480-2044/01 – Physics IV – Atomic and Nuclear Physics (FIV)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of PhysicsCredits5
Subject guarantorDoc. Dr. RNDr. Petr AlexaSubject version guarantorDoc. Dr. RNDr. Petr Alexa
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2018/2019Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesUSP, FEIIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
ALE02 Doc. Dr. RNDr. Petr Alexa
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

To formulate basic physical principles of atomic and nuclear physics To analyse application of physical processes

Teaching methods



The study subject is the 4th part of the basic physics course, focused on atomic and nuclear physics.

Compulsory literature:

HALLIDAY, D., RESNICK, R., WALKER, J.: Fundamentals of Physics, John Wiley and Sons, Inc. 1997; BLATT, F. J.: Modern Physics, McGraw-Hill 1992.

Recommended literature:

FEYNMAN, R. P., LEIGHTON, R. B., SANDS M.: The Feynman lectures on physics, Addison-Wesley 1966.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

2 tests during semester and one computer test.


Other requirements

Systematic preparation for lectures


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Module content: - Thomson and Rutherford model, elektron shell, atomic spectra, Bohr model of the hydrogen atom. - Characteristics of atomic nuclei, shell model. - Radioactivity, nuclear reactions. - Interaction of radiation with matter, dosimetry. - Particles, fundamental interactions. - Acceleration and detection of particles.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2018/2019 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 35  18
        Examination Examination 65 (65) 16
                Written exam Written examination 20  10
                Oral exam Oral examination 45  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Two obligatory tests during semester.

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2021/2022 (B0533A110023) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (B0533A110023) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0533A110023) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B1701) Physics (1702R001) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (B1701) Physics (1702R001) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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