Measurement of reaction cross-sections for 89Y at average neutron energies of 7.24-24.83 MeV
1 Department of Physics, Kyungpook National University, Daegu 702-701, Republic of Korea
2 Radiochemistry Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Trombay, Mumbai - 40085, India
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Published online: 28 May 2015
We measured neutron-induced reaction cross-sections for 89Y(n,γ)90mY and 89Y(n,α)86Rb reactions with the average neutron energy region from 7.45 to 24.83 MeV by an activation and off-line γ-ray spectrometric technique using the MC-50 Cyclotron at Korea Institute of Radiological and Medical Sciences. The neutron-induced reaction cross-sections of 89Y as a function of neutron energy were taken from the TENDL-2013 library. The flux-weighted average cross-sections for 89Y(n,γ)90mY and 89Y(n,α)86Rb reactions were calculated from the TENDL-2013 values based on mono-energetic neutron and by using the neutron energy spectrum from MCNPX 2.6.0 code. The present results are compared with the flux-weighted values of TENDL-2013 and are found to be in good agreement
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