Sub-barrier fusion cross section measurements with STELLA
1 IPHC-CNRS/Université de Strasbourg, 67037 Strasbourg, (France)
2 USIAS/Université de Strasbourg, 67083 Strasbourg, (France)
3 University of York, YO10 5DD York, (UK)
4 IPN d’Orsay, UMR8608, CNRS/IN2P3, PSUD 11, F-91406 Orsay, (France)
5 Åarhus University, DK-8000 Åarhus, (Denmark)
6 University of Surrey, GU2 7XH Guildford, (UK)
7 National Physical Laboratory, Teddington, TW11 0LD, (UK)
8 GANIL, CEA/DSM-CNRS/IN2P3, 14076 Caen, (France)
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Published online: 30 December 2017
The experimental setup STELLA (STELlar LAboratory) is designed for the measurement of deep sub-barrier light heavy ion fusion cross sections. For background suppression the γ-particle coincidence technique is used. In this project, LaBr3 detectors from the UK FATIMA (FAst TIMing Array) collaboration are combined with annular silicon strip detectors customized at IPHC-CNRS, Strasbourg, and the setup is located at Andromède, IPN, Orsay. The commissioning of the experimental approach as well as a sub-barrier 12C +12C → 24Mg∗ cross section measurement campaign are carried out.
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