Nuclear forces that govern the atomic nuclei are still not fully understood. The state-of-the-art nuclear theories are dealing with the complexity of the nuclear systems governed by many
degrees of freedom. In order to shed light to these advance models, nuclear spectroscopy has been proven to be of outmost importance to obtained experimental information of key nuclear observables.
From the etymology, spectroscopy is composed of spectro- which refers to optical spectra and -scopy meaning observation. Therefore, nuclear spectroscopy involves all type of experiments where radiation is emitted/absorbed by the nucleus.
This talk will review some of the key experiments on nuclear spectroscopy that have contributed to the development of our understanding of the nuclear forces.