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Title: Nuclear excitation functions from 40 to 200 MeV proton irradiation of terbium

Abstract

Nuclear formation cross sections are reported for 26 radionuclides, measured with 40–200 MeV proton irradiations of terbium foils. These data provide the basis for the production of medically relevant radionuclides (e.g., 152Tb, 155Tb, 155Eu, and 156Eu) and 153Gd, a potential source used in ongoing efforts to characterize stellar nucleosynthesis routes. Computational predictions from the ALICE2011, CEM03.03, Bertini, and INCL + ABLA codes are also compared with newly measured data to contribute to the ongoing process of code development, and yields are calculated for selected radionuclides using measured data.

Authors:
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  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA); USDOE Office of Science (SC), Nuclear Physics (NP) (SC-26); USDOE Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) Program
OSTI Identifier:
1457243
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1359671
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-15-23803
Journal ID: ISSN 0168-583X; TRN: US1901326
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC52-06NA253996
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 366; Journal Issue: C; Journal ID: ISSN 0168-583X
Publisher:
Elsevier
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
62 RADIOLOGY AND NUCLEAR MEDICINE; Terbium; Proton irradiation; MCNP6; Radiotherapy; Radionuclide production

Citation Formats

Engle, Jonathan W., Mashnik, Stepan G., Parker, Lauren A., Jackman, Kevin R., Bitteker, Leo J., Ullmann, John L., Gulley, Mark S., Pillai, Chandra, John, Kevin D., Birnbaum, Eva R., and Nortier, Francois M. Nuclear excitation functions from 40 to 200 MeV proton irradiation of terbium. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1016/j.nimb.2015.10.049.
Engle, Jonathan W., Mashnik, Stepan G., Parker, Lauren A., Jackman, Kevin R., Bitteker, Leo J., Ullmann, John L., Gulley, Mark S., Pillai, Chandra, John, Kevin D., Birnbaum, Eva R., & Nortier, Francois M. Nuclear excitation functions from 40 to 200 MeV proton irradiation of terbium. United States. doi:10.1016/j.nimb.2015.10.049.
Engle, Jonathan W., Mashnik, Stepan G., Parker, Lauren A., Jackman, Kevin R., Bitteker, Leo J., Ullmann, John L., Gulley, Mark S., Pillai, Chandra, John, Kevin D., Birnbaum, Eva R., and Nortier, Francois M. Wed . "Nuclear excitation functions from 40 to 200 MeV proton irradiation of terbium". United States. doi:10.1016/j.nimb.2015.10.049. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1457243.
@article{osti_1457243,
title = {Nuclear excitation functions from 40 to 200 MeV proton irradiation of terbium},
author = {Engle, Jonathan W. and Mashnik, Stepan G. and Parker, Lauren A. and Jackman, Kevin R. and Bitteker, Leo J. and Ullmann, John L. and Gulley, Mark S. and Pillai, Chandra and John, Kevin D. and Birnbaum, Eva R. and Nortier, Francois M.},
abstractNote = {Nuclear formation cross sections are reported for 26 radionuclides, measured with 40–200 MeV proton irradiations of terbium foils. These data provide the basis for the production of medically relevant radionuclides (e.g., 152Tb, 155Tb, 155Eu, and 156Eu) and 153Gd, a potential source used in ongoing efforts to characterize stellar nucleosynthesis routes. Computational predictions from the ALICE2011, CEM03.03, Bertini, and INCL + ABLA codes are also compared with newly measured data to contribute to the ongoing process of code development, and yields are calculated for selected radionuclides using measured data.},
doi = {10.1016/j.nimb.2015.10.049},
journal = {Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms},
number = C,
volume = 366,
place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {11}
}

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