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Nucl. Phys. At. Energy 2016, volume 17, issue 4, pages 349-353.
Section: Nuclear Physics.
Received: 08.11.2016; Accepted: 14.02.2017; Published online: 10.04.2017.
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Gamma-rays from natSn and natC induced by fast neutrons

I. M. Kadenko1, V. A. Plujko1,*, B. M. Bondar1,2, O. M. Gorbachenko1, B. Yu. Leshchenko1,3, K. M. Solodovnyk1

1 Nuclear Physics Department, Taras Shevchenko National University, Kyiv, Ukraine
2 All-Ukrainian Center for Radiosurgery of the Clinical Hospital Feofania, Kyiv, Ukraine
3 National Technical University of Ukraine Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, Kyiv, Ukraine

*Corresponding author. E-mail address:

Abstract: The cross-sections of prompt gamma-ray production from natSn and natC elements induced by 14.1-MeV neutrons were measured. The time-of-flight technique was used for n-γ discrimination. The experimental results were compared with theoretical calculations performed by Empire 3.2 and Talys 1.6 codes using different models for photon strength function and nuclear level density.

Keywords: fast neutrons, prompt gamma-rays, time-of-flight technique, Empire 3.2 and Talys 1.6 codes, photon strength function, nuclear level density.


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