contributor.authorAERTS G.en_GB
dc.contributor.authorGUNSING Franken_GB
dc.contributor.authorMOXON Michaelen_GB
dc.contributor.authorSCHILLEBEECKX PETERen_GB
dc.contributor.authorWYNANTS RUUDen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2010-02-25T15:13:16Z-
dc.date.available2007-09-26en_GB
dc.date.available2010-02-25T15:13:16Z-
dc.date.created2007-09-25en_GB
dc.date.issued2007en_GB
dc.date.submitted2007-03-19en_GB
dc.identifier.citationNUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION A-ACCELERATORS SP vol. 577 no. 3 p. 626-640en_GB
dc.identifier.issn0168-9002en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC36931-
dc.description.abstractHydrogen-free deuterated benzene C6D6 liquid scintillators are widely used for high resolution neutron capture cross-section measurements at time-of-flight facilities, using the total energy detection principle in combination with the Pulse Height Weighting Technique (PHWT). The quality of the data deduced from such measurements depends on the accuracy of the detector response that is used in the calculation of the weighting function and on the normalization procedure. In addition, for nuclei with small capture to scattering ratios, i.e light and near neutron magic nuclei, a correction for the sensitivity of the capture detector to the scattered neutrons is required. The MCNP code was used to simulate both the gamma-ray and neutron transport in a C6D6 detection system including its surroundings. The weighting functions and neutron sensitivity were then deduced from the simulations and validated by experiments. The simulations have also been used to identify the sources of uncertainties in performing capture cross section measurements with C6D6 detectors.en_GB
dc.description.sponsorshipJRC.D.5-Neutron physicsen_GB
dc.format.mediumPrinteden_GB
dc.languageENGen_GB
dc.publisherELSEVIER SCIENCE BVen_GB
dc.relation.ispartofseriesJRC36931en_GB
dc.titleThe Use of C6D6 Detectors for Neutron Induced Capture Cross-Section Measurements in the Resonance Regionen_GB
dc.typeArticles in periodicals and booksen_GB
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