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2018/2019

Physics of Atomic Nuclei

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02FAJ ZK 4 4+0 Czech
Lecturer:
Jiří Adam (guarantor), Petr Veselý
Tutor:
Supervisor:
Department of Physics
Synopsis:

Nucleon-nucleon(NN) interaction, few-body systems, G matrix, nuclear properties, nuclear models (single-particle model, collective motion, Hartree-Fock approximation, TDA method, RPA method, pairing, quasi-particles, nuclear deformations), electromagnetic and weak processes in nuclei, nuclear reactions (kinematics and mechanisms of nuclear reactions)

Requirements:

Knowledge of basic course of physics, quantum mechanics and subatomic physics

Syllabus of lectures:

1.Phenomenology of NN interaction

2.Microscopic models of NN interaction

3.Nuclear matter

4.Nuclear properties,models

5.Hartree-Fock approximation,TDA method, RPA method

6.Pairing, BCS model

7.Collective motion, nuclear deformations, Nilsson-Mottelson model

8.Electromagnetic and weak processes in nuclei

9.Multipole expansion, electromagnetic transitions,beta decay

10.Kinematics and mechanisms of nuclear reactions

11.Direct reactions, resonances

12.DWBA, coupled channels approach, compound nucleus

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Current description of nucleon-nucleon interaction, properties of atomic nuclei, models of nuclear structure

Abilities:

Principal understanding of theoretical approaches to description of strongly interacting particles from few-nucleon systems up to heavy nuclei

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] M.A. Preston, R.K. Bhaduri: Structure of the Nucleus, Addison-Wesley Publ., Reading, Massachusetts, 1975

[2] R. Machleidt, The Meson Theory of Nuclear Forces and Nuclear Structure, Adv. Nucl. Phys.19: 189-376, 1989

Recommended references:

[3] P. Ring, P. Schuck: The Nuclear Many-Body Problem, Springer Verlag, Berlin, 1980

[4] H. Feshbach, Theoretical Nuclear Physics - Nuclear Reactions, John. Wiley and Sons, New York, 1991

[5] J.M. Eisenberg, W. Greiner, Nuclear Theory, Vol.1-3, Elsevier Science Publ. B.V., 1987

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