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Heavy Ion Physics: Course Outline (PH-704)

Heavy ion, in nuclear physics, any particle with one or more units of electric charge and a mass exceeding that of the helium-4 nucleus (alpha particle).

Course Outline

  • Kinematics of Ion-Ion Collisions.
  • Strong Absorption Models of Heavy Ion Scattering.
  • Light Scattering System.
  • Elastic Scattering and Reaction Cross sections.
  • Possible reactions in heavy ion collisions like distant.
  • Grazing and close collision.
  • Reaction cross section.
  • Classical theory of elastic scattering.
  • Gross properties of heavy ion collisions e.g. channels, Q-values.
  • Heavy ion interaction potential.
  • Compound nucleus formation between two heavy ions.

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