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Using Updated Nuclear Data Libraries to Model the Subcritical Yalina Thermal Experimental Setup

Abstract

Current experimental and computational studies of the Yalina subcritical setup are reviewed. The main characteristics of the Yalina Thermal facility and its neutron physics parameters are given. Computer modeling of the experimental setup is done using the Monte Carlo MCU-PD and MCNP codes for neutron physics and the updated ENDF/b-VIII, JENDL 4.0, and JEFF 3.3 nuclear data libraries. Rates of the transmutation reaction for 129I, 237Np, and 241Am in experimental channels are calculated.

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Translated by O. Lotova

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Korbut, T.N., Edchik, I.A., Kuzmin, A.V. et al. Using Updated Nuclear Data Libraries to Model the Subcritical Yalina Thermal Experimental Setup. Bull. Russ. Acad. Sci. Phys. 84, 1304–1308 (2020). https://doi.org/10.3103/S1062873820100147

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