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PHYS556 — Fall 2017

PHYS556: Introductory Nuclear Physics (PAST/FUTURE SEMESTER)


Spring, Fall 3 Credits


Prerequisite: PHYS 550. Authorized equivalent courses or consent of instructor may be used in satisfying course pre- and co-requisites.

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Theory of relativity, brief survey of systematics of nuclei and elementary particles, structure of stable nuclei, radioactivity, interaction of nuclear radiation with matter, nuclear reactions, particle accelerators, nuclear instruments, fission, nuclear reactors.


Wang, Fuqiang


Wang, Fuqiang

Textbook(s) for Fall 2017
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Introductory Nuclear Physics Kenneth Krane 3rd; (October 22, 1987) 978-0471805533 Wiley & Sons Required Second or third edition are acceptable.

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