22.02 | Spring 2012 | Undergraduate
Introduction to Applied Nuclear Physics

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Description:

This graph depicts the Gamow model of alpha decay, in which an alpha particle tunnels through a Coulomb potential barrier. Figure by Prof. Paola Cappellaro, inspired by a Wolfram blog post about creating xkcd-style Mathematica plots.

Alt text:
Graph showing the alpha particle wavefunction passing through a large nuclear potential barrier.
Caption:
This graph depicts the Gamow model of alpha decay, in which an alpha particle tunnels through a Coulomb potential barrier. (Figure by Prof. Paola Cappellaro, inspired by a Wolfram blog post about creating xkcd-style Mathematica plots.)
Credit:
Figure by Prof. Paola Cappellaro, inspired by a Wolfram blog post about creating xkcd-style Mathematica plots.
Graph showing the alpha particle wavefunction passing through a large nuclear potential barrier.
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