Nuclear Physics by J. Pearson
English | Sep. 27, 2014 | ISBN: 1502517469 | 54 Pages | PDF | 5 MB
From the table of contents: Basic Terminology; Nuclear Properties; Nuclear Models; Collective Excitations (Nuclear Vibrations, Nuclear Rotations); Alpha - decay (Fine Structure of alpha - decay); Beta - decay; Gamma - ray Emission; and more.
These are notes based on lectures given by D.Cullen at the University of Manchester Jan - June '08.
There is no simple theory which encompasses all nuclei: many models work in different situations. However, we can characterize nuclei by a relatively small number or parameters; such as radius, electric charge, mass, binding energy and energy of excited states.
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