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Nuclear Physics 0302463

An undergraduate course taught to the physics students at the University of Jordan.


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General course content

       Introduction and terminology.

       Nuclear properties.

       Binding energy and nuclear stability.

       Spin, parity and moments.

       Nuclear forces.

       The structure of the nucleus.

       Nuclear models.

       Radioactive decays.

       Nuclear reactions: energetics and general cross-section behavior.





       Introductory Nuclear Physics by K. S. Krane.




First Exam


Second Exam


Quizzes and HWs


Final Exam





         Sun. Tue. Thu. 11:00-12:00


General instructions



       Homeworks are due after one week unless otherwise announced.

       Remarks or questions marked in red in the presentations, without being announced as homeworks, should be also seriously considered!

       Some tasks can (or should) be sent by email.


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       Tuesday, February 8th: Read Chapter One (Basic Concepts).

       First Exam is scheduled on Tuesday, April 5th 2011 at 17:00.


Lecture Notes and Exams


1-       Introduction.

2-       Nuclear Properties Part I.

3-       Nuclear Properties Part 2.

4-       Nuclear Properties Part 3.

5-       Nuclear Properties Part 4.

6-       Nuclear Properties Part 5.

7-       Shell Model.

8-       Radioactivity.

9-       Nuclear force and the Deuteron.

10-   Introduction to Nuclear Reactions.



1-       Atomic masses and isotopic compositions.

2-       Constants.

3-       NuChart.


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