Nuclear physics: Sizing up the heavyweights

@article{Oganessian2001NuclearPS,
  title={Nuclear physics: Sizing up the heavyweights},
  author={Yu. Ts. Oganessian},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2001},
  volume={413},
  pages={122-125}
}
Colliding a heavy projectile with an even heavier target nucleus only occasionally produces superheavy elements. Analyses of the processes that prevent fusion suggest that projectile size is one of the problems. 
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