22.11 Applied Nuclear Physics


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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 2018). It is instructed by B. Yildiz.

This class counts for a total of 6 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

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