95.461 Nuclear Physics I

Nuclear Physics I

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 1214
Status Active

Nuclear properties including size, mass, binding energy, electromagnetic moments, parity and statistics; nuclear shell model, collective structure, deformed shell model, radioactive decay law and the Bateman equations, radioactive dating, counting statistics, energy resolution, coincidence measurements and time resolution, lifetime measurements; nuclear barrier pentetration; angular momentum, Coulomb barrier, alpha decay and systematics, fission. (offered as 95.561 for graduate credit).

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 95.210 Introductory Modern Physics