Solar fusion cross sections II: the pp chain and CNO cycles

  title={Solar fusion cross sections II: the pp chain and CNO cycles},
  author={Eric George Adelberger and A. Baha Balantekin and Daniel Bemmerer and Carlos A. Bertulani and J.-W. Chen and Heide Costantini and M. Couder and Richard H. Cyburt and B. Davids and Stuart J. Freedman and M.Gai and A. Garc{\'i}a and Doron Gazit and Lucio Gialanella and U. Greife and Michael Hass and K M Heeger and Wick Haxton and Gianluca Imbriani and Takahisa Itahashi and Arnd R. Junghans and Kuniharu Kubodera and Karlheinz Langanke and Daniela Leitner and Matthaeus Leitner and L E Marcucci and Tohru Motobayashi and A. M. Mukhamedzhanov and Kenneth M. Nollett and Filomena M. Nunes and T. S. Park and Peter D. M. Parker and Paolo Prati and Michael J. Ramsey-Musolf and R. G. Hamish Robertson and Rocco Schiavilla and E. C. Simpson and Kurt Snover and C. Spitaleri and Frank Strieder and K. Suemmerer and H. P. Trautvetter and R. E. Tribble and Stefan Typel and Ethan Uberseder and Paul Andrew Vetter and Michael Wiescher and Lindley Winslow},
  journal={Reviews of Modern Physics},
The available data on nuclear fusion cross sections important to energy generation in the Sun and other hydrogen-burning stars and to solar neutrino production are summarized and critically evaluated. Recommended values and uncertainties are provided for key cross sections, and a recommended spectrum is given for {sup 8}B solar neutrinos. Opportunities for further increasing the precision of key rates are also discussed, including new facilities, new experimental techniques, and improvements in… 

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