EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 146, 2017ND 2016: International Conference on Nuclear Data for Science and Technology
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||Astro Nuclear Physics|
|Published online||13 September 2017|
Absolute cross sections of the 86Sr(α,n)89Zr reaction at energies of astrophysical interest
1 Horia Hulubei National Institute for Physics and Nuclear Engineering (IFIN-HH), Reactorului 30, Bucharest-Magurele, Romania
2 Extreme Light Infrastructure - Nuclear Physics (ELI - NP) / IFIN - HH, Reactorului 30, 077125, Bucharest-Magurele, Romania
3 University Politechnica of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
4 University of Bucharest, Faculty of Physics, Atomistilor 405, Bucharest-Magurele, Romania
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Published online: 13 September 2017
Absolute cross sections for the 86Sr(α,n)89Zr reaction at energies close to the Gamow window are reported. Three thin SrF2 targets were irradiated using the 9 MV Tandem facility in IFIN-HH Bucharest that delivered α beams for the activation process. Two high-purity Germanium detectors were used to measure the induced activity of 89Zr in a low background environment. The experimental results are in very good agreement with Hauser-Feshbach statistical model calculations performed with the TALYS code.
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