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PHYS556 — Fall 2021
Course Info

PHYS556: Introductory Nuclear Physics

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Offering:

Spring, Fall 3 Credits

Prerequisites:

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

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Description:

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.

Instructor(s):

XIE, WEI

Email:

wxie @purdue.edu

Textbook(s) for Fall 2021

Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Introductory Nuclear Physics Kenneth Krane 3rd (1987) 978-0471805533 Wiley & Sons Required

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