Nuclear Reactions

  • L. G. Sobotka
  • V. E. Viola


The investigation and application of nuclear reactions play a prominent role in modern nuclear chemistry research. After a discussion of basic principles and reaction probabilities that govern collisions between nuclei, an overview of reaction theory is presented and the various reaction mechanisms that occur from low to high energies are examined. The presentation strives to provide links to more standard chemical disciplines as well as to nuclear structure.


Fermi Surface Nuclear Reaction Nuclear Matter Reaction Cross Section Compound Nucleus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Washington UniversitySt. LouisUSA
  2. 2.Indiana UniversityBloomingtonUSA

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