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Hadrons and Nuclei


Eur. Phys. J. A 12, 185-190 (2001)

Nuclear temperatures obtained from light-charged-particle yields in low-energy ternary fission

M.N. Andronenko1, L.N. Andronenko1, W. Neubert2 and D.M. Seliverstov1

1  St. Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute, Russian Academy of Science, 188300 Gatchina, Russia
2  Institut für Kern- und Hadronenphysik, FZ Rossendorf, 01314 Dresden, Germany

W.Neubert@fz-rossendorf.de

(Received: 10 August 2001 / Revised version: 1 October 2001 Communicated by D. Schwalm )

Abstract
Nuclear temperatures were determined from yields of isotopes with $1\leq Z \leq 14$ accompanying the spontaneous and neutron-induced fission of heavy elements. The mean temperature derived from the corresponding temperature distributions amounts to $1.10 \pm 0.15$ MeV.

PACS
25.40.-h - Nucleon-induced reactions.
25.85.-w - Fission reactions.

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