White neutron irradiation facility at RCNP

Conditions for white neutron production
Primary beam: 400 MeV proton
Maximum beam current: 1.1 μA
Beam sharing: No (single use)
Target: 65 mm thick tungsten block
Neutron production by a spallation reaction

White neutron source at RCNP

Neutron collimator and space for irradiation

Neutron flux at RCNP

RCNP is one of best white neutron beams in the world [C. Slayman IRPS 2010]

Exit of the neutron collimator

Irradiation area

10-1 Mihogaoka, Ibaraki, Osaka 567-0047

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