PHYS 490:

Instructor: 
Tony Noble 

Office: 
Stirling 208G 
Contact: 
Phone 6135332679 email potato@owl.phy.queensu.ca WEB sno.phy.queensu.ca/~potato/ 
Class: 
Mon 10:30 am  11:30 am Wed 09:30 am  10:30 am Fri 08:30 am  09:30 am 
Classroom: 
Stirling 412 B 
Office hours: 
Mon 11:30 am  12:30 pm Wed 1:00 pm  2:00 pm Fri 11:30 am  12:30 am 
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 Tutorials:
 The tutorial will be held Monday April 16th at 10:00 am
 The room will be Stirling 201
 Old News: The midterm has been scheduled for Wednesday March 7th, 2007 from 7 pm to 9 pm. You will be allowed to bring a single sheet of letter size (8.5" x 11") paper with useful formula, notes, etc on it. You may use both sides. The midterm will cover all of the nuclear physics material covered before the reading week break.
January 2007  

Sunday  Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday  Saturday 
1  2  3  4  5  6  
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Outline & Basics 
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10 Nuclear Size  11  12 Atomic & Muonic xrays  13 
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15 Binding Energy & LDM  16  17 Radioactivity Basics  18  19 Types of Radioactivity  20 
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22 Nuclear Physics Applications  23  24 Nuclear Reactions  25  26 Nuclear Reactions II & Nucl Models Intro  27 
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29 Nuclear Models I  30  31 Nuclear Models II 
February 2007  

Sunday  Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday  Saturday 
1  2 Nuclear Models III  3  
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5 Parity. Mag Mom  6  7 Excited states. Quad M  8  9 Gamma Decay  10 
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12 Gamma Decay BR & Fission  13  14 ♥ Fusion  15  16 Nuclear Physics in Canada  17 
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26 Introduction to particles  27  28 Symmetries 
March 2007  

Sunday  Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday  Saturday 
1  2 Quark Model  3  
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5 Group Theory & Quarks  6 
7 Colour & QCD Midterm!  8  9 C,P,T  10 
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12 Feynman Diagrams I  13  14 Feynman Diagrams II  15  16 Feynman "Calculation"  17 
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19 Dirac Equation  20  21 Weak Interactions I  22  23 Weak Interactions II  24 
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26 Weak Interactions & Neutrinos  27  28 QCD: Gluons  29  30 QCD: Heavy Bound States  31 
April 2007  

Sunday  Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday  Saturday 
1 
2 Final Comments on Standard Model  3  4
Beyond the Standard Model Last Class !! 
5  6 Stat Holiday No more 8:30 
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9  10  11  12 Exam Period Begins 
13  14 
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16  17  18 Phys 490/891 Exam  19  20  21 
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23  24  25  26  27  28Exam Period Ends 
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Assignment  Handedout  Due Date  Answers 

Assignment 1  Jan 12  Jan 19  Solutions 1 
Assignment 2  Jan 19  Jan 26  Solutions 2 
Assignment 3  Jan 26  Feb 2  Solutions 3 
Assignment 4  Feb 2  Feb 9  Solutions 4 
Assignment 5  Feb 9  Feb 16  Solutions 5 
Assignment 6  Mar 2  Mar 12  Solutions 6 
Assignment 7  Mar 11  Mar 16  Solutions 7 
Assignment 8  Mar 16  Mar 23  Solutions 8 
Assignment 9  Mar 23  Mar 30  Solutions 9 
Assignment 10  Mar 31  Apr 9  Solutions 10 
The reports should be 10  15 pages long. The due date will be: April 9th, 2007
The midterm has been scheduled for Wednesday March 7th, 2007 from 7 pm to 9 pm in Stirling 412.
(This exam is comprehensive, covering material from the entire term.)
 The Final has been scheduled for Wednesday April 18th, 2007 from 7 pm to 10 pm
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