Application of simple ramsauer model to neutron total cross sections
Bauer, R.W.
Anderson, J.D.
Grimes, S.M.
Madsen, V.A.
United States. Department of Energy.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
1997-04-29
English
The simple nuclear Ramsauer model has been used successfully to fit neutron cross sections for three decades, but has not been widely used because the foundations of the model seem to be so unrealistic. We have shown that the Glauber calculations with the inclusion of refraction and optical model calculations essentially validate this simple model for neutron total cross sections in the neutron energy range of 5-50 MeV. This model yields a simple formula for parameterizing the energy dependence of the neutron cross section. We have applied the model to nuclei ranging from vanadium to bismuth. With the addition of a single parameter, we can improve these fits to less than 1.5%.
Parametric Analysis
Neutrons
Cross Sections
66 Physics
Nuclear Models
International conference on nuclear data for science and technology, Trieste (Italy), 19-24 May 1997
Article
6 p.
Text
other: DE97053928
rep-no: UCRL-JC--127199
rep-no: CONF-970524--
grantno: W-7405-ENG-48
osti: 641282
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