Azimuthal angle dependence of the Coulomb barrier parameters for the interaction between two deformed nuclei

Citation:
Ismail, M., and A. Adel, "Azimuthal angle dependence of the Coulomb barrier parameters for the interaction between two deformed nuclei", Physical Review C - Nuclear Physics, vol. 84, no. 3, 2011.

Abstract:

The azimuthal angle (φ) dependence of the Coulomb barrier parameters (height V b and position R b) are studied in the framework of the double-folding model with the realistic M3Y nucleon-nucleon interaction. Different pairs of axially symmetric, deformed nuclei are considered. For the interaction between medium and heavy nuclei, the maximum percentage of φ dependence is studied as a function of relative orientations of the interacting nuclei. It appreciably increases as the values of the deformation parameters increase and is sensitive to the hexadecapole deformation. The smallest φ variation is found for the relative orientations θ P= θ T=90. The φ variation of the Coulomb barrier parameters, as calculated in the present paper, is completely different in both magnitude and behavior from those deduced in the widely used proximity approach. © 2011 American Physical Society.

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