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Physics of Particles and Nuclei Letters

, Volume 9, Issue 1, pp 24–28 | Cite as

Investigation into the neutron multiplicity of spontaneously fissioning short-lived heavy nuclei at the VASSILISSA separator

  • A. I. Svirikhin
  • M. Gupta
  • A. V. Eremin
  • I. N. Izosimov
  • A. V. Isaev
  • A. N. Kuznetsov
  • O. N. Malyshev
  • S. Mulins
  • A. G. Popeko
  • E. A. Sokol
  • M. L. Chelnokov
  • V. I. Chepihin
Physics of Elementary Particles and Atomic Nuclei. Theory
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Abstracts

For experiments aimed at the study of the spontaneous fission of transfermium nuclei, improvements in the focal-plane detector system of the VASSILISSA recoil separator have been made. A neutron detector consisting of 54 3He-filled counters has been mounted around the focal-plane detector chamber. A description of the detection system and the results of experiments aimed at investigating the neutron multiplicity of neutron-deficient isotopes of 252No and 244,246Fm are presented.

Keywords

Nucleus Letter Neutron Detector Spontaneous Fission Recoil Nucleus Neutron Multiplicity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. I. Svirikhin
    • 1
  • M. Gupta
    • 2
  • A. V. Eremin
    • 1
  • I. N. Izosimov
    • 1
  • A. V. Isaev
    • 1
  • A. N. Kuznetsov
    • 1
  • O. N. Malyshev
    • 1
  • S. Mulins
    • 3
  • A. G. Popeko
    • 1
  • E. A. Sokol
    • 1
  • M. L. Chelnokov
    • 1
  • V. I. Chepihin
    • 1
  1. 1.Joint Institute for Nuclear ResearchDubnaRussia
  2. 2.Manipal UniversityManipalIndia
  3. 3.Laboratory for Accelerator-Based SciencesCape TownSouth Africa

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