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PHYS 7501–Particles and Nuclei I (Fall 2017)

The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of major topics in low-energy nuclear physics, aimed at the beginning graduate level. Topics covered in this course include basic nuclear properties, radioactive decay, nuclear structure, nuclear reactions, nuclear astrophysics, radiation detection, and nuclear applications.

Course information, such as the syllabus, lectures, assignments, and reference material will be posted on the course webpage.

The course catalog description for PHYS 7501 can be accessed here.


PHYS 2001–Introduction to Physics (Spring 2017)

The purpose of this course is to provide a first introduction to physics at the college level. Topics covered in this course include the mechanics of solids and liquids, oscillations, heat, and thermodynamics. Mathematical techniques will be limited to basic algebra, trigonometry, and geometry.

Course information, such as the syllabus and lectures will be posted on the course webpage. Homework assigments are on LON-CAPA.

The course catalog description for PHYS 2001 can be accessed here.


PHYS 6751–Graduate Laboratory: Nuclear and Particle (Fall 2016)

The purpose of this course is to gain hands-on experience with modern experimental techniques in low-energy nuclear physics. This includes the use of common experimental equipment and open-source software used for contemporary nuclear physics research.

Course information, such as the syllabus, lectures, hand-outs, and assignments will be posted on the course webpage.

The course catalog description for PHYS 6751 can be accessed here.