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Volume 227, 202010th European Summer School on Experimental Nuclear Astrophysics
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Session 2: Contribution by Young Researchers|
|Published online||14 January 2020|
Elastic Scattering and Reaction Cross-section of 8Li on 209Bi
1 Department of Nuclear Physics, Research School of Physics, The Australian National University Can-berra, Australian Capital Territory, 2601, Australia
2 Department of Physics, Tokyo Institute of Technology 2-12-1 O-Okayama, Meguro,, Tokyo 152-8551, Japan
3 Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre 1/AF, Bidhan Nagar,, Kolkata 700064, India
4 Nuclear and Chemical Sciences Division, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA 94550 USA
* e-mail: Chandrima.Sengupta@anu.edu.au
Published online: 14 January 2020
Nuclear physics in the 21st century is driven by a quest to understand the properties of ever more exotic nuclear systems. Unusual structural phenom- ena are observed to arise in light weakly bound nuclei such as 8Li. 8Li has a cluster structure core of 7Li surrounded by a loosely bound neutron which is observed to influence reaction mechanisms near the fusion barrier. Elastic scat- tering provides a vital step towards understanding more complicated reaction mechanisms. In this work, elastic scattering was measured for 8Li + 2°9Bi at energies 2% to 34% above the barrier, allowing extraction of reaction cross- sections. The systematics of the reaction cross-sections of 8Li compared to neighbouring nuclei 6,7,9,11Li are discussed.
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