Performance of the ARES recoil separator for (p,γ) reaction measurements

M. Couder, C. Angulo, W. Galster, J.S. Graulich, P. Leleux, P. Lipnik, G. Tabacaru, F. Vanderbist

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In Louvain-la-Neuve, the Astrophysics REcoil Separator (ARES), was installed to measure (p,γ) reactions of astrophysical interest induced by radioactive beams. ARES was coupled to the CYCLONE44 cyclotron. First tests performed with an 19F stable beam, i.e., the H(19F,20Ne)γ reaction, are reported.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)26-34
Number of pages8
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 21 Jun 2003


  • nuclear astrophysics
  • radiative capture reactions
  • recoil separators
  • plasma

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