Cross-section measurements for neutron-induced fission of minor actinides with lead slowing-down spectrometer at KURRI

K. Hirose, T. Ohtsuki, Y. Shibasaki, N. Iwasa, J. Hori, S. Sekimoto, K. Takamiya, H. Yashima, K. Nishio, Y. Kiyanagi

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Abstract

The cross section for the neutron-induced fission of 237Np was measured in an energy range from 0.1 eV to 2 keV using the lead slowing-down neutron spectrometer at the Research Reactor Institute, Kyoto University. The relative cross sections were obtained from the energy-dependent neutron flux measured using a BF3 counter. The relative cross section for each (n, f) was normalized to the absolute value which obtained using the reference cross section for 235U(n, f) between 100 eV and 1 keV.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1733-1736
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the Korean Physical Society
Volume59
Issue number23
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Aug 1

Keywords

  • Lead slowing-down spectrometer
  • Minor actinides
  • Neutron-induced fission

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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    Hirose, K., Ohtsuki, T., Shibasaki, Y., Iwasa, N., Hori, J., Sekimoto, S., Takamiya, K., Yashima, H., Nishio, K., & Kiyanagi, Y. (2011). Cross-section measurements for neutron-induced fission of minor actinides with lead slowing-down spectrometer at KURRI. Journal of the Korean Physical Society, 59(23), 1733-1736. https://doi.org/10.3938/jkps.59.1733