Level structure of 30S and its importance in the 26Si(α,p)29P and 29P(p,γ)30S reaction rates

S. Almaraz-Calderon, W. P. Tan, A. Aprahamian, M. Beard, G. P.A. Berg, B. Bucher, M. Couder, J. Görres, S. O'Brien, D. Patel, A. Roberts, K. Sault, M. Wiescher, C. R. Brune, T. N. Massey, K. Fujita, K. Hatanaka, D. Ishiwaka, H. Matsubara, H. OkamuraH. J. Ong, Y. Sakemi, Y. Shimizu, T. Suzuki, Y. Tameshige, A. Tamii, J. Zenihiro, T. Kubo, Y. Namiki, Y. Ohkuma, Y. Shimbara, S. Suzuki, R. Watanabe, R. Yamada, T. Adachi, Y. Fujita, H. Fujita, M. Dozono, T. Wakasa

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Abstract

The level structure of 30S was studied via the 28Si(3He,n) and 32S(p,t) reactions at the Nuclear Science Laboratory of the University of Notre Dame and the Research Center for Nuclear Physics of the University of Osaka, Japan. Important experimental information on the energy levels, decay branching ratios, and tentative spin assignments is extracted to calculate the reaction rates for 29P(p,γ)30S and 26Si(α,p)29P, which play a critical role in the reaction flow in explosive hydrogen burning.

Original languageEnglish
Article number065805
JournalPhysical Review C - Nuclear Physics
Volume86
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 20 2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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