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2024MO01      Eur.Phys.J. A 60, 11 (2024)

L.Morales-Gallegos, M.Aliotta, L.Gialanella, A.Best, C.G.Bruno, R.Buompane, T.Davinson, M.De Cesare, A.Di Leva, A.D'Onofrio, J.G.Duarte, L.R.Gasques, G.Imbriani, G.Porzio, D.Rapagnani, M.Romoli, F.Terrasi

Direct measurements of the 12C+12C reactions cross-sections towards astrophysical energies

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 12C(12C, p), (12C, α), E(cm)=2.51-4.36 MeV; measured reaction products, Ep, Ip, Eα, Iα; deduced thick-target yields, σ(θ), S-factors. Comparison with available data. The 3 MV Pelletron Tandem Accelerator Laboratory of the Centre for Isotopic Research on Cultural and Environmental heritage (CIRCE) at the Department of Mathematics and Physics of the University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli" in Caserta, Italy.

doi: 10.1140/epja/s10050-024-01233-6
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2023SK01      J.Phys.(London) G50, 045201 (2023)

J.Skowronski, R.M.Gesue, A.Boeltzig, G.F.Ciani, D.Piatti, D.Rapagnani, M.Aliotta, C.Ananna, F.Barile, D.Bemmerer, A.Best, C.Broggini, C.G.Bruno, A.Caciolli, M.Campostrini, F.Cavanna, P.Colombetti, A.Compagnucci, P.Corvisiero, L.Csedreki, T.Davinson, R.Depalo, A.Di Leva, Z.Elekes, F.Ferraro, A.Formicola, Z.Fulop, G.Gervino, A.Guglielmetti, C.Gustavino, G.Gyurky, G.Imbriani, M.Junker, M.Lugaro, P.Marigo, E.Masha, R.Menegazzo, V.Paticchio, R.Perrino, P.Prati, V.Rigato, L.Schiavulli, R.S.Sidhu, O.Straniero, T.Szucs, S.Zavatarelli

Advances in radiative capture studies at LUNA with a segmented BGO detector

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 12,13C, 14N, 17O, 25Mg(p, γ), 13C(α, n), E ∼ 200 keV; measured reaction products, Eγ, Iγ; deduced yields, resonance parameters, a high-efficiency detection of shorter-lived nuclides. A BGO summing detector at LUNA.

doi: 10.1088/1361-6471/acb961
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2022BO17      Phys.Rev. C 106, 045801 (2022)

A.Boeltzig, R.J.deBoer, Y.Chen, A.Best, M.Couder, A.Di Leva, B.Frentz, J.Gorres, Gy.Gyurky, G.Imbriani, M.Junker, Q.Liu, S.Lyons, K.Manukyan, K.T.Macon, L.Morales, M.T.Moran, D.Odell, C.Seymour, G.Seymour, E.Stech, B.Vande Kolk, M.Wiescher

Investigation of direct capture in the 23Na(p, γ)24Mg reaction

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 23Na(p, γ), E=0.5-1 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ; deduced σ(E) for 8 γ-transitions, resonance energies and partial widths, asymptotic normalisation coefficients (ANC), S-factor, reaction rate. R-matrix analysis with AZURE2 code. Comparison to other experimental data and theoretical calculations. HPGe detector at Stable ion Accelerator for Nuclear Astrophysics (University of Notre Dame).

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.106.045801
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2022MO18      Eur.Phys.J. A 58, 65 (2022), Retracted Note: Eur.Phys.J. A 59, 120 (2023)

L.Morales-Gallegos, M.Aliotta, L.Gialanella, A.Best, C.G.Bruno, R.Buompane, T.Davinson, M.De Cesare, A.Di Leva, A.D'Onofrio, J.G.Duarte, L.R.Gasques, G.Imbriani, G.Porzio, D.Rapagnani, M.Romoli, F.Terrasi

Direct measurements of the 12C+12C reactions cross-sections towards astrophysical energies

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 12C(12C, p), (12C, α), E(cm)=2.51-4.36 MeV; measured reaction products, Ep, Ip, Eα, Iα; deduced σ, S-factors. CIRCE Tandem Accelerator Laboratory in Caserta (Italy).

doi: 10.1140/epja/s10050-022-00717-7
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2022PI05      Eur.Phys.J. A 58, 194 (2022)

D.Piatti, E.Masha, M.Aliotta, J.Balibrea-Correa, F.Barile, D.Bemmerer, A.Best, A.Boeltzig, C.Broggini, C.G.Bruno, A.Caciolli, F.Cavanna, T.Chillery, G.F.Ciani, A.Compagnucci, P.Corvisiero, L.Csedreki, T.Davinson, R.Depalo, A.di Leva, Z.Elekes, F.Ferraro, E.M.Fiore, A.Formicola, Zs.Fulop, G.Gervino, A.Guglielmetti, C.Gustavino, Gy.Gyurky, G.Imbriani, M.Junker, M.Lugaro, P.Marigo, R.Menegazzo, V.Mossa, F.R.Pantaleo, V.Paticchio, R.Perrino, P.Prati, D.Rapagnani, L.Schiavulli, J.Skowronski, K.Stockel, O.Straniero, T.Szucs, M.P.Takacs, S.Zavatarelli

First direct limit on the 334 keV resonance strength in 22Ne(α, γ)26Mg reaction

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 22Ne(α, γ), E(cm)=334 keV; measured reaction products, Eγ, Iγ; deduced probability density functions of the resonance strength, resonances. Comparison with available data. The Laboratory for Underground Nuclear Astrophysics (LUNA) 400 kV accelerator, located in the deep underground INFN Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso.

doi: 10.1140/epja/s10050-022-00827-2
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2022SC17      J.Phys.(London) G49, 110502 (2022)

H.Schatz, A.D.Becerril Reyes, A.Best, E.F.Brown, K.Chatziioannou, K.A.Chipps, C.M.Deibel, R.Ezzeddine, D.K.Galloway, C.J.Hansen, F.Herwig, A.P.Ji, M.Lugaro, Z.Meisel, D.Norman, J.S.Read, L.F.Roberts, A.Spyrou, I.Tews, F.X.Timmes, C.Travaglio, N.Vassh, C.Abia, P.Adsley, S.Agarwal, M.Aliotta, W.Aoki, A.Arcones, A.Aryan, A.Bandyopadhyay, A.Banu, D.W.Bardayan, J.Barnes, A.Bauswein, T.C.Beers, J.Bishop, T.Boztepe, B.Cote, M.E.Caplan, A.E.Champagne, J.A.Clark, M.Couder, A.Couture, S.E.de Mink, S.Debnath, R.J.deBoer, J.den Hartogh, P.Denissenkov, V.Dexheimer, I.Dillmann, J.E.Escher, M.A.Famiano, R.Farmer, R.Fisher, C.Frohlich, A.Frebel, C.Fryer, G.Fuller, A.K.Ganguly, S.Ghosh, B.K.Gibson, T.Gorda, K.N.Gourgouliatos, V.Graber, M.Gupta, W.C.Haxton, A.Heger, W.R.Hix, W.C.G.Ho, E.M.Holmbeck, A.A.Hood, S.Huth, G.Imbriani, R.G.Izzard, R.Jain, H.Jayatissa, Z.Johnston, T.Kajino, A.Kankainen, G.G.Kiss, A.Kwiatkowski, M.La Cognata, A.M.Laird, L.Lamia, P.Landry, E.Laplace, K.D.Launey, D.Leahy, G.Leckenby, A.Lennarz, B.Longfellow, A.E.Lovell, W.G.Lynch, S.M.Lyons, K.Maeda, E.Masha, C.Matei, J.Merc, B.Messer, F.Montes, A.Mukherjee, M.R.Mumpower, D.Neto, B.Nevins, W.G.Newton, L.Q.Nguyen, K.Nishikawa, N.Nishimura, F.M.Nunes, E.O'Connor, B.W.O'Shea, W.-J.Ong, S.D.Pain, M.A.Pajkos, M.Pignatari, R.G.Pizzone, V.M.Placco, T.Plewa, B.Pritychenko, A.Psaltis, D.Puentes, Y.-Z.Qian, D.Radice, D.Rapagnani, B.M.Rebeiro, R.Reifarth, A.L.Richard, N.Rijal, I.U.Roederer, J.S.Rojo, J.S K, Y.Saito, A.Schwenk, M.L.Sergi, R.S.Sidhu, A.Simon, T.Sivarani, A.Skuladottir, M.S.Smith, A.Spiridon, T.M.Sprouse, S.Starrfield, A.W.Steiner, F.Strieder, I.Sultana, R.Surman, T.Szucs, A.Tawfik, F.Thielemann, L.Trache, R.Trappitsch, M.B.Tsang, A.Tumino, S.Upadhyayula, J.O.Valle Martinez, M.Van der Swaelmen, C.Viscasillas Vazquez, A.Watts, B.Wehmeyer, M.Wiescher, C.Wrede, J.Yoon, R.G.T.Zegers, M.A.Zermane, M.Zingale, the Horizon 2020 Collaborations

Horizons: nuclear astrophysics in the 2020s and beyond

doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1361-6471/ac8890
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2021AD01      Phys.Rev. C 103, 015805 (2021)

P.Adsley, U.Battino, A.Best, A.Caciolli, A.Guglielmetti, G.Imbriani, H.Jayatissa, M.La Cognata, L.Lamia, E.Masha, C.Massimi, S.Palmerini, A.Tattersall, R.Hirschi

Reevaluation of the 22Ne(α, γ)26Mg and 22Ne(α, n)25Mg reaction rates

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 22Ne(α, γ); 25Mg(n, γ); 22Ne(6Li, d); 26Mg(γ, γ'), (p, p'), (d, d'), (α, α'); 11B(16O, p); evaluated experimental data. 26Mg; evaluated nuclear data for levels, resonances, J, π, resonance energies and resonance strengths for (α, γ) and (α, n) reactions, Γα, Γp, Γn. 22Ne(α, γ)26Mg, T=0.010-1.250 GK; 22Ne(α, n)25Mg, T=0.030-1.250 GK; recommended reaction rates, ratios of reaction rates, based on present evaluation and using different statistical methods. Comparison with theoretical predictions. Relevance to weak s process in evolved massive stars and in the helium flash in low-mass AGB stars.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.103.015805
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2021CS01      Nucl.Instrum.Methods Phys.Res. A994, 165081 (2021)

L.Csedreki, G.F.Ciani, J.Balibrea-Correa, A.Best, M.Aliotta, F.Barile, D.Bemmerer, A.Boeltzig, C.Broggini, C.G.Bruno, A.Caciolli, F.Cavanna, T.Chillery, P.Colombetti, P.Corvisiero, T.Davinson, R.Depalo, A.Di Leva, Z.Elekes, F.Ferraro, E.M.Fiore, A.Formicola, Zs.Fulop, G.Gervino, A.Guglielmetti, C.Gustavino, Gy.Gyurky, G.Imbriani, Z.Janas, M.Junker, I.Kochanek, M.Lugaro, P.Marigo, E.Masha, C.Mazzocchi, R.Menegazzo, V.Mossa, F.R.Pantaleo, V.Paticchio, R.Perrino, D.Piatti, P.Prati, L.Schiavulli, K.Stockel, O.Straniero, T.Szucs, M.P.Takacs, F.Terrasi, S.Zavatarelli

Characterization of the LUNA neutron detector array for the measurement of the 13C(α, n)16O reaction

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 13C(α, n), E=300-400 keV; 51V(p, n), E=5 MeV; measured reaction products, En, In, Eγ, Iγ; deduced yields, neutron efficiencies, possiblity to measure the σ approaching its s-process Gamow peak. Comparison with Geant4 simulations.

doi: 10.1016/j.nima.2021.165081
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2020CI06      Eur.Phys.J. A 56, 75 (2020)

G.F.Ciani, L.Csedreki, J.Balibrea-Correa, A.Best, M.Aliotta, F.Barile, D.Bemmerer, A.Boeltzig, C.Broggini, C.G.Bruno, A.Caciolli, F.Cavanna, T.Chillery, P.Colombetti, P.Corvisiero, T.Davinson, R.Depalo, A.Di Leva, L.Di Paolo, Z.Elekes, F.Ferraro, E.M.Fiore, A.Formicola, Zs.Fulop, G.Gervino, A.Guglielmetti, C.Gustavino, Gy.Gyurky, G.Imbriani, M.Junker, I.Kochanek, M.Lugaro, P.Marigo, E.Masha, R.Menegazzo, V.Mossa, F.R.Pantaleo, V.Paticchio, R.Perrino, D.Piatti, P.Prati, L.Schiavulli, K.Stockel, O.Straniero, T.Szucs, M.P.Takacs, F.Terrasi, D.Trezzi, S.Zavatarelli

A new approach to monitor 13C-targets degradation in situ for 13C(α, n)16O cross-section measurements at LUNA

doi: 10.1140/epja/s10050-020-00077-0
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2019BE31      Phys.Lett. B 797, 134900 (2019)

A.Best, F.R.Pantaleo, A.Boeltzig, G.Imbriani, M.Aliotta, J.Balibrea-Correa, D.Bemmerer, C.Broggini, C.G.Bruno, R.Buompane, A.Caciolli, F.Cavanna, T.Chillery, G.F.Ciani, P.Corvisiero, L.Csedreki, T.Davinson, R.J.deBoer, R.Depalo, A.Di Leva, Z.Elekes, F.Ferraro, E.M.Fiore, A.Formicola, Zs.Fulop, G.Gervino, A.Guglielmetti, C.Gustavino, Gy.Gyurky, M.Junker, I.Kochanek, M.Lugaro, P.Marigo, R.Menegazzo, V.Mossa, V.Paticchio, R.Perrino, D.Piatti, P.Prati, L.Schiavulli, K.Stockel, O.Straniero, F.Strieder, T.Szucs, M.P.Takacs, D.Trezzi, M.Wiescher, S.Zavatarelli

Cross section of the reaction 18O(p, γ)19F at astrophysical energies: The 90 keV resonance and the direct capture component

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 18O(p, γ), E<1 MeV; measured reaction products, Eγ, Iγ; deduced γ-ray energies, resonance parameters, σ. Comparison with available data.

doi: 10.1016/j.physletb.2019.134900
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2019BO09      Phys.Lett. B 795, 122 (2019)

A.Boeltzig, A.Best, F.R.Pantaleo, G.Imbriani, M.Junker, M.Aliotta, J.Balibrea-Correa, D.Bemmerer, C.Broggini, C.G.Bruno, R.Buompane, A.Caciolli, F.Cavanna, T.Chillery, G.F.Ciani, P.Corvisiero, L.Csedreki, T.Davinson, R.J.deBoer, R.Depalo, A.Di Leva, Z.Elekes, F.Ferraro, E.M.Fiore, A.Formicola, Zs.Fulop, G.Gervino, A.Guglielmetti, C.Gustavino, Gy.Gyurky, I.Kochanek, M.Lugaro, P.Marigo, R.Menegazzo, V.Mossa, F.Munnik, V.Paticchio, R.Perrino, D.Piatti, P.Prati, L.Schiavulli, K.Stockel, O.Straniero, F.Strieder, T.Szucs, M.P.Takacs, D.Trezzi, M.Wiescher, S.Zavatarelli

Direct measurements of low-energy resonance strengths of the 23Na(p, γ)24Mg reaction for astrophysics

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 23Na(p, γ), E<1 MeV; measured reaction products, Eγ, Iγ; deduced resonance parameters, strengths, astrophysical reaction rates. Comparison with available data.

doi: 10.1016/j.physletb.2019.05.044
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2019BR07      Phys.Lett. B 790, 237 (2019)

C.G.Bruno, M.Aliotta, P.Descouvemont, A.Best, T.Davinson, D.Bemmerer, A.Boeltzig, C.Broggini, A.Caciolli, F.Cavanna, T.Chillery, G.F.Ciani, P.Corvisiero, R.Depalo, A.Di Leva, Z.Elekes, F.Ferraro, A.Formicola, Zs.Fulop, G.Gervino, A.Guglielmetti, C.Gustavino, Gy.Gyurky, G.Imbriani, M.Junker, M.Lugaro, P.Marigo, R.Menegazzo, V.Mossa, F.R.Pantaleo, D.Piatti, P.Prati, K.Stockel, O.Straniero, F.Strieder, T.Szucs, M.P.Takacs, D.Trezzi

Improved astrophysical rate for the 18O(p, α)15N reaction by underground measurements

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 18O(p, α)15N, E=60-360 keV; measured reaction products, Ep, Ip, Eα, Iα; deduced differential yield, resonance energies, S-factor, J, π, reaction rates.

doi: 10.1016/j.physletb.2019.01.017
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2018CR02      Astrophys.J. 859, 105 (2018)

S.Cristallo, M.La Cognata, C.Massimi, A.Best, S.Palmerini, O.Straniero, O.Trippella, M.Busso, G.F.Ciani, F.Mingrone, L.Piersanti, D.Vescovi

The Importance of the 13C(α, n)16O Reaction in Asymptotic Giant Branch Stars

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 13C(α, n), E not given; analyzed available data; deduced impact of reaction rate variations on variations of the element surface distributions.

doi: 10.3847/1538-4357/aac177
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2018LY04      Phys.Rev. C 97, 065802 (2018)

S.Lyons, J.Gorres, R.J.deBoer, E.Stech, Y.Chen, G.Gilardy, Q.Liu, A.M.Long, M.Moran, D.Robertson, C.Seymour, B.Vande Kolk, M.Wiescher, A.Best

Determination of 20Ne(p, γ)21Na cross sections from Ep = 500 2000 keV

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 20,22Ne(p, γ), E=500-2000 keV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γ(θ), differential σ(θ, E) at the KN accelerator of Notre Dame Nuclear Science Laboratory. 21Na; deduced levels, resonances, asymptotic normalization constants (ANCs), proton widths, γ-widths, astrophysical S-factor, and reaction rates in the range of 0.010-10.0 GK. AZURE2 R-matrix analysis. Comparison with previous experimental results, NACRE evaluation, and with theoretical predictions. Relevance to nucleosynthesis of Ne, Na, and Mg isotopes, and hydrogen burning in red giants, asymptotic giant branch (AGB) stars, massive stars, and oxygen-neon (ONe) nova.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.97.065802
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2017DE26      Rev.Mod.Phys. 89, 035007 (2017)

R.J.deBoer, J.Gorres, M.Wiescher, R.E.Azuma, A.Best, C.R.Brune, C.E.Fields, S.Jones, M.Pignatari, D.Sayre, K.Smith, F.X.Timmes, E.Uberseder

The 12C(α, γ)16O reaction and its implications for stellar helium burning

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 12C(α, γ)16O, E(cm)<6 MeV; analyzed available data; deduced σ, reaction rates and uncertainties.

doi: 10.1103/RevModPhys.89.035007
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2017DI09      Phys.Rev. C 95, 045803 (2017)

A.Di Leva, G.Imbriani, R.Buompane, L.Gialanella, A.Best, S.Cristallo, M.De Cesare, A.D'Onofrio, J.G.Duarte, L.R.Gasques, L.Morales-Gallegos, A.Pezzella, G.Porzio, D.Rapagnani, V.Roca, M.Romoli, D.Schurmann, O.Straniero, F.Terrasi

Measurement of 1323 and 1487 keV resonances in 15N(α, γ)19F with the recoil separator ERNA

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 4He(15N, γ)19F, E(cm)=1323, 1487 keV; measured 19F recoils and reaction yields using the ERNA separator at CIRCE-Italy. 19F; deduced levels, resonances, Γα and Γγ, fractional contribution of resonances and direct capture (DC) component to the total reaction rate of 15N(α, γ)19F, as function of the temperature. Relevance for AGB nucleosynthesis.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.95.045803
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2016BE14      Eur.Phys.J. A 52, 72 (2016)

A.Best, A.Caciolli, Zs.Fulop, Gy.Gyurky, M.Laubenstein, E.Napolitani, V.Rigato, V.Roca, T.Szucs

Underground nuclear astrophysics: Why and how

doi: 10.1140/epja/i2016-16072-7
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2016DE34      Phys.Rev. C 94, 055804 (2016)

R.Depalo, F.Cavanna, M.Aliotta, M.Anders, D.Bemmerer, A.Best, A.Boeltzig, C.Broggini, C.G.Bruno, A.Caciolli, G.F.Ciani, P.Corvisiero, T.Davinson, A.Di Leva, Z.Elekes, F.Ferraro, A.Formicola, Zs.Fulop, G.Gervino, A.Guglielmetti, C.Gustavino, Gy.Gyurky, G.Imbriani, M.Junker, R.Menegazzo, V.Mossa, F.R.Pantaleo, D.Piatti, P.Prati, O.Straniero, T.Szucs, M.P.Takacs, D.Trezzi

Direct measurement of low-energy 22Ne(p, γ)23Na resonances

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 22Ne(p, γ), E=70-300 keV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γγ-coin at the LUNA 400 kV accelerator, deep underground at the Gran Sasso National Laboratories (LNGS). 23Na; deduced levels, resonance energies and strengths, J, π, thermonuclear reaction rates. Comparison with previous experimental data.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.94.055804
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2016LI29      Phys.Rev. C 93, 055806 (2016)

Q.Li, J.Gorres, R.J.deBoer, G.Imbriani, A.Best, A.Kontos, P.J.LeBlanc, E.Uberseder, M.Wiescher

Cross section measurement of 14N(p, γ)15O in the CNO cycle

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 14N(p, γ)15O, E=0.7-3.6 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γ(θ), differential σ(E) for ground-state and 6.79 MeV transitions using the 1MV JN and 4 MV KN Van de Graaff accelerators at the University of Notre Dame. TiN and implanted 14N targets. 15O; deduced levels, resonances, J, π, astrophysical S factors. Multichannel R-matrix analysis. Relevance to CNO cycle in stars.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.93.055806
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2015BR09      Eur.Phys.J. A 51, 94 (2015)

C.G.Bruno, D.A.Scott, A.Formicola, M.Aliotta, T.Davinson, M.Anders, A.Best, D.Bemmerer, C.Broggini, A.Caciolli, F.Cavanna, P.Corvisiero, R.Depalo, A.Di Leva, Z.Elekes, Zs.Fulop, G.Gervino, C.J.Griffin, A.Guglielmetti, C.Gustavino, Gy.Gyurky, G.Imbriani, M.Junker, R.Menegazzo, E.Napolitani, P.Prati, E.Somorjai, O.Straniero, F.Strieder, T.Szucs, D.Trezzi, for the LUNA Collaboration

Resonance strengths in the 17, 18O(p, α)14, 15N reactions and background suppression underground - Commissioning of a new setup for charged-particle detection at LUNA

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 17,18O(p, α), E=151, 193 keV; measured Eα, Iα; deduced resonance strength, energy, thick target yield as a by-product of commissioning of new setup.

doi: 10.1140/epja/i2015-15094-y
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2015BU08      Phys.Rev.Lett. 114, 251102 (2015)

B.Bucher, X.D.Tang, X.Fang, A.Heger, S.Almaraz-Calderon, A.Alongi, A.D.Ayangeakaa, M.Beard, A.Best, J.Browne, C.Cahillane, M.Couder, R.J.deBoer, A.Kontos, L.Lamm, Y.J.Li, A.Long, W.Lu, S.Lyons, M.Notani, D.Patel, N.Paul, M.Pignatari, A.Roberts, D.Robertson, K.Smith, E.Stech, R.Talwar, W.P.Tan, M.Wiescher, S.E.Woosley

First Direct Measurement of 12C(12C, n)23Mg at Stellar Energies

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 12C(12C, n), E=7.5, 9.5 MeV; measured reaction products, Eγ, Iγ, En, In; deduced yields, S-factors, astrophysical reaction rate. Comparison with available data.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.114.251102
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2015CA27      Phys.Rev.Lett. 115, 252501 (2015); Erratum Phys.Rev.Lett. 120, 239901 (2018)

F.Cavanna, R.Depalo, M.Aliotta, M.Anders, D.Bemmerer, A.Best, A.Boeltzig, C.Broggini, C.G.Bruno, A.Caciolli, P.Corvisiero, T.Davinson, A.di Leva, Z.Elekes, F.Ferraro, A.Formicola, Zs.Fulop, G.Gervino, A.Guglielmetti, C.Gustavino, Gy.Gyurky, G.Imbriani, M.Junker, R.Menegazzo, V.Mossa, F.R.Pantaleo, P.Prati, D.A.Scott, E.Somorjai, O.Straniero, F.Strieder, T.Szucs, M.P.Takacs, D.Trezzi, for the LUNA Collaboration

Three New Low-Energy Resonances in the 22Ne(p, γ)23Na Reaction

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 20,21,22Ne(p, γ), E=70-300 keV; measured reaction products, Eγ, Iγ; deduced resonance energies and strengths, thermonuclear reaction rates. Comparison with available data.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.115.252501
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2014DE13      Phys.Rev. C 89, 055802 (2014)

R.J.de Boer, A.Best, J.Gorres, K.Smith, W.Tan, M.Wiescher, R.Raut, G.Rusev, A.P.Tonchev, W.Tornow

Photoneutron strengths in 26Mg at energies of astrophysical interest

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 26Mg(polarized γ, n), [circularly polarized γ beam produced in Compton backscattering of laser photons from E=498-548 MeV electrons], E=10.80-12.05 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, E(n), I(n), time-of-flight spectra, photoneutron σ(E) at HIγS facility of TUNL. 26Mg; deduced level energies above S(n), resonance strengths, comparison with 25Mg(n, γ)26Mg by R-matrix analysis. Relevance to astrophysically important 22Ne(α, n)25Mg reaction.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.89.055802
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2013BE11      Phys.Rev. C 87, 045805 (2013)

A.Best, M.Beard, J.Gorres, M.Couder, R.deBoer, S.Falahat, R.T.Guray, A.Kontos, K.-L.Kratz, P.J.LeBlanc, Q.Li, S.O'Brien, N.Ozkan, M.Pignatari, K.Sonnabend, R.Talwar, W.Tan, E.Uberseder, M.Wiescher

Measurement of the reaction 17O(α, n)20Ne and its impact on the s process in massive stars

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 17O(α, n), E=800-2300 keV; measured Eγ, Iγ, E(n), I(n), yields as function of incident Eα for (α, n0) and (α, n1) channels; deduced R-matrix parameters, S factors, reaction rates. 21Ne; deduced levels, resonances, J, π, width, resonance strengths. R-matrix analyses. 17O(α, n), (α, γ), E at 0.1 to 10 GK; comparison of experimental and theoretical (NACRE, CF88/1000) reaction rates. Hauser-Feshbach theory. Astrophysical implications for the s-process, and elemental abundance.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.87.045805
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2013BE12      Phys.Rev. C 87, 045806 (2013)

A.Best, S.Falahat, J.Gorres, M.Couder, R.deBoer, R.T.Guray, A.Kontos, K.-L.Kratz, P.J.LeBlanc, Q.Li, S.O'Brien, N.Ozkan, K.Sonnabend, R.Talwar, E.Uberseder, M.Wiescher

Measurement of the reaction 18O(α, n)21Ne

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 18O(α, n), E=851-2300 keV; measured Eγ, Iγ, E(n), I(n), yields as function of incident Eα for (α, n0) and (α, n1) channels; deduced R-matrix parameters, S factors, reaction rates. 22Ne; deduced levels, resonances, J, π, width, resonance strengths. R-matrix analyses. 18O(α, n), (α, γ), E at 0.1 to 10 GK; comparison of experimental and theoretical (NACRE, CF88) reaction rates. Hauser-Feshbach theory.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.87.045806
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2013KO18      Phys.Rev. C 87, 065804 (2013)

A.Kontos, E.Uberseder, R.deBoer, J.Gorres, C.Akers, A.Best, M.Couder, M.Wiescher

Astrophysical S factor of 3He (α, γ)7Be

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 3He(α, γ)7Be, E=530-2550 keV; measured Eγ, Iγ, particle spectra, radiative capture σ at NSL facility in Notre Dame; deduced astrophysical S(E) factor, branching ratio, gamma and proton widths, reaction rates at T=0.01 to 10 GK. R-matrix analyses for 3He(α, α)3He and 3He(α, γ)7Be data. Discussed astrophysical implications. Comparison with previous experimental studies.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.87.065804
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2013SI11      Phys.Rev. C 87, 055802 (2013)

A.Simon, A.Spyrou, T.Rauscher, C.Frohlich, S.J.Quinn, A.Battaglia, A.Best, B.Bucher, M.Couder, P.A.DeYoung, X.Fang, J.Gorres, A.Kontos, Q.Li, L.-Y.Lin, A.Long, S.Lyons, A.Roberts, D.Robertson, K.Smith, M.K.Smith, E.Stech, B.Stefanek, W.P.Tan, X.D.Tang, M.Wiescher

Systematic study of (p, γ) reactions on Ni isotopes

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 58,60,61,62,64Ni(p, γ), E=2.0-6.0 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, σ(E) using the NSCL-SuN gamma detector utilizing γ-summing technique at Notre Dame; deduced sensitivity of the reaction σ(E) with variation of γ- and particle width. Comparison with theoretical predictions from NON-SMOKER and SMARAGD computer code calculations, and with previous experimental data. Predicted astrophysical reaction rates on all stable nickel isotopes including that for 56Ni(p, γ)57Cu.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.87.055802
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2013SI35      Nucl.Instrum.Methods Phys.Res. A 703, 16 (2013)

A.Simon, S.J.Quinn, A.Spyrou, A.Battaglia, I.Beskin, A.Best, B.Bucher, M.Couder, P.A.Deyoung, X.Fang, J.Gorres, A.Kontos, Q.Li, S.N.Liddick, A.Long, S.Lyons, K.Padmanabhan, J.Peace, A.Roberts, D.Robertson, K.Smith, M.K.Smith, E.Stech, B.Stefanek, W.P.Tan, X.D.Tang, M.Wiescher

SuN: Summing NaI(Tl) gamma-ray detector for capture reaction measurements

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 27Al(p, γ), E=2.3-3.9 MeV; measured products, Eγ, Iγ; deduced resonance parameters. Data were imported from EXFOR entry C1967.

doi: 10.1016/j.nima.2012.11.045
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2013SP04      Phys.Rev. C 88, 045802 (2013)

A.Spyrou, S.J.Quinn, A.Simon, T.Rauscher, A.Battaglia, A.Best, B.Bucher, M.Couder, P.A.DeYoung, A.C.Dombos, X.Fang, J.Gorres, A.Kontos, Q.Li, L.Y.Lin, A.Long, S.Lyons, B.S.Meyer, A.Roberts, D.Robertson, K.Smith, M.K.Smith, E.Stech, B.Stefanek, W.P.Tan, X.D.Tang, M.Wiescher

Measurement of the 90, 92Zr(p, γ)91, 93Nb reactions for the nucleosynthesis of elements near A=90

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 90,92Zr(p, γ)91Nb/93Nb, E=2.0-5.0 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, σ(E) using NSCL SuN detector at Notre Dame accelerator facility; deduced astrophysical S factors, reaction rates, sensitivity of reaction to widths in Hauser-Feshbach model. Comparison with standard NON-SMOKER model, and two TALYS calculations. Relevance to synthesis and abundances of light p nuclei.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.88.045802
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2012BU19      J.Phys.:Conf.Ser. 381, 012121 (2012)

B.Bucher, J.Browne, S.Almaraz-Calderon, A.Alongi, A.D.Ayangeakaa, A.Best, M.Couder, J.DeBoer, X.Fang, W.Lu, M.Notani, D.Patel, N.Paul, A.Roberts, R.Talwar, W.Tan, X.D.Tang, A.Villano

The Role of 12C(12C, n) in the Astrophysical S-Process

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 12C(12C, n), E(cm)=3.54-8.74 MeV; measured thin and thick target (4.23-8.74 MeV and 3.54-4.74 MeV, respectively) β-delayed γ rays; deduced modified S-factor, reaction rates. Compared with other data and predictions.

doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/381/1/012121
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2012IM02      Phys.Rev. C 85, 065810 (2012), Erratum Phys.Rev. C 86, 039902 (2012)

G.Imbriani, R.J.de Boer, A.Best, M.Couder, G.Gervino, J.Gorres, P.J.LeBlanc, H.Leiste, A.Lemut, E.Stech, F.Strieder, E.Uberseder, M.Wiescher

Measurement of γ rays from 15N(p, γ)16O cascade and 15N(p, α1γ)12C reactions

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 15N(p, γ)16O, 15N(p, αγ)12C, E=0.14-1.80 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, S factors, cross section. 12C, 16O; deduced levels, J, π, widths. R-matrix analysis. Comparison with previous studies.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.85.065810
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2012KO41      Phys.Rev. C 86, 055801 (2012); Erratum Phys.Rev. C 88, 029905 (2013)

A.Kontos, J.Gorres, A.Best, M.Couder, R.deBoer, G.Imbriani, Q.Li, D.Robertson, D.Schurmann, E.Stech, E.Uberseder, M.Wiescher

Proton capture on 17O and its astrophysical implications

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 17O(p, γ)18F, E(cm)=345-1700 keV, measured Eγ, Iγ, γ(θ), excitation functions, σ(E). 18F; deduced levels, proton resonances, J, π, γ-branching ratios, resonance strengths, ANC, spectroscopic factors, proton, alpha and gamma widths, astrophysical reaction rates and S factors. R-matrix analysis. Comparison with literature values. Relevance to hydrogen-burning nucleosynthesis.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.86.055801
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2012PA08      Phys.Rev. C 85, 035808 (2012), Erratum Phys.Rev. C 88, 039902 (2013)

A.Palumbo, W.P.Tan, J.Gorres, A.Best, M.Couder, R.Crowter, R.J.de Boer, S.Falahat, P.J.LeBlanc, H.Y.Lee, S.O'Brien, E.Strandberg, M.Wiescher, J.P.Greene, Zs.Fulop, G.G.Kiss, E.Somorjai, N.Ozkan, G.Efe, R.T.Guray

Systematic study of the α-optical potential via elastic scattering near the Z=50 region for p-process nuclei

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 106Cd, 118Sn, 120,124,126,128,130Te(α, α), E=17-27 MeV; measured Eα, Iα, σ(E, θ). 106Cd, 112Sn(α, γ), E(cm)=7-12.5 MeV; 106Cd, 120Te(α, n), E(cm)=9.7-12.5 MeV; 118Sn(α, n), E=11-16.5 MeV; 106Cd(α, p), E(cm)=8.6-10.3 MeV; 112Sn(α, p), E(cm)=9.2-12.0 MeV; deduced σ and S factors relevant to p-process nuclei. Optical model analysis. HF statistical model calculations. Comparisons with other measurements.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.85.035808
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2012ST02      Phys.Lett. B 707, 60 (2012)

F.Strieder, B.Limata, A.Formicola, G.Imbriani, M.Junker, D.Bemmerer, A.Best, C.Broggini, A.Caciolli, P.Corvisiero, H.Costantini, A.DiLeva, Z.Elekes, Zs.Fulop, G.Gervino, A.Guglielmetti, C.Gustavino, Gy.Gyurky, A.Lemut, M.Marta, C.Mazzocchi, R.Menegazzo, P.Prati, V.Roca, C.Rolfs, C.Rossi Alvarez, E.Somorjai, O.Straniero, F.Terrasi, H.P.Trautvetter

The 25Mg(p, γ)26Al reaction at low astrophysical energies

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 25Mg(p, γ)26Al, E(cm) = 92, 189 keV; measured reaction products Eγ, Iγ; deduced energy levels, branching ratios, total resonance strength, screening effects.

doi: 10.1016/j.physletb.2011.12.029
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2011BE17      Phys.Rev. C 83, 052802 (2011)

A.Best, J.Gorres, M.Couder, R.deBoer, S.Falahat, A.Kontos, P.J.LeBlanc, Q.Li, S.O'Brien, K.Sonnabend, R.Talwar, E.Uberseder, M.Wiescher

First direct measurement of resonance strengths in 17O(α, γ)21Ne

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 17O(α, γ), E=750-1650 keV; measured Eγ, Iγ. 21Ne; deduced resonances, resonance strengths, levels, J, π, γ-branching ratios. Implications for neutron poisoning efficiency of 16O in the weak s-process. Comparison with previous experimental data, Caughlan-Fowler reaction rates, and calculated rates based on a microscopic three-cluster model of Descouvemont.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.83.052802
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2010LE21      Phys.Rev. C 82, 055804 (2010), Erratum Phys.Rev. C 84, 019902 (2011)

P.J.LeBlanc, G.Imbriani, J.Gorres, M.Junker, R.Azuma, M.Beard, D.Bemmerer, A.Best, C.Broggini, A.Caciolli, P.Corvisiero, H.Costantini, M.Couder, R.deBoer, Z.Elekes, S.Falahat, A.Formicola, Zs.Fulop, G.Gervino, A.Guglielmetti, C.Gustavino, Gy.Gyurky, F.Kappeler, A.Kontos, R.Kuntz, H.Leiste, A.Lemut Q.Li, B.Limata, M.Marta, C.Mazzocchi, R.Menegazzo, S.O'Brien, A.Palumbo, P.Prati, V.Roca, C.Rolfs, C.Rossi Alvarez, E.Somorjai, E.Stech, O.Straniero, F.Strieder, W.Tan, F.Terrasi, H.P.Trautvetter, E.Uberseder, M.Wiescher

Constraining the S factor of 15N(p, γ)16O at astrophysical energies

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 15N(p, γ), E=130-1800 keV; measured Ep, Ip, Eγ, Iγ, σ(E), σ(θ); deduced resonances, branching ratios, astrophysical S factors and reaction rates. Multilevel R-matrix analysis. Implications for the first and second cycles of the CNO cycles.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.82.055804
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2010LI22      Phys.Rev. C 82, 015801 (2010)

B.Limata, F.Strieder, A.Formicola, G.Imbriani, M.Junker, H.W.Becker, D.Bemmerer, A.Best, R.Bonetti, C.Broggini, A.Caciolli, P.Corvisiero, H.Costantini, A.DiLeva, Z.Elekes, Zs.Fulop, G.Gervino, A.Guglielmetti, C.Gustavino, Gy.Gyurky, A.Lemut, M.Marta, C.Mazzocchi, R.Menegazzo, P.Prati, V.Roca, C.Rolfs, C.Rossi Alvarez, C.Salvo, E.Somorjai, O.Straniero, F.Terrasi, H.-P.Trautvetter, for the LUNA Collaboration

New experimental study of low-energy (p, γ) resonances in magnesium isotopes

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 24Mg(p, γ)25Al, E=214 keV; 25Mg(p, γ)26Al, E=304 keV; 26Mg(p, γ)27Al, E=326 keV; measured Eγ, Iγ, resonance strengths and thick target yield curves at LUNA facility. 25,26,27Al; deduced levels, γ-ray branching ratios of primary γ rays from capture states.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.82.015801
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2008FO04      J.Phys.(London) G35, 014013 (2008)

A.Formicola, A.Best, G.Imbriani, M.Junker, D.Bemmerer, R.Bonetti, C.Broggini, A.Caciolli, F.Confortola, P.Corvisiero, H.Costantini, Z.Elekes, Zs.Fulop, G.Gervino, A.Guglielmetti, G.Gyurky, C.Gustavino, A.Lemut, B.Limata, M.Marta, C.Mazzocchi, R.Menegazzo, P.Prati, V.Roca, C.Rolfs, C.Rossi Alvarez, E.Somorjai, O.Straniero, F.Strieder, F.Terrasi, H.P.Trautvetter

Measurement of 25Mg(p, γ)26Al resonance strengths via gamma spectrometry

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 25Mg(p, γ), E not given;measured Eγ, Iγ; deduced resonance strengths.

doi: 10.1088/0954-3899/35/1/014013
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