EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 242, 2020International Workshop on Fission Product Yields (FPY 2019)
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Published online||28 September 2020|
Microscopic Calculation of Fission Fragment Distributions in Actinides
Nuclear and Chemical Sciences Division, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA 94551, USA
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Published online: 28 September 2020
The simulation of independent and cumulative yields requires precise knowledge of the initial conditions of the fission fragments immediately after scission. In this paper, we use a quantum-mechanical description of fission dynamics to extract the initial mass distribution of fission fragments for the neutron-induced fission of the two major actinides 239 Pu and 235 U, both for thermal fission and as a function of the incident neutron energy.
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