Laser-induced change in nuclear reaction rate: 6Li(±̂>,)10B

D. E. Murnick, E. G. Myers, M. M. Lowry, F. P. Calaprice

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Laser-polarized lithium vapor with density 1014 cm-2 in a differentially pumped cell was developed and used as a target in the nuclear fusion reaction (±̂>6,) 10B. A large change (25%) in reaction cross section relative to an unpolarized target was observed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1088-1091
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number10
StatePublished - 1987

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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