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Title: ENDF/B-VIII.0: The 8th Major Release of the Nuclear Reaction Data Library with CIELO-project Cross Sections, New Standards and Thermal Scattering Data

Abstract

Here, we describe the new ENDF/B-VIII.0 evaluated nuclear reaction data library. ENDF/B-VIII.0 fully incorporates the new IAEA standards, includes improved thermal neutron scattering data and uses new evaluated data from the CIELO project for neutron reactions on 1H, 16O, 56Fe, 235U, 238U and 239Pu described in companion papers in the present issue of Nuclear Data Sheets. The evaluations benefit from recent experimental data obtained in the U.S. and Europe, and improvements in theory and simulation. Notable advances include updated evaluated data for light nuclei, structural materials, actinides, fission energy release, prompt fission neutron and γ-ray spectra, thermal neutron scattering data, and charged-particle reactions. Integral validation testing is shown for a wide range of criticality, reaction rate, and neutron transmission benchmarks. In general, integral validation performance of the library is improved relative to the previous ENDF/B-VII.1 library.

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Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States); Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States); Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States); Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States); Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States); Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Nuclear Physics (NP); USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
Contributing Org.:
CIELO Collaboration
OSTI Identifier:
1427384
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1435329; OSTI ID: 1436457; OSTI ID: 1438612; OSTI ID: 1480689; OSTI ID: 1494085
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-17-30870; LLNL-JRNL-744705; BNL-203639-2018-JAAM
Journal ID: ISSN 0090-3752; TRN: US1802589
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC52-06NA25396; AC02-98CH10886; AC05-00OR22725; AC52-07NA27344; SC0012704; AC02-06CH11357; AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Nuclear Data Sheets
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 148; Journal Issue: C; Journal ID: ISSN 0090-3752
Publisher:
Elsevier
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS

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Brown, D. A., Chadwick, M. B., Capote, R., Kahler, A. C., Trkov, A., Herman, M. W., Sonzogni, A. A., Danon, Y., Carlson, A. D., Dunn, M., Smith, D. L., Hale, G. M., Arbanas, G., Arcilla, R., Bates, C. R., Beck, B., Becker, B., Brown, F., Casperson, R. J., Conlin, J., Cullen, D. E., Descalle, M. -A., Firestone, R., Gaines, T., Guber, K. H., Hawari, A. I., Holmes, J., Johnson, T. D., Kawano, T., Kiedrowski, B. C., Koning, A. J., Kopecky, S., Leal, L., Lestone, J. P., Lubitz, C., Márquez Damián, J. I., Mattoon, C. M., McCutchan, E. A., Mughabghab, S., Navratil, P., Neudecker, D., Nobre, G. P. A., Noguere, G., Paris, M., Pigni, M. T., Plompen, A. J., Pritychenko, B., Pronyaev, V. G., Roubtsov, D., Rochman, D., Romano, P., Schillebeeckx, P., Simakov, S., Sin, M., Sirakov, I., Sleaford, B., Sobes, V., Soukhovitskii, E. S., Stetcu, I., Talou, P., Thompson, I., van der Marck, S., Welser-Sherrill, L., Wiarda, D., White, M., Wormald, J. L., Wright, R. Q., Zerkle, M., Žerovnik, G., and Zhu, Y. ENDF/B-VIII.0: The 8th Major Release of the Nuclear Reaction Data Library with CIELO-project Cross Sections, New Standards and Thermal Scattering Data. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nds.2018.02.001.
Brown, D. A., Chadwick, M. B., Capote, R., Kahler, A. C., Trkov, A., Herman, M. W., Sonzogni, A. A., Danon, Y., Carlson, A. D., Dunn, M., Smith, D. L., Hale, G. M., Arbanas, G., Arcilla, R., Bates, C. R., Beck, B., Becker, B., Brown, F., Casperson, R. J., Conlin, J., Cullen, D. E., Descalle, M. -A., Firestone, R., Gaines, T., Guber, K. H., Hawari, A. I., Holmes, J., Johnson, T. D., Kawano, T., Kiedrowski, B. C., Koning, A. J., Kopecky, S., Leal, L., Lestone, J. P., Lubitz, C., Márquez Damián, J. I., Mattoon, C. M., McCutchan, E. A., Mughabghab, S., Navratil, P., Neudecker, D., Nobre, G. P. A., Noguere, G., Paris, M., Pigni, M. T., Plompen, A. J., Pritychenko, B., Pronyaev, V. G., Roubtsov, D., Rochman, D., Romano, P., Schillebeeckx, P., Simakov, S., Sin, M., Sirakov, I., Sleaford, B., Sobes, V., Soukhovitskii, E. S., Stetcu, I., Talou, P., Thompson, I., van der Marck, S., Welser-Sherrill, L., Wiarda, D., White, M., Wormald, J. L., Wright, R. Q., Zerkle, M., Žerovnik, G., & Zhu, Y. ENDF/B-VIII.0: The 8th Major Release of the Nuclear Reaction Data Library with CIELO-project Cross Sections, New Standards and Thermal Scattering Data. United States. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nds.2018.02.001
Brown, D. A., Chadwick, M. B., Capote, R., Kahler, A. C., Trkov, A., Herman, M. W., Sonzogni, A. A., Danon, Y., Carlson, A. D., Dunn, M., Smith, D. L., Hale, G. M., Arbanas, G., Arcilla, R., Bates, C. R., Beck, B., Becker, B., Brown, F., Casperson, R. J., Conlin, J., Cullen, D. E., Descalle, M. -A., Firestone, R., Gaines, T., Guber, K. H., Hawari, A. I., Holmes, J., Johnson, T. D., Kawano, T., Kiedrowski, B. C., Koning, A. J., Kopecky, S., Leal, L., Lestone, J. P., Lubitz, C., Márquez Damián, J. I., Mattoon, C. M., McCutchan, E. A., Mughabghab, S., Navratil, P., Neudecker, D., Nobre, G. P. A., Noguere, G., Paris, M., Pigni, M. T., Plompen, A. J., Pritychenko, B., Pronyaev, V. G., Roubtsov, D., Rochman, D., Romano, P., Schillebeeckx, P., Simakov, S., Sin, M., Sirakov, I., Sleaford, B., Sobes, V., Soukhovitskii, E. S., Stetcu, I., Talou, P., Thompson, I., van der Marck, S., Welser-Sherrill, L., Wiarda, D., White, M., Wormald, J. L., Wright, R. Q., Zerkle, M., Žerovnik, G., and Zhu, Y. Thu . "ENDF/B-VIII.0: The 8th Major Release of the Nuclear Reaction Data Library with CIELO-project Cross Sections, New Standards and Thermal Scattering Data". United States. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nds.2018.02.001. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1427384.
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title = {ENDF/B-VIII.0: The 8th Major Release of the Nuclear Reaction Data Library with CIELO-project Cross Sections, New Standards and Thermal Scattering Data},
author = {Brown, D. A. and Chadwick, M. B. and Capote, R. and Kahler, A. C. and Trkov, A. and Herman, M. W. and Sonzogni, A. A. and Danon, Y. and Carlson, A. D. and Dunn, M. and Smith, D. L. and Hale, G. M. and Arbanas, G. and Arcilla, R. and Bates, C. R. and Beck, B. and Becker, B. and Brown, F. and Casperson, R. J. and Conlin, J. and Cullen, D. E. and Descalle, M. -A. and Firestone, R. and Gaines, T. and Guber, K. H. and Hawari, A. I. and Holmes, J. and Johnson, T. D. and Kawano, T. and Kiedrowski, B. C. and Koning, A. J. and Kopecky, S. and Leal, L. and Lestone, J. P. and Lubitz, C. and Márquez Damián, J. I. and Mattoon, C. M. and McCutchan, E. A. and Mughabghab, S. and Navratil, P. and Neudecker, D. and Nobre, G. P. A. and Noguere, G. and Paris, M. and Pigni, M. T. and Plompen, A. J. and Pritychenko, B. and Pronyaev, V. G. and Roubtsov, D. and Rochman, D. and Romano, P. and Schillebeeckx, P. and Simakov, S. and Sin, M. and Sirakov, I. and Sleaford, B. and Sobes, V. and Soukhovitskii, E. S. and Stetcu, I. and Talou, P. and Thompson, I. and van der Marck, S. and Welser-Sherrill, L. and Wiarda, D. and White, M. and Wormald, J. L. and Wright, R. Q. and Zerkle, M. and Žerovnik, G. and Zhu, Y.},
abstractNote = {Here, we describe the new ENDF/B-VIII.0 evaluated nuclear reaction data library. ENDF/B-VIII.0 fully incorporates the new IAEA standards, includes improved thermal neutron scattering data and uses new evaluated data from the CIELO project for neutron reactions on 1H, 16O, 56Fe, 235U, 238U and 239Pu described in companion papers in the present issue of Nuclear Data Sheets. The evaluations benefit from recent experimental data obtained in the U.S. and Europe, and improvements in theory and simulation. Notable advances include updated evaluated data for light nuclei, structural materials, actinides, fission energy release, prompt fission neutron and γ-ray spectra, thermal neutron scattering data, and charged-particle reactions. Integral validation testing is shown for a wide range of criticality, reaction rate, and neutron transmission benchmarks. In general, integral validation performance of the library is improved relative to the previous ENDF/B-VII.1 library.},
doi = {10.1016/j.nds.2018.02.001},
journal = {Nuclear Data Sheets},
number = C,
volume = 148,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {2}
}

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