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Title: Light elements burning reaction rates at stellar temperatures as deduced by the Trojan Horse measurements

Experimental nuclear astrophysics aims at determining the reaction rates for astrophysically relevant reactions at their Gamow energies. For charged-particle induced reactions, the access to these energies is usually hindered, in direct measurements, by the presence of the Coulomb barrier between the interacting particles or by electron screening effects, which make hard the determination of the bare-nucleus S(E)-factor of interest for astrophysical codes. The use of the Trojan Horse Method (THM) appears as one of the most suitable tools for investigating nuclear processes of interest for astrophysics. Here, in view of the recent TH measurements, the main destruction channels for deuterium ({sup 2}H), for the two lithium {sup 6,7}Li isotopes, for the {sup 9}Be and the one for the two boron {sup 10,11}B isotopes will be discussed.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ; ; ;  [3] ;  [4]
  1. Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia, Università degli Studi di Catania, Catania (Italy)
  2. Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia, Università degli Studi di Catania, Catania, Italy and INFN-Laboratori Nazionali del Sud, Catania (Italy)
  3. INFN-Laboratori Nazionali del Sud, Catania (Italy)
  4. INFN-Laboratori Nazionali del Sud, Catania, Italy and Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia, Università degli Studi di Catania, Catania (Italy)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22390968
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 1645; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: Carpathian Summer School of Physics 2014, Sinaia (Romania), 13-26 Jul 2014; Other Information: (c) 2015 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS; ASTROPHYSICS; BERYLLIUM 9; BORON 10; BORON 11; CHARGED PARTICLES; COULOMB FIELD; DEUTERIUM; ELECTRONS; LITHIUM 6; LITHIUM 7; NUCLEAR REACTION KINETICS; NUCLEAR REACTIONS; PARTICLE INTERACTIONS; SPECTROSCOPIC FACTORS