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dc.contributor.authorAlcayne, V.
dc.contributor.authorOgállar Ruiz, Francisco
dc.contributor.authorPraena Rodríguez, Antonio Javier 
dc.contributor.authorPorras Sánchez, José Ignacio
dc.identifier.citationAlcayne, V., Kimura, A., Mendoza, E., Cano-Ott, D., Martínez, T., Aberle, O., ... & Barbagallo, M. (2019). Measurement of the 244Cm and 246Cm neutron-induced capture cross sections at the n_TOF facility. In EPJ Web of Conferences (Vol. 211, p. 03008). EDP Sciences.es_ES
dc.description.abstractThe neutron capture reactions of the 244Cm and 246Cm isotopes open the path for the formation of heavier Cm isotopes and heavier elements such as Bk and Cf in a nuclear reactor. In addition, both isotopes belong to the minor actinides with a large contribution to the decay heat and to the neutron emission in irradiated fuels. There are only two previous 244Cm and 246Cm capture cross section measurements: one in 1969 using a nuclear explosion [1] and the most recent data measured at J-PARC in 2010 [2]. The data for both isotopes are very scarce due to the di culties in performing the measurements: high intrinsic activity of the samples and limited facilities capable of providing isotopically enriched samples. We have measured both neutron capture cross sections at the n_TOF Experimental Area 2 (EAR-2) with three C6D6 detectors and also at Area 1 (EAR-1) with the TAC. Preliminary results assessing the quality and limitations (background subtraction, measurement technique and counting statistics) of this new experimental datasets are presented and discussed.es_ES
dc.publisherEDP Scienceses_ES
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dc.titleMeasurement of the 244Cm and 246Cm neutron-induced capture cross sections at the n_TOF facilityes_ES

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