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The Collective Term For the Nuclear Reactions Evolution |

Rosy, in Journal of Advances in Science and Technology | Science & Technology


Nuclearfusion rates are extremely sensitive to temperature. In order to understand whythis is so, we need to examine how a fusion process operates: since thepositively charged nuclei which need to fuse have to face a strong coulombbarrier (see fig. 1), the fusion process operates mainly by tunnelling. In thecentre of mass frame, if the kinetic energy of the approaching particles is E,then the tunnelling probability.