22.11 Applied Nuclear Physics


Class Info

Introduction to nuclear structure, reactions, and radioactivity. Review of quantization, the wave function, angular momentum and tunneling. Simplified application to qualitative understanding of nuclear structure. Stable and unstable isotopes, radioactive decay, decay products and chains. Nuclear reactions, cross-sections, and fundamental forces, and the resulting phenomena.

This class has 22.02 as a prerequisite.

22.11 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by B. Yildiz.

Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 24-121.

This class counts for a total of 6 credits.

You can find more information at the MIT NSE: Graduate Education site or on the 22.11 Stellar site.

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