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2019/2020

Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy

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02AMS Z,ZK 4 2+2 Czech
Lecturer:
Svatopluk Civiš (guarantor)
Tutor:
Svatopluk Civiš (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Physics
Synopsis:

The lecture is devoted to atomic and molecular spectroscopy.

Requirements:

Knowledge of basic course of physics and lecture 02TEF1,2 Theoretical physics 1,2

Syllabus of lectures:

1.Atomic and molecular systems

2.Hamiltonian of an isolated atomic/molecular system

3.Hamiltonian of an atomic/molecular system in a weak external (elmg)Field

4.Symmetry of atomic and molecular systems

5.Atomic and molecular spectra. Energy patterns and selection rules

6.Adiabatic separation of electronic and nuclear degrees of freedom (Born-Oppenheimer approximation)

7.Electronic Schroedinger equation (ab initio calculations)

8.Property surfaces of molecular systems (potential energy, electric and magnetic moments, hyperfine structure parameters,...)

9.Spin-rotation-vibration Schroedinger equation.

10.Microwave, submillimeter wave, infrared, visible and UV spectroscopy. Sources of radiation

11.Application of atomic and molecular spectroscopy in science and technology

12.Outlooks and open problems

Syllabus of tutorials:

Calculations of examples on:

1.Atomic and molecular systems

2.Hamiltonian of an isolated atomic/molecular system

3.Hamiltonian of an atomic/molecular system in a weak external (elmg)Field

4.Symmetry of atomic and molecular systems

5.Atomic and molecular spectra. Energy patterns and selection rules

6.Adiabatic separation of electronic and nuclear degrees of freedom (Born-Oppenheimer approximation)

7.Electronic Schroedinger equation (ab initio calculations)

8.Property surfaces of molecular systems (potential energy, electric and magnetic moments, hyperfine structure parameters,...)

9.Spin-rotation-vibration Schroedinger equation.

10.Microwave, submillimeter wave, infrared, visible and UV spectroscopy. Sources of radiation

11.Application of atomic and molecular spectroscopy in science and technology

12.Outlooks and open problems

Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Methods used in molecular and atomic spectroscopy

Skills:

Using of above mentioned methods on certain problems of spectra recording

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] P.Bernath,„Spectra of Atoms and Molecules“ (Oxford University Press. New York, 1995).

Recommended references:

[2] D.Papousek,M.R.Aliev,„Molecular Vibrational-Rotational Spectra“ (Academia, Prague, 1982).

[3] P.R.Bunker,P.Jensen,„Fundamentals of Molecular Symmetry“ (IOP Publishing, Bristol, 2004).

[4] S.Mukamel,„Principles of Nonlinear Optical Spectroscopy“ (Oxford University Press. New York, 1995).

[5] J.M.Hollas,„Modern Spectroscopy“ (Wiley, New York, 1991).

Note:
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