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Nuclear Data and Experiments for Astrophysics (2022)

Kankainen, A., & Goriely, S. (2022). Nuclear Data and Experiments for Astrophysics. In S. M. Lenzi, & D. Cortina-Gil (Eds.), The Euroschool on Exotic Beams, Vol. VI (pp. 141-179). Springer International Publishing. Lecture Notes in Physics, 1005. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-10751-1_4

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All authors or editors: Kankainen, Anu; Goriely, Stephane

Parent publication: The Euroschool on Exotic Beams, Vol. VI

Parent publication editors: Lenzi, Silvia M.; Cortina-Gil, Dolores

ISBN: 978-3-031-10750-4

eISBN: 978-3-031-10751-1

Journal or series: Lecture Notes in Physics

ISSN: 0075-8450

eISSN: 1616-6361

Publication year: 2022

Number in series: 1005

Pages range: 141-179

Number of pages in the book: 295

Publisher: Springer International Publishing

Place of Publication: Cham

Publication country: Switzerland

Publication language: English

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-10751-1_4

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Publication is parallel published (JYX): https://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/84318


Nuclear astrophysics aims to understand the origin of elements and the role of nuclear processes in astrophysical events. Nuclear reactions and reaction rates depend strongly on nuclear properties and on the astrophysical environment. Nuclear inputs for stellar reaction rates involve a variety of nuclear properties, theoretical models, and experimental data. Experiments providing data for nuclear astrophysics range from stable ion beam direct measurements to radioactive beam experiments employing inverse kinematics or indirect methods. Many properties relevant for astrophysical calculations, such as nuclear masses and β-decays, have also been intensively studied. This contribution shortly introduces selected astrophysical processes, discusses the related nuclear data needs, and gives examples of recent experimental and theoretical efforts in the field.

Keywords: nuclear physics; astrophysics; elements; nuclear reactions; radioactive substances; measuring methods

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Reporting Year: 2022

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