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Population of Bound Excited States in Intermediate-Energy Fragmentation Reactions

Obertelli, A, Gade, A, Bazin, D, Campbell, C M, Cook, J M, Cottle, P D, Davies, A D, Dinca, D C, Glasmacher, T, Hansen, P G , Hoagland, T, Kemper, K W, Lecouey, J L, Mueller, W F, Reynolds, R R, Roeder, B T, Terry, J R, Tostevin, J A, Yoneda, K and Zwahlen, H (2006) Population of Bound Excited States in Intermediate-Energy Fragmentation Reactions Physical Review C, 73 (4).


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Fragmentation reactions with intermediate-energy heavy-ion beams exhibit a wide range of reaction mechanisms, ranging from direct reactions to statistical processes. We examine this transition by measuring the relative population of excited states in several sd-shell nuclei produced by fragmentation with the number of removed nucleons ranging from two to sixteen. The two-nucleon removal is consistent with a non-dissipative process, whereas the removal of more than five nucleons appears to be mainly statistical.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Physics
Authors :
Obertelli, A
Gade, A
Bazin, D
Campbell, C M
Cook, J M
Cottle, P D
Davies, A D
Dinca, D C
Glasmacher, T
Hansen, P G
Hoagland, T
Kemper, K W
Lecouey, J L
Mueller, W F
Reynolds, R R
Roeder, B T
Terry, J R
Tostevin, J
Yoneda, K
Zwahlen, H
Date : 1 January 2006
DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevC.73.044605
Additional Information : Published in <i>Physical Review C,</i> Vol. 73, Iss. 4. Copyright 2006 American Physical Society. Click <a href=>here</a> to access the journal's website.
Depositing User : Mr Adam Field
Date Deposited : 27 May 2010 14:07
Last Modified : 06 Jul 2019 05:06

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