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The following physical effects of neutron irradiation are examined: nuclear transmutation, induced radioactivity and gas production. These phenomena are not dependent on the structure of the irradiated material and are, therefore, the easiest ones to describe and simulate with a computer model. The main features of a code for the analysis of neutron induced transmutation and activation (A.N.I.T.A.) are described. The code, although designed for general purpose use, is now provided with a cross-sections and decay data library, developed in view of the application to fusion technology. Some examples of the application of the code to fusion reactor irradiation scenarios are presented.

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Authors: PONTI C, JRC Ispra (IT);ROCCO P, JRC Ispra (IT);ZUCCHETTI M, Politecnico di Torino, Torino (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: International Conference on the Physics of Irradiation Effects in Metals, Siofok (HU), May 20-24, 1991
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper EN 36183 ORA
Record Number: 199110825 / Last updated on: 1994-12-02
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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