Resonant-exchange mechanism: Limitations to its effectiveness

S. K. Kauffmann, J. Rafelski

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Abstract

We reexamine the conditions under which the resonant-exchange mechanism proposed by Watson can be expected to lead to a first-order rate for the neutrino-mediated transmutation of H3 and He3 atoms into each other. In the course of this, we are able to formulate rather general criteria for when such ''fragile'' first-order resonance rates, in fact, deteriorate into more familiar second-order ones.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1149-1150
Number of pages2
JournalPhysical Review D
Volume31
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1985
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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