Resonant Elastic Scattering
GANIL, CEA/DSM-CNRS/IN2P3, Boulevard Henri Becquerel,
Caen Cedex 5,
Published online: 29 June 2018
Elastic scattering of nuclei at energies typically below 10 MeV/nucleon can be used as a powerful method for studying nuclear spectroscopy. Resonances are observed in the excitation function, corresponding to unbound states in the compound nucleus. The analysis of the shape of these resonances can provide the excitation energy, the total width, the partial width, and the spin of the excited states.
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