Theoretical Description of the Fission Process

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The main goals of the project can be summarized as follows: Development of effective energy functionals that are appropriate for the description of heavy nuclei. Our goal is to improve the existing energy density (Skyrme) functionals to develop a force that will be used in calculations of fission dynamics. Systematic self-consistent calculations of binding energies and fission barriers of actinide and trans-actinide nuclei using modern density functionals. This will be followed by calculations of spontaneous fission lifetimes and mass and charge divisions using dynamic adiabatic approaches based on the WKB approximation. Investigate novel microscopic (non-adiabatic) methods to study the fission ... continued below

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Nazarewicz, Witold July 1, 2003.

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The main goals of the project can be summarized as follows: Development of effective energy functionals that are appropriate for the description of heavy nuclei. Our goal is to improve the existing energy density (Skyrme) functionals to develop a force that will be used in calculations of fission dynamics. Systematic self-consistent calculations of binding energies and fission barriers of actinide and trans-actinide nuclei using modern density functionals. This will be followed by calculations of spontaneous fission lifetimes and mass and charge divisions using dynamic adiabatic approaches based on the WKB approximation. Investigate novel microscopic (non-adiabatic) methods to study the fission process.

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  • Report No.: DE-FG03-03NA00083
  • Grant Number: FG03-03NA00083
  • DOI: 10.2172/833167 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 833167
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc787063

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Nazarewicz, Witold. Theoretical Description of the Fission Process, report, July 1, 2003; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc787063/: accessed December 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.