• Long-range alpha emission inP-wave neutron induced fission of235U

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      p-wave neutron induced fission; long-range alpha particle yield

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      The yield and energy distribution of long-range alpha-particles (lra) emitted from neutron-induced fission of235U have been measured at neutron energies; thermal, 125±12, 155±11, 185±10, 210±9, 240±9, 365±50 and 480±45 keV. The long-range alpha-particles were detected in cellulose nitrate track detector foils. Results showed an increase of about 50% in the yield at neutron energies in the region 150 keV≤En≤220 keV as compared to that of thermal neutrons. A calculation has been carried out to extract thelra to binary fission ratio forp-wave neutron induced fission.

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      S C L Sharma1 G K Mehta1

      1. Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur - 208 016, India
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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