First measurement of the VESUVIO neutron spectrum in the 30-80 MeV energy range using a Proton Recoil Telescope technique

C. Cazzaniga, M. Tardocchi, G. Croci, C. Frost, L. Giacomelli, G. Grosso, A. Hjalmarsson, M. Rebai, N.J. Rhodes, E.M. Schooneveld, G. Gorini

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Abstract

Measurements of the fast neutron energy spectrum at the ISIS spallation source are reported. The measurements were performed with a Proton Recoil Telescope consisting of a thin plastic foil placed in the neutron beam and two scintillator detectors. Results in the neutron energy range 30 MeV < En< 80 MeV are in good agreement with Monte Carlo simulations of the neutron spectrum.© 2013 IOP Publishing Ltd and Sissa Medialab srl.
Original languageEnglish
Article numberP11008
Pages (from-to)-
JournalJournal of Instrumentation
Volume8
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2013
Externally publishedYes

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Mathematical Physics

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