Solar fusion cross sections

Eric G. Adelberger*, Sam M. Austin, John N. Bahcall, A. B. Balantekin, Gilles Bogaert, Lowell S. Brown, Lothar Buchmann, F. Edward Cecil, Arthur E. Champagne, Ludwig De Braeckeleer, Charles A. Duba, Steven R. Elliott, Stuart J. Freedman, Moshe Gai, G. Goldring, Christopher R. Gould, Andrei Gruzinov, Wick C. Haxton, Karsten M. Heeger, Ernest HenleyCalvin W. Johnson, Marc Kamionkowski, Ralph W. Kavanagh, Steven E. Koonin, Kuniharu Kubodera, Karlheinz Langanke, Tohru Motobayashi, Vijay Pandharipande, Peter Parker, R. G.H. Robertson, Claus Rolfs, R. F. Sawyer, N. Shaviv, T. D. Shoppa, K. A. Snover, Erik Swanson, Robert E. Tribble, Sylvaine Turck-Chièze, John F. Wilkerson

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Abstract

We review and analyze the available information on the nuclear-fusion cross sections that are most important for solar energy generation and solar neutrino production. We provide best values for the low-energy cross-section factors and, wherever possible, estimates of the uncertainties. We also describe the most important experiments and calculations that are required in order to improve our knowledge of solar fusion rates.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)1265-1291
Number of pages27
JournalReviews of Modern Physics
Volume70
Issue number4 PART II
DOIs
StatePublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes

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