We present the preliminary results of the U-238(n,gamma) reaction cross section measurement, performed on April 2012 at the CERN n TOF facility using C6D6 scintillation detectors over an energy range from thermal to 1 MeV. The goal of this measurement, which is part of a larger proposal, is to reach an uncertainty of 2% in the cross section. The experimental set-up and the methods used to obtain this result are described.
Mingrone, F. [et al.]. Measurement of the 238U radiative capture cross section with C6D6 at the CERN n TOF facility. "Nuclear data sheets", 01 Maig 2014, vol. 119, p. 18-21.