EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 88, 2015IWM-EC 2014 – International Workshop on Multi facets of EoS and Clustering
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Published online||24 April 2015|
Probing the decay mechanism of hot nuclei by Coulomb chronometry
GANIL, CEA-DSM/CNRS-IN2P3, Caen, France
Published online: 24 April 2015
In this contribution, we propose a new Coulomb chronometer suitable for three-fragment exit channels. We use this chronometer to extract the evolution of the fragment emission time in 129Xe+catSn central collisions from 12 to 25 MeV/A bombarding energy. The involved time scale becomes compatible with simultaneous threefragment break-up above E* = 4.0 ± 0.5 MeV/A, which can be interpreted as the energy required for the onset of multifragmentation.
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