Iwasaki, Sachio*; Oka, Makoto; Suzuki, Kei
European Physical Journal A, 57(7), p.222_1 - 222_14, 2021/07
We review the properties of quarkonia under strong magnetic fields. The main phenomena are (i) mixing between different spin eigenstates, (ii) quark Landau levels and deformation of wave function, (iii) modification of potential, and (iv) the motional Stark effect. For theoretical approaches, we review (i) constituent quark models, (ii) effective Lagrangians, (iii) QCD sum rules, and (iv) holographic approaches.
Wang, G.-J.*; Meng, L.*; Xiao, L.-Y.*; Oka, Makoto; Zhu, S.-L.*
European Physical Journal C, 81(2), p.188_1 - 188_12, 2021/02
The mass spectrum and strong decays of the S-wave states are studied in the compact tetraquark scenario with the quark model. The model consists of the Coulomb, the linear confinement, and the hyperfine interactions. We calculate their decay amplitudes into the channels using the quark interchange method. The mass and decay width of the state are MeV and MeV, respectively, which indicates that it might be a good candidate for the recently observed state. We also obtain an isospin partner state with MeV and MeV, respectively. Future experimental search for will be very helpful.
Katabuchi, Tatsuya*; Toh, Yosuke; Mizumoto, Motoharu*; Saito, Tatsuhiro*; Terada, Kazushi*; Kimura, Atsushi; Nakamura, Shoji; Huang, M.*; Rovira Leveroni, G.; Igashira, Masayuki*
European Physical Journal A, 57(1), p.4_1 - 4_4, 2021/01
Tsuchida, Hidetsugu*; Kai, Takeshi; Kitajima, Kensei*; Matsuya, Yusuke; Majima, Takuya*; Saito, Manabu*
European Physical Journal D, 74(10), p.212_1 - 212_7, 2020/10
Fundamental study of interaction between biomolecules and heavy ions in water is very important to predict an initial stage of radiation biological effects. A heavy ion irradiation experiment into droplet target assumed as a biological system in a vacuum was performed to measure production yields of cations and anions for glycine, which was ejected from the droplet target to the vacuum. However, the production mechanisms have been unknown. The PHITS code adapting ion track structure mode was used to analyze the production mechanisms from the dose evaluation at the surface between the vacuum and the water. It is found that induction yields of ionization and excitation, and dissociative electron attachment involved in the secondary electrons were correlated with the production yields of cations and anions of the glycine. The results provide us newly scientific insights to predict an initial stage of radiation biological effects.
Plompen, A. J. M.*; Cabellos, O.*; De Saint Jean, C.*; Fleming, M.*; Algora, A.*; Angelone, M.*; Archier, P.*; Bauge, E.*; Bersillon, O.*; Blokhin, A.*; et al.
European Physical Journal A, 56(7), p.181_1 - 181_108, 2020/07
The Joint Evaluated Fission and Fusion nuclear data library 3.3 is described. New evaluations for neutron-induced interactions with the major actinides U, U and Pu, on Am and Na, Ni, Cr, Cu, Zr, Cd, Hf, W, Au, Pb and Bi are presented. It includes new fission yileds, prompt fission neutron spectra and average number of neutrons per fission. In addition, new data for radioactive decay, thermal neutron scattering, gamma-ray emission, neutron activation, delayed neutrons and displacement damage are presented. JEFF-3.3 was complemented by files from the TENDL project. The libraries for photon, proton, deuteron, triton, helion and alpha-particle induced reactions are from TENDL-2017. The demands for uncertainty quantification in modeling led to many new covariance data. A comparison between results from model calculations using the JEFF-3.3 library and those from benchmark experiments for criticality, delayed neutron yields, shielding and decay heat, reveals that JEFF-3.3 is excellent for a wide range of nuclear technology applications, in particular nuclear energy.
Fujita, Yoshitaka*; Utsuno, Yutaka; Fujita, Hirohiko*
European Physical Journal A, 56(5), p.138_1 - 138_8, 2020/05
no abstracts in English
Minato, Futoshi; Tanimura, Yusuke*
European Physical Journal A, 56(2), p.45_1 - 45_18, 2020/02
For nuclei, three-body model of inert core can provide an understanding of pairing correlations in the ground state and spin-isospin excitations. However, residual core-nucleon interactions can impact the core nucleus significantly. The effect of core excitations thus has to be included for the detailed understanding of the ground state and the spin-isospin properties. We solve the three-body problem including core vibrational states to obtain the ground state as well as the spin-excitations. By including the effect of core excitation, (a) magnetic moment, (b) the enegy difference between the first and the excited states, (c) B(M1) and B(GT), are improved. It was also found that the root mean squares of distances between proton and neutron, and the center of mass of valence prton and neutron and core slightly increase.
Goriely, S.*; Dimitriou, P.*; Wiedeking, M.*; Belgya, T.*; Firestone, R.*; Kopecky, J.*; Krtika, M.*; Plujko, V.*; Schwengner, R.*; Siem, S.*; et al.
European Physical Journal A, 55(10), p.172_1 - 172_52, 2019/10
Torres, D. A.*; Chapman, R.*; Kumar, V.*; Hadinia, B.*; Hodsdon, A.*; Labiche, M.*; Liang, X.*; O'Donnell, D.*; Ollier, J.*; Orlandi, R.; et al.
European Physical Journal A, 55(9), p.158_1 - 158_21, 2019/09
Wrzosek-Lipska, K.*; Rezynkina, K.*; Bree, N.*; Zieliska, M.*; Gaffney, L. P.*; Petts, A.*; Andreyev, A. N.; Bastin, B.*; Bender, M.*; Blazhev, A.*; et al.
European Physical Journal A, 55(8), p.130_1 - 130_23, 2019/08
Sublet, J.-Ch.*; Bondarenko, I. P.*; Bonny, G.*; Conlin, J. L.*; Gilbert, M. R.*; Greenwood, L. R.*; Griffin, P. J.*; Helgesson, P.*; Iwamoto, Yosuke; Khryachkov, V. A.*; et al.
European Physical Journal Plus (Internet), 134(7), p.350_1 - 350_50, 2019/07
Nuclear reaction with nuclear data is the origin of defects produced by cascade damage in irradiated materials. Therefore, it is important to consider nuclear reaction correctly for calculations of the damage energy of Primary Knock on Atom (PKA) and the number of Displacement Per Atom (DPA). Here, radiation damage metrics considering nuclear reaction enables us to simulate transport of each defect and clustering defects in the irradiated material. This paper reviews the theory of nuclear reaction and damage energy and describes the latest methodologies about uncertainty propagation and quantification in nuclear data and damage calculations based on molecular dynamics.
Panikkath, P.*; Otsuka, Naohiko*; Iwamoto, Yosuke; Mohanakrishnan, P.*
European Physical Journal A, 55(6), p.91_1 - 91_9, 2019/06
The thermal neutron capture cross section of Ga was evaluated to be around 4.7 b in many nuclear data libraries. On the other hand, it was evaluated to be 3.71 b in JENDL-4.0. Since these cross section data were obtained by the activation measurement with a monitor foil to determine the absolute value of cross section, data depend on the monitor foil adopted in the measurement. In this work, we measured the thermal neutron capture cross section of Ga with a few monitor foils. In the experiment, neutrons decelerated in concrete shield were irradiated with a sample with Ga foil and Au and Mn monitor foils. A covariance analysis was performed to obtain the off-diagonal weighted mean of the results determined with the two monitor reactions. As a result, the thermal neutron capture cross section of Ga was 4.050.27 b and is close to the value of JENDL-4.0.
Thompson, I. J.*; deBoer, R. J.*; Dimitriou, P.*; Kunieda, Satoshi; Pigni, M. T.*; Arbanas, G.*; Leeb, H.*; Srdinko, Th.*; Hale, G.*; Tamagno, P.*; et al.
European Physical Journal A, 55(6), p.92_1 - 92_16, 2019/06
In this paper we present, for the first time, the results of a comprehensive effort to verify the most widely used R-matrix codes in the various fields of nuclear science and applications: AMUR, AZURE2, CONRAD, EDA, FRESCO, GECCCOS, and SAMMY. In addition to the description of the capabilities of the codes and their specifications, we discuss the results of a joint exercise which was coordinated by the International Atomic Energy Agency. The aim of the exercise was to compare calculations of charged-particle reaction cross sections for the light composite system Be. The calculations were performed by the codes using identical input R-matrix parameters and other specifications and were limited to charged-particle channels.
Devaraja, H. M.*; Heinz, S.*; Beliuskina, O.*; Hofmann, S.*; Hornung, C.*; Mnzenberg, G.*; Ackermann, D.*; Gupta, M.*; Gambhir, Y. K.*; Henderson, R. A.*; et al.
European Physical Journal A, 55(2), p.25_1 - 25_9, 2019/02
Mastromarco, M.*; Manna, A.*; Aberle, O.*; Andrzejewski, J.*; Harada, Hideo; Kimura, Atsushi; n_TOF Collaboration*; 116 of others*
European Physical Journal A, 55(1), p.9_1 - 9_20, 2019/01
Li, Y. B.*; Tanida, Kiyoshi; Belle Collaboration*; 175 of others*
European Physical Journal C, 78(11), p.928_1 - 928_8, 2018/11
Iwamoto, Hiroki; Stankovskiy, A.*; Fiorito, L.*; Van den Eynde, G.*
European Physical Journal; Nuclear Sciences & Technologies (Internet), 4, p.42_1 - 42_7, 2018/11
This paper presents a nuclear data sensitivity and uncertainty analysis of the effective delayed neutron fraction for critical and subcritical cores of the MYRRHA reactor using the continuous-energy Monte Carlo transport code MCNP. The sensitivities are calculated by the modified -ratio method proposed by Chiba. Comparing the sensitivities obtained with different scaling factors introduced by Chiba shows that a value of is the most suitable for the uncertainty quantification of . Using the calculated sensitivities and the JENDL-4.0u covariance data, the uncertainties for the critical and subcritical cores are determined to be 2.2 0.2% and 2.0 0.2%, respectively, which are dominated by delayed neutron yield of Pu and U.
Tamponi, U.*; Tanida, Kiyoshi; Belle Collaboration*; 174 of others*
European Physical Journal C, 78(8), p.633_1 - 633_10, 2018/08
Li, Y. B.*; Tanida, Kiyoshi; Belle Collaboration*; 178 of others*
European Physical Journal C, 78(3), p.252_1 - 252_8, 2018/03
Lund, M. V.*; Andreyev, A.; Borge, M. J. G.*; Cederkll, J.*; De Witte, H.*; Fraile, L. M.*; Fynbo, H. O. U.*; Greenlees, P. T.*; Harkness-Brennan, L. J.*; Howard, A. M.*; et al.
European Physical Journal A, 52(10), p.304_1 - 304_14, 2016/10