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Suppression of the chain nuclear fusion reaction based on the p+11B reaction because of the deceleration of alpha particles

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It is shown that a rapid deceleration of alpha particles in matter of electron temperature up to 100 keV leads a strong suppression of the chain nuclear fusion reaction on the basis of the p+11B reaction with the reproduction of fast protons in the α+11B and n+10B reactions. The statement that the chain nuclear fusion reaction based on the p+11B reaction with an acceleration of 11B nuclei because of elastic alpha-particle scattering manifests itself in experiments at the PALS (Prague Asterix Laser System) facility is analyzed.

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Original Russian Text © M.L. Shmatov, 2016, published in Yadernaya Fizika, 2016, Vol. 79, No. 5, pp. 456–460.

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Shmatov, M.L. Suppression of the chain nuclear fusion reaction based on the p+11B reaction because of the deceleration of alpha particles. Phys. Atom. Nuclei 79, 666–670 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1134/S106377881605015X

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