Breakup and finite-range effects on the B 8 (d,n)9C reaction

Tokuro Fukui, Kazuyuki Ogata, Masanobu Yahiro

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The astrophysical factor of B8(p,γ)9C at zero energy, S18(0), is determined by a three-body coupled-channels analysis of the transfer reaction B8(d,n)9C at 14.4 MeV/nucleon. Effects of the breakup channels of d and C9 are investigated with the continuum-discretized coupled-channels method. It is found that, in the initial and final channels, respectively, the transfer process through the breakup states of d and C9, its interference with that through their ground states in particular, gives a large increase in the transfer cross section. The finite-range effects with respect to the proton-neutron relative coordinate are found to be about 20%. As a result of the present analysis, S18(0)=22±6eVb is obtained, which is smaller than the result of the previous distorted-wave Born approximation analysis by about 51%.

Original languageEnglish
Article number014604
JournalPhysical Review C - Nuclear Physics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 6 2015

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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