Relevant energy ranges for astrophysical reaction rates

  title={Relevant energy ranges for astrophysical reaction rates},
  author={Thomas Rauscher},
  journal={Physical Review C},
  • T. Rauscher
  • Published 14 March 2010
  • Physics
  • Physical Review C
Effective energy windows (Gamow windows) of astrophysical reaction rates for (p,gamma), (p,n), (p,alpha), (alpha,gamma), (alpha,n), (alpha,p), (n,gamma), (n,p), and (n,alpha) on targets with 10 >= Z >= 83 from proton to neutron dripline are calculated using theoretical cross sections. It is shown that widely used approximation formulas for the relevant energy ranges are not valid for a large number of reactions relevant to hydrostatic and explosive nucleosynthesis. The influence of the energy… 
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