Measurement of activation of helium gas by 238U beam irradiation at about 11 A MeV
RIKEN Nishina Center 2-1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama, Japan
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Published online: 25 September 2017
A new helium-gas stripper system has been applied at the ~11 A MeV uranium beam of the Radioactive Isotope Beam Factory of the RIKEN accelerator facility. Although the gas stripper is important for the heavy-ion accelerator facility, the residual radiation that is generated is a serious problem for maintenance work. The residual dose was evaluated by using three-layered activation samples of aluminium and bismuth. The γ-rays from produced radionuclides with in-flight fission of the 238U beam and from the material of the chamber activated by neutrons were observed by using a Ge detector and compared with the values calculated by using the Monte-Carlo simulation code PHITS.
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