Study of a new crystal array detector to measure double differential cross sections of proton-actinide reactions in 600-MeV regionY. Koba1, Z. Tsamalaidze2, P. Evtoukhovitch2, M. Imamura1, H. Iwamoto1, V. Kalinnikov2, W. Kallies2, N. Khomutov2, N. Kuchinski2, A. Moiseenko2, D. Mzavia2, V. Samoilov2, Y. Uozumi1 and G. Wakabayashi1
1 Department of Applied Quantum Physics and Nuclear Engineering, Kyushu University, Motooka 744, Fukuoka 819-0395, Japan
2 Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, JINR, 141980 Dubna, Russia
Published online: 21 May 2008
A new crystal array detector is proposed to conduct charged particle cross section measuremets with actinide targets for a study of accelerator transmutation of waste. The detector enables both the Time-of-Flight and the Pulse-Height measurements in an energy range around 600 MeV. From the simulation designs, it was revealed that the detector has great potential to realize a moderate energy resolution and a wide energy acceptance. Characteristics of GSO(Ce) and LYSO(Ce) crystals were also investigated through charged particle bombardment in view of consideration of the candidate crystal for this detector.
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