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By Christopher R Gould, Robert Haight, Paul E Koehler

The spallation neutron resource (SNS) being outfitted on the Oak Ridge nationwide Laboratory (ORNL) should be via a long way the top flux pulsed resource of epithermal neutrons on the planet while it comes online in 2006. even though the most thrust of the technology programme on the SNS can be fabrics technological know-how, the power may provide awesome possibilities for examine in nuclear astrophysics, primary symmetries, and utilized nuclear physics. to check the present prestige of those fields and to start to collect the medical case and the group of researchers for destiny experiments on the SNS, a workshop on ''Astrophysics, Symmetries, and utilized Physics'' used to be held in March 2002 on the ORNL. Over 60 scientists, representing eleven US and 4 overseas universities in addition to many nationwide laboratories all over the world, participated within the workshop. The complaints describe the country of analysis in these fields and the longer term possibilities on the SNS.

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The contribution from the blank Ti foil is also shown. capture reactions in the detector from neutrons scattered in the target. The neutron scattering cross section is greater than the capture cross section for many materials in the kilovolt region. Three criteria were established for the detector: • Calorimetric to measure the total gamma ray energy emitted 21 • • Insensitive to neutrons Segmented and fast to handle radioactive targets (one Curie is 37 decays/ns) Extensive Monte Carlo calculations were made using GEANT-3 to design the detector [5][6].

1 on all the reactions. 1 on reaction rates) + 3(reference calculations) = 12,849. 44 The governing effect of a particular reaction on the yield of a particular species can be determined from the ratio of yield of the species in the calculation with the modified rate to the yield in the appropriate reference calculation. Clearly with 12,849 different calculations and 376 species, there are many combinations of results to consider. Rather than present many tables, we instead load the data on a web-based data display (figure 1) to allow the interested reader to explore the results in detail on his or her own.

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