The 10B(p,α)7Be S(E)-factor from 5 keV to 1.5 MeV using the Trojan Horse Method
1 INFN-Laboratori Nazionali del Sud, Catania, Italy
2 Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
3 INFN-Padova, Padova, Italy
4 Dipartimento di Fisica, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
5 Departamento de Fisica Nuclear, Universitade de Sao Paulo, Brasil
6 Dipartimento di Fisica, University of Napoli, Napoli, Ital
7 INFN-Napoli, Napoli, Italy
8 Facolta di Ingegneria e Architettura, Kore, University, Enna, Italy
9 INFN-Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro, Legnaro, Italy
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Published online: 30 December 2017
The 10B(p,α)7Be reaction is the main responsible for the 10B destruction in stellar interior . In such environments this p-capture process occurs at a Gamow energy of 10 keV and takes places mainly through a resonant state (Ex = 8.701 MeV) of the compound 11C nucleus. Thus a resonance right in the region of the Gamow peak is expected to significantly influence the behavior of the astrophysical S(E)-factor. The 10B(p,α)7Be reaction was studied via the Trojan Horse Method (THM) applied to the 2H(10B,α7Be)n in order to extract the astrophysical S(E)-factor in a wide energy range from 5 keV to 1.5 MeV.
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