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Thunder Bay • Orillia

Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences - Nuclear Physics

Physics 4351 Nuclear Physics
Natural radioactivity, growth and decay of radioactive species. Nuclear properties, masses, stability, charge, radius, moments. Nuclear effects in spectroscopy. Nuclear models, radioactive decay processes. Nuclear reaction mechanisms, nuclear forces. Interaction of radiation and nuclear particles with matter. Nuclear detectors and measurement of energy and radiation intensity. Production of high-energy charged particles.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s):

Permission of the Chair of the Department of Physics.

Offering: 0-0; 3-0
Notes: Normally offered in alternating years.
Course Classifications: Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences