Atomic and Molecular Physics

Atomic and Molecular Physics

Code: 51566
ECTS: 5.0
Lecturers in charge: doc. dr. sc. Vedran Đerek - Lectures
Lecturers: Vedran Đerek - Exercises
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Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 30
Exercises 15
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Description:
COURSE GOALS:
- acquire knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of atomic and molecular physics (FAMP)
- acquire operational knowledge of methods used to solve AMP problems
- acquire an overview of the use of AMP in modern areas of physics and technology

LEARNING OUTCOMES AT THE LEVEL OF THE PROGRAMME:
Graduate will be able to:

1. KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
* demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the basic laws of classical and modern physics
* integrate expertise in physics with knowledge acquired in pedagogy, psychology, didactics and teaching methods courses

2. APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
* identify and describe important aspects of physical problems
* reason analytically and construct appropriate logical arguments
* mathematically model and solve standard physics problems
* create motivating environment for active learning, which encourages the development of skills and knowledge of all students
* design, prepare and carry out teaching lessons in primary and secondary schools in accordance with the curriculum and the principles of interactive inquiry based physics teaching
* apply effective and appropriate methods of monitoring and assessing the work and progress of students

3. MAKING JUDGMENTS
* take responsibility for the successful implementation and execution of teaching tasks
* demonstrate professional integrity and ethical behavior in work with students and colleagues

4. COMMUNICATION SKILLS
* clearly and efficiently communicate with students and colleagues
* present their own research results at educational or scientific meetings

5. LEARNING SKILLS
* independently consult professional literature as well as other relevant sources of information
* follow the development of new discoveries in physics and physics education
* take responsibility for his/her professional advancement and development

LEARNING OUTCOMES SPECIFIC FOR THE COURSE:
Upon passing the course on FAMP, the student will be able to:
-demonstrate knowledge of Atomic energy levels
-demonstrate knowledge of Molecular energy levels
-demonstrate knowledge of Spectra of atoms and molecules
-demonstrate knowledge of Emission and absorption of radiation
-demonstrate knowledge of Elementary line broadening
-demonstrate knowledge of Elements of radiation transfer
-demonstrate knowledge of Ionized gases and plasma
-demonstrate knowledge of Spectra of ionized gases and plasmas
-demonstrate knowledge of Atomic collision processes
-demonstrate knowledge of Elementary plasma diagnostics
-demonstrate knowledge of Classical spectroscopy
-demonstrate knowledge of Laser spectroscopy
-demonstrate knowledge of Light sources and detectors

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Lectures:
1. Atomic energy levels. Example of hydrogen atom.
2. Energy levels of two-atomic molecules.
3. Spectra of hydrogen, alkali atoms and molecules
4. Emission and absorption of radiation
5. Elementary line broadening
6. Elements of radiation transfer
7. Basics of Ionized gases and plasma
8. Spectra of ionized gases and plasmas.
9. Basic Atomic collision processes in gases and plasmas
10. Elementary plasma diagnostics (laboratory and astrophysic)
11. Classical spectroscopy (basic methods and devices)
12. Laser spectroscopy (basic methods and devices)
13. Light sources and detectors


Exercises follow lectures by content:
Suplementary material to lectures: solving problems in FAMP.

REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS:
Students must attend 90% of the lectures and exercises.

GRADING AND ASSESSING THE WORK OF STUDENTS:
Two voluntary written exams during semester (2 x two problems to solve), or one final written exam (four problems to solve).
Contributions to the final grade: 40% of the grade is carried by the results of the written exams; the oral exam carries 60% of the grade

COMPULSORY LITERATURE:
A.P.Thorne, U. Litzen, S, Johansson, Spectrophysics, Springer Verlag, Berlin 1999.

ADDITIONAL READING:
C. W. Bradley,O. A. Dale, An introduction to modern stellar astrophysics, Addison-Wesley, 1996.
F.F. Chen, Introduction to Plasma Physics, New York, 1974.
Literature:
  1. A.P.Thorne, U. Litzen, S, Johansson, Spectrophysics, Springer Verlag, Berlin 1999.
  2. C. W. Bradley, O. A. Dale, An introduction to modern stellar astrophysics, Addison-Wesley, 1996.
    W. Demtoroeder, Laser Spectroscopy, Springer-Verlag, Berlin,1996.
    F.F. Chen, Introduction to Plasma Physics, New York, 1974.
Prerequisit for:
Enrollment :
Passed : Classical Electrodynamics
Passed : Quantum Physics
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