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Nuclear Astrophysics 2 
Summer semester 2017
Associate Professorship of Experimentalphysik (E12) - Nukleare Astrophysik (Prof. Bishop)
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The second semester of this course covers the nuclear physics and astrophysics of explosive stellar phenomena (nova, x-ray bursts, supernova). The production mechanisms of the s-process, r-process and rp-process will be taught, and their astrophysical sites will be understood. Lectures will also cover topics in experimental methods in nuclear astrophysics, such as the measurement of thermonuclear reaction rates, lifetimes of excited nuclear states, high precision nuclear mass measurements, and indirect nuclear measurements of nuclear reaction rates. Additionally, special topics concerning the past interaction of supernova explosions and Earth will be presented. At this point, the student will have learned where the elements beyond iron are produced in our Universe, and the nuclear physics responsible for their production.
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Cauldrons in the Cosmos: Nuclear Astrophysics, C.E. Rolfs & W. S. Rodney, University Of Chicago Press.
Principles of Stellar Evolution and Nucleosynthesis, Donald D. Clayton, University Of Chicago Press.
Nuclear Physics of Stars, Christian Iliadis, Wiley-VCH.
Nucleosynthesis and Chemical Evolution of Galaxies, Bernard E.J. Pagel, Cambridge University Press.
Supernovae and Nucleosynthesis, David Arnett, Princeton University Press.
An Introduction to Modern Astrophysics, Bradley W. Carroll & Dale A. Ostlie, Addison Wesley.
Isotopes: Principles and Applications, Gunter Faure & Teresa M. Mensing, Johen Wiley & Sons, Inc.
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