Resonance Strength Measurement at Astrophysical Energies: The 17O(p,α)14N Reaction Studied via THM
1 INFN - Laboratori Nazionali del Sud, Catania, Italy
2 Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia, Università di Catania, Catania, Italy
3 Cyclotron Institute, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843 USA
4 GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Topi, Districti Swabi, K.P., Pakistan
5 Nuclear Physics Institute of ASCR, Rez, Czech Republic
Published online: 11 May 2016
In recent years, the Trojan Horse Method (THM) has been used to investigate the low-energy cross sections of proton-induced reactions on 17O nuclei, overcoming extrapolation procedures and enhancement effects due to electron screening. We will report on the indirect study of the 17O(p,α)14N reaction via the Trojan Horse Method by applying the approach developed for extracting the resonance strength of narrow resonance in the ultralow energy region. The mean value of the strengths obtained in the two measurements was calculated and compared with the direct data available in literature.
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