EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 38, 2012NSRT12 – International Conference on Nuclear Structure and Related Topics
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Session 13 Chairperson – N. Antonenko|
|Published online||10 December 2012|
Proton-induced composite particle emission in inclusive reactions in the range of 100 to 200 MeV
1 Department of Physics, Stellenbosch University, Private Bag X1, Matieland 7602, South Africa
2 iThemba Laboratory for Accelerator Based Sciences, P O Box 722, Somerset West 7129, South Africa
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Nucleon-induced inclusive reactions at incident energies in the 100 to 200 MeV range, in which light composite particles are emitted, are of special interest. For emission of α-particles into the continuum, it appears that the yield is enhanced towards lower outgoing energies of the ejectile compared with the value predicted by a multistep model. We postulate that a simple reaction mechanism, such as sequential decay from inelastic excitation, should be investigated more carefully as a possible explanation of the observed phenomenon. The motivation for this is that the suggested mechanism is a process which is observed in several (p, pα) knockout studies.
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