T(T,2n)4He and 3He(3He,2p)4He: The Reaction Mechanism from Solar Energies to 10 MeV*
1 Department of Physics, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
2 Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
3 Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA 94550, USA
4 Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545, USA
5 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Published online: 25 March 2016
We have studied the energy dependence of the reaction mechanism of the T(t,2n)4He reaction at stellar energies and of its charge symmetric analog reaction 3He(3He,2p)4He at energies up 10 MeV. We find that the reaction mechanism changes dramatically over this energy range in part due to the interference of the two identical fermions in the three-body final state.
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