By L. D. Landau
"A actual jewel of an easy advent into the most techniques of nuclear conception . . . can be within the arms of each student." — Nuclear Physics.
This very hot quantity, in response to a chain of lectures given by way of Landau to experimental physicists in Moscow in 1954, deals concise, lucid discussions of some of the most vital underlying strategies of nuclear physics. The authors, either famous Russian physicists, restrict their conclusions pertaining to nuclear constitution to these in accordance with experimental information, utilizing basically basic quantum-mechanical relations.
Throughout, the emphasis is on readability of actual principles and at the relation of experiments to theoretical interpretation. one of the subject matters lined are nuclear forces, together with the scattering of nucleons by way of nucleons and via excessive energies, the self sustaining particle version of nuclear constitution, the constitution of the nucleus (light nuclei and heavy nuclei), nuclear reactions (including statistical idea, optical version, and deuteron reactions, pi-mesons, and interactions of pi-mesons with nucleons.
"Should turn out a decidedly important addition to any experimental nuclear physicist's library. The publication also will attract the professional in different fields who wishes perception into the issues of nuclear physics, and will be hugely instructed to all physics graduate students." — Physics Today.