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Fission of Actinides Induced by Neutrons at nTOF

Abstract : The neutron-induced fission cross sections of 233U, 234U, 232Th, 237Np, 209Bi, natPb have been measured on the nTOF facility at CERN, which allows an accurate energy measurement owing to the long path. Parallel plate avalanche counters were used to detect the 2 fission fragments in coincidence. This method allows an efficient discrimination of fission reactions among other types of reactions especially at high energies, and it is well suited for the very large energy range available at nTOF. The case of 234U will be used as an example of the quality of the data obtained in these measurements.
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L. Tassan-Got, L. Audouin, B. Berthier, I. Duran, L. Ferrant, et al.. Fission of Actinides Induced by Neutrons at nTOF. International Conference on Nuclear Data for Science and Technology, Sep 2004, Santa Fe, United States. pp.1529-1532, ⟨10.1063/1.1945296⟩. ⟨in2p3-00025934⟩

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