Lecture Notes for Graduate Nuclear Physics 
(PHYS722/822 Fall 2018)

Week 1

Global Properties of Nuclei

Mass measurements and definitions

Range of stable nuclei

Liquid Drop model


Nuclear forces are Charge Symmetric (unchanged under reversal of sign of I3 = interchange of p's with n's) and even Charge Independent (unchanged under any rotation in isospin space - all members of a given isospin multiplet behave the same).

Spin and magnetic moment

Week 2

Fermi Gas model

       Biggest nucleus described by Fermi Gas: Neutron Star. Stability up to 2.x solar masses.

Shell model

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