Open Access
ND 2007
Article Number 138
Number of page(s) 4
Section Measurements
Published online 17 June 2008
International Conference on Nuclear Data for Science and Technology 2007
DOI: 10.1051/ndata:07399

The design and construction of a spectrometer to efficiently identify nuclear levels

K. 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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