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Investigation of the Pu 240 (n,f) reaction at the n_TOF/EAR2 facility in the 9 meV-6 MeV range

Stamatopoulos, A.; Tsinganis, A.; Colonna, N.; Kokkoris, M; Vlastou, R.; Diakaki, M; Zugec, P.; Schillebeeckx, Peter; Gunsing, F; Sabate-Gilarte, M; Wallner, Anton


Background: Nuclear waste management is considered amongst the major challenges in the field of nuclear energy. A possible means of addressing this issue is waste transmutation in advanced nuclear systems, whose operation requires a fast neutron spectrum. In this regard, the accurate knowledge of neutron-induced reaction cross sections of several (minor) actinide isotopes is essential for design optimization and improvement of safety margins of such systems. One such case is 240 Pu, due to its...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Physical Review C
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevC.102.014616
Access Rights: Open Access


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