### Abstract

Based on the hypothesized cluster-formation model (CFM), the μ-decay preformation factors of superheavy isotopes of Flerovium (Fl) with atomic number Z = 114 and neutron numbers 150 ≤ N ≤ 196 were determined. The formula from the CFM used depends on the eigenvalues of the cluster-formation energy of the μ particles and the total energy values of the parent nuclei. The binding energy difference was used to determine these values. The results from the calculations for these isotopes reflect some properties of their nuclear structure. Within the CFM, the prediction of the magic nucleus occurs at N = 172 and Z = 114. Our results indicate towards the existence of shell closure of the stabilization superheavy nuclei.

Original language | English |
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Article number | 105103 |

Journal | Journal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics |

Volume | 44 |

Issue number | 10 |

DOIs | |

Publication status | Published - 23 Aug 2017 |

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### Keywords

- alpha cluster
- Alpha preformation probability
- binding energy
- cluster model
- preformation factor
- superheavy nuclei

### ASJC Scopus subject areas

- Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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*Journal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics*,

*44*(10), [105103]. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6471/aa815b

**Shell closures in Fl superheavy isotopes via determination of alpha decay preformation factor.** / Alsaif, Norah A.M.; Radiman, Shahidan; Ahmed, Saad M.Saleh.

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*Journal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics*, vol. 44, no. 10, 105103. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6471/aa815b

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T1 - Shell closures in Fl superheavy isotopes via determination of alpha decay preformation factor

AU - Alsaif, Norah A.M.

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AB - Based on the hypothesized cluster-formation model (CFM), the μ-decay preformation factors of superheavy isotopes of Flerovium (Fl) with atomic number Z = 114 and neutron numbers 150 ≤ N ≤ 196 were determined. The formula from the CFM used depends on the eigenvalues of the cluster-formation energy of the μ particles and the total energy values of the parent nuclei. The binding energy difference was used to determine these values. The results from the calculations for these isotopes reflect some properties of their nuclear structure. Within the CFM, the prediction of the magic nucleus occurs at N = 172 and Z = 114. Our results indicate towards the existence of shell closure of the stabilization superheavy nuclei.

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