Integral test of JENDL-3.3 with shielding benchmarks

Naoki Yamano, Kohtaro Ueki, Fujio Maekawa, Chikara Konno, Chihiro Ichihara, Yasutsugu Hoshiai, Yoshihiro Matsumoto, Akira Hasegawa

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Abstract

Integral test of neutron and gamma-ray production data for the latest version of Japanese Evaluated Nuclear Data Library, Version 3.3 (JENDL-3.3) has been performed by using shielding benchmarks. An evaluation scheme for shielding benchmark analysis established in Japanese Nuclear Data Committee (JNDC) was applied to the integral test for medium-heavy nuclei such as Aluminum, Sodium, Titanium, Vanadium, Chromium, Iron, Cobalt, Nickel, Copper, Niobium and Tungsten. Calculations were made based on a continuous-energy Monte Carlo code MCNP4B/4C and multi-group discrete ordinates codes ANISN and DORT. The latest version of NJOY99 was employed to generate cross-section libraries for these transport codes. Calculations with JENDL-3.2, ENDF/B-VI, FENDL-1 and FENDL-2 were also made for comparison. In the present study, benchmark results of neutron and gamma-ray production data are shown for Sodium, Iron, Vanadium, Tungsten, Nickel, Titanium, Chromium, Niobium and Cobalt.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)841-846
Number of pages6
Journaljournal of nuclear science and technology
Volume39
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Aug
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Benchmark
  • Chromium
  • Cobalt
  • Cross section
  • Gamma-ray production
  • Integral test
  • Iron
  • Neutron
  • Nickel
  • Niobium
  • Shielding application
  • Sodium
  • Titanium
  • Tungsten
  • Vanadium
  • Verification

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering

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