Revised cross section of the C13(α, n)O16 reaction between 5 and 8 MeV
Physical Review C
As suggested in a Comment by Peters, Phys. Rev. C 96, 029801 (2017), a correction is applied to the ^13C(α,n)^16O data of Harissopulos et al., Phys. Rev. C 72, 062801(R) (2005). The correction refers to the energy-dependent efficiency of the neutron detector and appears only above the (α,n_1) threshold of the ^13C(α,n)^16O reaction at about E_α≈ 5 MeV. The corrected data are lower than the original data by almost a factor of two. The correction method is verified using recent neutron
... y data and data from the reverse ^16O(n,α)^13C reaction.