Physics 545 Fall 2019 Reference Page

Title: 
Introduction to Atomic Structure
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; interaction with coherent radiation, optical forces, laser cooling and trapping. Enroll Info: None
Prerequisites: 
(PHYSICS 448 or concurrent enrollment or PHYSICS 531 or concurrent enrollment), or graduate/professional standing or special students
Lecture Place and Time: 
TR 8:00-9:15, 2223 CHAMBERLIN
Final Exam Date and Time: 
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 7:45am to 9:45am
Designations
Level: 
Advanced
Breadth: 
Physical Science
L&S Credit Type: 
Counts for L&S degree
Gen-Ed: 
Honors section available
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