Semiclassical Approach

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


For most of decay processes the relative large difference between the height of the Coulomb barrier and Q-value allows the use of the semiclassical method to solve the system of equations describing emission processes. We introduce the penetration formula for spherical and for deformed emitters as well. Based on this method we then analyze various models like Cluster Model (CM), Super Asymmetric Fission Model (SAFM), Effective Liquid Drop Model (ELDM) and Fragmentation Theory (FT).


Decay Width Charge Asymmetry Spectroscopic Factor Cluster Decay Proximity Potential 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Theoretical Physics DepartmentInstitute of Physics and Nuclear EngineeringBucharest, MagureleRomania

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