Phy 6113 Advanced Nuclear Physics Credit - 3

Compound nucleus: Formation of compound nucleus cross-section; Continuum theory of cross section; Breit-Wigner resonance formula.

Direct reactions: Statistical theory of nuclear reactions, transfer reactions; The DWBA theory and its application.

Optical model; Kapur-Peierls dispersion formula; Butler’s theories; Giant resonances; Nilsson’s distorted potential model; Nuclear surface deformations; Collective vibrations and rotations.

Nuclear analytical techniques: Neutron activation analysis; Particle induced X-ray and gamma ray emission.

Elementary particles: Spectrum and interactions of known particles; Production and decays of pions, muons and hyperons; Meson exchange potential.