Specific Activity and Production Yield of Neutron Induced Cross Section Reactions for Hafnium Isotopes at 14.5MeV

Authors(2) :-Iman Tarik AL-Alawy*, Firas Hashem Ahmed

Specific activity and total production yield at the end of irradiation (EOI) (i.e. Saturation) have been calculated. Projected production yields from irradiation of Hafnium target element induced (as a function of irradiation time) by 14.5MeV neutron at 1x109 neutron/cm2.s neutron flux. Different irradiation time have been selected for the periods (1, 60, 3600, 86400, 172800 s) showing the saturation state for each reaction. The analyzing of a complete energy range has been done starting from threshold energy for each reaction. The cross sections are reproduced in fine steps of incident neutron energy with 0.01MeV intervals with their corresponding errors. The recommended cross sections for available experimental data taken from EXFOR library have been calculated for all the considered neutron induced reactions for Hf (Z=72; A=176-180) isotopes. The calculated results are analyzed and compared with the experimental data.

Authors and Affiliations

Iman Tarik AL-Alawy*
Physics Department, AL-Mustansiriyah University, College of Science, Baghdad, Iraq
Firas Hashem Ahmed
Physics Department, AL-Mustansiriyah University, College of Science, Baghdad, Iraq

EXFOR, Incident Neutron, 14MeV, Recommended Cross Section, Specific Activity.

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Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 4 | July-August 2016
Date of Publication : 2016-08-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 43-48
Manuscript Number : IJSRST162385
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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Iman Tarik AL-Alawy*, Firas Hashem Ahmed, " Specific Activity and Production Yield of Neutron Induced Cross Section Reactions for Hafnium Isotopes at 14.5MeV", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 2, Issue 4, pp.43-48, July-August-2016.
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