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Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 271, Issue 2, pp 425–429 | Cite as

Correction of k0-factors for non-1/v elements based on neutron spectrum measurements

  • H. Matsue
  • C. Yonezawa
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Abstract

Neutron spectra were measured by the time of flight method using a rotating disk chopper system in the JRR-3M prompt gamma ray analysis system. Effective g-factors for non-1/v elements such as Cd, Sm and Gd were calculated from the measured neutron spectra and the neutron cross section data, and they was used for correcting the k 0-factors. The resulting k 0-factors for the cold and thermal neutron beams agreed within 10%. Furthermore, the prompt gamma ray emission probabilities of Cd, Sm and Gd were derived from the corrected k 0-factors using other relevant physical constants.

Keywords

Thermal Neutron Neutron Beam Neutron Spectrum Thermal Neutron Beam Cold Neutron Beam 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Matsue
    • 1
  • C. Yonezawa
    • 1
  1. 1.Japan Atomic Energy Research InstituteIbaraki-kenJapan

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