EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 109, 2016The 13th International Symposium on Origin of Matter and Evolution of Galaxies (OMEG2015)
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Underground Nuclear Astrophysics|
|Published online||12 February 2016|
Fusion cross section of 12C+13C at sub-barrier energies
1 Institute of Modern Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 730000 Lanzhou, China
2 Horia Hulubei National Institute for R&D in Physics and Nuclear Engineering (IFIN-HH), P.O.B. MG-6, 077125 Bucharest-Magurele, Romania
3 China Institute of Atomic Energy, 102413 Beijing, China
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Published online: 12 February 2016
In the recent work at Notre Dame, correlations between three carbon isotope fusion systems have been studied and it is found that the fusion cross sections of 12C+13Cand 13C+13C provide an upper limit on the fusion cross section of the astrophysically important 12C+12C reaction.The aim of this work is to continue such research by measuring the fusion cross section of the 12C+13C reaction to lower energies. In this experiment, the oﬀ-line activity measurement was performed in the ultra-low background laboratory 12C+13C and the fusion cross section for has been determined in the energy range of Ec.m. =2.5–6.8 MeV. Comparison between this work and several models is also presented.
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