Mass distribution studies in the 19F + 197Au reaction
Radiochemistry Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, 400085, Mumbai, India
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Accepted: 25 November 2005
Published online: 12 December 2005
Mass distribution and evaporation residue measurements have been carried out in the reaction 19F + 197Au using the recoil catcher technique followed by off-line γ-ray spectrometry. The random neck rupture model (RNRM) has been used to compute the variance of the mass distribution ( σ2 A) and the average kinetic energy ( ¯) of the fission fragments for the present system. The results of model calculations have been found to be in good agreement with the experimental observations. Measured evaporation residue cross-sections have been compared with the statistical model calculations.
PACS: 25.70.Jj Fusion and fusion-fission reactions – / 21.10.Gv Mass and neutron distributions – / 24.75.+i General properties of fission –
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