Heavy Cluster Decays

  • Doru S. DelionEmail author
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 819)


Microscopic description of heavier decays than α-particle decay is a much more difficult task within the α-like theory. Still the preformation amplitude can be estimated in an approximate way for heavy cluster decays, until the 14C emission. This procedure is extensively presented here. We give numerical results for the emission of 14C. Then we describe the fission-like theory of emission processes, based on the Two Center Shell Model.


Mass Asymmetry Neutron Pair Heavy Cluster Relative Wave Function Preformation Factor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Theoretical Physics DepartmentInstitute of Physics and Nuclear EngineeBucharest-MagureleRomania

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