PHY322 - EXPERIMENTAL PHYSICS II

(Atomic and Nuclear Physics Experiments)

Instructor: Haralabos Tsertos


TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION:

  1. Gauss and Poisson Distributions

  2. General Least Squares Method

  3. Interaction of Charged Particles with Matter

  4. Basic Nuclear Electronics

EXPERIMENTS:

  1. Measurement of the Specific Charge of the Electron

  2. Observation of the Zeemann Effect

  3. Observation of the Electron Spin Resonance

  4. The Compton Effect

  5. X-Ray Fluorescence and Moseley's Law

  6. Rutherford Scattering

  7. Spectroscopy of Particles

  8. Spectroscopy of Particles

  9. Spectroscopy of Rays

  10. The Geiger-Müller Counter

Bibliography

  1. H. Tsertos, "Experimental Physics II"
    University of Cyprus, Nicosia 1998-99
    (comprehensive students manuscript, main text, in Greek).

  2. P. R. Bevington, "Data Reduction and Error Analysis for Physical Science"
    McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York.

  3. G.F Knoll, "Radiation Detection and Measurement"
    John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

  4. W. R . Leo, "Techniques for Nuclear and Particle Physics Experiments"
    Springer-Verlag, Berlin , Heidelberg.

  5. N. Tsoulfanidis, "Measurement and Detection of Radiation"
    McGraw-Hill, New York.

  6. A. Melissinos, "Experiments in Modern Physics"
    Academic Press.

  7. K. S . Krane, "Introductory Nuclear Physics"
    John Wiley & Sons, New York.