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Fission Neutrons : Experiments, Evaluation, Modeling and Open Problems (Reprint) (Paperback) (Nikolay

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Although the fission of heavy nuclei was discovered over 75 years ago, many problems and questions still remain to be addressed and answered. The reader will be presented with an old, but persistent problem of this field: The contradiction between Prompt Fission Neutron (PFN) spectra measured with differential (microscopic) experiments and integral (macroscopic and benchmark) experiments (the Micro-Macro problem). The difference in average energy is rather small ~3% but it is stable and we cannot explain the difference due to experimental uncertainties. Can we measure the PFN spectrum with high accuracy? How may we compare results of different experiments to provide better accuracy? Are our traditional theoretical models correct? What can be done to solve the Micro-Macro problem in future? These questions are discussed in this monograph for the reader. The current work will be of interest to graduate students and researchers, particularly those working in nuclear and neutron physics.

Edition: Reprint
Genre: Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Nikolay Kornilov
Language: English
Street Date: October 7, 2016
TCIN: 51775809
UPC: 9783319352275
Item Number (DPCI): 248-33-9801
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