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1 
Basic Nuclear Concepts (PDF) Supplement (PDF) 

Quantum Mechanical Description of Nuclei  
2  Schrödinger Wave Equation (PDF)  
3  Bound States in One Dimensional Systems – Particle in a Square Well (PDF)  
4  Bound States in Three Dimensions – Orbital Angular Momentum (PDF)  
5  Barrier Penetration (PDF)  
6  The NeutronProton System: Bound State of the Deuteron (PDF)  
7  Overview of Cross Section Calculation (PDF)  
8  NeutronProton Scattering (PDF)  
9  Quiz 1 Review  
Quiz 1 (Lec #18, Closed Book)  
Nuclear Binding, Stability and Decay  
10  Nuclear Shell Model (PDF)  
11  Nuclear Binding Energy and Stability (PDF)  
12  Binding Energy and Mass Parabolas (PDF)  
Interaction of Radiation with Matter  
13  RadioactiveSeries Decay (PDF)  
14  Charged Particle Interactions: Stopping Power, Collision and Ionization (PDF)  
15  Charged Particle Interactions: Radiation Loss, Range (PDF)  
16  Neutron Interactions: Qequation and Elastic Scattering (PDF)  
17  Quiz 2 Review  
Quiz 2 (Lec #915, Closed Book)  
18  Neutron Interactions: Energy, Angular Distributions, Thermal Motions (PDF)  
19  Gamma Interactions: Compton Scattering (PDF)  
20  Gamma Interactions: Photoelectric Effect and Pair Production (PDF)  
21  Detection of Nuclear Radiation: Pulse Height Spectra (PDF)  
Nuclear Processes  
22  Nuclear Decays (PDF)  
23  Nuclear Reactions: Energetics and Compound Nucleus (PDF)  
24  Quiz 3 Review  
Quiz 3 (Lec #1621, Closed Book) 
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