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PHYS U7520X Nuclear Physics

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PHY 735.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

45 hours plus conference; 4 credits

Properties of stable nuclei. Isotopes. Mass formula. Interactions with matter. Methods of detection. Nuclear moments. Alpha decay. Gamma emission. Level structure. Nuclear models. Low-energy nucleon-nucleon scattering. The deuteron. Photodisintegration. Tensor and exchange forces. Isotopic spin.

Prerequisite: Physics U7410X [725X].


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