Material-dependent d plus d cross-section in dense and metallic mesh wire environments at very low energies


Kilic A., Kustan F. K.

MODERN PHYSICS LETTERS A, vol.34, no.29, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 29
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1142/s0217732319502341
  • Title of Journal : MODERN PHYSICS LETTERS A

Abstract

New 0(+) resonance parameters have been extracted and interpreted in terms of the experimental neutron-proton branching ratio of d + d reactions in strontium and tantalum metallic lattices. The material-dependent cross-section formula, which includes the new 0(+) resonance parameters, the screening effect, and the effective mass, have been applied to d(d, p)H-3 and H-2 (d, n)He-3 reactions in metallic environments. The contributions of the 0(+) resonance and effective electron mass are crucial to the understanding of the discrepancy between the theoretical and experimental screening values in metallic environments. As a different and connected part of this research, we have proposed a new target material: deuterated metal wire mesh structures. Experimentally confirmed numerical results for Pendry's effective electron mass for aluminum metal wire have been used to calculate the cross-section and screening energy.