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Neutron physics at the INR — 60 years of the I M Frank Neutron Physics Laboratory

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Frank Neutron Physics Laboratory, Joint Institute of Nuclear Research, Dubna, Moscow Region, Russian Federation

26 March, 2016 will mark 60 years since the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research was founded in 1956 within which the Laboratory of Neutron Physics was established. Already four years later, in 1960, the world's first pulsed fast reactor (known by its Russian acronym as IBR) operating in a periodic mode was put into operation, followed in 1984 by IBR-2. The Lab's highlight achievements over the last decade are summarized, the state-of-the-art laboratory hardware is discussed, and the prospects for the future are reviewed.

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Keywords: pulsed fast reactor, neutrino scattering, neutron—neutrino scattering, space parity violation in neutron reactions, cold neutrons
PACS: 28.20.−v, 29.25.Dz, 61.05.F− (all)
DOI: 10.3367/UFNe.0186.201603c.0265
URL: https://ufn.ru/en/articles/2016/3/c/
Citation: Lychagin E V, Kozlenko D P, Sedyshev P V, Shvetsov V N "Neutron physics at the INR — 60 years of the I M Frank Neutron Physics Laboratory" Phys. Usp. 59 254–263 (2016)
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Received: 6th, July 2015, revised: 23rd, November 2015, 23rd, November 2015

Оригинал: Лычагин Е В, Козленко Д П, Седышев П В, Швецов В Н «Нейтронная физика в ОИЯИ — 60 лет Лаборатории нейтронной физики им. И.М. Франка» УФН 186 265–274 (2016); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.0186.201603c.0265

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