EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 163, 2017FUSION17
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Published online||22 November 2017|
Time-dependent mean-field investigations of the quasifission process
Department of Physics and Astronomy, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37235, USA
2 Department of Nuclear Physics, Research School of Physics and Engineering, The Australian National University, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
3 Physics Department, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN 38505, USA
Published online: 22 November 2017
We demonstrate that the microscopic Time-dependent Hartree-Fock (TDHF) theory provides an important approach to shed light on the nuclear dynamics leading to the formation of superheavy elements. In particular, we discuss studying quasifission dynamics and calculating ingredients for compound nucleus formation probability calculations. We also discuss possible extensions to TDHF to address the distribution of observables.
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