Systematic study of decay properties of heaviest elements

@article{Palenzuela2012SystematicSO,
  title={Systematic study of decay properties of heaviest elements},
  author={Y. M. Palenzuela and L. F. Ruiz and A. Karpov and W. Greiner},
  journal={Bulletin of the Russian Academy of Sciences: Physics},
  year={2012},
  volume={76},
  pages={1165-1171}
}
Decay properties and stability of heaviest nuclei with Z ≤ 132 are studied within the macro-microscopical approach for nuclear ground-state masses. We use phenomenological relations for the half-lives with respect to α-decay, β-decay and spontaneous fission. Our calculations demonstrate that the β-stable isotopes 291Cn and 293Cn with a half-life of about 100 years are the longest-living superheavy nuclei located on the first island of stability. We found the second island of stability of… Expand
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