Course details of PH 505 - Introduction to Nuclear & Particle Physics

Course Name Introduction to Nuclear & Particle Physics
Total Credits 6
Type T
Lecture 2
Tutorial 0
Practical 1
Selfstudy 0
Half Semester N
Text Reference 1) S. S. M. Wong, Introductory Nuclear Physics, Prentice Hall, 1990.2) B. L. Cohen, Concepts of Nuclear Physics, McGraw Hill, 1988.3) H. A. Enge, Introduction to Nuclear Physics, Addison-Wesley, 1971.4) J. S. Lilley, Nuclear Physics, John Wiley & Sons, 2001.5) K. Hyde, Basic ideas and concepts in Nuclear Physics, CRC Press, Edition 3 2004.6) W. E. Burcham, M. Jobes, Nuclear and Particle Physics, Addison-Wesley, 1998.7) G. Kane, Modern Elementary Particle Physics, Addison-Wesley, 1987.8) David Griffiths, Introduction to Elementary Particles, John Wiley, 1987.
Description Basic properties of nuclei and interactions: Nuclear binding energy, nuclear moments.Nuclear Models: Independent particle model, Shell model.Deuteron problem: Central and tensor forces.Radioactive decay: Theory of alpha decay, Fermi theory of beta decay, gamma decay.Nuclear reactions: Direct and compound reactions.Elementary particles, classifications, symmetries and conserved quantum numbers, quark model.
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