EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 146, 2017ND 2016: International Conference on Nuclear Data for Science and Technology
|Number of page(s)||3|
|Section||Fission Physics and Observables|
|Published online||13 September 2017|
Fission-fragment total kinetic energy and mass yields for neutron-induced fission of 235U and 238U with En =200 keV – 30 MeV
1 Los Alamos National Laboratory, PO Box 1663, Los Alamos, NM, USA
2 Joint Research Center, Retieseweg 111, 2440 Geel, Belgium
3 Institute for Defense Analyses, 4850 Mark Center Dr., Alexandria, VA, USA
4 Commonwealth Computer Research, Inc., 1440 Sachem Pl., Charlottesville, VA, USA
5 Michigan State University, 220 Trowbridge Rd., East Lansing, MI, USA
6 Colorado School of Mines, 1500 Illinois St., Golden, CO, USA
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Published online: 13 September 2017
The average Total Kinetic Energy (TKE) release and fission-fragment yields in neutron-induced fission of 235U and 238U was measured using a Frisch-gridded ionization chamber. These observables are important nuclear data quantites that are relevant to applications and for informing the next generation of fission models. The measurements were performed a the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center and cover En = 200 keV – 30 MeV. The double-energy (2E) method was used to determine the fission-fragment yields and two methods of correcting for prompt-neutron emission were explored. The results of this study are correlated mass and TKE data.
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