EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 146, 2017ND 2016: International Conference on Nuclear Data for Science and Technology
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||Fission Physics and Observables|
|Published online||13 September 2017|
Thorium-232 fission induced by light charged particles up to 70 MeV
1 Laboratoire Subatech, IN2P3-CNRS, Ecole des Mines de Nantes, Université de Nantes, 4 rue Alfred Kastler, 44307 Nantes, France
2 GIP ARRONAX, 1 rue Aronnax, 44817 Saint Herblain, France
a e-mail: Vincent.Metivier@subatech.in2p3.fr
Published online: 13 September 2017
Studies have been devoted to the production of alpha emitters for medical application in collaboration with the GIP ARRONAX that possesses a high energy and high intensity multi-particle cyclotron. The productions of Ra-223, Ac-225 and U-230 have been investigated from the Th-232(p,x) and Th-232(d,x) reactions using the stacked-foils method and gamma spectrometry measurements. These reactions have led to the production of several fission products, including some with a medical interest like Mo-99, Cd-115g and I-131. This article presents cross section data of fission products obtained from these undedicated experiments. These data have been also compared with the TALYS code results.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2017
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