Correlated neutron emissions from 252Cf

Sara A. Pozzi, Brian Wieger, Andreas Enqvist, Shaun D. Clarke, Marek Flaska, Matthew Marcath, Edward Larsen, Robert C. Haight, Enrico Padovani

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Abstract

This paper presents new experimental results of correlated, prompt neutron emission from the spontaneous fission of252Cf Specifically, we present correlated-neutron emission probabilities and average energies for two detected neutrons as a function of the angle between the two neutrons. Experimental results are compared to several Monte Carlo models that include the number, energy, and angular distributions of prompt neutrons from fission.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)250-260
Number of pages11
JournalNuclear Science and Engineering
Volume178
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2014

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Pozzi, S. A., Wieger, B., Enqvist, A., Clarke, S. D., Flaska, M., Marcath, M., Larsen, E., Haight, R. C., & Padovani, E. (2014). Correlated neutron emissions from 252Cf. Nuclear Science and Engineering, 178(2), 250-260. https://doi.org/10.13182/NSE13-96