Search for molecular states in 16C

P.J. Leask, L. Achouri, J.C. Angelique, B. Benoit, C. Bremner, W.N. Catford, R. Chapman, S.P.G. Chappell, N.M. Clarke, E. de Goes Brennard, L. Donadille, M. Freer, B.R. Fulton, S. Grevy, F. Hanappé, K.L. Jones, J.L. Lecouey, R. Lemmon, M. Lewitowicz, X. LiangF.M. Marques, M.P. Nicoli, A. Ninane, N.A. Orr, M. Shawcross, S.M. Singer, M. Smith, K. Spohr, L. Stuttgé

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)B9-B14
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 16 Jul 2001


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