Reactions on Carbon-14

  • Lawrence H. Kawano
Conference paper
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 169)


In inhomogeneous nudeosynthesis, a series of neutron captures is thought to lead to the production of 14C. We have studied the branching at 14C and have deduced the importance of the 14C(d, n)15N reaction which may be the dominant channel for the production of heavier elements.


Heavy Element Neutron Capture Beta Decay Baryon Density Readion Rate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lawrence H. Kawano
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  1. 1.W. K. Kellogg Radiation LaboratoryCalifornia Institute of Technology PasadenaUSA

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