The 14 MeV Frascati neutron generator

M. Martone, M. Angelone, M. Pillon

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Abstract

The 14-MeV Frascati neutron generator (FNG) uses the T(d, n)α fusion reaction to produce 5.0 × 1011n/s. In FNG a beam of deuterons is accelerated up to 300 keV by means of a linear electrostatic tube and directed onto a tritiated-titanium target containing 37 × 1010Bq of tritium. This paper describes the FNG facility and its auxiliary apparatus as well as the neutron source calibration performed using the associated α-particle method. © 1994.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1661 - 1664
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Nuclear Materials
Volume212-215
Issue numberPART B
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes

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  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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Martone, M., Angelone, M., & Pillon, M. (1994). The 14 MeV Frascati neutron generator. Journal of Nuclear Materials, 212-215(PART B), 1661 - 1664. https://doi.org/10.1016/0022-3115(94)91109-6