New paradigm for nuclear data evaluation
1 Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545, USA
2 Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY 11973-5000, USA
3 International Atomic Energy Agency, PO Box 100, A-1400 Vienna, Austria
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Published online: 30 September 2020
A new paradigm for nuclear reaction data evaluations is proposed to produce adjusted libraries that take into account integral experiments on the same footing as the differential ones. These evaluations will provide comprehensive covariance matrices including cross-correlations among different materials/reactions that are critical for realistic propagation of data uncertainties to integral quantities. The new approach should also reduce error compensation issues and facilitate updating of the library to account for new or corrected experiments and advances in reaction modeling.
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