Measurement of differential cross sections for proton elastic scattering on natO at Ep= 4-6 MeV, suitable for EBS

HNPS Advances in Nuclear Physics vol. 29 (HNPS2022)
Published: May 5, 2023
Elastic scattering EBS natO Differential cross section measurements
Michael Kokkoris
Kostas Bosbotinis
Varvara Foteinou
Anastasios Lagoyannis
Fotis Maragkos
Nikolaos Patronis
Evangelia Taimpiri
Anastasia Ziagkova

In this study we present the experimental differential cross sections of natO(p,p0) elastic scattering, determined via the relative measurement technique, in the proton beam energy range Elab=4-6 MeV with a varying step (from 5-15 keV), at six backscattering detector angles between 120o and 170o (every 10o). A thin, self-supporting target manufactured in the lab was used in this experiment and the determination of its stoichiometry was carried out according to the currently existing evaluation, which has also been benchmarked recently. The measurements were performed using the Van de Graaff Tandem 5.5 MV Accelerator of N.C.S.R. “Demokritos” in Athens, Greece. The differential cross-section datasets obtained in the present work and already existing ones in literature for this extended proton beam energy range are shown and the observed peculiarities and discrepancies are discussed and analyzed.

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Michael Kokkoris, Department of Physics,School of Applied Mathematics and Physical Sciences,National Technical University of Athens,Zografou Campus 15780,Athens, Greece

Professor, Department of Physics

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