### Syllabus

Nucleons and their structure,
hadrons and isospin,
two-nucleon systems,
the NN interaction;

bulk properties of nuclei,
nuclear excitations and radioactivity,
nuclear models, space+spin+isospin+permutation symmetry;

nuclear structure from first principles;

strong and electromagnetic decay,
nuclear reactions,
nuclear astrophysics;

symmetries and weak interaction.

### Prerequisites

PHYS 500 QM I or equivalent

### Textbook:

Samuel S.M. Wong, Introductory Nuclear Physics, 2nd ed. Wiley (.pdf available at publisher with
UBC library privileges)

(supplement for NN interactions and many-body theory) A. Obertelli
and H. Sagawa, Modern Nuclear Physics..., 2021, Springer (ditto)

### Lectures Jan-April 2023 (next offered Jan-Apr 2025)

Wed Fri 9:30-11:00

First lecture Jan 11, 2023. Complete material on Canvas. Email
instructors for access

### Behr's lecture notes 2023:

Nucleon Structure Hadrons
Isospin

NN Interaction

Isospin in Nuclei

Independent particle picture; Deformation; Light nuclei and permutation symmetry: Space Spin Isospin. Self-consistent
mean field

Weak
Interactions and Nuclei

### Behr's problems:

HW2
nucleon, Delta0 magnetic moment

HW4
isospin examples

HW7
H-F; Detailed permutation symmetry and m scheme

HW11
Helicity-driven beta decay correlations