Measurement of the Cross Section of the 12C(n, γ) 13C, Reaction at Stellar Energy

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


The cross section of the 12C(n, γ l3C reaction at stellar energy is important for discussing the nucleosynthesis of intermediate mass nuclei in inhomogeneous big-bang models. By detecting prompt γ- rays from a captured state the reaction cross section was measured; 16.8 2.1 μ b was obtained. This value favours the nucleosynthesis of intermediate-mass nuclei in inhomogeneous big-bang models.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Nagai
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  1. 1.Department of Applied Physics, Faculty of ScienceTokyo Institute of TechnologyTokyoJapan

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