Academic Year 2016/2017 - 1° Year - Curriculum ASTROFISICA and Curriculum FISICA NUCLEARE E SUB-NUCLEARE
Teaching Staff: Stefano ROMANO
Credit Value: 6
Scientific field: FIS/04 - Nuclear and subnuclear physics
Taught classes: 42 hours
Term / Semester:

Learning Objectives

Knowledge and understanding

Understanding of the basic mechanisms in Nuclear Astrophysics in the star evolution.

Applying knowledge and understanding

Ability to identify the suitable physical features (order of magnitude, level os approximation, etc.) in the Nuclear Astrophysics phenomena.

Communication skills in the Nuclear Astrophysics area of interest.

Learning skills.

Ability in the self-update of the knowledge in the Nuclear Astrophysics field.

Detailed Course Content

- Intruduction to the Nuclear Astrophysics

- thermonuclear reactions

- reaction rates in stars

- measurements of cross sections at energies of astrophysical interest

- tecnique and experimental setups in Nuclear Astrophysics

Textbook Information

l- Nuclear Astrophysics, C,Rolfs and W.S.Rodney- Cauldrons in the Cosmos,

2- Nuclear Physics of Stars, C. Iliadis, Wiley