22.02 Introduction to Applied Nuclear Physics


Class Info

Covers basic concepts of nuclear physics with emphasis on nuclear structure and interactions of radiation with matter. Topics include elementary quantum theory; nuclear forces; shell structure of the nucleus; alpha, beta and gamma radioactive decays; interactions of nuclear radiations (charged particles, gammas, and neutrons) with matter; nuclear reactions; fission and fusion.

This class has 8.02, 18.02, and 8.03 as prerequisites.

22.02 will be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by M. Li.

Lecture occurs 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 24-121.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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