An improved method for the determination of the neutron fluence in fission power reactors based on the 93Nb(n,n′)93mNb reaction

I. Szalóki, S. Szegedi, M. Váradi, Cs M. Buczkó, A. Pázsit, F. Divós

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Abstract

The X-ray fluorescence method was introduced to measure the weight of an Nb monitor used for the neutron fluence measurement via the 93Nb(n,n′)93mNb reaction in a fission reactor. Results were compared with those obtained by γ-spectrometry based on the 93Nb(n,γ) 94Nb reaction. For comparison, the specific activities of 93mNb measured in two different laboratories are also given.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)523-525
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Nuclear Energy
Volume15
Issue number10-11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1988

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