Direct measurements and detection techniques with low-energy RIBs
Center for Nuclear Study (CNS), University of Tokyo, RIKEN campus,
Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan
2 School of Physics and Astronomy, the University of Edinburgh, Peter Guthrie Tait Road, Edinburgh EH93BF, UK
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Published online: 29 June 2018
Astrophysical reactions involving radioactive isotopes (RI) are of importance for the stellar energy generation and nucleosynthesis especially in high-temperature astrophysical sites, such as X-ray bursts, core-collapse supernovae, and supermassive metalpoor stars. In spite of the essential diffculties in the experimental evaluation of those reaction rates, there are several successful approaches to study them, owing to the recent technical developments in the beam production, measurement method, and detectors. Among them, the measurements of α resonant scattering and (α, p) reactions using the thick-target method in inverse kinematics are discussed. The experiments at the low-energy RI beam separator CRIB, operated by Center for Nuclear Study (CNS), the University of Tokyo, are introduced as examples for such studies.
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