PHY 322 - Advanced Physics Laboratory II

Instructor

Kyriakos Georgiou

Content

Introduction:
1.1 Gauss and Poisson Distributions
1.2 Least Squares Method
1.3 Interaction of Charged Particles with Matter
1.4 Basic Nuclear Electronics
Experiments:
2.1 Measurement of the Specific Charge of the Electron
2.2 Observation of the Zeeman Effect
2.3 Electron Spin Resonance
2.4 The Compton Effect
2.5 X-Ray Fluorescence and Moseley´s Law
2.6 Rutherford Scattering
2.7 Spectroscopy of α-Particles
2.8 Spectroscopy of β-Particles
2.9 Spectroscopy of γ-Rays
2.10 The Geiger-Müller Counter 

Course Description

Bibliography

1. H. Tsertos, "Experimental Physics II", comprehensive students manuscript, University of Cyprus, Nicosia 2016 (main text, in Greek).
2. G. F. Knoll, “Radiation Detection and Measurement”, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York.
3. P. R. Bevington, "Data Reduction and Error Analysis for Physical Sciences", McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York.
4. W. R. Leo, "Techniques for Nuclear and Particle Physics Experiments", Springer-Verlag, Berlin , Heidelberg.
5. N. Tsoulfanidis, "Measurement and Detection of Radiation", McGraw-Hill, New York.
6. A. Melissinos, "Experiments in Modern Physics", Academic Press.
7. K. S. Krane, "Introductory Nuclear Physics", John Wiley & Sons, New York.