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Two Distinct Quasifission Modes in the 32 S + 232 Th Reaction

Hinde, David; du Rietz, Rickard; Dasgupta, Mahananda; Thomas, Renju; Gasques , Leandro


Comprehensive fission measurements, including mass-angle distributions, for the reaction of S32 with the prolate deformed nucleus Th232 at near-barrier energies show two distinct components in both mass and angle; surprisingly, both have characteristics of quasifission. Their relative probabilities vary rapidly with the ratio of the beam energy to the capture barrier, suggesting a relationship with deformation aligned (sub-barrier), or antialigned (above-barrier), configurations at contact.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Physical Review Letters
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.101.092701


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