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The radioactive beam facility ALTO

Abstract : The Transnational Access facility ALTO (TNA07-ENSAR/FP7) has been commissioned and received from the French safety authorities, the operation license. It is allowed to run at nominal intensity to produce 1011 fissions/s in a thick uranium carbide target by photo-fission using a 10 μA, 50 MeV electron beam. In addition the recent success in operating the selective laser ion source broadens the physics program with neutron-rich nuclear beams possible at this facility installed at IPN Orsay. The facility also aims at being a test bench for the SPIRAL2 project. In that framework an ambitious R&D program on the target ion source system is being developed.
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S. Essabaa, N. Barré-Boscher, M.Cheikh Mhamed, E. Cottereau, S. Franchoo, et al.. The radioactive beam facility ALTO. XVIth International Conference on ElectroMagnetic Isotope Separators and Techniques Related to their Applications, Dec 2012, Matsue, Japan. pp.218-222, ⟨10.1016/j.nimb.2013.05.047⟩. ⟨in2p3-00944322⟩



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