Regular Article - Experimental Physics
Deuteron induced nuclear reactions on Mo up to 10 MeV: experimental investigation and nuclear model calculations
Nuclear Physics Department, Cyclotron Facility, Nuclear Research Centre, Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority, 13759, Cairo, Egypt
2 Institute for Nuclear Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Debrecen, Hungary
Accepted: 21 October 2021
Published online: 15 November 2021
Cross-sections of deuteron-induced nuclear reactions on natural molybdenum have been studied in the frame of a systematic investigation of charged particle-induced nuclear reactions on some metals for various applications. The excitation functions of Mo(d,x)Tc were measured up to 10 MeV deuteron energy by using the stacked foil activation technique. This work aimed to get new experimental data useful in accelerator technology, and for testing nuclear reaction models. The integral yield was determined for Tc, and Mo radioisotopes. The experimental data were compared with the results of theoretical calculations obtained by using EMPIRE-3.2.3, and TENDL 2019 codes resulting in moderate agreement.
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