PHY 412 - ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR

2 Unit(s)


The hydrogen atom, the Bohrs theory, the Bohr Sommerfeld theory, the energy of elliptical orbits. The relavistic correction and its effects. Electron spin and the vector model of the atom. Identical particles and symmetry. Many electron atoms, coupling schements. The diatomic molecule, hyperfine structure, Zeeman effects, Frand-condon principle, x-ray diffraction, Compton effects, reflection, refraction and polarization of x-rays, effects of x-rays. Microwave methods, resonance phenomena, nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), ES, optical pumping and Mossbauer effects.