PHY-719: Nuclear Physics

Basic concepts of nuclear physics, instruments and methods. Natural radioactivity, nuclear radiations and their properties and interaction with matter, nuclear-radiation detectors, electrostatic and magnetic analyzers, mass spectrometry, charged particle accelerators, elementary discussion of alpha and beta decay, nuclear isomerism, internal conversion, nuclear reactions, neutron physics, fissions, nuclear spin and magnetic moments, cosmic rays and elementary particles.
Level: 
Graduate
Credits: 
3
Prerequisites: 
PHY 614
Corequisites: 
none
Semester(s) offered: 
Fall