Mass yield distributions in proton-induced fission of248Cm

Z. Qin, K. Tsukada, N. Shinohara, Y. L. Zhao, I. Nishinaka, Y. Hatsukawa, S. Ichikawa, K. Hata, Y. Nagame

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Abstract

Mass yield distributions in the proton-induced fission of 248Cm are measured by a radiochemical method in the proton energy range of 10.5-20.0 MeV. The resulting mass yield distributions are typically asymmetric and gross features of the distributions are independent of the excitation energy studied. Systematic trends of the mass yield distributions in low-energy proton-induced fission of actinides are discussed in terms of weighted mean mass numbers of the light and heavy asymmetric mass yield peaks, and widths of the heavy asymmetric mass yields.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)115-120
Number of pages6
JournalRadiochimica Acta
Volume84
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1999

Keywords

  • Cm target
  • Fission cross sections
  • Mass yield distributions
  • Proton-induced fission
  • Systematics of mass yield distributions

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering

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