Measurement of the 236U(n,f) Cross Section in the Neutron Energy Range from 0.5 eV up to 25 keV

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Measurement of the 236U(n,f) Cross Section in the Neutron Energy Range from 0.5 eV up to 25 keV. / Wagemans, Cyriel; De Smet, Liesbeth; Vermote, Sofie; Heyse, Jan; Van Gils, Jaak; Serot, Olivier; Wagemans, Jan (Peer reviewer).

In: Nuclear Science and Engineering, Vol. 160, No. 2, 01.10.2008, p. 200-206.

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Wagemans, C, De Smet, L, Vermote, S, Heyse, J, Van Gils, J, Serot, O & Wagemans, J 2008, 'Measurement of the 236U(n,f) Cross Section in the Neutron Energy Range from 0.5 eV up to 25 keV', Nuclear Science and Engineering, vol. 160, no. 2, pp. 200-206.

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Wagemans, C., De Smet, L., Vermote, S., Heyse, J., Van Gils, J., Serot, O., & Wagemans, J. (2008). Measurement of the 236U(n,f) Cross Section in the Neutron Energy Range from 0.5 eV up to 25 keV. Nuclear Science and Engineering, 160(2), 200-206.

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Wagemans C, De Smet L, Vermote S, Heyse J, Van Gils J, Serot O et al. Measurement of the 236U(n,f) Cross Section in the Neutron Energy Range from 0.5 eV up to 25 keV. Nuclear Science and Engineering. 2008 Oct 1;160(2):200-206.

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Wagemans, Cyriel ; De Smet, Liesbeth ; Vermote, Sofie ; Heyse, Jan ; Van Gils, Jaak ; Serot, Olivier ; Wagemans, Jan. / Measurement of the 236U(n,f) Cross Section in the Neutron Energy Range from 0.5 eV up to 25 keV. In: Nuclear Science and Engineering. 2008 ; Vol. 160, No. 2. pp. 200-206.

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title = "Measurement of the 236U(n,f) Cross Section in the Neutron Energy Range from 0.5 eV up to 25 keV",
abstract = "The 236U(n,f) cross section has been measured in the energy range from 0.5 eV to 25 keV at the Geel Electron Linear Accelerator neutron time-of-flight facility of the Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements in Geel, Belgium. A highly enriched 236U sample was mounted back-to-back with a 10B sample in the center of a Frisch-gridded ionization chamber, hence realizing a 2pi detection geometry. A 235U(n,f) cross-section control measurement was performed in the same experimental conditions. Special attention has been given to the fission resonance integral I_f and to the strongest resonance at 5.45 eV, for which a resonance analysis has been performed yielding Gamma_f = 1.7 µeV. Both values are highly overestimated in the literature.",
keywords = "nuclear reactions, neutron, cross section, measurement, fission, (n, f), 236U, time-of-flight, resonance, IRMM, GELINA, 235U, 10B, En=0.5eV-25keV",
author = "Cyriel Wagemans and {De Smet}, Liesbeth and Sofie Vermote and Jan Heyse and {Van Gils}, Jaak and Olivier Serot and Jan Wagemans",
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