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Chin. Phys. B, 2022, Vol. 31(6): 060102    DOI: 10.1088/1674-1056/ac657e
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Neutron activation cross section data library

Xiao-Long Huang(黄小龙), Zhi-Gang Ge(葛智刚), Yong-Li Jin(金永利), Hai-Cheng Wu(吴海成), Xi Tao(陶曦),Ji-Min Wang(王记民), Li-Le Liu(刘丽乐), Yue Zhang(张玥), and Xiao-Fei Wu(吴小飞)
China Nuclear Data Center, China Institute of Atomic Energy, Beijing 102413, China
Abstract  To satisfy the requirements of nuclear reaction cross sections in nuclear engineering applications and nuclear physics studies, the Neutron Activation Cross Section Data Library has been established. 818 target nuclei including unstable target or isomeric target nuclei are considered in this library. The induced neutron energy range region is between 10-5 eV and 20 MeV. The standard ENDF-6 format is adopted, including general information, reaction cross sections, multiplicities, and so on. The recommended reaction cross sections were obtained using UNF code system and FDRR nuclear model codes or systematic analysis based on available experimental data. The full evaluated dataset containing the evaluated activation cross sections is openly available at
Keywords:  neutron reaction cross section      unified Hauser-Feshbach and exciton model (UNF)      evaluation      activation data library  
Received:  20 December 2021      Revised:  21 March 2022      Accepted manuscript online:  08 April 2022
PACS:  01.30.Kj (Handbooks, dictionaries, tables, and data compilations)  
  82.20.Pm (Rate constants, reaction cross sections, and activation energies)  
  24.10.-i (Nuclear reaction models and methods)  
  29.87.+g (Nuclear data compilation)  
Corresponding Authors:  Zhi-Gang Ge     E-mail:

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Xiao-Long Huang(黄小龙), Zhi-Gang Ge(葛智刚), Yong-Li Jin(金永利), Hai-Cheng Wu(吴海成), Xi Tao(陶曦),Ji-Min Wang(王记民), Li-Le Liu(刘丽乐), Yue Zhang(张玥), and Xiao-Fei Wu(吴小飞) Neutron activation cross section data library 2022 Chin. Phys. B 31 060102

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