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Nuclear physics departments

  1. Aug 8, 2007 #1

    malawi_glenn

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    Hi!

    Iam living in sweden and are searching for universties in europe for PhD school in nuclear physics (theoretical, experimental, -energy). So if you know any good universties that fit my description, please submit =)
     
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    You should give more details about your fields of interrest and your background
    There are many nuclear research centers and many universities that could fit broad interrests, specially in France, Germany and Great Britain but also in other countries. Your cultural affinities and language skills could also play a role in your choice.
     
  4. Aug 8, 2007 #3

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    ah I see! I know some in U.K.

    I am quite good in English, but not so good in French or German. My fields of interrest are bacis nuclear physics, nuclear structure, Quark model of the nucleus and QCD, applications of nuclear physics. My background is evolving, I have one and a half year remaining before graduating.
     
  5. Aug 8, 2007 #4

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    Of course, Oxford and Cambridge would be expected to have good programs.

    http://www.physics.ox.ac.uk/Theory/nuclearstructuretheory.htm
    http://www.physics.ox.ac.uk/Theory/currentresearch.htm

    http://www.phy.cam.ac.uk/research/ - but does not seem as strong in nuclear physics per se.

    But there are also

    http://www.np.ph.bham.ac.uk/ - U of Birmingham, School of Physics and Astronomy

    http://nuclear.gla.ac.uk/ - U of Glasgow, Nuclear Physics

    http://nuclear.ph.man.ac.uk/ - U of Manchester, School of Physics and Astronomy

    http://www.ph.surrey.ac.uk/cnrp - U of Surrey, Centre for Nuclear and Radiation Physics

    http://ns.ph.liv.ac.uk/ - U of Liverpool, Nuclear Physics Group

    http://www.ph.ed.ac.uk/nuclear/ - U of Edinburgh, Nuclear Physics


    And there are many schools on the continent,

    Delft U in Netherlands, http://www.rrr.tudelft.nl/live/pagina.jsp?id=5cdcf711-51a7-4c18-b780-51c006225f66&lang=en
    U of Stuttgart, Germany, http://www.msc.physics.uni-stuttgart.de/syllabus.html

    Is one looking for grad school or post-doc programs or both?

    And is one looking for experimental or theoretical?
     
  6. Aug 8, 2007 #5
    At the 2007 ANS conference I met some grad students from Chalmers University of Technology, 412 96 Gothenburg, Sweden in the Nuclear Engineering department which apparently in under Applied Physics. Their webpage (in english is here: http://www.nephy.chalmers.se )

    They were excellent to speak with and gave 2 excellent talks. That speaks well of their school and their advisor. They are working under Lembit Sihver. His hompage is here: http://www.nephy.chalmers.se/staff/lembit.html

    So you don't have to go too far :)
     
  7. Aug 9, 2007 #6

    malawi_glenn

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    Yeah, as I said, I know sweden very well =)
     
  8. Aug 9, 2007 #7

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    Thanks Astronuc, you are really a true guru =)

    Well Iam looking around to see whats available abroad, sweden is a quite small country.

    So first Iam searching for places that have phd programs in nuclear physics. Both teoretichal and experimental=)
     
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