Neutron inelastic cross section measurements on 54Fe
1 Horia Hulubei National Institute for Physics and Nuclear Engineering, Reactorului 30, 077125 Bucharest-Ma˘gurele
2 Université de Strasbourg, CNRS, IPHC UMR 7178, Strasbourg, France
3 Institut de Radioprotection et de Sûreté Nucléaire, BP 17 - 92262 Fontenay-aux-Roses Cedex, France
4 European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Retieseweg 111, B - 2440 Geel, Belgium
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Published online: 30 September 2020
A 54Fe(n, n'γ) cross section measurement was performed at the Geel Electron LINear Accelerator of EC-JRC, Geel using the Gamma Array for Inelastic Neutron Scattering spectrometer and a 235U fission chamber for flux normalization. The experimental results are presented in comparison with talys 1.9 default and tuned calculations. The tuned calculation, implying modifications of the optical model parameters, improved significantly the description of the experimental values and led to interesting conclusions regarding the interaction of the 54Fe nucleus with neutrons. Since the results of these calculations were already presented extensively in a dedicated paper, the present article focuses on details related to the experimental particularities and data analysis procedure.
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