Low-energy radioactive ion beam production of 22Mg

N. N. Duy, S. Kubono, H. Yamaguchi, D. Kahl, Y. Wakabayashi, T. Teranishi, N. Iwasa, Y. K. Kwon, L. H. Khiem, Y. H. Kim, J. S. Song, J. Hu, Y. Ayyad

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The 22Mg nucleus plays an important role in nuclear astrophysics, specially in the 22Mg(α,p)25Al and proton capture 22Mg(p,γ)23Al reactions. It is believed that 22Mg is a waiting point in the αp-process of nucleosynthesis in novae. We proposed a direct measurement of the 22Mg+α resonance reaction in inverse kinematics using a radioactive ion (RI) beam. A 22Mg beam of 3.73 MeV/u was produced at CRIB (Center for Nuclear Study (CNS) low-energy RI Beam) facility of the University of Tokyo located at RIKEN (Japan) in 2011. In this paper we present the results about the production of the 22Mg beam used for the direct measurement of the scattering reaction 22Mg(α,α) 22Mg, and the stellar reaction 22Mg(α,p) 25Al in the energy region concerning an astrophysical temperature of T9=1-3 GK.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)99-101
Number of pages3
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Publication statusPublished - 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation


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