EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 117, 201612th International Conference on Nucleus-Nucleus Collisions 2015
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||I. Heavy and Superheavy Elements|
|Published online||11 May 2016|
Quasifission dynamics in TDHF
1 Department of Physics and Astronomy, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37235 USA
2 Department of Nuclear Physics, RSPE, Australian National University, Canberra ACT 0200, Australia
Published online: 11 May 2016
For light and medium mass systems the capture cross-section may be considered to be the same as that for complete fusion, whereas for heavy systems leading to superheavy formations the evaporation residue cross-section is dramatically reduced due to the quasifission (QF) and fusion-fission processes thus making the capture cross-section to be essentially the sum of these two cross-sections, with QF occurring at a much shorter time-scale. Consequently, quasifission is the primary reaction mechanism that limits the formation of superheavy nuclei. Within the last few years the time-dependent Hartree-Fock (TDHF) approach has been utilized for studying the dynamics of quasifission. The study of quasifission is showing a great promise to provide insight based on very favorable comparisons with experimental data. In this article we will focus on the TDHF calculations of quasifission observables for the 48Ca+249Bk system.
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