Exploring the influence of transfer channels on fusion reactions: the case of 40Ca + 58,64Ni
1 Institut Pluridisciplinaire Hubert Curien UMR7178 IN2P3-CNRS, 23 rue du Loess F-67037 Strasbourg
2 INFN, Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro, I-35020 Legnaro (Padova), Italy
3 Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita di Padova, and INFN, Sezione di Padova, I-35131 Padova, Italy
4 Department of Nuclear Physics, RSPE, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Australia
5 Institut de Physique Nucléaire, Orsay, France
6 Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, USA
7 Rudler Bosskovic Institute, HR-10002 Zagreb, Croatia
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Published online: 29 January 2015
Fusion cross sections have been measured in the 40Ca + 58Ni and 40Ca + 64Ni systems at beam energies ranging from Elab = 104.75 MeV to 153.5 MeV using the Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro electrostatic deflector. Distributions of barriers have been extracted from the experimental data. Preliminary coupled channel calculations were performed and hints of effects of neutron transfers on the fusion below the barrier in the 40Ca + 64Ni are discussed.
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