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dc.contributor.authorRodriguez, DM-
dc.contributor.authorKennedy, SJ-
dc.contributor.authorKlose, F-
dc.identifier.citationRodriguez, D.M., Kennedy, S.J., & Klose, F. (2010). Upgrade of the neutron guide system at the OPAL neutron source. International Conference on Neutron Scattering 2009, 3th–7th May 2009. Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. In Journal of Physics: Conference Series 251(1), 012065. doi:10.1088/1742-6596/251/1/012056en_AU
dc.description.abstractThe new research reactor at ANSTO (OPAL) is operating with seven neutron beam instruments in the user programme and three more under construction. The reactor design provides for expansion of the facility to eighteen instruments, and much of the basic infrastructure is already in place. However, an expansion of the neutron guide system is needed for further beam instruments. For this purpose, several possibilities are under consideration, such as insertion of multi-channel neutron benders in the existing cold guides or the construction of a new elliptic cold guide. In this work Monte Carlo (MC) simulations have been used to evaluate performance of these guide configurations. Results show that these configurations can be competitive with the best instruments in the world. © 2010, Insitute of Physicsen_AU
dc.publisherInsitute of Physicsen_AU
dc.subjectOPAL Reactoren_AU
dc.subjectNeutron guidesen_AU
dc.subjectNeutron beamsen_AU
dc.subjectElliptical configurationen_AU
dc.subjectMeasuring instrumentsen_AU
dc.subjectNeutron sourcesen_AU
dc.titleUpgrade of the neutron guide system at the OPAL neutron sourceen_AU
dc.typeJournal Articleen_AU
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