2019 Impact factor 2.176
Hadrons and Nuclei


Eur. Phys. J. A 13, 221-225 (2002)

Nuclear astrophysics experiments: Reactions and elastic scattering

J.-S. Graulich, R. Coszach and P. Leleux

Université catholique de Louvain, B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

(Received: 1 May 2001 / Revised version: 12 June 2001)

Abstract
Experimental methods in nuclear astrophysics experiments with radioactive beams are described, and evaluated. The importance of performing the (p, p) elastic scattering in parallel to a (p, $\alpha$) or a (p, $\gamma$) reaction is emphasized.

PACS
26.50.+x - Nuclear physics aspects of novae, supernovae and other explosive environments.
27.20.+n - $6 \leq A \leq 19$ .

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