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Investigation of the reaction D(4He, γ)6Li at ultralow energies


The cross section of the reaction D(4He, γ)6Li with titanium and zirconium deuterides as targets is measured for incident 4He+ ion energies of 30 and 36 keV, respectively. The ion beam is generated by a Hall pulsed plasma accelerator. For the first time, upper limits on the cross section of the reaction D(4He, γ)6Li at ultralow energies are imposed (at 90% confidence level): σ ≤ 1.2 × 10−35 cm2 for the TiD2 target and E(4He+) = 30 keV, and σ ≤ 7 × 10−36 cm2 for the ZrD2 target and E(4He+) = 36 keV

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Original Russian Text © Yu.B. Burkatovskaya, V.M. Bystritsky, G.N. Dudkin, A.R. Krylov, A.S. Lysakov, S. Gazi, J. Huran, B.A. Nechaev, V.N. Padalko, A.B. Sadovsky, Yu.G. Tuleushev, M. Filipowicz, A.V. Philippov, 2016, published in Pis’ma v Zhurnal Fizika Elementarnykh Chastits i Atomnogo Yadra, 2016.

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Burkatovskaya, Y.B., Bystritsky, V.M., Dudkin, G.N. et al. Investigation of the reaction D(4He, γ)6Li at ultralow energies. Phys. Part. Nuclei Lett. 13, 190–197 (2016).

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  • Nucleus Letter
  • Deuteride
  • Lithium Isotope
  • Coulomb Dissociation
  • Ultralow Energy