Investigation of alpha-induced reactions on Sb isotopes relevant to the astrophysical gamma process

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Korkulu Z., Ozkan N., Kiss G. G., Szucs T., Gyurky G., Fulop Z., ...More

PHYSICAL REVIEW C, vol.97, no.4, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 97 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1103/physrevc.97.045803
  • Journal Name: PHYSICAL REVIEW C
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Kocaeli University Affiliated: Yes


Background: The reaction rates used in gamma-process nucleosynthesis network calculations are mostly derived from theoretical, statistical model cross sections. Experimental data is scarce for charged particle reactions at astrophysical, low energies. Where experimental (alpha,gamma) data exists, it is often strongly overestimated by Hauser-Feshbach statistical model calculations. Further experimental alpha-capture cross sections in the intermediate and heavy mass region are necessary to test theoretical models and to gain understanding of heavy element nucleosynthesis in the astrophysical gamma process.