Determination of the subthreshold state contribution in 13C(α, n)16O, the main neutron-source reaction for the s process

S. Kubono, K. Abe, S. Kato, T. Teranishi, M. Kurokawa, X. Liu, N. Imai, K. Kumagai, P. Strasser, M. H. Tanaka, Y. Fuchi, C. S. Lee, Y. K. Kwon, L. Lee, J. H. Ha, Y. K. Kim

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Abstract

The reaction rate of the possible main neutron-source stellar reaction, 13C(αn)16O, was investigated by the direct α transfer reaction. It was found that there would be no such large enhancement of neutron productions due to the subthreshold state at 6.356 MeV at low temperatures for the s process.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)062501/1-062501/4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume90
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Feb 14 2003
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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