Precision Laboratory Measurements in Nuclear Astrophysics

  • Moshe Gai
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 556)


After reviewing some of the basic concepts, nomenclatures and parametrizations of Astronomy, Astrophysics, Cosmology, and Nuclear Physics, we introduce a few central problems in Nuclear Astrophysics, including the hot-CNO cycle, helium burning and solar neutrinos. We demonstrate that in this new era of Precision Nuclear Astrophysics Secondary or Radioactive Nuclear Beams allow for progress.


Solar Neutrino Time Projection Chamber Radioactive Beam Hydrogen Burning Nuclear Astrophysics 
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  • Moshe Gai
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  1. 1.Laboratory for Nuclear Science, Department of PhysicsU3046 University of ConnecticutStorrsUSA

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