Advances and Challenges in Nuclear Fission and Quasi-Fission for the SuperHeavy Elements

Complesso dei SS. Marcellino e Festo

Complesso dei SS. Marcellino e Festo

Emanuele Vardaci (UNINA - INFN) (Università degli Studi di Napoli "Federico II" and INFN-NA), Nicolae Carjan (IFIN-HH) (IFIN-HH Department of Theoretical Physics)


The main goal of the Symposium is to discuss the state of the art of our present knowledge of nuclear processes such as fission and quasifission in the region of the very heavy and superheavy nuclei and to identify possible physics cases to be explored with  new facilities under development, such as the Super Heavy Element (SHE) factory in Dubna (Russia), the Selective Production of Exotic Species (SPES) in Legnaro (Italy) or the Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research (FAIR) in Darmstadt (Germany). These facilities can play an extremely important and unique role in accessing, with different capabilities, unexplored regions of the nuclear chart, in particular the unknown neutron rich side. This area of research is particularly relevant because is of interest for the nucleosynthesis of the elements heavier that iron (r-process) and for the understanding of the existence and persistence of the shell closures. The latter are the main ingredients for the predicted survival of superheavy elements against fission.

The main topics are the following:

  • Fission of very heavy and superheavy elements
  • Fission modes, fission barriers and half-lives
  • Fission fragment properties
  • Fission competition with alpha decay
  • Fusion and quasifission competition
  • Production and identification of superheavy elements
  • Multinucleon transfer reactions
  • Fission Studies with Radioactive Ion Beams

The Symposium is also intended as a platform for intensive and detailed discussions, and for gathering proposals regarding experimental programs during the operation of new facilities.

  • Alexander Yakushev
  • Antonio Di Nitto
  • Aurel Bulgac
  • Bozena Nerlo-Pomorska
  • Claudia Anghel
  • Daniela Mercogliano
  • David Hinde
  • David Regnier
  • Deepak KUMAR
  • Diego Ramos
  • Emanuele Vardaci
  • Filomena Loffredo
  • Giuseppe Alifano
  • Hiromitsu Haba
  • Jose' Javier Valiente Dobon
  • Khuyagbaatar Jadambaa
  • Krzysztof Pomorski
  • Martin Veselsky
  • Md Ashaduzzaman
  • Meetika Narang
  • Meghashree Cheralu House
  • Mert Arik
  • Michal Kowal
  • Nicolae Carjan
  • Pia Antonella Setaro
  • Sophia Heinz
  • Tathagata Banerjee
  • Tilak Ghosh
  • Tommaso Marchi
  • Wladyslaw Henryk Trzaska
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The agenda of this meeting is empty