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Title: The Evaluated Gamma-ray Activation File (EGAF)

Abstract

The Evaluated Gamma-ray Activation File (EGAF), a new database of prompt and delayed neutron capture {gamma} ray cross sections, has been prepared as part of an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Coordinated Research Project to develop a 'Database of Prompt Gamma-rays from Slow Neutron Capture for Elemental Analysis'. Recent elemental {gamma}-ray cross-section measurements performed with the guided neutron beam at the Budapest Reactor have been combined with data from the literature to produce the EGAF database. EGAF contains thermal cross sections for {approx_equal}35,000 prompt and delayed {gamma}-rays from 262 isotopes. New precise total thermal radiative cross sections have been derived for many isotopes from the primary and secondary gamma-ray cross sections and additional level scheme data. An IAEA TECDOC describing the EGAF evaluation and tabulating the most prominent {gamma}-rays will be published in 2004. The TECDOC will include a CD-ROM containing the EGAF database in both ENSDF and tabular formats with an interactive viewer for searching and displaying the data. The Isotopes Project, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory continues to maintain and update the EGAF file. These data are available on the Internet from both the IAEA and Isotopes Project websites.

Authors:
 [1]; ; ;  [2]; ;  [3]
  1. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720 (United States)
  2. Institute of Isotope and Surface Chemistry, H-1525, Budapest (Hungary)
  3. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California 94551 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20798277
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 819; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: 12. international symposium on capture gamma-ray spectroscopy and related topics, Notre Dame, IN (United States), 4-9 Sep 2005; Other Information: DOI: 10.1063/1.2187849; (c) 2006 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS; CAPTURE; CROSS SECTIONS; DELAYED NEUTRONS; ENERGY LEVELS; EVALUATION; GAMMA RADIATION; IAEA; NEUTRON BEAMS; NEUTRON REACTIONS; NUCLEAR DATA COLLECTIONS; SLOW NEUTRONS

Citation Formats

Firestone, R. B., Molnar, G. L., Revay, Zs., Belgya, T., McNabb, D. P., and Sleaford, B. W. The Evaluated Gamma-ray Activation File (EGAF). United States: N. p., 2006. Web. doi:10.1063/1.2187849.
Firestone, R. B., Molnar, G. L., Revay, Zs., Belgya, T., McNabb, D. P., & Sleaford, B. W. The Evaluated Gamma-ray Activation File (EGAF). United States. doi:10.1063/1.2187849.
Firestone, R. B., Molnar, G. L., Revay, Zs., Belgya, T., McNabb, D. P., and Sleaford, B. W. Mon . "The Evaluated Gamma-ray Activation File (EGAF)". United States. doi:10.1063/1.2187849.
@article{osti_20798277,
title = {The Evaluated Gamma-ray Activation File (EGAF)},
author = {Firestone, R. B. and Molnar, G. L. and Revay, Zs. and Belgya, T. and McNabb, D. P. and Sleaford, B. W.},
abstractNote = {The Evaluated Gamma-ray Activation File (EGAF), a new database of prompt and delayed neutron capture {gamma} ray cross sections, has been prepared as part of an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Coordinated Research Project to develop a 'Database of Prompt Gamma-rays from Slow Neutron Capture for Elemental Analysis'. Recent elemental {gamma}-ray cross-section measurements performed with the guided neutron beam at the Budapest Reactor have been combined with data from the literature to produce the EGAF database. EGAF contains thermal cross sections for {approx_equal}35,000 prompt and delayed {gamma}-rays from 262 isotopes. New precise total thermal radiative cross sections have been derived for many isotopes from the primary and secondary gamma-ray cross sections and additional level scheme data. An IAEA TECDOC describing the EGAF evaluation and tabulating the most prominent {gamma}-rays will be published in 2004. The TECDOC will include a CD-ROM containing the EGAF database in both ENSDF and tabular formats with an interactive viewer for searching and displaying the data. The Isotopes Project, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory continues to maintain and update the EGAF file. These data are available on the Internet from both the IAEA and Isotopes Project websites.},
doi = {10.1063/1.2187849},
journal = {AIP Conference Proceedings},
number = 1,
volume = 819,
place = {United States},
year = {Mon Mar 13 00:00:00 EST 2006},
month = {Mon Mar 13 00:00:00 EST 2006}
}