Simulation for thick-target yields of transmutation reactions on radioactive targets, based on inverse kinematics
1 Nuclear Reaction Data Centre, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060-0810, Japan
2 Institute for the Advancement of Higher Education, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060-0817, Japan
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Published online: 21 June 2016
To dispose of long-lived fission products (LLFP) ejected from nuclear reactor plants is one of the most important tasks on nuclear physics and engineering. The experiments with the radiative target are limited, due to the high radioactivity and chemical property of the target. In consequence, the nuclear reaction data for LLFP are insufficient. In this work, we propose a feasible method to obtain the data for radiative targets using inverse kinematics and simulate specific systems to evaluate the thick-target yields of the nuclear transmutation reactions for LLFP.
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