Kimura, Atsushi; Nakamura, Shoji; Terada, Kazushi*; Nakao, Taro*; Mizuyama, Kazuhito*; Iwamoto, Nobuyuki; Iwamoto, Osamu; Harada, Hideo; Katabuchi, Tatsuya*; Igashira, Masayuki*; et al.
Journal of Nuclear Science and Technology, 56(6), p.479 - 492, 2019/06
Nakayama, Shinsuke; Iwamoto, Osamu; Iwamoto, Nobuyuki; Hashimoto, Shintaro
Kaku Deta Nyusu (Internet), (123), p.53 - 59, 2019/06
The 2019 International Conference on Nuclear Data for Science and Technology (ND2019) was held at the China National Convention Center on May 19-24, 2019. The series of the ND conferences are the largest conferences in nuclear data research field that are held every three years. In this paper, as a part of the conference reports of ND2019, the authors gave summaries of the presentations on nuclear data evaluation and theory conducted at the conference.
Kaku Deta Nyusu (Internet), (122), p.5 - 8, 2019/02
This is a summary report on Consultants' Meeting of INDEN on the Evaluated Nuclear Data of the Structural Materials hosted by IAEA.
Utsunomiya, Hiroaki*; Iwamoto, Nobuyuki; Kawano, Toshihiko*
Kaku Deta Nyusu (Internet), (122), p.26 - 32, 2019/02
no abstracts in English
Hagiwara, Kaito*; Yano, Takatomi*; Das, P. K.*; Lorenz, S.*; Ou, Iwa*; Sakuda, Makoto*; Kimura, Atsushi; Nakamura, Shoji; Iwamoto, Nobuyuki; Harada, Hideo; et al.
Progress of Theoretical and Experimental Physics (Internet), 2019(2), p.023D01_1 - 023D01_26, 2019/02
Shizuma, Toshiyuki; Iwamoto, Nobuyuki; Makinaga, Ayano*; Massarczyk, R.*; Schwengner, R.*; Beyer, R.*; Bemmerer, D.*; Dietz, M.*; Junghans, A.*; Kgler, T.*; et al.
Physical Review C, 98(6), p.064317_1 - 064317_12, 2018/12
The dipole strength distribution of Pb was investigated via a nuclear resonance fluorescence experiment using bremsstrahlung produced with an electron beam at a kinetic energy of 10.5 MeV at the linear accelerator ELBE. We identified 88 states resonantly excited at energies from 3.7 to 8.2 MeV. The photo-absorption cross sections were extracted from the measured scattering cross sections and the branching ratios. The present (,) data combined with (,) data from the literature were used as an input to the statistical calculation code CCONE to evaluate the neutron capture cross section of the unstable Pb nucleus.
Terada, Kazushi*; Kimura, Atsushi; Nakao, Taro*; Nakamura, Shoji; Mizuyama, Kazuhito*; Iwamoto, Nobuyuki; Iwamoto, Osamu; Harada, Hideo; Katabuchi, Tatsuya*; Igashira, Masayuki*; et al.
Journal of Nuclear Science and Technology, 55(10), p.1198 - 1211, 2018/10
Iwamoto, Osamu; Iwamoto, Nobuyuki; Kimura, Atsushi; Yokoyama, Kenji; Tada, Kenichi
Kaku Deta Nyusu (Internet), (120), p.35 - 46, 2018/06
We report 30th WPEC meeting, expert group meeting, and subgroup meeting in Paris, May 14-18, 2018.
Iwamoto, Osamu; Shibata, Keiichi; Iwamoto, Nobuyuki; Chiba, Go*
Nippon Genshiryoku Gakkai-Shi, 60(6), p.357 - 361, 2018/06
Nuclear data library consists of the results of related studies on nuclear data. Nuclear data can show worth through utilization of the nuclear data library which is the outcome of the nuclear data study. As the last lecture over 8 serial ones, the Japanese nuclear data library JENDL is explained. Sections of "General purpose file and its history", "recent progress of special purpose file", and "international status of nuclear data library" are introduced and one of "prospect of JENDL and nuclear data study" is shown.
Iwamoto, Nobuyuki; Shizuma, Toshiyuki*
EPJ Web of Conferences (Internet), 178, p.06004_1 - 06004_3, 2018/05
Dimitriou, P.*; Belgya, T.*; Cho, Y.-S.*; Filipescu, D.*; Firestone, R.*; Goriely, S.*; Iwamoto, Nobuyuki; Kawano, Toshihiko*; Kopecky, J.*; Krticka, M.*; et al.
EPJ Web of Conferences (Internet), 178, p.06005_1 - 06005_3, 2018/05
no abstracts in English
Kaku Deta Nyusu (Internet), (119), p.1 - 5, 2018/02
no abstracts in English
Chadwick, M. B.*; Capote, R.*; Trkov, A.*; Herman, M. W.*; Brown, D. A.*; Hale, G. M.*; Kahler, A. C.*; Talou, P.*; Plompen, A. J.*; Schillebeeckx, P.*; et al.
Nuclear Data Sheets, 148, p.189 - 213, 2018/02
The CIELO collaboration has studied neutron cross sections on nuclides that significantly impact criticality in nuclear facilities - U, U, Pu, Fe, O and H - with the aim of improving the accuracy of the data and resolving previous discrepancies in our understanding. This multi-laboratory pilot project, coordinated via the OECD/NEA Working Party on Evaluation Cooperation (WPEC) Subgroup 40 with support also from the IAEA, has motivated experimental and theoretical work and led to suites of new evaluated libraries that accurately reflect measured data and also perform well in integral simulations of criticality. This report summarizes our results and outlines plans for the next phase of this collaboration.
Mizuyama, Kazuhito; Iwamoto, Nobuyuki; Iwamoto, Osamu; Terada, Kazushi; Nakao, Taro
JAEA-Conf 2017-001, p.163 - 168, 2018/01
JAEA-Conf 2017-001, p.187 - 192, 2018/01
Minato, Futoshi; Iwamoto, Osamu; Minomo, Kosho*; Ogata, Kazuyuki*; Iwamoto, Nobuyuki; Kunieda, Satoshi; Furutachi, Naoya
EPJ Web of Conferences (Internet), 146, p.12032_1 - 12032_4, 2017/09
Phenomenological optical potential is known to be able to describe the elastic scattering process. It is applied widely to the nuclear data evaluation of the cross section. Many kinds of the optical potential have been studied so far. However, the parameters in the phenomenological optical potentials are determined so as to reproduce existing experimental data, so that use of it for unmeasured nuclei such as neutron-rich nuclei is not necessarily reliable. Recently, a new optical potential derived from the microscopic effective reaction theory (MERT) was proposed. Since the formulation of MERT is based on the NN effective interaction, any parameterizations in the optical potential aren't needed. Therefore, it is capable of calculating nuclei whose scattering cross section isn't measured. We incorporate the optical potentials of MERT in code CCONE and start nuclear data evaluation of several nuclei. In this work, we discuss difference of cross sections evaluated by MERT's optical potentials and conventional phenomenological ones.
Mizuyama, Kazuhito; Iwamoto, Nobuyuki; Iwamoto, Osamu; Hasemi, Hiroyuki*; Kino, Koichi*; Kimura, Atsushi; Kiyanagi, Yoshiaki*
EPJ Web of Conferences (Internet), 146, p.11042_1 - 11042_4, 2017/09
Gadolinium has been used as neutron-absorbing material in a thermal reactor since have large thermal neutron capture cross sections. Nevertheless, there is a discrepancy between RPI data and JENDL-4.0 data for Gd. The criticality in the reactor is very sensitive to the capture cross section. The RPI data made the criticality of Gd-loaded thermal systems in ICSBEP overestimated. Recently, the neutron capture cross sections of Gd were measured by the neutron time-of-flight (TOF) method using the Accurate Neutron-Nucleus Reaction measurement Instrument (ANNRI) in the J-PARC/MLF. The pulsed neutron beam from the Japan Spallation Neutron Source (JSNS) was used with a double-bunch structure in this measurement, since the incident proton beam is normally delivered in a double-bunch scheme in the J-PARC. In addition to this, it is necessary to take into account the energy resolution of the pulsed neutron beam at the JSNS for the accurate derivation of resolved resonance parameters. In this study, using the least-squares multilevel R-matrix code REFIT modified to include the double bunch structure and the resolution function for the ANNRI, we fitted the calculated capture cross sections of Gd to the experimental data at the ANNRI. We derived the resonance parameters for some low-lying resonances of the two Gd isotopes.
Harada, Hideo; Iwamoto, Osamu; Iwamoto, Nobuyuki; Kimura, Atsushi; Terada, Kazushi; Nakao, Taro; Nakamura, Shoji; Mizuyama, Kazuhito; Igashira, Masayuki*; Katabuchi, Tatsuya*; et al.
EPJ Web of Conferences (Internet), 146, p.11001_1 - 11001_6, 2017/09
Iwamoto, Nobuyuki; Katabuchi, Tatsuya*
EPJ Web of Conferences (Internet), 146, p.02049_1 - 02049_4, 2017/09