Deuteron nuclear data for the design of accelerator-based neutron sources: Measurement, model analysis, evaluation, and application
1 Depertment of Advanced Energy Engineering Science, Kyushu University, 6–1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka 816–8580, Japan
2 Nuclear Science and Engineering Center, Japan Atomic Energy Agency, 2–4 Shirakata, Tokai, Naka, Ibaraki 319–1195, Japan
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Published online: 13 September 2017
A comprehensive research program on deuteron nuclear data motivated by development of accelerator-based neutron sources is being executed. It is composed of measurements of neutron and gamma-ray yields and production cross sections, modelling of deuteron-induced reactions and code development, nuclear data evaluation and benchmark test, and its application to medical radioisotopes production. The goal of this program is to develop a state-of-the-art deuteron nuclear data library up to 200 MeV which will be useful for the design of future (d,xn) neutron sources. The current status and future plan are reviewed.
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