Nuclear and Particle Physics

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At least 15 points at 100 level in Physics or Applied Physics and MATHS165 or MATH165 or equivalent.

This paper will provide the student with an introduction to the theory of nuclear structure, nuclear decay and reactions, and elementary particle physics. Practical examples include radioactivity, radioisotope production, dating of materials using radioactive decay, sterilisation of food/equipment using radioactive sources, radioactive medical imaging techniques and radiotherapy.

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