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Title: Quasifission Dynamics in Microscopic Theories


In the search for superheavy elements quasifission reactions represent one of the reaction pathways that curtail the formation of an evaporation residue. In addition to its importance in these searches quasifission is also an interesting dynamic process that could assist our understanding of many-body dynamical shell effects and energy dissipation thus forming a gateway between deep-inelastic reactions and fission. This manuscript gives a summary of recent progress in microscopic calculations of quasifission employing time-dependent Hartree-Fock (TDHF) theory and its extensions.

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Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, TN (United States)
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Frontiers in Physics
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Journal Name: Frontiers in Physics Journal Volume: 8; Journal ID: ISSN 2296-424X
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73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS; 71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; time-dependent Hartree-Fock; quasifission; superheavy elements; multi-nucleon transfer; time- dependent random phase approximation

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Godbey, Kyle, and Umar, A. S. Quasifission Dynamics in Microscopic Theories. Switzerland: N. p., 2020. Web. doi:10.3389/fphy.2020.00040.
Godbey, Kyle, & Umar, A. S. Quasifission Dynamics in Microscopic Theories. Switzerland. doi:
Godbey, Kyle, and Umar, A. S. Thu . "Quasifission Dynamics in Microscopic Theories". Switzerland. doi:
title = {Quasifission Dynamics in Microscopic Theories},
author = {Godbey, Kyle and Umar, A. S.},
abstractNote = {In the search for superheavy elements quasifission reactions represent one of the reaction pathways that curtail the formation of an evaporation residue. In addition to its importance in these searches quasifission is also an interesting dynamic process that could assist our understanding of many-body dynamical shell effects and energy dissipation thus forming a gateway between deep-inelastic reactions and fission. This manuscript gives a summary of recent progress in microscopic calculations of quasifission employing time-dependent Hartree-Fock (TDHF) theory and its extensions.},
doi = {10.3389/fphy.2020.00040},
journal = {Frontiers in Physics},
number = ,
volume = 8,
place = {Switzerland},
year = {2020},
month = {2}

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