Investigation of temperature dependence of neutron yield and electron screening potential for the d(d, n)3He reaction proceeding in deuterides ZrD2 and TiD2

V. M. Bystritsky, Vit M. Bystritskii, G. N. Dudkin, M. Filipowicz, S. Gazi, J. Huran, A. P. Kobzev, G. A. Mesyats, B. A. Nechaev, V. N. Padalko, S. S. Parzhitskii, F. M. Pen'kov, A. V. Philippov, V. L. Kaminskii, Yu Zh Tuleushev, J. Wozniak

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The temperature dependence of the enhancement factor for the dd reaction proceeding in TiD2 and ZrD2 is investigated. The experiments were carried out at the Hall pulsed ion accelerator (INP, Polytechnic University, Tomsk, Russia) in the deuteron energy interval 7.0-12.0 keV and at temperatures ranging from 20 to 200°C. The values obtained for the electron screening potentials indicate that the dd reaction enhancement factor does not depend on the target temperature in the range 20-200°C. This result contradicts the conclusions drawn by the LUNA Collaboration from their work.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)913-922
Number of pages10
JournalPhysics of Atomic Nuclei
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2012


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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