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Title: Publisher's Note: Level structure 18Ne and its importance in the 14O(α,p)17F reaction rate [Phys. Rev. C 86, 025801(2012)]

The level structure of 18Ne above the α-decay threshold has been studied using the 16O(3He,n) reaction. A coincidence measurement of neutrons and charged particles decaying from populated states in 18Ne has been made. Decay branching ratios were measured for six resonances and used to calculate the 14O(α,p)17F reaction rate which is a measure of one of two breakout paths from the Hot CNO cycle. As a result, the new experimental information combined with previous experimental and theoretical information, provides a more accurate calculation of the reaction rate.
Authors:
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  1. Univ. of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN (United States)
  2. Ohio Univ., Athens, OH (United States)
  3. Kocaeli Univ., Kocaeli (Turkey)
  4. Uppsala Univ., Uppsala (Sweden)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1253951
Grant/Contract Number:
FG02-88ER40387
Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review. C, Nuclear Physics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 86; Journal Issue: 2; Journal ID: ISSN 0556-2813
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Research Org:
Ohio Univ., Athens, OH (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Nuclear Physics (NP) (SC-26)
Contributing Orgs:
Ohio Univ., Athens, OH (United States); Notre Dame Univ., South Bend, IN (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS; 79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS nuclear astrophysics; CNO cycle; neutron; coincidence