22.011 Seminar in Nuclear Science and Engineering
Surveys the range of diverse subjects in nuclear science and engineering covered by the department. Topics include quantum computing, energy and power, radiation effects-stem cells and DNA, BNCT, nuclear space applications, fusion, airport security, accelerators, magnetic resonance imaging, non-proliferation, risk assessment, safety, biology and medicine. A demonstration of the MIT Reactor as a research tool is given as well as a tour of the MIT Tokomak fusion machine and accelerators used in research.
This class has no prerequisites.
22.011 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by Z. Hartwig.
Lecture occurs 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Tuesdays in 24-112.
This class counts for a total of 6 credits.
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