12C + 12C cross-section measurements at low energies
Instituto de Fısica UNAM, Ciudad Universitaria, Ap. Po. 20-364, 01000, Mexico, D.F., Mexico
2 Departamento del Acelerador, Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Nucleares, C.P. 52045, Salazar, Mexico
Accepted: 18 February 2005
Published online: 15 April 2005
In order to study the 12C + 12C reaction at low energies, a combination of an intense heavy ion beam on a thick target and the detection of secondary gamma rays on a well-shielded germanium detector has been used. Preliminary cross-section results are reported for E c.m. = 2.63-3.45 MeV.
PACS: 25.70.Jj Fusion and fusion-fission reactions – / 26.50.+x Nuclear physics aspects of novae, supernovae, and other explosive environments – / 97.10.Cv Stellar structure, interiors, evolution, nucleosynthesis, ages –
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