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M.Sc. (Physics) | Curriculum | Sub. Code: 09020305 | Titles: Nuclear Physics-1

Curriculum

Sub. Code: 09020305

Titles: Nuclear Physics-1

 

S. No Topics Learning Objectives Teaching guidelines Methodology Time
1 Particle Identification 

1. Basic principle of ΔE-E detector telescopes,

2.Short range charged particles ΔE-E telescope,

3.Methods of particle identification using semiconductor and gaseous detectors,

4.ΔE-E time of flight spectroscopy

5.Event by event particle identification system for heavy ion induced reaction analysis;

6.neutron-gamma discrimination;

7.Modem Gas Detectors:

8.Basic principle and operation of split anode ionization chamber,

9.Position sensitive ionization chamber,

10.Position sensitive proportional counter

11. Multi wire proportional counter.

To discuss Basic principle of ΔE-E detector telescopes, Short range charged particles ΔE-E telescope, Methods of particle identification using semiconductor and gaseous detectors, ΔE-E time of flight spectroscopy

Event by event particle identification system for heavy ion induced reaction analysis; neutron-gamma discrimination; Modem Gas Detectors: Basic principle and operation of split anode ionization chamber, Position sensitive ionization chamber, Position sensitive proportional counter, Multi wire proportional counter.

To cover Basic principle of ΔE-E detector telescopes, short range charged particles ΔE-E telescope, methods of particle identification using semiconductor and gaseous detectors, ΔE-E time of flight spectroscopy, Event by event particle identification system for heavy ion induced reaction analysis; neutron-gamma discrimination; Modem Gas Detectors, Basic principle and operation of split anode ionization chamber,position sensitive ionization chamber,

position sensitive proportional counter, multi wire proportional counter.

1. Conventional Method         ( White- Board Teaching)

2.Power Point Presentation

12

hours

2 Nuclear Electronics

1.Types of preamplifiers: basic idea of voltage sensitive

2.Current sensitive pre-amplifiers,

3.Details of charge sensitive preamplifier and its applications;

4.Amplifier Pulse Shaping Circuits

5.RC, Gaussian, delay-line,

6.Bipolar and zero cross-over timing circuits,

7.Pole zero cancellation and base line restorer

8.Coincidence Techniques: basic idea of coincidence circuit  its resolving time,

9.Basic principle of slow coincidence, slow fast coincidence

10.Sum coincidence techniques;

11.Single Channel Analyzer;

12.Multi-Channel Analyzer;

13.CAMAC Based Data Acquisition System.

To discuss Types of preamplifiers: basic idea of voltage sensitive, Current sensitive pre-amplifiers, Details of charge sensitive preamplifier and its applications; Amplifier Pulse Shaping Circuits, RC, Gaussian, delay-line,

Bipolar and zero cross-over timing circuits, Pole zero cancellation and base line restorer, Coincidence Techniques: basic idea of coincidence circuit  its resolving time, Basic principle of slow coincidence, slow fast coincidence, Sum coincidence techniques;

Single Channel Analyzer;

Multi-Channel Analyzer;

CAMAC Based Data Acquisition System.

To cover Types of preamplifiers: basic idea of voltage sensitive, current sensitive pre-amplifiers, details of charge sensitive preamplifier and its applications; Amplifier Pulse Shaping Circuits, RC, Gaussian, delay-line, bipolar and zero cross-over timing circuits, pole zero cancellation and base line restorer, Coincidence Techniques: basic idea of coincidence circuit  its resolving time, basic principle of slow coincidence, slow fast coincidence, sum coincidence techniques; Single Channel Analyzer; Multi-Channel Analyzer; CAMAC Based Data Acquisition System. 1. Conventional Method         ( White- Board Teaching)

2.Power Point Presentation

12 hours
3. Ion Accelerators and Ion Beam Interaction in Solids

1.Ion Accelerators: Ion sources- basic features of RF ion source,

2.Direct extraction negative ions source (Duo plasmatron)

3.Source of negative ions by Cs sputtering (SNICS);

4.Basic principle and working of Tandom accelerator and

5.Pelletron accelerator and its applications;

6.Ion Beam Interaction in Soilds:

7.Basic ion bombardment processes in Solids- general phenomenon, ion penetration and stopping, Ion range parameters, channelling, components of an ion implanter,

8. Energy deposition during radiation damage, sputtering process and ion beam mixing.

To discuss Ion Accelerators: Ion sources- basic features of RF ion source, Direct extraction negative ions source (Duo plasmatron),

Source of negative ions by Cs sputtering (SNICS); Basic principle and working of Tandom accelerator and Pelletron accelerator and its applications; Ion Beam Interaction in Soilds:

Basic ion bombardment processes in Solids- general phenomenon, ion penetration and stopping, Ion range parameters, channelling, components of an ion implanter,

Energy deposition during radiation damage, sputtering process and ion beam mixing.

 

 

 

To cover the definition and explanation of Ion Accelerators: Ion sources- basic features of RF ion source, direct extraction negative ions source (Duo plasmatron) Source of negative ions by Cs sputtering (SNICS); Basic principle and working of Tandom accelerator and Pelletron accelerator and its applications;  Ion Beam Interaction in Soilds: Basic ion bombardment processes in solids- general phenomenon, ion penetration and stopping, ion range parameters, channelling, components of an ion implanter, energy deposition during radiation damage, sputtering process and ion beam mixing. 1. Conventional Method         ( White- Board Teaching)

2.Power Point Presentation

9

hours

4 Nuclear Reactors

1.Nuclear stability, fission,

prompt and delayed neutrons,

fissile and fertile materials- characteristics and production

2.Classification of neutrons on the basis of their energy, four factor formula control of reactors

3.Reactors using natural uranium,

4.Principle of breeder reactors

To discuss Nuclear stability, fission,

prompt and delayed neutrons, fissile and fertile materials- characteristics and production, Classification of neutrons on the basis of their energy, four factor formula control of reactors, Reactors using natural uranium, Principle of breeder reactors

To cover the basic concept and explanation of Nuclear stability, fission, prompt and delayed neutrons, fissile and fertile materials- characteristics and production, classification of neutrons on the basis of their energy, four factor formula ,control of reactors, reactors using natural uranium, principle of breeder reactors 1. Conventional Method         ( White- Board Teaching)

2.Power Point Presentation

7 hours