A unified homographic law for fusion excitation functions above the barrier
1 SUBATECH, EMN-IN2P3/CNRS-Université de Nantes, Nantes, France
2 Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
Published online: 29 January 2015
We report on a systematics of fusion cross section data at energies above the reaction threshold to those of disappearance of fusion process. By an appropriate scaling of both cross sections and energy, a fusion excitation function common to all the data points is established. A universal description of the fusion excitation function relying on basic nuclear concepts is proposed and its dependence on the reaction cross section used for the cross section normalization is discussed.
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