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(α, n) measurements and the determination of the alpha optical potential

Mann, F. M. and Kavanagh, R. W. (1975) (α, n) measurements and the determination of the alpha optical potential. Nuclear Physics A, 255 (2). pp. 287-295. ISSN 0375-9474. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20170816-111925067

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Abstract

Cross sections for (α, n) reactions on ^(59)Co, ^(63)Cu, and ^(65)Cu have been measured from thresholds to beyond the (α, 2n) thresholds. In addition, ^(35)Cl(α, n)^(38)K and ^(35)Cl(α, n)^(38m)K cross sections have been measured from threshold to 12 MeV. Predictions of the Hauser-Feshbach model with the α-potential of McFadden and Satchler agree well with the data. This α-potential provides better fits, not only for these four reactions but for sixteen other α-induced reactions measured previously, than do the potentials of Igo or of Michaud and Fowler.


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Additional Information:© 1975 Elsevier B.V. Received 18 August 1975.
Subject Keywords:Nuclear Reactions
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Official Citation:F.M. Mann, R.W. Kavanagh, (α, n) measurements and the determination of the alpha optical potential, Nuclear Physics A, Volume 255, Issue 2, 22 December 1975, Pages 287-295, ISSN 0375-9474, https://doi.org/10.1016/0375-9474(75)90680-6. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0375947475906806)
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