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IAEA Photonuclear Data Library

The library contains recommended evaluated photonuclear data for 164 isotopes for incident photons (gamma rays) with energies mostly up to 140 MeV. The library includes cross sections and emission spectra in the ENDF-6 format and it is suitable for Monte Carlo transport calculations.
A list of corrections introduced by the Nuclear Data Section, as well as a list of errors that, for the time being, remain in the files, is given.
The results of test calculations with the library are presented here.
A hardcopy in draft form, entitled "Handbook on photonuclear data for applications: Cross sections and spectra", is available (March 2000, 274 pages).

Resource Information

Quality Level Quality-checked by the IAEA Secretariat
Completeness Comprehensive
Update Frequency Static
Last Resource Update 2004
Subject Nuclear Physics
Organizational Source Nuclear Applications
Data Type Evaluated Data Library
Keywords evaluated photonuclear data library; incident photons
Contact Point nds.contact-point@iaea.org
Page Authors
ZERKIN, Viktor
NATHANI, Kira Nicole
VERPELLI, Marco
VRAPCENJAK, Lidija
VASAROS, Andras