Break-up effect of the weakly bound 6Li nuclei scattered by 208Pb target


  • Sh. Hamada Tanta University
  • N. Burtebayev Institute of Nuclear Physics
  • Awad Ibraheem Faculty of Science King Khalid University



elastic scattering, Sao Paulo potential, phenomenological potential, Cluster folding, dynamical polarization potential


Using different potentials based on phenomenological, semi microscopic, and microscopic models, we investigated the reaction dynamics induced by the weakly bound 6Li ions on a heavy mass target 208Pb at sixteen energy sets ranging from 25 MeV to 210 MeV. The 6Li cluster nature and its dissociation into a core (α-particle) and a valence particle (deuteron) orbiting this core was taken into consideration using the cluster folding model (CFM). The new version of Sao Paulo potential (SPP2) is also used to investigate 6Li+208Pb data. In order to reproduce the experimental data, the strength of real part of potential created using SPP and CFM should be reduced by ~ 49 % and 62 %, respectively. The data could be well reproduced using non-renormalized real cluster folding potential, if an additional dynamical polarization potential (DPP) of repulsive real surface form is introduced. The observed reduction in the strength of the real double folded and cluster folding potentials is due to the break-up effect of 6Li.


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How to Cite

S. Hamada, N. Burtebayev, and A. . Ibraheem, “Break-up effect of the weakly bound 6Li nuclei scattered by 208Pb target”, Rev. Mex. Fís., vol. 68, no. 3 May-Jun, pp. 031201 1–, May 2022.