This section contains free e-books and guides on Nuclear Physics, some of the resources in this section can be viewed online and some of them can be downloaded.
Introduction to Nuclear and Subnuclear PhysicsPhilip G. RatcliffePDF
| 236 Pages
This book is
primarily intended for use by students with a basic knowledge of classical
electromagnetism, quantum mechanics and special relativity. Topics covered
includes: A Brief Review of Modern Physics, Nuclear Structure, Scattering and
Particle Interactions, Detectors and Accelerators, Nuclear Decay, Nuclear
Fission, Fusion and Energy, The Standard Model.
A Fortran Program for Elastic Scattering Analyses with the Nuclear Optical ModelMichel
A. Melkanoff, David S. Saxon, John S. Nodvik and David G. CantorPDF
| 111 Pages
The purpose of
this guide is to describe in complete detail a FORTRAN code named Program SCAT 4
written by the UCLA group in order to analyze elastic scattering of various
particle. Topics covered includes: Mathematical Description, Program
Description, Description of Input Data, Symbolic Listing of the Program.
Nuclear Physics by National Open University of NigeriaNational Open
University of NigeriaPDF
| 76 Pages
The aim of this lecture note is to teach you nuclear
structures, disintegration of nuclides which is accompanied with the emission of
particles in form of Nuclear Structure. Topics covered includes: Nuclear Models,
Radioactivity, The Energetic of Particle, Nuclear Reactions, Interaction of
Radiation with Matter radiation, and the effect of these radiations on matter.
Lecture Notes in Nuclear Structure PhysicsB. Alex BrownPDF
| 290 Pages
This book covers
the following topics: Nuclear masses, Rms charge radii, Charge densities and
form factors, Overview of nuclear decays, The Fermi gas model, Overview of the
nuclear shell model, The one body potential, Woods-Saxon potential, Many Body
Wavefunctions, Two-Body Hamiltonian, Configuration mixing, One body transition
operators and the OBTD, Electromagnetic transitions and allowed beta decay.
Elementary introduction to nuclear reactor physicsLiverhant, S. E.Online
| 452 Pages
book gives an elementary but coherent account of that branch of physics involved
in the study and design of nuclear reactors at a standard presentation judged to
be suitable for advanced undergraduate students.
LRL Accelerators, The 184 Inch SynchrocyclotronLawrence Radiation LaboratoryOnline
| 23 Pages
book covers the following topics:the 184-inch synchrocyclotron, Principle of operation of a conventional
cyclotron, The principle of phase stability, Design and construction of the
184-inch synchrocyclotron and Cyclotron experiments.
Nuclear Science and EngineeringDr. Santanu GhoshOnline
| NA Pages
This course note is developed
primarily for the senior under graduate and first year post-graduate students
for a comprehensive knowledge in the field of nuclear science and its various
engineering and technology applications.
Basic Concepts in Nuclear Physics (PDF 34P) Paolo
| 34 Pages
This note covers the following topics of Nuclear physics such as
Stellar Nucleosynthesis, Binding energy and Liquid
Drop Model, Mean potential method: Fermi gas model, Mean potential method: Shell
model, Isospin and Nuclear Dimensions
Nuclear Physics Lecture Notes (online reference)P.BabkevichPDF
| 55 Pages
note covers the following topics: Nuclear
sizes and isotope shifts, The Semi Empirical Mass Formula, Coulomb term, Volume
and Surface term, Asymmetry term, Pairing term, alpha decay, beta decay, Valley of
stability, Fermi theory of beta decay, Selection Rules in beta decay, Electron
capture, Inverse beta decay, gama decay, Mossbauer effect, Bethe-Bloch formula,
Cherenkov radiation, Bremsstrahlung, Synchrotron radiation, Photons in matter,
Photomultiplier, Avalanche Photo Diode, Scintillators, Gas-filled counters,
Experimental set-ups, Response of a Ge-Li detector and Radiation units.
Fission and Fusion(pdf notes)The
University of New MexicoPDF
| 54 Pages
This note covers the following topics: Carbon-14 Dating, Radiation and Health, Nuclear Fission, Mass-Energy
Conservation, Chain Reaction, Critical Mass, Enrichment, Control Rods, Old-Style
Nuclear Reactors, Pebble Bed Reactor, Storage of Nuclear Waste and Nuclear
Particles Classification(pdf notes)The
University of Tennessee, Department of Physics and AstronomyOnline
| NA Pages
This note covers the
following topics: strong force, electromagnetic force, weak force, gravitational
force, elementary particle, antiparticle and Conservation Laws.
Nuclear Physics (online notes)Dr.
| 17 Pages
This note explains the basics of nuclear physics such as Nuclear
masses and nuclear sizes, alpha, beta, and gamma radiations, interaction of
ionizing radiation with matter, Kinematics of decays and reactions.
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