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Volume 231, 20208th International Meeting of Union for Compact Accelerator-Driven Neutron Sources (UCANS-8)
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High-power TR-24 cyclotron-based p-n convertor cooled by submerged orifice jet
1 Nuclear Physics Institute of the CAS, v. v. i., Husinec-Řež 130, 250 68 Řež, Czech Republic
2 HVMPlasma Ltd., Na Hutmance 2, 158 00 Prague 5, Czech Republic Sciences,
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Published online: 11 March 2020
The TR-24 cyclotron (Advanced Cyclotron Systems Inc., Canada) of the Nuclear Physics Institute in Řež provides protons with variable energies from 18 MeV up to 24 MeV and beam current of 0.3 mA. For such parameters, the p +Be source reaction on thick Be target can produce a white-spectrum neutron field (En ≤ 22 MeV) with the intensity of 5×10 12 n/s/sr in forward direction. Present paper outlines the development of Be-target cooling system, devoted to remove the heat load of 7 kW (density up to 4 kW/cm2) from the target. Due to novel “orifice-form“ of jet cooling (resulting in the shortest source-to- sample distance of 20 mm) with extremely high cooling efficiency, the TR-24 p-n convertor can achieve neutron-flux up to 2×1012n/cm2/s nearby the target output.
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