Prompt fission neutron spectra in the 235U(n,f) reaction
1 CEA, DAM, DIF, F-91297 Arpajon, France
2 Université Paris-Saclay, CEA, Laboratoire Matière en Conditions Extrêmes, F-91680 Bruyères-le-Châtel, France
3 LPC Caen, ENSICAEN, Université de Caen, CNRS/IN2P3, F-Caen, France
4 P-27, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545, USA
5 ISR-1, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545, USA
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Published online: 26 May 2023
Prompt fission neutron spectra (PFNS) are crucial to any neutronic simulation of critical nuclear systems. An experimental setup dedicated to the measurements of PFNS of very high accuracy was developed at the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center (LANSCE) some ten years ago. It allows for the measurement of PFNS for neutron induced fission at the Weapon Neutron Research (WNR) neutron source of the LANSCE. A measurement of the PFNS from the 235U(n,f) reaction was realized recently and is currently analyzed. Preliminary results are presented here and are compared to present nuclear data evaluations.
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