Measurements of (n, p) reactions at medium energy using a magnetic spectrometer

N. Matsuoka, T. Noro, F. Hiei, M. Iwaki, H. Sakaguchi, H. Okamura, H. Sakai, A. Okihana, M. Yosoi

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Abstract

The technical aspects of measurements of (n, p) reactions on 1H and 2H at 58 MeV using a magnetic spectrometer are described. By using a veto and trigger counter system at the target position and a ray-trace type wire counter at the focal plane of the spectrometer, low background measurements were realized. The shape of the proton continuum spectrum at the n-n final-state interaction region from the 2H(n, p)2n reaction at 0° was explained by an impulse-approximation calculation taking the experimental finite energy resolution into account.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)415-418
Number of pages4
JournalNuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, A
Volume305
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 20 1991

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation

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    Matsuoka, N., Noro, T., Hiei, F., Iwaki, M., Sakaguchi, H., Okamura, H., Sakai, H., Okihana, A., & Yosoi, M. (1991). Measurements of (n, p) reactions at medium energy using a magnetic spectrometer. Nuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, A, 305(2), 415-418. https://doi.org/10.1016/0168-9002(91)90560-D