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

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.
 [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
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Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Nuclear Science and Engineering
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 188; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 0029-5639
American Nuclear Society - Taylor & Francis
Research Org:
Ohio Univ., Athens, OH (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
Country of Publication:
United States
22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; 73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS; neutron; breakup deuterium; cross section; light nuclei
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