Open Access
ND 2007
Article Number 110
Number of page(s) 4
Section Facilities and experimental techniques
Published online 17 June 2008
International Conference on Nuclear Data for Science and Technology 2007
DOI: 10.1051/ndata:07456

Neutron beams from deuteron breakup at the 88-Inch cyclotron at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

M.A. McMahan1, L. Ahle1, D.L. Bleuel1, 2, L. Bernstein1, B.R. Barquest2, J. Cerny2, 3, L.H. Heilbronn4, C.C. Jewett3, I. Thompson1 and B. Wilson2

1  N-Division, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA 94550, USA
2  Nuclear Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
3  Department of Chemistry, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
4  Life Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA

Published online: 21 May 2008

Accelerator-based neutron sources offer many advantages, in particular tunability of the neutron beam in energy and width to match the needs of the application. Using a recently constructed neutron beam line at the 88 Inch Cyclotron at LBNL, tunable high-intensity sources of quasi-monoenergetic and broad spectrum neutrons from deuteron breakup are under development for a variety of applications.

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