2023 Impact factor 2.6
Hadrons and Nuclei

Eur. Phys. J. A 14, 191-197 (2002)
DOI: 10.1140/epja/i2001-10196-9

Formation and decay of super-heavy systems

Toshiki Maruyama1, 2, A. Bonasera1, M. Papa1, 3 and S. Chiba2

1  Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare-Laboratorio Nazionale del Sud, Via Santa Sofia 44, Catania 95123, Italy
2  Advanced Science Research Center, Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute, Tokai, Ibaraki 319-1195, Japan
3  Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare-Sezione di Catania, Corso Italia 57, Catania 95129, Italy


(Received: 13 December 2001 / Revised version: 5 March 2002 Communicated by P. Schuck)

We investigate the formation and the decay of heavy systems which are above the fission barrier. By using a microscopic simulation of constrained molecular dynamics (CoMD) on $\chem{Au+Au}$ collision, we observe that composite states stay for a very long time before decaying by fission.

24.10.Lx - Monte Carlo simulations (including hadron and parton cascades and string breaking models).
25.70.-z - Low and intermediate energy heavy-ion reactions.
25.70.Jj - Fusion and fusion-fission reactions.
25.70.Lm - Strongly damped collisions.

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