Superheavy Nuclei: Decay and Stability

  title={Superheavy Nuclei: Decay and Stability},
  author={A. V. Karpov and Valery Zagrebaev and Yisel Martinez Palenzuela and Walter Greiner},
Decay properties of superheavy nuclei are required for exploring the nuclei from the upper part of the nuclear map. The stability of nuclei with \(Z\le 132\) is studied with respect to \(\alpha \)-decay, \(\beta \)-decay and spontaneous fission. Performed calculations allow us to conclude 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 \(\upmu \)s). We found… 
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