Professor Mahananda Dasgupta

Professor Mahananda Dasgupta
Department of Nuclear Physics
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Nuclear Physics 2 48

Nuclear fusion and sub-zeptosecond breakup reactions

Fusion probabilities at high energies are significantly smaller than theoretical predicted, in part due to disintegration of the projectile nucleus into lighter nuclei (breakup) on timescales faster than 10-21 s. This project will help us understand these fast, complex breakup processes and their influence on fusion.

Dr Edward Simpson, Professor Mahananda Dasgupta

Quantum tunnelling and decoherence in nuclear collisions

This research project, with both experimental and theoretical angles, is creating a new perspective on reversibility and irreversibility in nuclear interactions.

Dr C├ędric Simenel, Professor Mahananda Dasgupta, Dr Edward Simpson, Professor David Hinde

Reactions of weakly-bound and exotic radioactive nuclei

We are developing Austalia's first high energy radioactive beam capability, and now have the world's best capability to reconstruct breakup into charged fragments

Professor Mahananda Dasgupta, Professor David Hinde, Dr Duc Huy Luong

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