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      Optical reaction cross-sections; empirical parametrization; evaporation; preequilibrium models; light projectiles; parametric forms; neutrons; charged particles

    • Abstract


      The optical reaction cross-sections forn, p,2H,3He,3He and4He for several global optical potentials available in the literature have been parametrized in terms of simple empirical expressions which are smooth functions of the target mass number and the projectile energy. The empirical forms are 5–10% accurate over the periodic table and energy-range upto 50 MeV. They can be conveniently used in calculations where the optical reaction cross-sections are required as input. The calculation of proton spectra in the (n, p) reaction at 14 MeV is discussed.

    • Author Affiliations


      A Chatterjee1 K H N Murthy1 2 S K Gupta1

      1. Nuclear Physics Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Bombay - 400 085, India
      2. Department of Physics, University of Mysore, Mysore - 570 006, India
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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