Physics
# Nuclear Physics

compute the stopping power of a material

stopping power of lead against 5 MeV alpha particles
compute properties of radiation absorption

what's the maximum energy of electrons that 10cm of plate glass can block?
compare radiation absorption of materials

lead iron 199 kev x-ray mass attenuation
##
Cerenkov Radiation

compute characteristics of Cerenkov radiation

Cerenkov radiation, 0.8MeV electron, n=1.4
get information about an isotope

iodine 131
compare several isotopes

U-235, U-238
do computations with isotope properties

half life potassium-40 / carbon-14
##
Radiometric Dating

do carbon-dating computations

carbon-14 dating, ratio=0.25
##
Nuclear Weapons

compute nuclear weapon effects

10 megaton nuclear explosion
cloud height for a 1 megaton nuclear explosion
get data on a nuclear power station

Three Mile Island
get information about a property of a nuclear reactor

annual energy production of Diablo Canyon 2
##
Rutherford Scattering

determine the cross section for Rutherford scattering

Rutherford scattering at 30 degrees and 20 eV
Coulomb scattering of a 6 MeV proton
Rutherford scattering with gold