Neutron-induced nucleosynthesis

  title={Neutron-induced nucleosynthesis},
  author={Heinz Oberhummer and Harald Herndl and Thomas Rauscher and Hermann Beer},
  journal={Surveys in Geophysics},
Neutron-induced nucleosynthesis plays an important role in astrophysical scenarios like in primordial nucleosynthesis in the early universe, in the s-process occurring in Red Giants, and in the α-rich freeze-out and r-process taking place in supernovae of type II. A review of the three important aspects of neutron-induced nucleosynthesis is given: astrophysical background, experimental methods and theoretical models for determining reaction cross sections and reaction rates at thermonuclear… 
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