NameGuerrero Sánchez, Carlos
DepartmentFísica Atómica, Molecular y Nuclear
Knowledge areaFísica Atómica, Molecular y Nuclear
Professional categoryProfesor Titular de Universidad
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A Segmented Total Energy Detector (sTED) optimized for (n, ) cross-section measurements at n_TOF EAR2

Alcayne, V.; Cano-Ott, D.; Garcia, J.; González-Romero, E.; Martínez, T.; Pérez de Rada, A.; Plaza, J.; Sánchez-Caballero, A.; Balibrea Correa, J.; Domingo-Pardo, C.; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; n_TOF Collaboration (Autoría grupal); Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Pérez Maroto, Pablo; Quesada Molina, José Manuel (Elsevier, 2024)
The neutron time-of-flight facility n_TOF at CERN is a spallation source dedicated to measurements of neutron-induced ...
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Continuous and Pulsed Fast Neutron Beams at the CNA HiSPANoS Facility

Millán Callado, María de los Ángeles; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Fernández Martínez, Begoña; Gómez Camacho, Joaquín José; Macías, M.; Quesada Molina, José Manuel (Elsevier, 2024)
The characteristics of the fast neutron beams produced in the HiSPANoS facility at Centro Nacional de Aceleradores (CNA) ...
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Measurement of the U-235(n,f) cross section relative to the (10) B( n a) reaction with Micromegas detectors at the CERN n_TOF facility: first results

Michalopoulou, V.; Diakaki, M.; Vlastou, R.; Kokkoris, M.; Stamatopoulos, A.; Tsinganis, Andrea; Eleme, Z.; Patronis, N.; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Zugec, P.; n_TOF Collaboration (Autoría grupal) (EDP Sciences, 2023)
Neutron cross section measurements are often made relative to a neutron cross section standard. Thus, the accuracy of the ...
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Measurement of the Gd-160(n, gamma) cross section at n_TOF and its medical implications

Mastromarco, Mario; Manna, A.; García Infantes, F.; Amaducci, Simone; Mengoni, A.; Massimi, C.; Tagliente, G.; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Pérez Maroto, Pablo; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Zugec, P.; n_TOF Collaboration (Autoría grupal) (EDP Sciences, 2023)
Neutron -capture reactions on gadolinium isotopes play an important role in several fields of physics, in particular in ...
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Neutron capture and total cross-section measurements on Mo-94'95'96 at n_TOF and GELINA

Mucciola, R.; Paradela, Carlos; Manna, A.; Alaerts, Gery; Massimi, C.; Kopecky, S.; Mengoni, A.; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Pérez Maroto, Pablo; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Zugec, P.; n_TOF Collaboration (Autoría grupal) (EDP Sciences, 2023)
Capture and total cross section measurements for 94'95'96 MO have been performed at the neutron time -of-flight facilities, ...
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First high resolution measurement of neutron capture resonances in Yb-176 at the n TOF CERN facility

García Infantes, F.; Praena, Julia; Casanovas, A.; Mastromarco, Mario; Aberle, Oliver; Alcayne, V.; Altieri, S.; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Pérez Maroto, Pablo; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Zugec, P.; n_TOF Collaboration (Autoría grupal) (EDP Sciences, 2023)
Several international agencies recommend the study of new routes and new facilities for producing radioisotopes with ...
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Detector set up for the measurements of the neutron -induced fission cross section of U-235 relative to n -p scattering up to 150 MeV at CERN-n_TOF

Pirovano, E.; Manna, A.; Colonna, Nicola; Camprini, P. C.; Cosentino, Luigi; Dietz, M.; Ducasse, Q.; Finocchiaro, Paolo; Massimi, C.; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Zugec, P. (EDP Sciences, 2023)
A new measurement of the U-235(n,f) fission cross section was carried out at n_TOF. The experiment covered the neutron ...
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Towards PET range verification in proton therapy: new cross sections for improved accuracy

Rodríguez González, María Teresa; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Quesada Molina, José Manuel (2023)
Proton therapy is a form of radiotherapy that allows maximizing the deposited dose inside the tumour while reducing the ...
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First measurement of the Nb-94(n,gamma) cross section at the CERN n_TOF facility

Balibrea Correa, J.; Babiano Suárez, V.; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Domingo Pardo, César; Ladarescu, I.; Tarifeno Saldivia, A.; Alcayne, V.; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Pérez Maroto, Pablo; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Zugec, P.; n_TOF Collaboration (Autoría grupal) (EDP Sciences, 2023)
One of the crucial ingredients for the improvement of stellar models is the accurate knowledge of neutron capture ...
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Advances and new ideas for neutron-capture astrophysics experiments at CERN n_TOF

Domingo-Pardo, C.; Babiano Suárez, V.; Balibrea Correa, J.; Caballero, L.; Ladarescu, I.; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Fernández Martínez, Begoña; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Pérez Maroto, Pablo; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Žugec, P. (Springer Nature, 2023)
This article presents a few selected developments and future ideas related to the measurement of (n, γ) data of astrophysical ...
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Overview of the dissemination of n_TOF experimental data and resonance parameters

Dupont, E.; Otuka, Naohiko; Rochman, D.; Noguere, G.; Aberle, Oliver; Alcayne, V.; Altieri, S.; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Pérez Maroto, Pablo; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Zugec, P.; n_TOF Collaboration (Autoría grupal) (EDP Sciences, 2023)
The n_TOF neutron time-of-flight facility at CERN is used for nuclear data measurements. The n_TOF Collaboration works ...
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Neutron Capture Measurements with High Efficiency Detectors and the Pulse Height Weighting Technique

Mendoza, E.; Alcayne, V.; Cano-Ott, D.; González Romero, E.; Martínez, T.; Pérez de Rada, A.; Sánchez-Caballero, A.; Balibrea-Correa, J.; Domingo-Pardo, C.; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Calviño, F.; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos (Elsevier, 2023)
Neutron capture cross section measurements in time-of-flight facilities are usually performed by detecting the prompt ...
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Compton imaging for enhanced sensitivity (n,gamma) cross section TOF experiments: Status and prospects

Domingo Pardo, César; Babiano Suárez, V.; Balibrea Correa, J.; Caballero, L.; Ladarescul, I.; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Tarifeno Saldivia, A.; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Pérez Maroto, Pablo; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Zugec, P.; n_TOF Collaboration (Autoría grupal) (EDP Sciences, 2023)
Radiative neutron-capture cross sections are of pivotal importance in many fields such as nucle-osynthesis studies or ...
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The neutron time-of-flight facility n TOF at CERN: Recent facility upgrades and detector developments

Domingo Pardo, C.; Aberle, Oliver; Alcayne, V.; Altieri, S.; Amaducci, Simone; Andrzejewski, J.; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Pérez Maroto, Pablo; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Zugec, P.; n_TOF Collaboration (Autoría grupal) (IOP Publishing Ltd, 2023)
Based on an idea by Carlo Rubbia, the n TOF facility at CERN has been operating for over 20 years. It is a neutron spallation ...
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74 Ge(n, γ) cross section below 70 keV measured at n_TOF CERN

Lederer Woods, C.; Aberle, O.; Andrzejewski, J.; Audouin, L.; Bécares, V.; Bacak, M.; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Riego Pérez, A. (Springer Nature, 2022)
Neutron capture reaction cross sections on 74Ge are of importance to determine 74Ge production during the astrophysical ...
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High accuracy, high resolution 235U(n,f) cross section from n_TOF (CERN) from 18 meV to 10 keV

Mastromarco, Mario; Amaducci, Simone; Colonna, Nicola; Finocchiaro, Paolo; Cosentino, Luigi; Barbagallo, M.; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Žugec, P. (Springer Nature, 2022)
The 235U(n,f) cross section was measured in a wide energy range (18 meV–170 keV) at the n_TOF facility at CERN, relative ...
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Constraints on the dipole photon strength for the odd uranium isotopes

Moreno Soto, Javier; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Quesada Molina, José Manuel (American Physical Society, 2022)
Background: The photon strength functions (PSFs) and nuclear level density (NLD) are key ingredients for calculation of ...
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Propagation of Errors in Nuclear Data to Reactor Parameters

Llanes Gamonoso, José; Becarés Palacios, Vicente; Álvarez Velarde, Francisco; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos (2022)
The knowledge of reactor parameters such as effective multiplication factor kef f , effective delayed neutron fraction βef ...
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Hybrid in-beam PET- and Compton prompt-gamma imaging aimed at enhanced proton-range verification

Balibrea Correa, J.; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Ladarescu, I.; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Rodríguez González, María Teresa; Jiménez Ramos, María del Carmen; Fernández Martínez, B.; Domingo Pardo, César (Springer Nature, 2022)
We report on a hybrid in-beam PET and prompt-gamma Compton imaging system aimed at quasi real-time ion-range verification ...
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92 Zr ( n , γ ) and ( n ,tot) measurements at the GELINA and n_TOF facilities

Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Tagliente, G.; Kopecky, S.; Heyse, J.; Krticka, M.; Massimi, C.; Mengoni, A. (American Physical Society, 2022)
Background: Stellar nucleosynthesis of elements heavier than iron is driven by neutron capture processes. 92Zr is positioned ...
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Production yields at the distal fall-off of the β+ emitters 11C and 13N for in-vivo range verification in proton therapy

Rodríguez González, María Teresa; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Jiménez Ramos, María del Carmen; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Millán Callado, María de los Ángeles; Parrado Gallego, Ángel Luis; Gómez Camacho, Joaquín José; Quesada Molina, José Manuel (Elsevier, 2022)
In proton therapy, Positron Emission Tomography (PET) range verification relies on the comparison of the measured and ...
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Radiative neutron capture cross-section measurement of ge isotopes at n_TOF CERN facility and its importance for stellar nucleosynthesis

Gawlik, A.; Lederer-Woods, C.; Andrzejewski, J.; Perkowski, J.; Battino, U.; Ferreira, P.; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Zugec, P. (Polska Akademia Nauk, 2021)
This manuscript summarizes the results of radiative neutron capture cross-section measurements on two stable germanium ...
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Destruction of the cosmic γ-ray emitter 26 Al in massive stars: Study of the key 26 Al ( n , p ) reaction

Lederer Woods, Claudia; Woods, P. J.; Davinson, T.; Kahl, D.; Lonsdale, S. J.; Aberle, O.; Chiaveri, Enrico; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Ferrer Fernández, Francisco Javier; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta; Žugec, P. (American Physical Society, 2021)
The 26 Al (n ,p) 26 Mg reaction is the key reaction impacting on the abundances of the cosmic y-ray emitter 26 Al produced ...
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First results of the140ce(N,ү)141ce cross-section measurement at n_tof

Amaducci, Simone; Colonna, Nicola; Cosentino, Luigi; Cristallo, Sergio; Finocchiaro, Paolo; Krticka, Milan; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Moreno Soto, Javier; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta; Žugec, P. (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021)
An accurate measurement of the140Ce(n,ү) energy-dependent cross-section was performed at the n_TOF facility at CERN. This ...
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Research facilities and highlights at the Centro Nacional de Aceleradores (CNA)

Gómez Camacho, Joaquín José; García López, Francisco Javier; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; López Gutiérrez, José María; García-Tenorio García-Balmaseda, Rafael; Santos Arévalo, Francisco Javier; Chamizo, E.; Ferrer Fernández, Francisco Javier; Jiménez Ramos, María del Carmen; Balcerzyk, Marcin; Fernández Martínez, Begoña (Springer, 2021)
The Centro Nacional de Aceleradores is a user-oriented accelerator facility in Seville, Spain. Its main facilities are a ...
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Measurement of the 76 Ge ( n , γ ) cross section at the n_TOF facility at CERN

Gawlik Ramięga, A.; Lederer Woods, Claudia; Krtička, Milan; Valenta, S.; Battino, Umberto; Andrzejewski, J.; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta; Žugec, P. (American Physical Society, 2021)
The 76 Ge ( n , γ ) reaction has been measured at the n_TOF facility at CERN via the time-of-flight technique. Neutron ...
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Destruction of the cosmic γ -ray emitter 26 Al in massive stars: Study of the key 26 Al ( n , α ) reaction

Lederer Woods, Claudia; Woods, P. J.; Davinson, T.; Estrade, A.; Heyse, Jan; Kahl, D.; Chiaveri, Enrico; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta; Žugec, P. (American Physical Society, 2021)
Neutron destruction reactions of the cosmic γ -ray emitter 26Al are of importance to determine the amount of 26Al ejected ...
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Measurement of the 72 Ge ( n , γ ) cross section over a wide neutron energy range at the CERN n_TOF facility

Dietz, M.; Lederer Woods, Claudia; Tattersall, A.; Battino, Umberto; Gunsing, Frank; Heinitz, Stephan; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Chiaveri, Enrico; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta; Žugec, P. (American Physical Society, 2021)
The 72 Ge ( n , γ ) cross section was measured for neutron energies up to 300 keV at the neutron time-of-flight facility ...
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A first prototype of CD total-energy detector with SiPM readout for neutron capture time-of-flight experiments

Balibrea Correa, J.; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Calvo, D.; Caballero, L.; Babiano, V.; Ladarescu, I.; López Redondo, M.; Tain, J. L.; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Bacak, M. (Elsevier, 2021)
Low efficiency total-energy detectors (TEDs) are one of the main tools for neutron capture cross section measurements ...
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Quantification of Boron Compound Concentration for BNCT Using Positron Emission Tomography

Balcerzyk, Marcin; Miguel Rodríguez, Manuel de; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Fernández Martínez, Begoña (MDPI, 2020)
Boron neutron capture therapy requires a 2 mM 10B concentration in the tumor. The well-known BNCT patient treatment method ...
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Study of the neutron-induced fission cross section of 237Np at CERN's n_TOF facility over a wide energy range

Stamatopoulos, A.; Tsinganis, A.; Diakaki, M.; Colonna, Nicola; Kokkoris, M.; Vlastou, R.; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta; Chiaveri, Enrico; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Wright, T. (EDP Sciences, 2020)
Neutron-induced fission cross sections of isotopes involved in the nuclear fuel cycle are vital for the design and safe ...
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HiSPANoS facility and the new neutron beam line for TOF measurements at the Spanish National Accelerator Lab (CNA)

Fernández Martínez, Begoña; Macías Martínez, Miguel; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Millán Callado, María de los Ángeles; Rodríguez González, María Teresa; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Gómez Camacho, Joaquín José; Praena Rodríguez, Javier (Institute of Physics Publishing, 2020)
HiSPANoS (HiSPAlis Neutron Source) is the first accelerator-based neutron facility in Spain, installed at the Centro ...
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Production yields of beta+ emitters for range verification in proton therapy

Rodríguez González, María Teresa; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Jiménez Ramos, María del Carmen; Dendooven, P.; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Fraile, L. M.; Millán Callado, María de los Ángeles; Ozoemelam, I.; Parrado, A.; Quesada Molina, José Manuel (EDP Sciences, 2020)
In-vivo Positron Emission Tomography (PET) range verification relies on the comparison of the measured and estimated ...
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A compact fission detector for fission-tagging neutron capture experiments with radioactive fissile isotopes

Bacak, M.; Aïche, M.; Bélier, G.; Berthoumieux, E.; Diakaki, M.; Dupont, E.; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Quesada Molina, José Manuel (Elsevier, 2020)
In the measurement of neutron capture cross-sections of fissile isotopes, the fission channel is a source of background ...
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First results of the 241Am(n,f) cross section measurement at the Experimental Area 2 of the n_TOF facility at CERN

Eleme, Z.; Patronis, N.; Stamatopoulos, A.; Tsinganis, Andrea; Kokkoris, M.; Michalopoulou, V.; Diakaki, M.; Chiaveri, Enrico; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Millán Callado, María de los Ángeles; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta; Žugec, P. (EDP Sciences, 2020)
Feasibility, design and sensitivity studies on innovative nuclear reactors that could address the issue of nuclear waste ...
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First results of the 230Th(n,f) cross section measurements at the CERN n_TOF facility

Michalopoulou, V.; Stamatopoulos, A.; Vlastou, R.; Kokkoris, M.; Tsinganis, A.; Diakaki, M.; Eleme, Z.; Patronis, N.; Chiaveri, Enrico; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Millán Callado, María de los Ángeles; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta; Žugec, P. (EDP Sciences, 2020)
The study of neutron-induced reactions on actinides is of considerable importance for the design of advanced nuclear systems ...
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Laser-driven neutrons for time-of-flight experiments?

Millán Callado, María de los Ángeles; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Gómez Camacho, Joaquín José; Fernández, B.; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Rodríguez González, María Teresa; Domingo-Pardo, C.; Tarifeño-Saldivia, A.; Benlliure, J.; Cortina, D.; Martín, L.; Peñas, J.; Cano-Ott, D.; Martínez, T. (EDP Sciences, 2020)
Neutron beams, both pulsed and continuous, are a powerful tool in a wide variety of research fields and applications. ...
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Measurement of the 244Cm capture cross sections at both CERN n_TOF experimental areas

Alcayne, V.; Mendoza, E.; Cano-Ott, D.; Kimura, A.; Aberle, Oliver; Amaducci, Simone; Chiaveri, Enrico; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta; Žugec, P. (EDP Sciences, 2020)
Accurate neutron capture cross section data for minor actinides (MAs) are required to estimate the production and transmutation ...
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80Se(n,?) cross-section measurement at CERN n TOF

Babiano Suárez, V.; Aberle, Oliver; Alcayne, V.; Amaducci, Simone; Andrzejewski, J.; Audouin, Laurent; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Millán Callado, María de los Ángeles; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta; Žugec, P.; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos (Institute of Physics Publishing, 2020)
Radiative neutron capture cross section measurements are of fundamental importance for the study of the slow neutron capture ...
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New reaction rates for the destruction of 7Be during big bang nucleosynthesis measured at CERN/n_TOF and their implications on the cosmological lithium problem

Mengoni, A.; Damone, L.A.; Barbagallo, M.; Aberle, Oliver; Alcayne, V.; Amaducci, Simone; Andrzejewski, J.; Chiaveri, Enrico; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Millán Callado, María de los Ángeles; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta; Žugec, P. (EDP Sciences, 2020)
New measurements of the 7Be(n,α)4He and 7Be(n,p)7Li reaction cross sections from thermal to keV neutron energies have been ...
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Neutron capture cross section measurements of 241Am at the n_TOF facility

Oprea, A.; Gunsing, F.; Schillebeeckx, Peter; Aberle, Oliver; Bacak, M.; Berthoumieux, E.; Chiaveri, Enrico; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta; Žugec, P. (EDP Sciences, 2020)
Neutron capture on 241Am plays an important role in the nuclear energy production and also provides valuable information ...
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Measurement of the 242Pu(n, γ) cross section from thermal to 500 keV at the Budapest research reactor and CERN n_TOF-EAR1 facilities

Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Mendoza, E.; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Eberhardt, Klaus; Junghans, A; Krticka, M.; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta; Žugec, P. (EDP Sciences, 2020)
The design and operation of innovative nuclear systems requires a better knowledge of the capture and fission cross sections ...
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The 154Gd neutron capture cross section measured at the n_TOF facility and its astrophysical implications

Mastromarco, Mario; Mazzone, A.; Massimi, C.; Cristallo, S.; Colonna, Nicola; Aberle, Oliver; Chiaveri, Enrico; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Millán Callado, María de los Ángeles; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta; Žugec, P. (EDP Sciences, 2020)
The (n, γ) cross sections of the gadolinium isotopes play an important role in the study of the stellar nucleosynthesis. ...
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Measurement of the energy-differential cross-section of the 12C(n,p)12B and 12C(n,d)11B reactions at the n_TOF facility at CERN

Barbagallo, M.; Aberle, Oliver; Alcayne, V.; Amaducci, Simone; Andrzejewski, J.; Audouin, Laurent; Chiaveri, Enrico; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Millán Callado, María de los Ángeles; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta; Žugec, P. (EDP Sciences, 2020)
Although the 12C(n,p)12B and 12C(n,d)11B reactions are of interest in several fields of basic and applied Nuclear Physics ...
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Review and new concepts for neutron-capture measurements of astrophysical interest

Domingo Pardo, C.; Babiano Suárez, V.; Balibrea Correa, J.; Caballero, L.; Ladarescu, I.; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Millán Callado, María de los Ángeles; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Rodríguez González, María Teresa; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Moreno Soto, Javier; Žugec, P. (IOP Publishing, 2020)
The idea of slow-neutron capture nucleosynthesis formulated in 1957 triggered a tremendous experimental effort in different ...
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Status and perspectives of the neutron time-of-flight facility n_TOF at CERN

Chiaveri, Enrico; Aberle, Oliver; Alcayne, V.; Amaducci, Simone; Andrzejewski, J.; Audouin, Laurent; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Millán Callado, María de los Ángeles; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta; Žugec, P. (EDP Sciences, 2020)
Since the start of its operation in 2001, based on an idea of Prof. Carlo Rubbia [1], the neutron time of-flight facility ...
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Setup for the measurement of the 235U(n, f) cross section relative to n-p scattering up to 1 GeV

Manna, A.; Aberle, Oliver; Alcayne, V.; Amaducci, Simone; Andrzejewski, J.; Audouin, Laurent; Chiaveri, Enrico; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Millán Callado, María de los Ángeles; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta; Žugec, P. (EDP Sciences, 2020)
The neutron induced fission of 235U is extensively used as a reference for neutron fluence measurements in various ...
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Neutron capture measurement at the n TOF facility of the 204Tl and 205Tl s-process branching points

Casanovas, A.; Tarifeo Saldivia, A. E.; Domingo Pardo, C.; Calvio, F.; Maugeri, E.; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Millán Callado, María de los Ángeles; Moreno Soto, Javier; Ramos Doval, D. (IOP Publishing, 2020)
Neutron capture cross sections are one of the fundamental nuclear data in the study of the s (slow) process of nucleosynthesis. ...
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Measurement of the 154Gd(n,γ) cross section and its astrophysical implications

Mazzone, A.; Cristallo, S.; Aberle, Oliver; Alaerts, Gery; Alcayne, V.; Amaducci, Simone; Chiaveri, Enrico; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta; Žugec, P. (Elsevier, 2020)
The neutron capture cross section of 154Gd was measured from 1 eV to 300 keV in the experimental area located 185 m from ...
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Measurement and analysis of 155,157Gd(n,γ) from thermal energy to 1 keV

Massimi, C.; Aberle, Oliver; Andrzejewski, J.; Audouin, Laurent; Bacak, M.; Balibrea, J.; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta; Žugec, P. (EDP Sciences, 2020)
We have measured the capture cross section of the 155Gd and 157Gd isotopes between 0.025 eV and 1 keV. The capture events ...
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Preliminary results on the 233U α-ratio measurement at n_TOF

Bacak, M.; Aïche, M.; Bélier, G.; Berthoumieux, E.; Diakaki, M.; Dupont, E.; Chiaveri, Enrico; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta; Žugec, P. (EDP Sciences, 2020)
233U is the fissile nuclei in the Th-U fuel cycle with a particularily small neutron capture cross setion which is on ...
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Accurate measurement of the standard 235U(n,f) cross section from thermal to 170 keV neutron energy

Amaducci, Simone; Aberle, Oliver; Andrzejewski, J.; Audouin, Laurent; Bacak, M.; Balibrea, J.; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta; Žugec, P. (EDP Sciences, 2020)
An accurate measurement of the 235U(n,f) cross section from thermal to 170 keV of neutron energy has recently been performed ...
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Study of photon strength functions of 241Pu and 245Cm from neutron capture measurements

Mendoza, E.; Alcayne, V.; Cano-Ott, D.; Kimura, A.; Skarbeli, A. V.; Aberle, Oliver; Chiaveri, Enrico; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta; Žugec, P. (EDP Sciences, 2020)
We have measured the γ-rays following neutron capture on 240Pu and 244 Cm at the n_TOF facility at CERN with the Total ...
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Monte Carlo simulations and n-p differential scattering data measured with Proton Recoil Telescopes

Terranova, N.; Aberle, Oliver; Alcayne, V.; Amaducci, Simone; Andrzejewski, J.; Audouin, Laurent; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Millán Callado, María de los Ángeles; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta; Žugec, P. (EDP Sciences, 2020)
The neutron-induced fission cross section of 235U, a standard at thermal energy and between 0.15 MeV and 200 MeV, plays a ...
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Investigation of the 240Pu(n, f ) reaction at the n_TOF/EAR2 facility in the 9 meV–6 MeV range

Stamatopoulos, A.; Tsinganis, Andrea; Colonna, Nicola; Kokkoris, M.; Vlastou, R.; Diakaki, M.; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Palomo Pinto, Rogelio; Praena Rodríguez, Javier; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Wrigh, T. (American Physical Society, 2020)
Background: Nuclear waste management is considered amongst the major challenges in the field of nuclear energy. A possible ...
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Neutron Capture on the s-Process Branching Point Tm 171 via Time-of-Flight and Activation

Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Paul, Michael C.; Tessler, Moshe; Heinitz, Stephan; Domingo Pardo, César; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Millán Callado, María de los Ángeles; Praena Rodríguez, Javier; Rodríguez González, María Teresa; Žugec, P. (American Physical Society, 2020)
The neutron capture cross sections of several unstable nuclides acting as branching points in the s process are crucial ...
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Measurement of the 235U(n, f) cross section relative to the 6Li(n, t) and 10B(n, α) standards from thermal to 170 keV neutron energy range at n_TOF

Armaducci, S.; Cosentino, L.; Barbagallo, M.; Colonna, Nicola; Mengoni, A.; Massimi, C.; Lo Meo, Sergio; Finocchiaro, P.; Chiaveri, Enrico; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta (Springer Nature, 2019)
The 235U(n, f) cross section was measured at n_TOF relative to 6Li(n, t) and 10B(n,α) , with high resolution (L= 183. 49 ...
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Neutron radiative capture on 242Pu: addressing the target accuracies for innovative nuclear systems

Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos (2019)
A low-carbon energy oulook to mitigate the impact of the climate change requires the progressive replacement of fossil ...
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Cross section measurements of 155,157Gd(n, γ) induced by thermal and epithermal neutrons

Mastromarco, Mario; Manna, A.; Aberle, Oliver; Andrzejewski, J.; Audouin, L.; Bacak, M.; Balibrea, J.; Barbagallo, M.; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Saxena, Avadh (Springer Nature, 2019)
Neutron capture cross section measurements on 155Gd and 157Gd were performed using the time-of-flight technique at the ...
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Thermal (n, γ) cross section and resonance integral of 171Tm

Heftrich, T.; Weigand, M.; Düllmann, Ch. E.; Eberhardt, Klaus; Fiebiger, S.; Glorius, J.; Göbel, K.; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Haas, R.; Heinitz, S.; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge (American Physical Society, 2019)
Background: About 50% of the heavy elements are produced in stars during the slow neutron capture process. The analysis ...
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The s-process in the Nd-Pm-Sm region: Neutron activation of 147Pm

Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Tessler, Moshe; Paul, Michael C.; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Heinitz, Stephan; Maugeri, Emilio Andrea; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Weissman, Leonid (Elsevier: SCOAP3, 2019)
The Nd-Pm-Sm branching is of interest for the study of the s-process, related to the production of heavy elements in stars. ...
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Preliminary results on the 233U capture cross section and alpha ratio measured at n_TOF (CERN) with the fission tagging technique

Bacak, M.; Aiche, M.; Bélier, G.; Berthoumieux, E.; Diakaki, M.; Dupont, E.; Gunsing, Frank; Chiaveri, Enrico; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Žugec, P. (EDP Sciences, 2019)
233U is of key importance among the fissile nuclei in the Th-U fuel cycle. A particularity of 233U is its small neutron ...
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Study of the photon strength functions and level density in the gamma decay of the n + 234U reaction

Moreno-Soto, J.; Berthoumieux, E.; Dupont, E.; Gunsing, Frank; Serot, O.; Litaize, O.; Diakaki, M.; Chiaveri, Enrico; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta; Žugec, P. (EDP Sciences, 2019)
The accurate calculations of neutron-induced reaction cross sections are relevant for many nuclear applications. The photon ...
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Measurement of the 70Ge(n,γ) cross section up to 300 keV at the CERN n_TOF facility

Gawlik, A.; Lederer Woods, Claudia; Andrzejewski, J.; Battino, Umberto; Ferreira, P.; Gunsing, F.; Heinitz, S.; Krtiˇcka, M.; Massimi, C.; Mingrone, F.; Perkowski, J.; Reifarth, René; Tattersall, A.; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Praena Rodríguez, Javier; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta (American Physical Society, 2019)
Neutron capture data on intermediate mass nuclei are of key importance to nucleosynthesis in the weak component of the ...
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Fission program at n_TOF

Tassan-Got, L.; Colonna, Nicola; Diakaki, M.; Eleme, Z.; Manna, A.; Sekhar, A.; Stamatopoulos, A.; Chiaveri, Enrico; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Millán Callado, María de los Ángeles; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta; Žugec, P. (EDP Sciences, 2019)
Since its start in 2001 the n_TOF collaboration developed a measurement program on fission, in view of advanced fuels in ...
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Measurement of the 244Cm and 246Cm neutron-induced capture cross sections at the n_TOF facility

Alcayne, V.; Kimura, A.; Mendoza, E.; Cano-Ott, D.; Martínez, T.; Aberle, Oliver; Chiaveri, Enrico; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta; Žugec, P. (EDP Sciences, 2019)
The neutron capture reactions of the 244Cm and 246Cm isotopes open the path for the formation of heavier Cm isotopes and ...
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Diseño de experimentos de física nuclear de doble captura neutrónica (de interés en nucleosíntesis estelar)

Sosa Sánchez, David; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Quesada Molina, José Manuel (2019)
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Atomic transitions and the first ionization potential of promethium determined by laser spectroscopy

Studer, Dominik; Heinitz, Stephan; Heinke, Reinhard; Naubereit, Pascal; Dressler, Rugard; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Köster, Ulli; Schumann, Dorothea; Wendt, Klaus (American Physical Society, 2019)
The atomic spectrum of neutral promethium has been studied extensively by laser resonance ionization spectroscopy. We ...
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7Be(n, p) 7Li Reaction and the Cosmological Lithium Problem: Measurement of the Cross Section in a Wide Energy Range at n_TOF at CERN

Damone, L.; Barbagallo, M.; Mastromarco, Mario; Mengoni, A.; Cosentino, L.; Maugeri, E.; Heinitz, S.; Schumann, D.; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Praena Rodríguez, Javier; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta (APS Physics, 2018)
We report on the measurement of the 7Be(n,p)7Li cross section from thermal to approximately 325 keV neutron energy, performed ...
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Measurement and resonance analysis of the 33S(n,α) 30Si cross section at the CERN n_TOF facility in the energy region from 10 to 300 keV

Praena Rodríguez, Javier; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta; Porras, I.; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Altstadt, Sebastian G.; Andrzejewski, J.; Audouin, Laurent; Bécares, Vicente; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge (American Physical Society, 2018)
The 33S(n,α) 30Si cross section has been measured at the neutron time-of-flight (n_TOF) facility at CERN in the neutron ...
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Experimental setup and procedure for the measurement of the 7Be(n,p)7Li reaction at n_TOF

Barbagallo, M.; Andrzejewski, J.; Mastromarco, Mario; Perkowski, J.; Damone, L.; Gawlik, A.; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Quesada Molina, José Manuel (Elsevier, 2018)
Following the completion of the second neutron beam line and the related experimental area (EAR2) at the n_TOF spallation ...
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Radiative neutron capture on 242Pu in the resonance region at the CERN n_TOF-EAR1 facility

Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Mendoza, Emilio; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Eberhardt, Klaus; Junghans, Arnd R.; Krtička, Milan; Aberle, Oliver; Andrzejewski, J.; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio (American Physical Society, 2018)
The spent fuel of current nuclear reactors contains fissile plutonium isotopes that can be combined with uranium to make ...
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Measuring neutron capture rates on ILL-produced unstable isotopes (147Pm, 171Tm and 204Tl, and plans for 79Se and 163Ho) for nucleosynthesis studies

Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Domingo-Pardo, C.; Casanovas, A.; Dressler, R.; Halfon, Shlomi; Tessler, Moshe (EDP Sciences, 2018)
Neutron capture cross sections are among the main inputs for nucleosynthesis network calculations. Although well known for ...
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Measurement and analysis of the 241 Am neutron capture cross section at the n_TOF facility at CERN

Mendoza, E.; Cano Ott, D.; Altstadt, Sebastian G.; Andriamonje, S.; Andrzejewski, J.; Audouin, Laurent; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Praena Rodríguez, Javier; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta; Žugec, P. (American Physical Society, 2018)
The 241 Am ( n , γ ) cross section has been measured at the n_TOF facility at CERN with the n_TOF BaF 2 Total Absorption ...
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First Measurement of 72Ge(n, γ) at n_TOF

Dietz, M.; Lederer Woods, Claudia; Aberle, Oliver; Andrzejewski, J.; Audouin, Laurent; Bacak, M.; Chiaveri, Enrico; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta; Žugec, P. (EDP Sciences, 2018)
The slow neutron capture process (s-process) is responsible for producing about half of the elemental abundances heavier ...
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Measurement of the radiative capture cross section of the s-process branching points 204Tl and 171Tm at the n_TOF facility (CERN)

Casanovas, A.; Domingo Pardo, César; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Calviño, F.; Tarifeño-Saldivia, A.; Dressler, R.; Heinitz, S.; Kivel, Niko; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Schumann, D.; Chiaveri, Enrico; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta; Chiaveri, Enrico; Köster, Ullrich (EDP Sciences: EPJ Open Access, 2018)
The neutron capture cross section of some unstable nuclei is especially relevant for s-process nucleosynthesis studies. ...
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β-decay half-lives and β-delayed neutron emission probabilities for several isotopes of Au, Hg, Tl, Pb, and Bi, beyond N = 126

Caballero Folch, R.; Domingo Pardo, César; Agramunt-Ros, J.; Algora, A.; Ameil, F.; Ayyad, Y.; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos (American Physical Society, 2017)
Background: There have been measurements on roughly 230 nuclei that are β-delayed neutron emitters. They range from 8 He ...
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Measurement of β+ emitters production cross sections of interest for range verification in proton therapy

Saiz Lomas, Juan; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Jiménez Ramos, María del Carmen (2017)
The uncertainty in the dose curve delivered during the treatment of tumors with protons, i.e. the position of the Bragg ...
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Measurement of the 240Pu(n,f) cross-section at the CERN n-TOF facility: First results from experimental area II (EAR-2)

Stamatopoulos, A.; Tsinganis, Andrea; Colonna, Nicola; Vlastou, R.; Kokkoris, M.; Schillebeeckx, Peter; Plompen, Arjan J. M.; Heyse, Jan; Ugec, P.; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Palomo Pinto, Rogelio; Praena Rodríguez, Javier; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta (EDP Sciences, 2017)
The accurate knowledge of the neutron-induced fission cross-sections of actinides and other isotopes involved in the nuclear ...
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Measurement of 208 Pb ( n , γ ) 209 Pb Maxwellian averaged neutron capture cross section

Weissman, Leonid; Tessler, Moshe; Arenshtam, A.; Eliyahu, I.; Halfon, Shlomi; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Vaintraub, S. (American Physical Society, 2017)
The doubly magic 208Pb nucleus is a bottleneck at the termination of the s-process path due to its very low neutron capture ...
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Monte carlo simulations of the n-TOF lead spallation target with the Geant4 toolkit: A benchmark study

Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Lo Meo, Sergio; Massimi, C.; Barbagallo, M.; Colonna, Nicola; Mancussi, D.; Mingrone, F. (EDP Sciences, 2017)
Monte Carlo (MC) simulations are an essential tool to determine fundamental features of a neutron beam, such as the neutron ...
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Experimental study for the production cross section of β+ emitters for range verification in protontherapy

Rodríguez González, María Teresa; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Jiménez Ramos, María del Carmen (2017)
In protontherapy, the uncertainties in the range of the beam delivered to the patient result in some safety margins in the ...
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The Nuclear Astrophysics program at n_TOF (CERN

Colonna, Nicola; Aberle, O.; Andrzejewski, J.; Audouin, Laurent; Bacak, M.; Balibrea, J.; Barbagallo, M.; Bečvář, František; Berthoumieux, E.; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta (EDP Sciences: EPJ Open Access, 2017)
An important experimental program on Nuclear Astrophysics is being carried out at the n_TOF since several years, in order ...
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Measurement of the U 238 (n,γ) cross section up to 80 keV with the total absorption calorimeter at the CERN n-TOF facility

Wright, T.; Billowes, Jon; Cano-Ott, D.; Mendoza, Emilio; Altstadt, Sebastian G.; Andrzejewski, J.; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Audouin, Laurent; Bécares, Vicente; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta (American Physical Society, 2017)
The radiative capture cross section of a highly pure (99.999%), 6.125(2) grams and 9.56(5)× 10−4 atoms/barn areal density ...
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Time-of-flight and activation experiments on 147Pm and 171Tm for astrophysics

Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Domingo Pardo, César; Casanovas, A.; Dressler, R.; Halfon, Shlomi; Heinitz, S.; Kivel, Niko; Köster, Ullrich; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio (EDP Sciences, 2017)
The neutron capture cross section of several key unstable isotopes acting as branching points in the s-process are crucial ...
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New measurement of the242Pu(n,γ) cross section at n-TOF-EAR1 for MOX fuels: Preliminary results in the RRR

Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Mendoza, Emilio; Cano-Ott, D.; Eberhardt, Klaus; Junghans, Arnd R.; Aberle, Oliver (EDP Sciences, 2017)
The spent fuel of current nuclear reactors contains fissile plutonium isotopes that can be combined with 238U to make mixed ...
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Nuclear data activities at the n TOF facility at CERN

Gunsing, Frank; Aberle, Oliver; Andrzejewski, J.; Audouin, Laurent; Bécares, Vicente; Bacak, M.; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Palomo Pinto, Rogelio; Praena Rodríguez, Javier; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta (EDP Sciences: EPJ, 2016)
Nuclear data in general, and neutron-induced reaction cross sections in particular, are important for a wide variety of ...
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Experimental setup and procedure for the measurement of the 7Be(n,α)α reaction at n_TOF

Cosentino, L.; Musumarra, A.; Barbagallo, M.; Pappalardo, A.; Colonna, Nicola; Damone, L.; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Praena Rodríguez, Javier; Quesada Molina, José Manuel (Elsevier, 2016)
The newly built second experimental area EAR2 of the n_TOF spallation neutron source at CERN allows to perform (n, charged ...
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Recent results in nuclear astrophysics at the n_TOF facility at CERN

Tagliente, G.; Aberle, O.; Andrzejewski, J.; Audouin, Laurent; Bacak, M.; Balibrea, J.; Barbagallo, M.; Bečvář, František; Berthoumieux, E.; Billowes, Jon; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Fernández Domínguez, B.; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta (Sissa Medialab, 2016)
The neutron time of flight (n_TOF) facility at CERN is a spallation source characterized by a white neutron spectrum. The ...
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The CERN n_TOF facility: a unique tool for nuclear data measurement

Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Praena Rodríguez, Javier; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta; Vannini, Gianni (EDP Sciences, 2016)
The study of the resonant structures in neutron-nucleus cross-sections, and therefore of the compound-nucleus reaction ...
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New measurement of the 242Pu(n,γ) cross section at n_TOF

Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Mendoza, E; Eberhardt, Klaus; Junghans, A (EDP Sciences, 2016)
The use of MOX fuel (mixed-oxide fuel made of UO2 and PuO2) in nuclear reactors allows substituting a large fraction of ...
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First Measurement of Several β-Delayed Neutron Emitting Isotopes Beyond N=126

Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Caballero Folch, R.; Domingo Pardo, César; Agramunt-Ros, J.; Algora, A.; Ameil, F.; Arcones, A.; Ayyad, Y. (American Physical Society, 2016)
The β-delayed neutron emission probabilities of neutron rich Hg and Tl nuclei have been measured together with β-decay ...
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High accuracy 235 U(n,f) data in the resonance energy region

Paradela, Carlos; Duran, I.; Le Naour, C.; Capote, Roberto; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos (EDP sciences, 2016)
The 235U neutron-induced cross section is widely used as reference cross section for measuring other fission cross sections, ...
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Pulse processing routines for neutron time-of-flight data

Žugec, P.; Weiß, C.; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Gunsing, F.; Vlachoudis, V.; Sabate Gilarte, M.; Stamatopoulos, A.; Wright, T.; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Barbagallo, M. (Elsevier, 2016)
A pulse shape analysis framework is described, which was developed for n_TOF-Phase3, the third phase in the operation of ...
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First tests of the applicability of γ-ray imaging for background discrimination in time-of-flight neutron capture measurements

Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Pérez Magán, D. L.; Caballero-Ontanaya, L.; Domingo Pardo, César; Agramunt-Ros, J.; Albiol, F.; Casanovas, A.; González, A.; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Tarifeño-Saldivia, A. (Elsevier, 2016)
In this work we explore for the first time the applicability of using γ-ray imaging in neutron capture measurements to ...
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The new vertical neutron beam line at the CERN n_TOF facility design and outlook on the performance

Weiß, C.; Chiaveri, E.; Girod, S.; Vlachoudis, V.; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Lerendegui Marco, Jorge; Palomo Pinto, Rogelio; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Žugec, P. (Elsevier, 2015)
At the neutron time-of-flight facility n_TOF at CERN a new vertical beam line was constructed in 2014, in order to extend ...
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Measurement and analysis of the 243 Am neutron capture cross section at the n_TOF facility at CERN

Mendoza, Emilio; Cano-Ott, D.; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Berthoumieux, E.; Abbondanno, U.; Aerts, G.; Capote, Roberto; Lozano Leyva, Manuel Luis; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Wisshak, K. (American Physical Society, 2014)
Background: The design of new nuclear reactors and transmutation devices requires to reduce the present neutron cross ...
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62 Ni(n, γ) and 63 Ni(n, γ) cross sections measured at the n_TOF facility at CERN

Lederer Woods, Claudia; Massimi, C.; Berthoumieux, E.; Colonna, Nicola; Dressler, R.; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Žugec, P.; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Lozano Leyva, Manuel Luis; Praena Rodríguez, Javier; Quesada Molina, José Manuel (American Physical Society, 2014)
The cross section of the 62Ni(n,γ) reaction was measured with the time-of-flight technique at the neutron time-of-flight ...
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High-precision prompt-γ-ray spectral data from the reaction Pu 241 (nth, f)

Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Billnert, R.; Oberstedt, S.; Belgya, T.; Brys, T.; Geerts, W.; Vidali, M. (American Physical Society, 2014)
In this paper we present results from the first high-precision prompt-γ-ray spectral measurements from the reaction ...
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A new CVD Diamond Mosaic-Detector for (n, α ) Cross-Section Measurements at the n TOF Experiment at CERN

Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Weiss, Christina; Griesmayer, E.; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Barbagallo, M. (Elsevier, 2013)
At the n\_TOF experiment at CERN a dedicated single-crystal chemical vapor deposition (sCVD) Diamond Mosaic-Detector has ...
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Performance of the neutron time-of-flight facility n_TOF at CERN

Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Tsinganis, A.; Berthoumieux, E.; Barbagallo, M.; Belloni, F.; Gunsing, F.; Weiß, C.; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Praena Rodríguez, Javier; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Sabaté Gilarte, Marta; Žugec, P. (Springer Verlag, 2013)
The neutron time-of-flight facility n_TOF features a white neutron source produced by spallation through 20 GeV/c protons ...
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Simultaneous measurement of neutron-induced capture and fission reactions at CERN

Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Berthoumieux, E.; Cano-Ott, D.; Mendoza, E.; Andriamonje, S.; Andrzejewski, J.; Audouin, Laurent; Barbagallo, M.; Cortés Giraldo, Miguel Antonio; Lozano Leyva, Manuel Luis; Praena Rodríguez, Javier; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Wright, T. (Springer Verlag, 2012)
The measurement of the capture cross-section of fissile elements, of utmost importance for the design of innovative nuclear ...
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Measurement and resonance analysis of the 237Np neutron capture cross section

Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Cano-Ott, D.; Mendoza, Emilio; Abbondanno, U.; Aerts, G.; Álvarez Velarde, F.; Capote, Roberto; Lozano Leyva, Manuel Luis; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Wisshak, K. (American Physical Society, 2012)
The neutron capture cross section of 237Np was measured between 0.7 and 500 eV at the CERN n-TOF facility using the 4π ...
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197Au(n,γ) cross section in the unresolved resonance region

Lederer Woods, Claudia; Colonna, Nicola; Domingo Pardo, César; Gunsing, F.; Käppeler, F.; Massimi, C.; Wisshak, K.; Capote, Roberto; Praena Rodríguez, Javier; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Lozano Leyva, Manuel Luis (American Physical Society, 2011)
The cross section of the reaction 197Au(n,γ) was measured with the time-of-flight technique at the n-TOF (neutron ...
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197Au(n,γ) cross section in the resonance region

Massimi, C.; Domingo Pardo, César; Vannini, Gianni; Audouin, Laurent; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Abbondanno, U.; Wisshak, K.; Capote, Roberto; Lozano Leyva, Manuel Luis; Quesada Molina, José Manuel (The American Physical Society, 2010)
The (n,γ) cross section of 197Au has been measured at n-TOF in the resolved resonance region, up to 5keV, with the aim of ...
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Study of Neutron-Induced Fission Cross Sections of U, Am, and Cm at n_TOF

Milazzo, P. M.; Abbondanno, U.; Aerts, G.; Alvarez, H.; Andriamonje, S.; Capote del Villar, Ramón; Lozano Leyva, Manuel Luis; Wisshak, K.; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos (AIP Publishing, 2010)
Neutron induced fission cross sections of several isotopes have been measured at the CERN n_TOF spallation neutron facility. ...
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Application of Photon Strength Functions to (n,g ) measurements with the n_TOF TAC

Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos; Abbondanno, U.; Aerts, G.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Capote Fuente, Raúl; Lozano Leyva, Manuel Luis; Quesada Molina, José Manuel (Proceedings of Science, 2007)
The neutron capture cross section measurements at the CERN n_TOF facility are performed using a new detection system, the ...
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Measurement of the neutron induced fission cross section on transuranic (TRU) elements at the n_TOF facility at CERN

Mastinu, P. F.; Abbondanno, U.; Aerts, G.; Capote del Villar, Ramón; Lozano Leyva, Manuel Luis; Quesada Molina, José Manuel; Wisshak, K.; Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos (American Institute of Physics, 2007)
During the 2004 campaign, the n_TOF collaboration measured neutron fission cross sections for 233U, 241,243Am, 245Cm, as ...