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Differential Cross-Section Measurement for the 64Zn(n, )61Ni Reaction at 5.03 and 5.95 MeV

Guohui Zhang, Rongtai Cao, Jinxiang Chen, Guoyou Tang, Yu. M. Gledenov, M. Sedysheva, G. Khuukhenkhuu

Nuclear Science and Engineering / Volume 156 / Number 1 / May 2007 / Pages 115-119

Technical Paper

Differential cross sections of the 64Zn(n,)61Ni reaction were measured at neutron energies of 5.03 and 5.95 MeV by using a gridded ionization chamber. The experiment was performed at the 4.5-MV Van de Graaff accelerator of the Institute of Heavy Ion Physics, Peking University. Neutrons were produced through the D(d,n)3He reaction with a deuterium gas target. The absolute neutron flux was determined by the 238U(n,f) reaction and a calibrated BF3 long counter. Present results are compared with existing data.

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