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Title: Activation assessment of the soil around the ESS accelerator tunnel

Abstract

Activation of the soil surrounding the ESS accelerator tunnel calculated by the MARS15 code is presented. A detailed composition of the soil, that comprises about 30 chemical elements, is considered. Spatial distributions of the produced activity are provided in both transverse and longitudinal directions. A realistic irradiation profile for the entire planned lifetime of the facility is used. The nuclear transmutation and decay of the produced radionuclides is calculated with the DeTra code which is a built-in tool for the MARS15 code. Radionuclide production by low-energy neutrons is calculated using the ENDF/B-VII evaluated nuclear data library. In order to estimate quality of this activation assessment, a comparison between calculated and measured activation of various foils in a similar radiation environment is presented.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [2]
  1. Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
  2. European Spallation Source, ESS-ERIC, Lund (Sweden)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
OSTI Identifier:
1413086
Report Number(s):
FERMILAB-CONF-17-378-APC; arXiv:1801.03971
Journal ID: ISSN 1742-6588; 1647975
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-07CH11359
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of Physics. Conference Series
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 1046; Journal ID: ISSN 1742-6588
Publisher:
IOP Publishing
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS

Citation Formats

Rakhno, I. L., Mokhov, N. V., Tropin, I. S., and Ene, D. Activation assessment of the soil around the ESS accelerator tunnel. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1088/1742-6596/1046/1/012020.
Rakhno, I. L., Mokhov, N. V., Tropin, I. S., & Ene, D. Activation assessment of the soil around the ESS accelerator tunnel. United States. doi:10.1088/1742-6596/1046/1/012020.
Rakhno, I. L., Mokhov, N. V., Tropin, I. S., and Ene, D. Tue . "Activation assessment of the soil around the ESS accelerator tunnel". United States. doi:10.1088/1742-6596/1046/1/012020. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1413086.
@article{osti_1413086,
title = {Activation assessment of the soil around the ESS accelerator tunnel},
author = {Rakhno, I. L. and Mokhov, N. V. and Tropin, I. S. and Ene, D.},
abstractNote = {Activation of the soil surrounding the ESS accelerator tunnel calculated by the MARS15 code is presented. A detailed composition of the soil, that comprises about 30 chemical elements, is considered. Spatial distributions of the produced activity are provided in both transverse and longitudinal directions. A realistic irradiation profile for the entire planned lifetime of the facility is used. The nuclear transmutation and decay of the produced radionuclides is calculated with the DeTra code which is a built-in tool for the MARS15 code. Radionuclide production by low-energy neutrons is calculated using the ENDF/B-VII evaluated nuclear data library. In order to estimate quality of this activation assessment, a comparison between calculated and measured activation of various foils in a similar radiation environment is presented.},
doi = {10.1088/1742-6596/1046/1/012020},
journal = {Journal of Physics. Conference Series},
number = ,
volume = 1046,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {6}
}

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