EVALUATION OF THE ENERGY DEPENDENCE OF THE MEAN NUMBER OF PROMPT NEUTRONS νр FOR NEPTUNIUM AND FOR AMERICIUM ISOTOPES

Authors & Affiliations

Kuz'minov B.D., Sergachev A.I., Khryachkov V.A.
State Scientific Centre - A.I. Leipunsky Institute for Physics and Power Engineering, Obninsk, Russia

Abstract

A new evaluation of the vp energy dependence for neptunium and americium isotopes in the neutron energy range up to 20 MeV is described. Existing experimental data and some systematics are used. The adopted curves are approximated by linear functions.

Keywords
evaluation of the νp energy dependence, νp , Np–237, Am–241, Am–242m, Am–243, linear functions, neutron energy, files of evaluated neutron data, library BROND-3

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References

UDC 539.17

Problems of Atomic Science and Technology. Series: Nuclear Constants", issue 2, 2001