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      Light charged particles; 235U fission; yields and energy spectra

    • Abstract


      The yields and energy spectra of light charged particles emitted in the fission of235U have been measured in the neutron energy range of 100 keV to 1 MeV. The yield of long range alpha particles is found to increase around 200 keV neutron energy compared to thermal fission. A low energy component observed in the energy spectrum was assigned to the tritons emitted in fission. The yield of this triton component is seen to have a marked increase around 500 keV. These results indicate that LCP yield is influenced by the transition state level characteristics.

    • Author Affiliations


      B Krishnarajulu1 G K Mehta1 R K Choudhury1 2 D M Nadkarni1 2 S S Kapoor1 2

      1. Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur - 208016
      2. Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Bombay - 400085
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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