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The Use of VR Simulations in Nuclear Physics Education at the University Level

In: Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality

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  • Predrag Šiđanin

    (EDUCONS University)

  • Jovana Plavšić

    (University of British Columbia)

  • Ilija Arsenić

    (University Novi Sad)

  • Miodrag Krmar

    (University Novi Sad)

Abstract

The use of virtual reality (VR) in the education of nuclear physics students, at the university level, is very rare. This paper aims to present the result of a nuclear physics exercise designed to compare real-world exercise ability (mass of Deuteron’s experimental setup available at the Faculty of Physics) with simulated exercise in VR. Students perform all the functions virtually at the human, atom and subatomic particles scale, in a radiation-free environment and time-saving manner. This research is beneficial for universities that do not have the appropriate equipment to perform nuclear physics exercises.

Suggested Citation

  • Predrag Šiđanin & Jovana Plavšić & Ilija Arsenić & Miodrag Krmar, 2021. "The Use of VR Simulations in Nuclear Physics Education at the University Level," Progress in IS, in: M. Claudia tom Dieck & Timothy H. Jung & Sandra M. C. Loureiro (ed.), Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality, pages 155-166, Springer.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:prochp:978-3-030-68086-2_12
    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-68086-2_12
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