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2021/2022

Nuclear Chemistry for DC

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Code Completion Credits Range
15JCHDC Z,ZK 4 2P+2C
Lecturer:
Václav Čuba, Jan John (guarantor)
Tutor:
Václav Čuba, Jan John (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Nuclear Chemistry
Synopsis:

The following topics are discussed in detail in the course: Nuclear reactions yield, reaction cross section. Fission reaction, spontaneous fission. Chemistry of atoms formed in a nuclear reaction, local temperature, atomic recoil and recoil energy, recoil of atom bound in a molecule, hot atom chemistry, retention, Szilard Chalmers reaction.

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Syllabus of lectures:

1.Concept and history of nuclear chemistry and radiochemistry and their place among scientific disciplines.

2.Yield of nuclear reactions, reaction cross section.

3.Types of nuclear fission, theory of fission.

4.Fission by thermal neutrons.

5.Fission products.

6.Fission by medium energy particles. High energy fission.

7.Spontaneous fission. Chain reaction.

8.Hot atom chemistry -atomic recoil and recoil energy.

9.Reactions of hot atoms.

10.Processes in (n,g) reactions.

11.Processes in other binuclear reactions.

12.Processes in nuclear decay.

13.Processes in gamma-ray emission, isomeric transfer and internal conversion.

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Key References:

1.G. R. Choppin et al.: Radiochemistry and Nuclear Chemistry, 4th Ed.,Academic Press, 2013

2.F. Rösch: Nuclear-and Radiochemistry. De Gruyter, Berlin, 2014

Recommended References:

3.A. Vértes et al.(Eds.):Handbook of Nuclear Chemistry, Kluwer, Dordrecht,2003

4.D. Loveland, D. J. Morrissey, G. T. Seaborg: Modern Nuclear Chemistry, 2nd Ed., John Wiley & Sons, New Jersey, 2017

Note:
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