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Nuclear safety: study recommends updating evaluated nuclear data

12 April, 2013

JRC scientists in collaboration with Chalmers University of Technology report on the precise measurement of prompt spectral fission gamma-rays from the spontaneous fission of 252Cf. The new data renders possible further advancement towards a safe and economically viable energy supply. Based on the new data the scientists strongly recommend updating present evaluated nuclear data files.

Read more in: R. Billnert, F.-J. Hambsch, A. Oberstedt, and S. Oberstedt: "New prompt spectral g-ray data from the reaction 252Cf(sf) and its implications on present evaluated nuclear data files", Phys. Rev. C87, 024601 (2013)

 

 

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