Course

P459 Applied Nuclear Physics

Course No: 
P459
Credit: 
8
Prerequisites: 
P303 (Quantum Mechanics II)
Approval: 
UG-Elective
Syllabus: 

(42 Lectures + 14 Tutorial)

  1. Basis of nuclear structure andreactions
  2. Radioactivity and radioactivedecays: Detecting nuclear radiations, Alpha decay, beta decay, gamma decay
  3. Passage of charged particle throughmatter.
  4. Detectors andaccelerators.
  5. Applications: Effects of radiation on biological systems and Nuclear medicine, Industrial Applications
  6. Power from Fission and Fusion: Characteristics of Fission, Nuclear Reactors, Thermonuclearfusion
Reference Books: 
  1. NuclearPhysics:PrinciplesandApplications,JohnLilley, Wiley Publications
  2. TheAtomicNucleus,Robley D. Evans, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing.
  3. Fundamentals of Nuclear Reactor Physics, Elmer Lewis, Elsevier Publishing.
  4. AnIntroductiontothePassageofEnergeticParticlesthroughMatter,N.J.Carron, CRC Press
  5. Accelerator Physics, S. Y. Lee, WorldScientific
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