Comparison of fusion cross sections for B10+O16→Al26 and C12+N14→Al26

J. Gomez Del Campo, R. A. Dayras, J. A. Biggerstaff, D. Shapira, A. H. Snell, P. H. Stelson, R. G. Stokstad

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The cross section for fusion of B10+O16 is found to differ markedly from that of C12+N14 for bombarding energies in the range 3 to 9 times the fusion barrier. This difference exceeds that expected on the basis of calculated or measured nuclear density distributions for these nuclei.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)26-29
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1979
Externally publishedYes

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