Calculation of cross sections for binary reactions between heavy ion projectiles and heavy actinide targets

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The computer program, described in this report, is identified as PWAVED5. It was developed to calculate cross sections for nucleon transfer reactions in low energy heavy ion bombardments. The objective was to calculate cross sections that agree with experimental results for ions of different charge and mass and to develop a predictive capability. It was undertaken because previous heavy ion calculations, for which programs were readily available, appeared to focus primarily on reactions resulting in compound nucleus formation and were not particularly applicable to calculations of binary reaction cross sections at low interaction energies. There are to principal areas in ... continued below

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Hoffman, D.C. & Hoffman, M.M. November 1, 1990.

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The computer program, described in this report, is identified as PWAVED5. It was developed to calculate cross sections for nucleon transfer reactions in low energy heavy ion bombardments. The objective was to calculate cross sections that agree with experimental results for ions of different charge and mass and to develop a predictive capability. It was undertaken because previous heavy ion calculations, for which programs were readily available, appeared to focus primarily on reactions resulting in compound nucleus formation and were not particularly applicable to calculations of binary reaction cross sections at low interaction energies. There are to principal areas in which this computation differs from several other partial wave calculations of heavy-ion reaction cross sections. First, this program is designed specifically to calculate cross sections for nucleon exchange interactions and to exclude interactions that are expected to result in fusion of the two nuclei. A second major difference in this calculation is the use of a statistical distribution to assign the total interaction cross section to individual final mass states.

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  • Other: DE91010222
  • Report No.: LBL-29502
  • Grant Number: AC03-76SF00098
  • DOI: 10.2172/5927588 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5927588
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1102417

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Hoffman, D.C. & Hoffman, M.M. Calculation of cross sections for binary reactions between heavy ion projectiles and heavy actinide targets, report, November 1, 1990; [Berkeley,] California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1102417/: accessed September 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.