• Effect of entrance channel parameters on the fusion of two heavy ions: Excitation functions of reaction products in16O +66Zn and37Cl +45Sc reactions

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      Nuclear reactions; incomplete fusion reactions; transfer reactions; non-compound nucleus processes; 16O,37Cl beams; 66Zn,45Sc targets; γ-ray spectrometry

    • Abstract


      Excitation functions of reaction products formed in16O +66Zn and37Cl +45Sc systems, leading to the same compound nucleus,82Sr, were measured using recoil-catcher technique and off-line γ-ray spectrometry. The contribution of non-compound processes like transfer and incomplete fusion (ICF) reactions to the cross-sections of different evaporation residues were delineated by comparing the experimental data with the predictions of Monte Carlo simulation code PACE2. The results show that non-compound processes become a significant fraction of the total reaction cross-section in16O +66 systems in the beam energy range studied, while37Cl +45Sc gives mainly compound nucleus products. The mass asymmetry dependence of the fusion and non-compound cross-sections have been analysed in terms of the static fusion model and sum rule model

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      Suparna Sodaye1 B S Tomar1 A Goswami1

      1. Radiochemistry Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai - 400 085, India
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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