Introduction to Atomic Structure Fall 2018 Reference Page

Course Number: 
545
Instructor: 
Mark Saffman
Student Type: 
Undergraduate
Graduate
Course Description: 
Nuclear atom; hydrogen atom; Bohr-Sommerfeld model, wave model, electron spin, description of quantum electron spin, description of quantum electrodynamic effects; external fields; many-electron atoms; central field, Pauli principle, multiplets, periodic table, x-ray spectra, vector coupling, systematics of ground states; nuclear effects in atomic spectra. Enroll Info: A course in quantum mechanics or cons inst
Class Notes: 
Will be provided.
Prerequisites: 
None
Lecture Place and Time: 
TR 8:00-9:15am, 2120 Chamberlin Hall
Final Exam Date and Time: 
Thursday, December 20, 2018 7:45am to 9:45am
Textbooks: 
Elementary Atomic Structure 2nd Ed., 2nd edition by G. K. Woodgate Oxford 1980, ISBN 0198511566
Designations
Level: 
Advanced
Breadth: 
Physical Sciences
L&S Credit Type: 
C
Honors section available
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