DECAY PROPERTIES AND STABILITY OF HEAVIEST ELEMENTS

@article{Karpov2012DECAYPA,
  title={DECAY PROPERTIES AND STABILITY OF HEAVIEST ELEMENTS},
  author={A. Karpov and V. Zagrebaev and Y. M. Palenzuela and L. F. Ruiz and W. Greiner},
  journal={International Journal of Modern Physics E-nuclear Physics},
  year={2012},
  volume={21},
  pages={1250013-1-1250013-20}
}
Decay properties and stability of heaviest nuclei with Z≤132 are studied within the macro-microscopical approach for nuclear ground state masses and phenomenological relations for the half-lives with respect to α-decay, β-decay and spontaneous fission. We found that at existing experimental facilities the synthesis and detection of nuclei with Z>120 produced in fusion reactions may be difficult due to their short half-lives (shorter than 1 μs). The nearest (more neutron-rich) isotopes of… Expand

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