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A compact fission detector for fission-tagging neutron capture experiments with radioactive fissile isotopes

Bacak, M; Aiche, M.; Belier, G.; Berthoumieux, Eric; Diakaki, M.; Dupont, E.; Gunsing, F.; Heyse, J.; Kopecky, S.; Laurent, B.; Wallner, Anton

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In the measurement of neutron capture cross-sections of fissile isotopes, the fission channel is a source of background which can be removed efficiently using the so-called fission-tagging or fission-veto technique. For this purpose a new compact and fast fission chamber has been developed. The design criteria and technical description of the chamber are given within the context of a measurement of the 233U(n,y) cross-section at the n_TOF facility at CERN, where it was coupled to the n_TOF...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/272912
Source: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research: Section A
DOI: 10.1016/j.nima.2020.163981
Access Rights: Open Access

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