Nucleosynthesis of proton-rich nuclei. Experimental results on the rp-process

D. Galaviz, A. M. Amthor, D. Bazin, A. D. Becerril, B. A. Brown, A. A. Chen, A. Cole, J. M. Cook, T. Elliot, A. Estrade, Z. S. Fülöp, A. Gade, T. Glasmacher, A. Heger, M. E. Howard, R. Kessler, G. Lorusso, M. Matos, F. Montes, W. MüllerJ. Pereira, H. Schatz, B. Sherrill, F. Schertz, Y. Shimbara, E. Smith, K. Smith, A. Tamii, A. Stolz, D. Weisshaar, M. Wallace, M. Wiescher, R. G.T. Zegers

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We report in this study the nuclear properties of proton-rich isotopes located along the rp-process path. The experiments have recently been performed at the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL) at Michigan State University. The level properties above the proton separation energy of the nuclei 30S, 36K and 37Ca were measured with precision of < 10 keV. This will allow a reduction in the determination of the astrophysical (p,γ) reaction rate under rp-process conditions.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012009
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
StatePublished - 2010


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