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Theoretical Nuclear Physics 501503743

 

Instructor Saed Dababneh Homepage email: bau1@dababneh.com

 

The course treats from a theoretical viewpoint the physical properties of the nucleus, nuclear force, structure and models, conserved quantities, symmetries, spin and magnetic moment, electric quadruple moment, nuclear scattering, ground state of the deuteron, s-wave n-p scattering, nuclear transformations, bound states, radioactive decay, barrier penetration, Gamow theory, Fermi theory of Beta decay, radiative transitions and selection rules, the neutrino, cross section and cross section calculation, Born approximation, neutron cross sections, Q-Equation and kinematics of elastic scattering, angular and energy distributions, nuclear reaction energetics, compound nucleus model.

 

Prerequisites:

 

501503751, 501503742

 

Grading

 

Mid-term Exam

30%

Project, quizzes and HWs

20%

Final Exam

50%

 

Class

 

Sundays 15:00 18:00

 

General instructions

 

Homeworks

       Homeworks are due after one week unless otherwise announced.

       Some tasks can (or should) be sent by email.

Project

       Decide on the title of your project before October 9th.

       Due date (for written version): December 18th.

       Presentation: Will be scheduled later.

 

Lecture Notes and Exams

 

Useful Downloads

 

Wong.

 

 

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