The Study of (gamma, n) Reactions in Light Nuclei at Intermediate Photon Energy

Akkurt, Iskender (1998) The Study of (gamma, n) Reactions in Light Nuclei at Intermediate Photon Energy. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

The work presented in this thesis describes an experimental study of (gamma,n) reactions on 16O and 6Li nuclei using 50-70 MeV tagged photons. At this photon energy range, the so-called intermediate energy region, the photon absorption mechanism is not quantitatively established, but it is thought that pion- exchange-current effects are important. At the Max-Lab tagged photon facility in Lund(Sweden) it is possible to measure both (gamma, N) and (gamma, N N) reactions where N is either proton or neutron. The (gamma,n) measurements, performed by the Glasgow-Lund collaboration, are unique to this facility. The present experiment was performed using the Glasgow-Lund time-of-flight (TOF) spectrometer where emitted neutrons were detected by two liquid scintillator arrays positioned at 45

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Additional Information: Adviser: John Annand
Keywords: Nuclear physics and radiation, High energy physics
Date of Award: 1998
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1998-75232
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 19 Nov 2019 21:41
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2019 21:41
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/75232

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