First near threshold measurements of the 13C(a,n1)16O reaction

Published: November 2022 Wiescher

Lead Author(s): R.J. deBoer

The modeling of backgrounds in large volume detectors requires accurate (α,n) partial cross sections up to 9 MeV yet very little experimental data exists. For this reason, partial cross section of the 13C(α,n1)16O reaction has been reported for the first time at the reaction threshold. Learn more

Publication: First near-threshold measurements of the 13C(α,n1)16O reaction for low-background-environment characterization