Monte Carlo calculations of two-neutron transfer cross sections

B. F. Bayman, D. H. Feng

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Differential cross sections for (t, p) and (p, t) reactions have been calculated in finite-range distorted-wave Born approximation, with the Monte Carlo method used to evaluate the six-dimensional integrals. The use of the Monte Carlo method makes it possible to treat cases of non-zero angular momentum transfer. Angular distributions and relative cross sections are in good agreement with those given by the zero-range approximation. The cross sections of unnatural-parity transitions, as calculated by our one-step finite-range DWBA, are several orders of magnitude smaller than experimental data, suggesting the importance in these reactions of two-step processes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)513-530
Number of pages18
JournalNuclear Physics, Section A
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 7 1973

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