Undergraduate Course Catalog 2007-2008

COURSE: 03-403 Nuclear Chemistry (3)
Students explore the properties of atomic nuclei, including radioactivity and nuclear decay, nuclear reactions, penetration of a potential barrier by the alpha particle, Fermiís theory of beta decay, modern ideas of the structure of the nucleus, theories of low and intermediate energy-induced nuclear reactions, the deuteron problem and nucleon-nucleon scattering. (See 17-410.) Prerequisite: 17-215.