College Bulletin - Course Catalog 
  
    Apr 08, 2020  
College Bulletin - Course Catalog

PHYS 134. Introduction to Nuclear Physics


A study of basic nuclear properties, models, stability, nuclear structure, decay modes, forces, nuclear reactions, techniques to detect and measure radiation, nuclear energy, nuclear astrophysics, basic experimental design, particle accelerators, and medical applications. We will look at fundamental questions in research and touch on aspects of history and public policy.
Prerequisite: PHYS 018  
Recommended: PHYS 113  
Natural sciences and engineering.
Catalog chapter: Physics and Astronomy  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/physics-astronomy


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