Atomic Physics

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Author: C.J. Foot

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198506953

Category: Science

Page: 331

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This book describes atomic physics and the latest advances in this field at a level suitable for fourth year undergraduates. The numerous examples of the modern applications of atomic physics include Bose-Einstein condensation of atoms, matter-wave interferometry and quantum computing with trapped ions.

Atomic Physics

An Exploration Through Problems and Solutions

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Author: Dmitry Budker,Derek F. Kimball,David P. DeMille

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198509509

Category: Science

Page: 441

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Written as a collection of problems, hints and solutions, this book should provide help in learning about both fundamental and applied aspects of this vast field of knowledge, where rapid and exciting developments are taking place.

Chaos in Atomic Physics

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Author: R. Blümel,W. P. Reinhardt

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521017909

Category: Science

Page: 344

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This book describes the manifestations of chaos in atoms and molecules. The study of chaos is today one of the most active and prolific areas in atomic physics. This is the first attempt to provide a coherent introduction to this fascinating area. In line with its scope, the book is divided into two parts. The first part (chapters 1–5) deals with the theory and principles of classical chaos. The ideas developed here are then applied to actual atomic and molecular physics systems in the second part of the book (chapters 6–10) covering microwave driven surface state electrons, the hydrogen atom in a strong microwave field, the kicked hydrogen atom, chaotic scattering with CsI molecules and the helium atom. The book contains many diagrams and a detailed references list.

Advances in Atomic Physics

An Overview

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Author: Claude Cohen-Tannoudji,David Guéry-Odelin

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9812774963

Category: Science

Page: 767

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This book presents a comprehensive overview of the spectacular advances seen in atomic physics during the last 50 years. The authors explain how such progress was possible by highlighting connections between developments that occurred at different times. They discuss the new perspectives and the new research fields that look promising. The emphasis is placed, not on detailed calculations, but rather on physical ideas. Combining both theoretical and experimental considerations, the book will be of interest to a wide range of students, teachers and researchers in quantum and atomic physics.

Atomic Physics: 8th Edition

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Author: Max Born

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486318583

Category: Science

Page: 544

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Nobel Laureate's lucid treatment of kinetic theory of gases, elementary particles, nuclear atom, wave-corpuscles, atomic structure and spectral lines, much more. Over 40 appendices, bibliography.

Atomic And Nuclear Physics

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Author: Sharma

Publisher: Pearson Education India

ISBN: 9788131719244

Category:

Page: 620

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The Book Describes The Basics Of Atomic And Nuclear Physics, Related Phenomena, And The Physics Of Nuclear Reactors And The Instruments And Applications For The Same. The Flow Of The Chapters In The Book Gradually Moves From Atomic Physics, Then To Quantum Physics, And Finally To Nuclear Physics.

Atomic Structure Theory

Lectures on Atomic Physics

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Author: Walter R. Johnson

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540680136

Category: Science

Page: 312

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This book provides a hands-on experience with atomic structure calculations. Material covered includes angular momentum methods, the central field Schrödinger and Dirac equations, Hartree-Fock and Dirac-Hartree-Fock equations, multiplet structure, hyperfine structure, the isotope shift, dipole and multipole transitions, basic many-body perturbation theory, configuration interaction, and correlation corrections to matrix elements. The book also contains numerical methods for solving the Schrödinger and Dirac eigenvalue problems and the (Dirac)-Hartree-Fock equations.

Atomic Physics

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Author: D.C.G Jones

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351465228

Category: Science

Page: 188

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Using the quantum approach to the subject of atomic physics, this text keeps the mathematics to the minimum needed for a clear and comprehensive understanding of the material. Beginning with an introduction and treatment of atomic structure, the book goes on to deal with quantum mechanics, atomic spectra and the theory of interaction between atoms and radiation. Continuing to more complex atoms and atomic structure in general, the book concludes with a treatment of quantum optics. Appendices deal with Rutherford scattering, calculation of spin-orbit energy, derivation of the Einstein B coefficient, the Pauli Exclusion Principle and the derivation of eigenstates in helium. The book should be of interest to undergraduate physics students at intermediate and advanced level and also to those on materials science and chemistry courses.

Pushing the Frontiers of Atomic Physics

Proceedings of the XXI International Conference on Atomic Physics

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Author: N.A

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9814273007

Category: Science

Page: 372

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This unique book highlights the state of the art of the booming field of atomic physics in the early 21st century. It contains the majority of the invited papers from an ongoing series of conferences, held every two years, devoted to forefront research and fundamental studies in basic atomic physics, broadly defined. This conference, held at the University of Connecticut in July 2008, is part of a series of conferences, which began in 1968 and had its historical origins in the molecular beam conferences of the I. I. Rabi group. It provides an archival and up-to-date summary of current research on atoms and simple molecules as well as their interactions with each other and with external fields, including degenerate Bose and Fermi quantum gases and interactions involving ultrafast lasers, strong field control of X-ray processes, and nanoscale and mesoscopic quantum systems. The work of three recent Nobel Laureates in atomic physics is included, beginning with a lecture by Eric Cornell on OC When Is a Quantum Gas a Quantum Liquid?OCO. There are also papers by Laureates Steven Chu and Roy Glauber. The volume also contains the IUPAP Young Scientist Prize lecture by Cheng Chin on OC Exploring Universality of Few-Body Physics Based on Ultracold Atoms Near Feshbach ResonancesOCO.

Particle Astrophysics, Atomic Physics and Gravitation

Proceedings of the XXIXth Rencontre de Moriond, Series: Moriond Workshops : Villars Sur Ollon, Switzerland, January 22-29, 1994

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Author: J. Thanh Van Tran

Publisher: Atlantica Séguier Frontières

ISBN: 9782863321614

Category: Astrophysics

Page: 525

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Modern atomic physics

fundamental principles

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Author: Bernard Cagnac,Jean Claude Pebay-Peyroula

Publisher: Halsted Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 328

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Atomic Physics: Precise Measurements and Ultracold Matter

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Author: Massimo Inguscio,Leonardo Fallani

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191509639

Category: Science

Page: 360

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This book illustrates the history of Atomic Physics and shows how its most recent advances allow the possibility of performing precise measurements and achieving an accurate control on the atomic state. Written in an introductory style, this book is addressed to advanced undergraduate and graduate students, as well as to more experienced researchers who need to remain up-to-date with the most recent advances. The book focuses on experimental investigations, illustrating milestone experiments and key experimental techniques, and discusses the results and the challenges of contemporary research. Emphasis is put on the investigations of precision physics: from the determination of fundamental constants of Nature to tests of General Relativity and Quantum Electrodynamics; from the realization of ultra-stable atomic clocks to the precise simulation of condensed matter theories with ultracold gases. The book discusses these topics while tracing the evolution of experimental Atomic Physics from traditional laser spectroscopy to the revolution introduced by laser cooling, which allows the manipulation of atoms at a billionth of a degree above absolute zero and reveals new frontiers of precision in atomic spectroscopy.

Atomic Physics and Human Knowledge

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Author: Niels Bohr

Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

ISBN: 0486479285

Category: Science

Page: 112

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"This Dover edition, first published in 2010, is an unabridged republication of the work originally published in 1961 by Science Editions, Inc., New York"--Prelim.

Atomic Physics

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Author: Max Born,Roger John Blin-Stoyle,J. M. Radcliffe

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486659844

Category: Science

Page: 495

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Nobel Laureate's lucid treatment of kinetic theory of gases, elementary particles, nuclear atom, wave-corpuscles, atomic structure and spectral lines, much more. Over 40 appendices, bibliography.

High-Energy Atomic Physics

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Author: Evgeny G. Drukarev,A.I. Mikhailov

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319327364

Category: Science

Page: 384

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This self-contained text introduces readers to the field of high-energy atomic physics - a new regime of photon-atom interactions in which the photon energies significantly exceed the atomic or molecular binding energies, and which opened up with the recent advent of new synchrotron sources. From a theoretical point of view, a small-parameter characteristic of the bound system emerged, making it possible to perform analytic perturbative calculations that can in turn serve as benchmarks for more powerful numerical computations. The first part of the book introduces readers to the foundations of this new regime and its theoretical treatment. In particular, the validity of the small-parameter perturbation expansion and of the lowest-order approximation is critically reviewed. The following chapters then apply these insights to various atomic processes, such as photoionization as a many-body problem, dominant mechanisms for the production of ions at higher energies, Compton scattering and ionization accompanied by creation of e-e+ pairs, and the photoionization of endohedral atoms (e.g. fullerene). Last but not least, the computationally challenging transitions in the electron shell during certain types of nuclear decays are investigated in detail.

Atomic Physics 14

Proceedings of the Fourteenth International Conference on Atomic Physics, Boulder, Colo., U.S.A., July 31-August 5, 1994

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Author: David J. Wineland

Publisher: Amer Inst of Physics

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 488

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The 14th International Conference on Atomic Physics, ICAP XIV, was held in Boulder, Colorado, July 31 through August 5, 1994, and reflects recent progress and current trends in atomic physics. This book contains papers by the invited plenary speakers at the conference.

Topics in Atomic Physics

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Author: Charles E. Burkhardt,Jacob J. Leventhal

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387310746

Category: Science

Page: 288

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The importance of the ?eld of atomic physics to modern technology cannot be overemphasized. Atomic physics served as a major impetus to the development of the quantum theory of matter in the early part of the twentieth century and, due to the availability of the laser as a laboratory tool, it has taken us into the twen- ?rst century with an abundance of new and exciting phenomena to understand. Our intention in writing this book is to provide a foundation for students to begin researchinmodernatomicphysics. Asthetitleimplies,itisnot,norwasitintended to be, an all-inclusive tome covering every aspect of atomic physics. Any specialized textbook necessarily re?ects the predilection of the authors toward certain aspects of the subject. This one is no exception. It re?ects our - lief that a thorough understanding of the unique properties of the hydrogen atom is essential to an understanding of atomic physics. It also re?ects our fasci- tion with the distinguished position that Mother Nature has bestowed on the pure Coulomb and Newtonian potentials, and thus hydrogen atoms and Keplerian - bits. Therefore, we have devoted a large portion of this book to the hydrogen atom toemphasizethisdistinctiveness. Weattempttostresstheuniquenessoftheattr- tive 1/r potential without delving into group theory. It is our belief that, once an understanding of the hydrogen atom is achieved, the properties of multielectron atoms can be understood as departures from hydrogenic properties.