Nuclear Physics and Atomic Energy

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Nucl. Phys. At. Energy 2020, volume 21, issue 2, pages 147-151.
Section: Nuclear Physics.
Received: 16.01.2020; Accepted: 09.07.2020; Published online: 3.09.2020.
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Production of beams of multi-charged iron ions 56Fe with energy 0.64 - 7.92 MeV for irradiation of construction materials

V. B. Moskalenko*, O. M. Buhay, V. L. Denysenko

Institute of Applied Physics, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Sumy, Ukraine

*Corresponding author. E-mail address:

Abstract: In the paper, a possibility of multiply charged 56Fe ions beams formation for imitation irradiation of reactor materials with using the IAP NASU accelerator mass spectrometer is considered. There are iron ions of various charge states (up to 56Fe8+) in obtained mass spectra. Despite of the ion current decreases with increasing charge state, multicharged ions can be used to irradiate specimens when larger ion energy is required. It is shown defect formation rate for 56Fe sample irradiated by 56Fe2+ ions with energy 2.52 MeV is 2.7⋅10-3 dpa/s.

Keywords: beam, irradiation, multiply charged ion, iron ions, mass spectrum, dpa/s.


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