Nuclear Physics and Elementary Particles

Course Information
TitleΠΥΡΗΝΙΚΗ ΦΥΣΙΚΗ ΚΑΙ ΦΥΣΙΚΗ ΣΤΟΙΧΕΙΩΔΩΝ ΣΩΜΑΤΙΔΙΩΝ / Nuclear Physics and Elementary Particles
CodeΠΣΥ201
FacultySciences
SchoolPhysics
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorCharikleia Petridou
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40003015

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Physics (2012-today)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory537

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600100162
Type of the Course
  • Background
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, the students get familiarized with the concepts of nuclear physics, radioactivity and particle physics.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Basic Principles of Particle Physics · Constituents of nuclei: protons and neutrons · Size of nuclei, nuclear masses · Nuclear decays, Radioactivity · a-decay, tunneling effect, Geiger-Nuttal rule · b-decay, electron capture, continuous spectrum of beta, neutrino, parity, selection rules in b-decay, Wu experiment · γ-decay, recoil energy, selection rules in γ-decay, internal conversion, nuclear resonance, Mossbauer effect · Fission and fusion, nuclear energy · Elementary Particles, quarks and leptons, basic interactions, Feynman diagrams, conservation laws
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures1173.9
Reading Assigment210.7
Tutorial391.3
Exams30.1
Total1806
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. ΕΙΣΑΓΩΓΗ ΣΤΗΝ ΠΥΡΗΝΙΚΗ ΦΥΣΙΚΗ, W.N. COTTINGHAM, D.A. GREENWOOD, ΤΥΠΩΘΗΤΩ , ΔΑΡΔΑΝΟΣ 2. ΕΙΣΑΓΩΓΗ ΣΤΗ ΦΥΣΙΚΗ ΥΨΗΛΩΝ ΕΝΕΡΓΕΙΩΝ, D. PERKINS, ΤΥΠΩΘΗΤΩ, ΔΑΡΔΑΝΟΣ 3. ΠΥΡΗΝΙΚΗ ΦΥΣΙΚΗ-ΒΑΣΙΚΕΣ ΑΡΧΕΣ ΚΑΙ ΠΥΡΗΝΟΣΥΝΘΕΣΗ, ΧΡΗΣΤΟΣ ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΙΑΔΗΣ, COPY CITY
Last Update
09-06-2016