93Nb(n,2n)92mNb, 93Nb(n,α)90mY and 92Mo(n,p)92mNb reactions at 14.78 MeV and covariance analysis

Imran Pasha, Rudraswamy Basavanna, Santhi Sheela Yerranguntla, Saraswatula Venkata Suryanarayana, Meghna Karkera, Haladhara Naik, Manjunatha Prasad Karantha, Laxman Singh Danu, Saroj Bishnoi, Tarun Patel, Rajeev Kumar

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Abstract

The cross sections for the 93Nb(n,2n)92mNb, 93Nb(n,α)90mY and the 92Mo(n,p)92mNb reactions have been measured with respect to the 197Au(n,2n)196Au monitor reaction at the incident neutron energy of 14.78 ± 0.19 MeV by employing methods of activation and off-line γ-ray spectrometry. The covariance analysis was carried out by taking into consideration of partial uncertainties in different attributes and correlation among the attributes. The present data have been compared with the literature data available in EXFOR, evaluated data of different libraries and theoretical values based on TALYS-1.8 code.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)561-568
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry
Volume320
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15-06-2019

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Pollution
  • Spectroscopy
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis

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Pasha, I., Basavanna, R., Yerranguntla, S. S., Suryanarayana, S. V., Karkera, M., Naik, H., Karantha, M. P., Danu, L. S., Bishnoi, S., Patel, T., & Kumar, R. (2019). 93Nb(n,2n)92mNb, 93Nb(n,α)90mY and 92Mo(n,p)92mNb reactions at 14.78 MeV and covariance analysis. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 320(3), 561-568. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10967-019-06510-z