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Title: Time-dependent mean-field investigations of the quasifission process


We demonstrate that the microscopic Time-dependent Hartree-Fock (TDHF) theory provides an important approach to shed light on the nuclear dynamics leading to the formation of superheavy elements. In particular, we discuss studying quasifission dynamics and calculating ingredients for compound nucleus formation probability calculations. We also discuss possible extensions to TDHF to address the distribution of observables.

 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, TN (United States). Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
  2. Australian National Univ., Canberra, ACT (Australia). Dept. of Nuclear Physics, Research School of Physics and Engineering
  3. Tennessee Technological Univ., Cookeville, TN (United States). Dept. of Physics
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Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Nuclear Physics (NP) (SC-26)
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Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0013847; SC0015513; FT120100760; DP160101254
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
EPJ Web of Conferences
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 163; Conference: FUSION17, New Orleans, LA (United States), 15-18 Oct 2017; Journal ID: ISSN 2100-014X
EDP Sciences
Country of Publication:
United States

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Umar, A. S., Simenel, C., and Ayik, S. Time-dependent mean-field investigations of the quasifission process. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1051/epjconf/201716300061.
Umar, A. S., Simenel, C., & Ayik, S. Time-dependent mean-field investigations of the quasifission process. United States. doi:10.1051/epjconf/201716300061.
Umar, A. S., Simenel, C., and Ayik, S. Wed . "Time-dependent mean-field investigations of the quasifission process". United States. doi:10.1051/epjconf/201716300061.
title = {Time-dependent mean-field investigations of the quasifission process},
author = {Umar, A. S. and Simenel, C. and Ayik, S.},
abstractNote = {We demonstrate that the microscopic Time-dependent Hartree-Fock (TDHF) theory provides an important approach to shed light on the nuclear dynamics leading to the formation of superheavy elements. In particular, we discuss studying quasifission dynamics and calculating ingredients for compound nucleus formation probability calculations. We also discuss possible extensions to TDHF to address the distribution of observables.},
doi = {10.1051/epjconf/201716300061},
journal = {EPJ Web of Conferences},
number = ,
volume = 163,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {11}

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