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Predominant Time Scales in Fission Processes in Reactions of S, Ti and Ni with W: Zeptosecond versus Attosecond

Date

2011

Authors

du Rietz, Rickard
Dasgupta, Mahananda
Thomas, Renju
Gasques , Leandro
Evers, Maurits
Lobanov, Nikolai
Wakhle, Aditya
Hinde, David

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Volume Title

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American Physical Society

Abstract

The inhibition of fusion by quasifission is crucial in limiting the formation of superheavy elements in collisions of heavy nuclei. Time scales of ∼10⊃-18s inferred for fissionlike events from recent crystal blocking measurements were interpreted to s

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Keywords

Keywords: Angle distribution; Attoseconds; Dominant process; Fission process; Fusion-Fission; Heavy nucleus; Super-heavy element; Time-scales; Time measurement

Citation

Source

Physical Review Letters

Type

Journal article

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Open Access

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DOI

10.1103/PhysRevLett.106.052701

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