Neutron single particle strengths from the (d,p) reaction on F-18

Kozub R., Bardayan D., Batchelder J., Blackmon J., Brune C., Champagne A., ...More

PHYSICAL REVIEW C, vol.73, no.4, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 73 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1103/physrevc.73.044307
  • Journal Name: PHYSICAL REVIEW C
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: No


The F-19 nucleus has been studied extensively. However, there have been no comprehensive experimental studies of F-18+n single-particle components in F-19, and no measure of neutron vacancies in the F-18 ground state, as such experiments require a (radioactive) F-18 target or beam. We have used the H-2(F-18,p)F-19 reaction to selectively populate states in F-19 that are of F-18+n character. The 108.5-MeV radioactive F-18(+9) beam was provided by the Holifield Radioactive Ion Beam Facility at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Proton-recoil coincidence data were taken for both alpha-decaying and particle-stable final states. Angular distributions and spectroscopic factors were measured for nine proton groups, corresponding to 13 states in F-19. The results are compared to shell model calculations.