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Sub-barrier fusion of the oxygen isotopes: A more complete picture

Thomas, J. and Chen, Y. T. and Hinds, S. and Meredith, D. and Olson, M. (1986) Sub-barrier fusion of the oxygen isotopes: A more complete picture. Physical Review C, 33 (5). pp. 1679-1689. ISSN 0556-2813. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:THOprc86

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Abstract

We have measured the sub-barrier fusion cross sections for 16,17,18O on 16O and we present the data and the experimental method in detail. The data were analyzed with a one-dimensional potential barrier inversion model, a two-dimensional incoming wave boundary condition model, and a two-dimensional Wentzel-Kramers-Brillouin model. We find that a multidimensional model is necessary to describe the enhanced fusion cross sections in oxygen and the two-dimensional incoming wave boundary condition model suggests that a complete description of the fusion, inelastic, and elastic cross sections is possible.


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Additional Information:©1986 The American Physical Society. Received 24 December 1985. This work was supported in part by grants from the National Science Foundation (No. PHYS82-15500) and the Department of Energy (No. DEAC-0381-ER40050). We are grateful for the support of one us (J.T.) by a Millikan Fellowship and we would like to acknowledge useful discussions with C.A. Barnes, S.E. Koonin, and A.B. Balantekin.
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