Radiative capture reactions with the participation of weakly bound light nuclei

Research paper by V. A. Rachkov, A. S. Denikin

Indexed on: 27 Oct '12Published on: 27 Oct '12Published in: Bulletin of the Russian Academy of Sciences: Physics


Reactions of radiative capture of weakly bound light nuclei are investigated in the scope of the potential model. The applicability of the approach is demonstrated with an analysis of the cross section for the 6Li(p, γ)7Be reaction. Good agreement with the available experimental data is shown. The radiative capture cross section for the 6He(p, γ)7Li reaction in the region of low sub-barrier energies is evaluated. It is concluded that reactions involving 6He could also play a noteworthy part in stellar nucleosynthesis processes.