Testing Compound Nucleus Hypothesis Across the 17O Nucleus Excitation
CEA, DEN, DER, SPRC, Physics Studies Laboratory, Cadarache, F-13108 Saint-paul-lez-Durance, France
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Published online: 5 June 2019
The excited compound nucleus 17O* has been studied over (n,α) and (α,n) cross sections modelling, respectively for 16O and 13C targets in their ground states. The modelling is fulfilled within the Reich-Moore formalism. We were able to calculate the (α,n) cross section by two separate ways: the direct kinematic standard route and by inversion of the (n,α) cross section using the compound nucleus hypothesis. Resonance parameters of the resolved resonance range (0 to 6 MeV) were borrowed from the CIELO project. In a first stage, the modelling is carried out in the referential of the incident particle (either way neutron or α) requesting conversion of the CIELO neutron-type resonance parameters to the α-type. In a second stage, the implementation is uniquely designed in the center of mass system of the excited compound nucleus. The resonance parameters are thus converted in that unique reference framework. The present investigation shows the consistency of the kinetic transformation that relies on the compound nucleus hypothesis.
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