The role of the yrast line in heavy ion fusion

  • U. Mosel
  • M. Diebel
Session VI. Fusion Reactions with Heavy Ions
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 117)


Yrast lines for light nuclei have been calculated with the Strutinsky procedure for rotating nuclei. It is found that in all cases analyzed the yrast line lies below the empirical fusion band. However, level-density limitations may be effective in certain cases to limit fusion at high energies.


Compound Nucleus Light Nucleus Fusion Cross Section Yrast Line Critical Angular Momentum 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • U. Mosel
    • 1
  • M. Diebel
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Theoretische PhysikUniversität GiessenGiessenWest Germany

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