Charged particle activation facility in NPI CAS and in future GANIL/SPIRAL2-NFS
1 Nuclear Physics Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences, 250 68, Řež, Czech Republic
2 GANIL CEA/DSM-CNRS/IN2P3, BP 55027, F-14076 Caen Cedex 5, FRANCE
3 Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, 76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany
4 Horia Hulubei National Institute for Physics and Nuclear Engineering, P.O. Box MG-6, 077125 Bucharest-Magurele, Romania
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Published online: 30 September 2020
The proton, deuteron and alpha induced reactions are of a great interest for the assessment of induced radioactivity of accelerator components, targets and beam stoppers as well as isotope production for medicine and also to nuclear astrophysics. We present a new irradiation chamber for activation measurements, that forms a prolongation of long-term experimental activities using stacked-foil activation technique in NPI CAS, Řež. The chamber is based on an airlock system and is coupled to a pneumatic transfer system delivered by KIT Karlsruhe. This system is installed in GANIL/SPIRAL2-NFS and will be used for proton, deuteron and alpha particle activation measurements with long- and short-lived isotopes.
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