Clusters in neutron-rich light nuclei
1 Ruder Boŝković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
2 Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
3 INFN - Laboratori Nazionali del Sud and Sezione di Catania, Catania, Italy
Published online: 11 May 2016
Due to their high selectivity, transfer and sequential decay reactions are powerful tools for studies of both single particle (nucleon) and cluster states in light nuclei. Their use is particularly simple for investigations of α-particle clustering (because α-particle has Jπ=0+, which simplifies spin and parity assignments to observed cluster states), but they are also easily applicable to other types of clustering. Recent results on clustering in neutron-rich isotopes of beryllium, boron and carbon obtained measuring the 10B+10B reactions (at 50 and 72 MeV) are presented. The highly efficient and segmented detector systems used, built from 4 Double Sided Silicon Strip Detectors (DSSSD) allowed detection of double and multiple coincidences and, in that way, studies of states populated in transfer reactions, as well as their sequential decay.
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