Electron affinity of oganesson

M. Y. Kaygorodov, L. V. Skripnikov, I. I. Tupitsyn, E. Eliav, Y. S. Kozhedub, A. V. Malyshev, A. V. Oleynichenko, V. M. Shabaev, A. V. Titov, A. V. Zaitsevskii

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Abstract

The electron affinity (EA) of the superheavy element Og is calculated by the use of the relativistic Fock-space coupled cluster (FSCC) and configuration interaction methods. The FSCC cluster operator expansion includes single, double, and triple excitations treated in a nonperturbative manner. The Gaunt and retardation electron-electron interactions are taken into account. Both methods yield the results that are in agreement with each other. The quantum electrodynamics correction to the EA is evaluated using the model Lamb-shift operator approach. The electron affinity of Og is obtained to be 0.076(4) eV.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012819
JournalPhysical Review A
Volume104
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2021

Funding

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Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation075-10-2020-117

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