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Experimental setup and procedure for the measurement of the ⁷Be(n,p)⁷ Li reaction at n_TOF

Barbagallo, M.; Andrzejewski, J.; Mastromarco, M.; Perkowski, J.; Damone, L. A.; Gawlik, A.; Cosentino, L.; Finocchiaro, P.; Maugeri, E. A.; Mazzone, A.; Dressler, R.; Heinitz, S.; Kivel, N.; Schumann, D.; Colonna, N.; Aberle, O.; Amaducci, S.; Audouin, L.; Bacak, M.; Balibrea, J.; ... mehr

Following the completion of the second neutron beam line and the related experimental area (EAR2) at the n_TOF spallation neutron source at CERN, several experiments were planned and performed. The high instantaneous neutron flux available in EAR2 allows to investigate neutron induced reactions with charged particles in the exit channel even employing targets made out of small amounts of short-lived radioactive isotopes. After the successful measurement of the 7Be(n,𝛼)𝛼 cross section, the 7Be(n,p)7Li reaction was studied in order to provide still missing cross section data of relevance for Big Bang Nucleosynthesis (BBN), in an attempt to find a solution to the cosmological Lithium abundance problem. This paper describes the experimental setup employed in such a measurement and its characterization.

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000080398
Veröffentlicht am 22.02.2018
DOI: 10.1016/j.nima.2017.12.025
Zitationen: 11
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Zitationen: 8
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Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Kernphysik (IKP)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Publikationsdatum 11.04.2018
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 0168-9002, 1872-9576
KITopen-ID: 1000080398
HGF-Programm 51.03.04 (POF III, LK 01)
Kosmische Strahlung Technologien
Erschienen in Nuclear instruments & methods in physics research / A
Band 887
Seiten 27-33
Vorab online veröffentlicht am 12.12.2017
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