Fission of highly excited nuclei investigated in complete kinematic measurements
1 Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, 15782 Santiago de Compostela, Spain
2 Institut de Physique Nucléaire d'Orsay, 91406 Orsay, France
3 CEA DAM, 91297 Arpajon, France
4 Universidad de Vigo, 36200 Vigo, Spain
5 Chalmers University of Technology, 412 96 Gothenburg, Sweden
6 GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH, 64291 Darmstadt, Germany
7 Grand Accélérateur National d'Ions Lourds, 14076 Caen, France
a Present address: Research Center for Nuclear Physics, Osaka University, Ibaraki, Osaka 567-0047, Japan
Published online: 13 December 2013
Fission is an extremely complex mechanism that requires a dynamical approach to describe the evolution of the process in terms of intrinsic and collective excitations of the nuclear constituents. In order to determine these effects a complex experimental setup was mounted at GSI, which allowed us for the first time the full identification in charge and mass of all fission fragments thanks to a magnetic separation and the use of the inverse kinematic technique. Moreover, we also measured the neutron multiplicities and the light-charged particles emitted in coincidence with fission. These complete kinematic measurements will be used to define sensitive observables to dissipative and transient effects in fission. In this manuscript we present the first results for the total fission cross sections.
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