Astrophysical Reaction Rates as a Challenge for Nuclear Reaction Theory
The relevant energy ranges for stellar nuclear reactions are introduced. Low-energy compound and direct reactions are discussed. Stellar modifications of the cross sections are presented. Implications for experiments are outlined.
Published in10th Int Symposium on Origin of Matter and Evolution of Galaxies
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