Impact of nuclear structure on the production and identification of superheavy nuclei
Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, 141980 Dubna, Russia
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Published online: 20 March 2014
The shell structure of heavy nuclei with Z > 104, which can be produced in actinide-based complete fusion reactions, is studied with a modified two-center shell model. Using the macroscopic-microscopic approach, mass excesses and Qα-values are calculated and compared with available experimental data. The production cross sections of new superheavy nuclei decisively depend on the position of the proton shell closure.
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