Department of Physics
Professor Calvin W. Johnson
Lecture notes on the nuclear shell model and related topics
Here is a selection of lectures on nuclear structure physics, especially the interacting shell model, and related topics. All of these were easily found by searching, but I have collected them for convenience. If any links get broken, let me know.
on scattering. (Not really shell-model, but
Last updated: June 26, 2017
Plus sample scattering code
(also in progress)
Nuclear "boot camp" self-tutorial. Note: needs to be done in conjunction with an assigned text or set of texts; see your mentor.
updated: May 13, 2016.
My own introduction to the shell model at TRIUMF’s summer nuclear institute (2002)Lecture 1 The noninteracting shell model
Lecture 2 The interacting shell model
Lecture 3 Transitions
Lecture 4 Astrophysics
Also (briefly) Homework and Solutions
My lectures on the shell model for TALENT course at the ECT*, Trento (2012)
Introductory lecture notes to shell model (Poves)
Introduction to the shell model (Volya)