A review of nuclear data needs and their status for fusion reactor technology with some suggestions on a strategy to satisfy the requirements

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A review was performed on the needs and status of nuclear data for fusion-reactor technology. Generally, the status of nuclear data for fusion has been improved during the past two decades due to the dedicated effort of the nuclear data developers. However, there are still deficiencies in the nuclear data base, particularly in the areas of activation and neutron scattering cross sections. Activation cross sections were found to be unsatisfactory in 83 of the 153 reactions reviewed. The scattering cross sections for fluorine and boron will need to be improved at energies above 1 MeV. Suggestions concerning a strategy to ... continued below

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Smith, D.L. (Argonne National Lab., IL (United States)) & Cheng, E.T. (TSI Research, Inc., Solana Beach, CA (United States)) September 1, 1991.

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A review was performed on the needs and status of nuclear data for fusion-reactor technology. Generally, the status of nuclear data for fusion has been improved during the past two decades due to the dedicated effort of the nuclear data developers. However, there are still deficiencies in the nuclear data base, particularly in the areas of activation and neutron scattering cross sections. Activation cross sections were found to be unsatisfactory in 83 of the 153 reactions reviewed. The scattering cross sections for fluorine and boron will need to be improved at energies above 1 MeV. Suggestions concerning a strategy to address the specific fusion nuclear data needs for dosimetry and activation are also provided.

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  • Other: DE92010428
  • Report No.: ANL/NDM-123
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • DOI: 10.2172/5671703 | External Link
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  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1093542

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Smith, D.L. (Argonne National Lab., IL (United States)) & Cheng, E.T. (TSI Research, Inc., Solana Beach, CA (United States)). A review of nuclear data needs and their status for fusion reactor technology with some suggestions on a strategy to satisfy the requirements, report, September 1, 1991; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1093542/: accessed July 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.