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Two 3He ionisation chambers were used at the Joint European Torus (JET) to measure neutron energy spectra for discharges in which deuterium neutral beams were injected into deuterium plasmas. By comparing the measured spectra with theoretical calculations, the fraction of the total neutron yield due to thermonuclear reactions was deduced. Calculated thermonuclear fractions agree well with the experimental results.

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Authors: LOUGHLIN M J, University of Birmingham (GB);VAN BELLE P, JET Joint Undertaking, Abingdon, Oxon. (GB);JARVIS O N, JET Joint Undertaking, Abingdon, Oxon. (GB);SADLER G, JET Joint Undertaking, Abingdon, Oxon. (GB);SYME D B, Harwell Laboratories, Harwell, Oxon. (GB);HAWKES N P, Harwell Laboratories, Harwell, Oxon. (GB)
Bibliographic Reference: Report: JET-P(89)10 EN (1989)
Availability: Available from the Publications Officer, JET Joint Undertaking, Abingdon, Oxon. OX14 3EA (GB)
Record Number: 198910842 / Last updated on: 1994-12-01
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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