Astrophysical relevance of γ transition energies

@article{Rauscher2008AstrophysicalRO,
  title={Astrophysical relevance of $\gamma$ transition energies},
  author={Thomas Rauscher},
  journal={Physical Review C},
  year={2008},
  volume={78},
  pages={032801}
}
  • T. Rauscher
  • Published 23 July 2008
  • Physics
  • Physical Review C
The relevant gamma energy range is explicitly identified where additional gamma strength must be located to have an impact on astrophysically relevant reactions. It is shown that folding the energy dependences of the transmission coefficients and the level density leads to maximal contributions for γ energies of 2⩽Eγ⩽4 unless quantum selection rules allow isolated states to contribute. Under this condition, electric dipole transitions dominate. These findings allow us to more accurately judge… 
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