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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Introductory Atomic and Nuclear Physics

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
02ZAJF Z,ZK 4 2+2 Czech
Lecturer:
Vladimír Wagner (guarantor)
Tutor:
Vladimír Wagner (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Physics
Synopsis:

Brief review of microworld phenomena and their physical description. The goal is to provide basics of quantum theory, atomic, nuclear, and elementary-particle physics.

Requirements:

Middle level knowledge of mathematics and physics

Syllabus of lectures:

1.Inadequacy of classical description regarding microworld phenomena

2.Basics of quantum theory

3.Atomic structure

4.Nuclei and their basic characteristics

5.Radioactivity

6.Nuclear reactions

7.Elementary particles and interactions

8.Interaction of radiation with matter

9.Accelerators

10.Applied nuclear physics

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Fotoefect, Compton scattering, Gravitational redshift

2. Thomson and Bohr model

3. Wawes

4. Schroedinger equation

5. Atomic nuclei and their characteristics

6. Rutherford scattering

7. Liquid drop model

8. Radioactivity

9. Nuclear reactions

10. Charged particle in electromagnetic field

Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Orientation in the physics of microworld

Skills:

Ability to apply knowledge of the physics of microworld on particular problems

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] A. Beiser: „Concepts of Modern Physics“ (in Czech), chap. 3-11, 21-25, Academia Praha 1978

[2] J. R. Lamarsh, A. J. Barrata: Introduction to Nuclear Engineering" (chap. 2,3),Prentice Hall, 2001

Recommended references:

[3] I. Úlehla, M. Suk, Z. Trka: „Atoms, Nuclei, Particles“ (in Czech) , Academia Praha 1990

[4] P. Reuss: „Neutron Physics“, EDP Sciences, France 2008

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