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Title: Estimation of d- 2 H Breakup Neutron Energy Distributions From d- 3 He

Abstract

A method is described to estimate deuteron-on-deuteron breakup neutron distributions at 0° using deuterium bombardment of 3He. Break-up neutron distributions are modeled with the product of a Fermi-Dirac distribution and a cumulative logistic distribution function. Four measured break-up neutron distributions from 6.15- to 12.0-MeV deuterons on 3He are compared with thirteen measured distributions from 6.83- to 11.03-MeV deuterons on deuterium. Model pararmeters that describe d -3He neutron distributions are used to estimate neutron distributions from 6- to 12-MeV deuterons on deuterium.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA (United States). Dept. of Medicine and Pulmonary and Critical Care Unit
  2. Ohio Univ., Athens, OH (United States). Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
  3. Univ. of Vienna (Austria). Faculty of Physics
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Ohio Univ., Athens, OH (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1432343
Grant/Contract Number:  
FG02-88ER40387
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Nuclear Science and Engineering
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 188; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 0029-5639
Publisher:
American Nuclear Society - Taylor & Francis
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; 73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS; neutron; breakup deuterium; cross section; light nuclei

Citation Formats

Hoop, B., Grimes, S. M., and Drosg, M.. Estimation of d-2 H Breakup Neutron Energy Distributions From d-3 He. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1080/00295639.2017.1332892.
Hoop, B., Grimes, S. M., & Drosg, M.. Estimation of d-2 H Breakup Neutron Energy Distributions From d-3 He. United States. doi:10.1080/00295639.2017.1332892.
Hoop, B., Grimes, S. M., and Drosg, M.. Mon . "Estimation of d-2 H Breakup Neutron Energy Distributions From d-3 He". United States. doi:10.1080/00295639.2017.1332892. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1432343.
@article{osti_1432343,
title = {Estimation of d-2 H Breakup Neutron Energy Distributions From d-3 He},
author = {Hoop, B. and Grimes, S. M. and Drosg, M.},
abstractNote = {A method is described to estimate deuteron-on-deuteron breakup neutron distributions at 0° using deuterium bombardment of 3He. Break-up neutron distributions are modeled with the product of a Fermi-Dirac distribution and a cumulative logistic distribution function. Four measured break-up neutron distributions from 6.15- to 12.0-MeV deuterons on 3He are compared with thirteen measured distributions from 6.83- to 11.03-MeV deuterons on deuterium. Model pararmeters that describe d-3He neutron distributions are used to estimate neutron distributions from 6- to 12-MeV deuterons on deuterium.},
doi = {10.1080/00295639.2017.1332892},
journal = {Nuclear Science and Engineering},
number = 1,
volume = 188,
place = {United States},
year = {Mon Jun 19 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
month = {Mon Jun 19 00:00:00 EDT 2017}
}

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