# Synthesis and properties of isotopes of the transactinides

@article{Hofmann2019SynthesisAP,
title={Synthesis and properties of isotopes of the transactinides},
author={Sigurd Hofmann},
year={2019},
volume={107},
pages={879 - 915}
}
• S. Hofmann
• Published 8 March 2019
• Physics
Abstract Isotopes of transactinide elements have to be synthesized in nuclear reactions with light or heavy beam particles. The efficient production by neutron capture and subsequent β− decay as it is used for the production of isotopes of actinide elements up to fermium is no longer possible due to the lack of suitable target material. The content of this article is about the synthesis and the study of the decay properties of nuclei to which atomic, respectively proton numbers from Z = 104 to…
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