Title

12B(n,γ) - The influence on r-process nucleosynthesis of light elements

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publication Date

12-1-2008

Abstract

Because of interest in the 11,12B(n,γ) reaction in seeding r-process nucleosynthesis through light neutron-rich nuclei, we have measured the 12B(d,p) reaction for the first time using the ATLAS in-flight facility at Argonne National Laboratory. We also measured the 11B(d,p) reaction in the same way for calibration. The spectroscopic factors of excited states and the branching ratio of the neutron-unbound state in 12B are obtained from the current experiment and the reaction rate for 11B(n,γ) is discussed in comparison with the theoretical prediction. © Copyright owned by the author(s) under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlikeLicence.

Publication Source (Journal or Book title)

Proceedings of Science

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