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Introduction to Atomic Structure

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Typically OfferedFall
LevelAdvanced
StudentsUndergraduate, advanced
Credits3.00
BreadthPhysical Science
L&S CreditCounts for L&S degree

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.

Prerequisites: PHYSICS 448 or concurrent enrollment, PHYSICS 531 or concurrent enrollment, or graduate/professional or special student standing

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SecInstructorTimePlace
001Shimon KolkowitzTR 02:30 pm - 03:45 pm2124 Chamberlin