# Hyperheavy nuclei: Existence and stability

@article{Afanasjev2018HyperheavyNE,
title={Hyperheavy nuclei: Existence and stability},
author={A. V. Afanasjev and S.E.Agbemava and Abhinaya Gyawali},
journal={Physics Letters B},
year={2018}
}
• Published 17 April 2018
• Physics
• Physics Letters B
Abstract What are the limits of the existence of nuclei? What are the highest proton numbers Z at which the nuclear landscape and periodic table of chemical elements cease to exist? These deceivably simple questions are difficult to answer especially in the region of hyperheavy ( Z ≥ 126 ) nuclei. We present the covariant density functional study of different aspects of the existence and stability of hyperheavy nuclei. For the first time, we demonstrate the existence of three regions of…
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