Benchmarking of the FENDL-3 neutron cross-section data starter library for fusion applications

U. Fischer, M. Angelone, T. Bohm, K. Kondo, C. Konno, M. Sawan, R. Villari, B. Walker

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Abstract

This paper summarizes the benchmark analyses performed in a joint effort of ENEA (Italy), JAEA (Japan), KIT (Germany), and the University of Wisconsin (USA) on a computational ITER benchmark and a series of 14 MeV neutron benchmark experiments. The computational benchmark revealed a modest increase of the neutron flux levels in the deep penetration regions and a substantial increase of the gas production in steel components. The comparison to experimental results showed good agreement with no substantial differences between FENDL-3.0 and FENDL-2.1 for most of the responses. In general, FENDL-3 shows an improved performance for fusion neutronics applications. © 2014 Elsevier Inc.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)230 - 234
Number of pages5
JournalNuclear Data Sheets
Volume120
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes

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Fischer, U., Angelone, M., Bohm, T., Kondo, K., Konno, C., Sawan, M., ... Walker, B. (2014). Benchmarking of the FENDL-3 neutron cross-section data starter library for fusion applications. Nuclear Data Sheets, 120, 230 - 234. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nds.2014.07.054