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Nuclei & Elementary Particles

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Nuclei & Elementary Particles PHYSICS 556

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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Yvonne McKenzie on Friday October 30, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to PHYSICS 556 at University of Massachusetts taught by Staff in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 21 views. For similar materials see /class/232313/physics-556-university-of-massachusetts in Physics 2 at University of Massachusetts.

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Date Created: 10/30/15
11222004 Physics 556714 Fall 2007 PHY 556714 Handout 5 Date 112892007 From Krishna S Kumar mailtolltkumar physicsumassedu LGRT 421 51310 RE Topics Reading amp Assignment lectures 20 thru 25 112707 thru 121307 In this last series of lectures we will discuss some specialized topics that are the subject of current research First we discuss the neutral kaon system and introduce studies of CP violation We will then have a brief introduction to nuclei and nuclear decays before discussing the solar neutrino deficit and neutrino oscillations We will conclude the course with a brief overview of advanced topics such as radiative corrections the QCD Lagrangian and asymptotic freedom Main Reading Lecture notes Povh Sections 31 tth 33171173176 Griffiths Section 48 49 91 94 Supplementary Reading Frauenfelder and Henley Chapter 11 Homework Assignment 5 due 1221 1 Use the shell model to predict the spin and parity JP of the following three nuclei 3316s 2712Mg ZISc 2 Classify the following betadecays as allowed first forbidden Fermi or GamowTeller 3H to 3He 140o to 1quotNo 3 so to 3601239 University of Massachusetts Amherst 1 1222004 L V 4 V 11222004 Physics 556714 Nuclei and Elementary Particles Explain qualitatively why the following processes can be attributed to the weak force despite widely disparate lifetimes Muon decay 2 microseconds Neutron decay 15 minutes 1 Beo to 1 B3 15 million years Use the shell model to predict the spin and parity of the first excited state of the following three nuclei 7 31 39 3L1 16 19K


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