American Nuclear Society
Home

Home / Store / Journals / Electronic Articles / Nuclear Science and Engineering / Volume 93 / Number 2 / Pages 181-192

Measurements of the Prompt Fission Neutron Spectrum from the Spontaneous Fission of 252Cf

J. W. Boldeman, B. E. Clancy, D. Culley

Nuclear Science and Engineering / Volume 93 / Number 2 / Pages 181-192

June 1986

Format:

Price:$30.00
Member Price:$27.00
Member Savings:$3.00

The prompt neutron emission spectrum from the spontaneous fission of 252Cf has been measured for the 0.124- to 15.0-MeV energy range. In the measurement program, seven separate measurements were made of the spectrum between 7.0 and 15.0 MeV using a plastic scintillator as the neutron detector. For the 0.124- to 2.66-MeV energy range, a 6Li glass scintillator was used as the neutron detector. The data are presented with respect to a Maxwellian distribution with T = 1.42 MeV. Some positive and negative deviations with respect to this distribution have been observed.

 
 
 
Questions or comments about the site? Contact the ANS Webmaster.
advertisement