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A simple and accurate method is presented to evaluate the burnup effects involved in the neutron activation of 197 Au and 199 Au decay gammas. The obtained burnup factor can be used as an input for reactor neutron field characterization techniques using 197 Au(n,? ) 198 Au as a monitor. This way an iterative procedure is avoided.

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Authors: IRMM, ;JRC-Geel(BE),
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: 10th International Conference on Modern Trends in Activation Analysis, Bethesda (US), 19-23rd April (1999)
Availability: Available from Publications and Public Relations Unit, Ispra (IT)
Record Number: 199911327 / Last updated on: 1999-09-03
Original language: en
Available languages: en