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NUCLEAR PHYSICS SH2302
8 ECTS credits
Lecturer and course coordinator:
The course covers selected topics in basic and applied nuclear physics, such as:
— the strong interaction - alpha-decay,
— the weak interaction - beta-decay
— the electromagnetic interaction - gamma-decay
Prior knowledge from first-level courses in Modern Physics is assumed.
SUGGESTED COURSE LITERATURE:
K. Krane, Introductory Nuclear Physics, J. Wiley & Sons, 1988
N.A. Jelley, Fundamentals of Nuclear Physics, Oxford University Press, 1990
S.S.M. Wong, Introductory Nuclear Physics, 2nd Ed., J. Wiley& Sons, 1998
C.A. Bertulani, Nuclear Physics in a Nutshell, Princeton University Press, 2007
OTHER COURSE MATERIALS:
EXAMINATION will be in the form of a written examination and written reports from the laboratory work.
A video presentation (designed for students in the Nuclear Energy Engineering Master's program) can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QhBHp0wqnGM
Course coordinator and lecturer:
Bo Cederwall (phone 08-55378203)
Nuclear Physics / KTH
Last updated 2015-10-05 / BC