An evaluation of the alpha-cluster formation factor in (n, α) reactions
1 Nuclear Research Center, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, National University of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
2 Frank Laboratory of Neutron Physics, JINR, Dubna, Russia
3 State Key Laboratory of Nuclear Physics and Technology, Institute of Heavy Ion Physics, School of Physics, Peking University, Beijing, China
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Published online: 30 September 2020
In this work we suggest some methods based on the statistical and knock-on models, for evaluation of the α-clustering factor or α-clustering probability in (n, α) reactions induced by slow and fast neutrons. The main purpose of this study is to compare the values of the α-clustering factors obtained by the compound and direct mechanisms for the same nuclear reactions. Also, our results are compared with values estimated by other authors.
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