Fragment emission studies in low energy light heavy-ion reactions
1 Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre, Kolkata 700064, India
2 Nuclear Physics Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai - 400085, India
3 Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai - 400005, India
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Published online: 29 January 2015
Fragment emission mechanisms have been studied in 12C on 12C and 13C on 12C reactions at same excitation energy. The inclusive energy distributions of the complex fragments (3≤ Z ≤ 5) emitted from the composite system have been measured in the angular range 14° to 36°. The present experiments have been performed with the motivation to study the isotopic dependence of fragment yields in these two reactions. From the preliminary analysis, it has been observed that fragments are emitted from a completely equilibrated and long lived composite system for both 12C + 12C and 13C + 12C reactions. It has also been observed that the emission of neutron-rich fragments are more in 13C + 12C compared to 12C + 12C reaction.
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