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2023/2024

Atomic and Molecular Physics

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02AMF Z,ZK 4 2+2 Czech
Garant předmětu:
David Břeň
Lecturer:
David Břeň
Tutor:
David Břeň
Supervisor:
Department of Physics
Synopsis:

This lecture course provides a theoretical introduction to atomic and molecular physics.

Requirements:

Knowledge of basic course of physics

02TEF1,2 Theoretical physics 1,2

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Radiative transitions

2. Hydrogen atom and alkali-metal atoms

3. Helium atom

4.Vector model of atom

5. Hund's rules

6. General molecular Hamiltonian and Born-Oppenheimer approximation

7. Molecular symmetry

8. H2+

9. H2

10. Diatomic molecules

11. Polyatomic molecules

12. Interactions with radiation

Syllabus of tutorials:

Calculations of examples on:

1.Radiative transitions

2.Hydrogen atom and alkali-metal atoms

3.Helium atom

4.Vector model of atom

5.Hund's rules

6.General molecular Hamiltonian and Born-Oppenheimer approximation

7.Molecular symmetry

8.H2+

9.H2

10.Diatomic molecules

11.Polyatomic molecules

12.Interactions with radiation

Study Objective:

Knowledge: to learn the basic of atomic and molecular physics, to solve simple QM equation.

Skills: application on the solution of examples

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] S.Erkoç and T. Uzer, Atomic and molecular physics, World Scientific, 1996

[2] H. Haken and H. Ch. Wolf, Molecular physics and elements of quantum chemistry, Springer 2003.

Recommended references:

[3] R. L. Brooks, The Fundamentals of Atomic and Molecular Physics, Springer, 2013

Note:
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