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Physics of Particles and Nuclei Letters

, Volume 13, Issue 4, pp 466–470 | Cite as

Measuring the cross sections of heavy-metal spallation induced by deuterons with energies of 2, 2.94, and 3.5 GeV per nucleon

  • M. Yu. Artyushenko
  • A. A. Baldin
  • A. I. Berlev
  • O. V. Bukhal
  • V. A. Voronko
  • K. V. Gusak
  • I. V. Zhuk
  • I. V. KudashkinEmail author
  • M. Paraipan
  • A. S. Potapenko
  • A. A. Safronova
  • V. V. Sotnikov
  • S. I. Tyutyunnikov
Physics of Elementary Particles and Atomic Nuclei. Experiment
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Abstract

The cross sections for the spallation of the heavy-metal nuclei 181Ta, 197Au, 207Pb, 209Bi, 232Th, and 238U induced by relativistic deuterons with energies of 2, 2.94, and 3.5 GeV per nucleon are measured using the deuteron beam from the Nuclotron accelerator of the JINR Laboratory of High Energy Physics in Dubna, Russia. The cross-section measurements employ a combined experimental technique involving the solidstate nuclear-track detectors and the activation gamma spectrometry. Adding our measurements to the database of experimental nuclear data will make it possible to test the computer codes used for selecting the parameters of the ADS-type facilities.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Yu. Artyushenko
    • 3
  • A. A. Baldin
    • 1
    • 4
  • A. I. Berlev
    • 1
    • 4
  • O. V. Bukhal
    • 2
  • V. A. Voronko
    • 3
  • K. V. Gusak
    • 2
  • I. V. Zhuk
    • 2
  • I. V. Kudashkin
    • 1
    • 4
    Email author
  • M. Paraipan
    • 1
    • 5
  • A. S. Potapenko
    • 2
  • A. A. Safronova
    • 2
  • V. V. Sotnikov
    • 3
  • S. I. Tyutyunnikov
    • 1
  1. 1.Joint Institute for Nuclear ResearchDubna, Moscow oblastRussia
  2. 2.Joint Institute for Power and Nuclear ResearchSosny, Minsk oblastBelarus
  3. 3.National Science Center Kharkov Institute of Physics and TechnologyKharkivUkraine
  4. 4.Institute for Advanced Studies “OMEGA”Dubna, Moscow oblastRussia
  5. 5.Institute of Space SciencesBucharest–MagureleRomania

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