Nuclear Fission and Cluster Radioactivity: An Energy-Density Functional Approach / Edition 1

Nuclear Fission and Cluster Radioactivity: An Energy-Density Functional Approach / Edition 1

by M.A. Hooshyar, Irwin Reichstein, F. Bary Malik
     
 

ISBN-10: 3642062342

ISBN-13: 9783642062346

Pub. Date: 11/09/2010

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

It is the first application to nuclear physics from energy-density functional method, for which Professor Walter Kohn received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. The book presents a comprehensive extension of the Bohr-Wheeler theory with the present knowledge of nuclear density distribution function.

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It is the first application to nuclear physics from energy-density functional method, for which Professor Walter Kohn received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. The book presents a comprehensive extension of the Bohr-Wheeler theory with the present knowledge of nuclear density distribution function.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783642062346
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
11/09/2010
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2005
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

A Summary of Observed Data and Pre-Amble.- Energy-Density Functional Formalism and Nuclear Masses.- The Decay Process, Fission Barrier, Half-Lives, and Mass Distributions in the Energy-Density-Functional Approach.- Spontaneous Fission Half-Lives of Fermium and Super-Heavy Elements.- Empirical Barrier and Spontaneous Fission.- Induced Fission.- Hot and Cold Fission.- Isomer Fission.- Cluster Radioactivity.- The Relation Between the Asymptotic Kinetic Energy, and the Condition for the Existence of a Meta-Stable State.- The Expression for Half-Lives of Particles Tunneling Through the Barrier Shown in Fig. A. 2.- Diagonalization of the Coupled Set of Equations Describing Fission.

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