Alpha-clustering and the stellar nucleosynthesis of carbon

H. Oberhummer, H. Krauss, K. Grun, T. Rauscher, H. Abele, P. Mohr, G. Staudt

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The astrophysical S-factor and reaction rates for the triple-alpha process are calculated in the direct-capture model. It is shown that the stellar carbon production is extremely sensitive to small variations in the N-N interaction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)241-242
Number of pages2
JournalZeitschrift fur Physik A-Hadrons and Nuclei
Issue number3-4
Publication statusPublished - Sept 1994
Event2nd International Conference on Atomic and Nuclear Clusters - SANTORINI, Greece
Duration: 28 Jun 19932 Jul 1993




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