This book allows the reader to understand the fundamentals of
polarization phenomena in a general spin system, showing the polarizations to be
indispensable information source of spin-dependent interactions. Topics covered includes: Polarization,
Alignment and Orientation, Spin Observables by Density Matrix, Spin Observables
in Nuclear Reactions, Optical Potential and Elastic Scattering of Protons,
Polarization in Resonance Reaction, Three Nucleon Force and Polarization
Phenomena in a Three Nucleon System .
This note will
focus on understanding the complete nuclear reactor system including the balance
of plant, support systems and resulting interdependencies affecting the overall
safety of the plant and regulatory oversight. Topics covered includes: Reactor
kinetics and control, Fuel depletion and related effects, Reactor energy
removal, Design issues, Power cycles for nuclear plants, Boiling water reactors,
Safety culture, Current regulatory safety issues.
This book presents
a comprehensive review of studies in nuclear reactors technology from authors
across the globe. Topics discussed in this compilation include: thermal
hydraulic investigation of TRIGA type research reactor, materials testing
reactor and high temperature gas-cooled reactor, decay heat in reactors and
spent-fuel pools, present status of two-phase flow studies in reactor
components, two-phase flow coolant behavior in boiling water reactors under
earthquake condition, simulation of nuclear reactors core, fuel life control in
light-water reactors, methods for monitoring and controlling power in nuclear
reactors, structural materials modeling for the next generation of nuclear
reactors, application of the results of finite group theory in reactor physics,
and the usability of vermiculite as a shield for nuclear reactor.
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.
A. Melkanoff, David S. Saxon, John S. Nodvik and David G. Cantor
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.
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.