The design and construction of a spectrometer to efficiently identify nuclear levelsK. Furutaka1, M. Oshima1, A. Kimura1, Y. Toh1, M. Koizumi1, T. Kin1 and J. Goto2
1 Japan Atomic Energy Agency, 2-4 Shirakata-Shirane, Tokai-mura, Ibaraki 319-1195, Japan
2 Niigata University, 1-757 Asahi-machi-dori, Niigata-shi, Niigata 951-8510, Japan
Published online: 21 May 2008
A simulation study was performed to choose an optimal configuration of a gamma-ray spectrometer consisting of Ge and BGO detectors, which facilitates the identification of prompt gamma rays to ground states emitted following capture reactions of neutrons in the thermal energy region and determination of the reaction cross sections.
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