Dasgupta, Mahananda; Hinde, David; Diaz-Torres, Alexis; Luong, Huy
The coupled channels model has generally been very successful in describing the different reaction outcomes following the collision of heavy nuclei. However, several outstanding problems remain - amongst them the inability to simultaneously describe elastic scattering and fusion data, and more recently the failure to consistently describe deep-sub barrier and above-barrier fusion. Possible reasons include deviation of the nuclear potential from the assumed Woods-Saxon form, and the emergence of...[Show more]
Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.