Thermonclear origin of rare neutron-rich isotopes

W. Michael Howard, W David Arnett, Donald D. Clayton, Stanford E. Woosley

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Abstract

Many rare neutron-rich isotopes in the range 16<34 can be synthesized from seed nuclei exposed to explosive carbon burning. This process, which involves no new astrophysical parameters, can solve most of the outstanding problems in the thermonuclear synthesis of elements in the range 34.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1607-1610
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume27
Issue number23
DOIs
StatePublished - 1971
Externally publishedYes

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Thermonclear origin of rare neutron-rich isotopes. / Howard, W. Michael; Arnett, W David; Clayton, Donald D.; Woosley, Stanford E.

In: Physical Review Letters, Vol. 27, No. 23, 1971, p. 1607-1610.

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Howard, W. Michael ; Arnett, W David ; Clayton, Donald D. ; Woosley, Stanford E. / Thermonclear origin of rare neutron-rich isotopes. In: Physical Review Letters. 1971 ; Vol. 27, No. 23. pp. 1607-1610.
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