Indirect Study of the H-2(d,p)H-3 and H-2(d,n)He-3 Reactions at Astrophysical Energies via the Trojan Horse Method

A. Tumino, C. Spitaleri, A. Mukhamedzhanov, S. Typel, M. Aliotta, V. Burjan, M. Gimenez del Santo, G. G. Kiss, V. Kroha, Z. Hons, M. La Cognata, L. Lamia, J. Mrazek, R. G. Pizzone, S. Piskor, G. G. Rapisarda, S. Romano, M. L. Sergi, R. Sparta

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The H-2(d,p)H-3 and H-2(d,n)He-3 reactions have been indirectly studied by means of the Trojan Horse Method applied to the quasi-free H-2(He-3, p(3)H)H-1 H-2(He-3, n(3)He)H-1 reaction at 18 MeV of beam energy. This is the first experiment where the spectator (here H-1) has been detected in coincidence with the charged participant, avoiding the limitations of standard neutron detectors. The d - d relative energy has been measured from 1.5 MeV down to 2 keV, at center of mass angles from 40A degrees to 170A degrees. Indirect angular distributions are compared with the direct behaviour in the overlapping regions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)323-325
Number of pages3
JournalFew-Body systems
Issue number1-4
Publication statusPublished - May 2011


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