The fission yield calculations with Langevin model, Hauser-Feshbach statistical decay, and beta decay
1 NAPC-Nuclear Data Section, International Atomic Energy Agency
2 Los Alamos National Laboratory
3 Laboratory for Advanced Nuclear Energy, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Published online: 30 September 2020
We performed the calculations of de-excitation of the primary fission fragments by the Hauser-Feshbach statistical decay followed by the β decay of de-excited fission products. We used the primary fission fragment mass distributions YP(A), total kinetic energy TKE(A), and its width σTKE(A) as input, which were calculated with the Langevin model using macroscopic-microscopic models of the potential energy surface. The prompt neutron multiplicity v̅ and the independent fission product yield (FPY) YI(Z, A, M) and cumulative FPY YC(Z, A, M) are calculated by the Hauser-Feshbach statistical decay and β decay calculations, respectively. The calculated v̅ was overestimated approximately 17% compared to the evaluated data. The decay heats from β and γ were in accordance with the experimental results. The β delayed neutrons yieild was also overestimated.
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