EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 146, 2017ND 2016: International Conference on Nuclear Data for Science and Technology
|Number of page(s)||3|
|Section||Experimental Facilities, Equipment, Techniques and Methods|
|Published online||13 September 2017|
Analysis of energy resolution in the KURRI-LINAC pulsed neutron facility
1 Kyoto University Research Reactor Institute, Asashiro-Nishi, Kumatori-cho, Sennan-gun, Osaka 590-0494, Japan
2 Department of Nuclear Engineering, Kyoto University, Kyoto University Katsura, Nisikyo-ku, Kyoto 615-8540, Japan
3 Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Tokai-mura, Naka-gun, Ibaraki 319-1195, Japan
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Published online: 13 September 2017
In this study, we carried out Monte Carlo simulations to obtain the energy resolution of the neutron flux for TOF measurements in the KURRI-LINAC pulsed neutron facility. The simulation was performed on the moderated neutron flux from the pac-man type moderator at the energy range from 0.1 eV to 10 keV. As the result, we obtained the energy resolutions (ΔE/E) of about 0.7% to 1.3% between 0.1 eV to 10 keV. The energy resolution obtained from Monte Carlo simulation agreed with the resolution using the simplified evaluation formula. In addition, we compared the energy resolution among KURRI-LINAC and other TOF facilities, the energy dependency of the energy resolution with the pac-man type moderator in KURRI-LINAC was similar to the J-PARC ANNRI for the single-bunch mode.
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