Fusion Cross Sections for the Proton Drip Line Nucleus F17 at Energies below the Coulomb Barrier

Phys. Rev. Lett. 81, 3341 – Published 19 October 1998
K. E. Rehm, H. Esbensen, C. L. Jiang, B. B. Back, F. Borasi, B. Harss, R. V. F. Janssens, V. Nanal, J. Nolen, R. C. Pardo, M. Paul, P. Reiter, R. E. Segel, A. Sonzogni, J. Uusitalo, and A. H. Wuosmaa


The fusion-fission cross section for the system 17F+208Pb involving the drip line nucleus 17F has been measured at energies in the vicinity of the Coulomb barrier. No enhancement of the fusion-fission yields due to breakup or to a large interaction radius was observed.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.81.3341

  • Received 12 June 1998
  • Published in the issue dated 19 October 1998

© 1998 The American Physical Society

Authors & Affiliations

K. E. Rehm1, H. Esbensen1, C. L. Jiang1, B. B. Back1, F. Borasi1, B. Harss1, R. V. F. Janssens1, V. Nanal1, J. Nolen1, R. C. Pardo1, M. Paul2, P. Reiter1, R. E. Segel3, A. Sonzogni1, J. Uusitalo1, and A. H. Wuosmaa1

  • 1Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois 60439
  • 2Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
  • 3Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208

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