Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Selected Topics In Nuclear Physics II FIZ 522 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. RECEP AKKAYA
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. RECEP AKKAYA,
Course Assistants Research assitants of Nuclear Physics
Course Category
Course Objective To teach the concept related to the elective subjects of Nuclear physics at graduate level and to make students gain the ability of use of these in advanced theoretical researches
Course Content Independent particle model, Nuclear mean field, The mean field approximation and Phenomenological potentials, Fock Space: Properties of the particle creation and annihilation operators, One-body operators and matrix elements, Evaluation of many–nucleon matrix elements, Wick’s theorem, Particle-hole Representation, Properties of the particle and hole operators, BCS theory: BCS wave function, The model of independent quasiparticles (Superfluid model), Excited states and quasiparticles
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Explains briefly the nuclear models and manifests the difference between them. Lecture, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
2 Explains what the independent particle model expresses and to be successful in explained which features in the nuclei. Lecture, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
3 Gains knowledge about the nuclear mean field and some phenomenological potentials. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
4 Write the properties of particle creation and annihilation operators and explain with examples in nuclear physics where they are used. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
5 Express single-particle and two-particle operators and their matrix elements. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
6 Shows on a few questions the usefulness of Wick´s theorem. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
7 Report BCS and Superfluid theory. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
8 Define Bogolyubov transformations and what quasiparticle is. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Independent particle model
2 Nuclear mean field
3 The mean field approximation and Phenomenological potentials
4 Fock Space: Properties of the particle creation and annihilation operators
5 One-body operators and matrix elements
6 Evaluation of many–nucleon matrix elements
7 Wick’s theorem
8 Particle-hole Representation
9 MIDTERM EXAM
10 Properties of the particle and hole operators
11 BCS theory: BCS wave function
12 The model of independent quasiparticles (Superfluid model)
13 Excited states and quasiparticles
14 Problems
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Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Using the knowledge of undergraduate and graduate education in postgraduate level. X
2 To be able to improve themselves by following the innovations in the field of Physics which are important in the development of science and technology. X
3 To be able to make literature search, presentation, experimental setup preparation, application and explication of results. X
4 To be able to join interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary team works.
5 Sharing their concepts in seminar, symposium, conference etc. by using the skills of self-study.
6 Having the scientific and vocational wafer and defending this apprehension in every medium.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 10
1. Proje / Tasarım 10
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Assignment 1 10 10
Project / Design 1 10 10
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 10 10
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 140
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.6
dersAKTSKredisi 6