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Physical Review C - Nuclear Physics, Volume 74, Number 5 (2006)



The calculated Q values and half widths of α-decay of superheavy elements using both the S-matrix and the WKB methods are analyzed. The calculations are carried out using the microscopically derived α-daughter potentials for the parents appearing in the α-decay chain of super heavy element (A=277


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S. Mahadevan, Prema, Pa, Shastry, C. Sa, and Gambhir, Y. Kb, “Comparison of S-matrix and WKB methods for half-width calculations”, Physical Review C - Nuclear Physics, vol. 74, 2006.