Special Topics in Atomic Physics
IIT Madras, , Prof. P.C. Deshmukh
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Quantum Mechanics and the Symmetry of the hydrogen atom - Complete set of observables for the non-relativistic Hydrogen atom - radial and angular wavefunctions; Complete set of 'good quantum numbers - associated constants of motion and associated symmetries. The Laplace-Runge-Lenz vector and the Fock SO(4) symmetry of the Hydrogen atom - Coupling of Angular Momenta, Clebsch-Gordan Coefficients, Statement and Proof the Wigner-Eckart - Relativistic Hydrogen Atom. Foldy-Wouthuysen Transformation of Dirac Hamiltonian - Identical Particles; Exchange interaction and N-electron systems. The Hartree-Fock Self-Consistent Field Formalism. Koopmans Theorem - Perturbative analysis of relativistic interactions in atoms - Probing the atom quantum collisions and photoabsorption processes - Photoionization cross-section and angular distribution of the photoelectrons - Effects of applied electromagnetic fields. Stark effect. Zeeman effect (normal and anomalous) in atomic spectroscopy, Paschen-Back effect. Hyperfine structure. Introduction to laser cooling of atoms and Bose-Einstein condensation.
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SelectSpecial Topics in Atomic Physics by Prof. P.C. Deshmukh, Department of Physics, IIT Madras. For more details on NPTEL visit httpnptel.iitm.ac.in
Sep 12, 2018
Excellent course helped me understand topic that i couldn't while attendinfg my college.
March 29, 2019
Great course. Thank you very much.