| FLNR SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME
Synthesis and Properties of Nuclei at the Stability Limits
| Leader: ||M.G. Itkis |
| Scientific leader:
|| Yu.Ts. Oganessian|
Synthesis and investigation of properties of nuclei at stability limits. Research into the mechanisms of heavy-ion induced reactions. The study of physical and chemical properties of heavy and superheavy elements.
Expected main results in 2013:
- Completion of the experiments on synthesis of the element 117 in the reaction 48Ca + 249Bk, data processing and analysis of results. Carrying out experiments on the synthesis of superheavy nuclei with Z>115 in the reactions with ions 48Ca.
- Carrying out nuclear spectroscopy experiments for the isotopes of transfermium elements No, Md and Rf in asymmetric complete fusion reactions using modernized separator VASSILISSA + GABRIELA. Study of survival probabilities of compound nuclei with extremely high (more than 400 MeV) excitation energies.
- Carrying out experiments on chemical identification of the element 113.
- Measurements of isotope masses of the element 112 at the separator MASHA in the reaction 48Ca + 238U.
- Production and investigation of the properties of new neutron-rich heavy nuclei obtained in the transfer reactions. Study of exotic fission modes for heavy and superheavy nuclei.
- Research of the structure of light nuclei 9He, 17Ne, 27S with the use of radioactive beams and a tritium target.
- Experimental studies of the excitation functions for cluster transfer reactions and for total reaction cross-sections with the d, 6,7Li, 12C, 48Ca beams. Creation of detection system based on the drift chamber for the magnetic spectrometer.
- Theoretical study of the mechanisms of heavy ion induced reactions.
- Development of the knowledge base on nuclear physics within the global computer network.
From 03-5-1094-2010/2014 item of the Topical plan for JINR research and international cooperation 2013.