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    • Keywords


      Neutron production; spallation reactions; MCNPX; accelerator driven systems; transmutation.

    • Abstract


      The set-up `energy plus transmutation', consisting of a thick lead target and a natural uranium blanket, was irradiated by relativistic proton beams with the energy from 0.7 GeV up to 2 GeV. Neutron field was measured in different places of this set-up using different activation detectors. The possibilities of using the obtained data for benchmark studies are analyzed in this paper. Uncertainties of experimental data are shown and discussed. The experimental data are compared with results of simulation with MCNPX code.

    • Author Affiliations


      V Wagner1 A Krása1 M Majerla1 F Křížek1 O Svoboda1 A Kugler1 J Adam1 2 V M Tsoupko-Sitnikov2 M I Krivopustov2 I V Zhuk3 W Westmeier4

      1. Nuclear Physics Institute of AS CR, CZ-25068 Řež, Czech Republic
      2. Joint Institute for Nuclear Research Dubna, 141980, Dubna, Moscow Region, Russia
      3. Joint Institute of Power and Nuclear Research, NASB, Sosny, 220109 Minsk, Belarus
      4. Fachbereich Chemie, Philipps-Universität, 35032 Marburg, Germany
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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