Superheavy Elements

Superheavy Elements

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Superheavy Elements covers the proceedings of the International Symposium on Superheavy Elements, held in Lubbock, Texas on March 9-11, 1978. The book focuses on the compositions, reactions, transformations, and methodologies involved in the research on superheavy elements (SHE). The selection first gives an overview of the history and perspectives of the search for SHE; attempts to produce SHE in reactions between heavy nuclei; and searches for SHE at the superhilac. The publication also examines the experimental prospects for the synthesis and detection of SHE, including alternate production modes for SHE and detection methods in the search for SHE. The book looks at the experimental insights into the production of SHE using heavy ion reactions and observations of anomalous long-range alpha particles and their potential connection to superheavy matter. The publication also reviews the calculations for penetrability and the predictions of the spontaneous fission half-lives of SHE; feasibility studies of thermonuclear neutron capture synthesis of SHE; muonic transitions and X-ray spectra from SHE. Topics include transition energy and potential and quantum-electrodynamical corrections. The text is a dependable source of data for readers interested in superheavy elements.The quest for superheavy elements continued with a recent experiment (16) aimed at closing some of the gaps left in our first ... The connection between chemical properties and electronic structure can be made through comparison with homolog elements in the Periodic Table (Fig. ... Eichler (13), in considering the standard heats of sublimation (AHsub) of elements 112 and 114 arrived at the low valuesanbsp;...

Title:Superheavy Elements
Author:M. A. K. Lodhi
Publisher:Elsevier - 2013-10-22


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