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Title: Does the sun shine by p p or CNO fusion reactions?
Author: Bahcall, John N.
González García, Ma. Concepción
Peña Garay, Carlos
Keywords: Astrofísica nuclear
Reaccions nuclears
Nuclear astrophysics
Nuclear reactions
Issue Date: 2003
Publisher: American Physical Society
Abstract: We show that solar neutrino experiments set an upper limit of 7.8% (7.3% including the recent KamLAND measurements) to the fraction of energy that the Sun produces via the CNO fusion cycle, which is an order of magnitude improvement upon the previous limit. New experiments are required to detect CNO neutrinos corresponding to the 1.5% of the solar luminosity that the standard solar model predicts is generated by the CNO cycle.
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It is part of: Physical Review Letters, 2003, vol. 90, núm. 13, p. 131301-1-131301-4
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ISSN: 0031-9007
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