3 March 1995 Multimilliampere compact cyclotrons used as neutron sources
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Proceedings Volume 2339, International Conference on Neutrons and Their Applications; (1995) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.204160
Event: 4th International Conference on Applications of Nuclear Techniques: Neutrons and their Applications, 1994, Crete, Greece
Abstract
Recent developments in accelerator technology enable high current proton or deuteron beams production up to several milliamps, providing attractive sources for high neutron yield production. Be(p,n), Be(d,n) and 238U(X,n) reactions are discussed to produce high energy and thermal neutron yields. A 140 MeV, 2.5 mA extracted beam cyclotron is also proposed to feed a spallation neutron source, generating thermal neutron fluxes similar in intensity to those produced by nuclear reactors.
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Yves Jongen, Thierry Delvigne, Pascal Cohilis, "Multimilliampere compact cyclotrons used as neutron sources", Proc. SPIE 2339, International Conference on Neutrons and Their Applications, (3 March 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.204160; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.204160
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