In order to search for a proposed α:2n:α:2n:α molecular structure in 16C its break-up into 10Be + 6He, 12Be + α, 8He + 2α and 6He + 6He + α has been studied using a 560 MeV 16C beam inelastically excited on a 12C target. States in 16C appear to be only weakly populated in this reaction.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Journal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics|
|Publication status||Published - 16 Jul 2001|