Characterization of the Medley setup for measurements of neutron-induced fission cross sections at the GANIL-NFS facility
Department of Physics and Astronomy, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
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Published online: 13 September 2017
Neutron-induced fission cross sections of 235U and 238U are widely used as standards for monitoring of neutron beams and fields. An absolute measurement of these cross sections at an absolute scale, i.e., versus the H(n,p) scattering cross section, is planned with the white neutron beam under construction at the Neutrons For Science (NFS) facility in GANIL. The experimental setup, based on PPACs and ΔE-ΔE-E telescopes containing Silicon and CsI(Tl) detectors, is described. The expected uncertainties are discussed.
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