Nuclear Physics and Atomic Energy

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Nuclear Physics and Atomic Energy

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Nucl. Phys. At. Energy 2021, volume 22, issue 3, pages 243-248.
Section: Atomic Energy.
Received: 04.02.2021; Accepted: 22.12.2021; Published online: 22.02.2022.
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https://doi.org/10.15407/jnpae2021.03.243

Calculation of spectrum and neutron flux density in experimental channels of WWR-M reactor

O. G. Diakov, ≤. ј. Maliuk, D. P. Stratilat, ћ. V. Strilchuk*, V. V. Tryshyn

Institute for Nuclear Research, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine

*Corresponding author. E-mail address: myst@kinr.kiev.ua

Abstract: A program for calculating the spectra and densities of neutron fluxes in the experimental channels of the research reactor WWR-M was developed. To do this, the reactor core was modeled. Irradiation of neutron activation detectors was performed. The obtained experimental rates of nuclear reactions are consistent with the calculated within 10 %.

Keywords: research reactor, Geant4, neutron spectrum, neutron flux density, neutron activation detector, reaction rate.

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