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PHYS 402       (3-0-3)            Nuclear Physics

 

Structure of the nucleus, natural radioactivity, alpha and beta decay theories, nuclear reactions and cross-sections, particle accelerators and neutron generators, nuclear models, nuclear fission and elementary reactor theory, nuclear fusion, detection of nuclear particles/rays (charged and un-charged), cosmic rays, radiation dose. (definition).

 

Prerequisite: PHYS 303