Physics of Atoms and Molecules

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Author: B. H. Bransden,Charles Jean Joachain,Theodor J Plivier

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780582356924

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1114

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The study of atomic and molecular physics is a key component of undergraduate courses in physics, because of its fundamental importance to the understanding of many aspects of modern physics. The aim of this new edition is to provide a unified account of the subject within an undergraduate framework, taking the opportunity to make improvements based on the teaching experience of users of the first edition, and cover important new developments in the subject." " " " "Key features of this new edition: " " " Revised material on molecular structure and spectra Extended material on electronic and atomic collisions A new chapterdescribing applications based on the use of the maser and the laser, including laser spectroscopy, laser cooling and trapping of atoms, Bose-Einstein condensation, atom lasers and atomic systems in intense laser fields A new chapter describing other applications, including magnetic resonance, atom optics, atoms in cavities, ions in traps, atomic clocks and astrophysics Revised appendices include new material on molecules and updated tables of physical constants Solutions of selected problems B.H. Bransden isEmeritus Professor of Theoretical Physics at the University of Durham. C.J. Joachain is Professor of Theoretical Physics at the University of Brussels. They areco-authors of "Quantum Mechanics, "also published by Prentice Hall. "

The Fundamentals of Atomic and Molecular Physics

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Author: Robert L Brooks

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461466784

Category: Science

Page: 179

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The Fundamentals of Atomic and Molecular Physics is intended as an introduction to the field for advanced undergraduates who have taken quantum mechanics. Each chapter builds upon the previous, using the same tools and methods throughout. As the students progress through the book, their ability to use these tools will steadily increase, along with their confidence in their efficacy. The book treats the two-electron atom as the simplest example of the many-electron atom—as opposed to using techniques that are not applicable to many-electron atoms—so that it is unnecessary to develop additional equations when turning to multielectron atoms, such as carbon. External fields are treated using both perturbation theory and direct diagonalization and spontaneous emission is developed from first principles. Only diatomic molecules are considered with the hydrogen molecular ion and neutral molecule treated in some detail. This comprehensive coverage of the quantum mechanics of complex atoms and simple diatomic molecules, developed from the very basic components, is extremely useful for students considering graduate studies in any area of physics.

Atome, Moleküle und optische Physik 1

Atomphysik und Grundlagen der Spektroskopie

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Author: Ingolf Volker Hertel,Claus-Peter Schulz

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662468085

Category: Science

Page: 511

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Das Buch wendet sich an fortgeschrittene Studierende der Physik und der Physikalischen Chemie bis hin zur Promotion. Es bietet eine detaillierte Einführung in die wichtigsten Themen der Atom- und Molekülphysik und der damit verbundenen Methoden moderner optischer Physik. Durch die klar strukturierten Kapitel wird der Leser mit den wichtigsten Phänomenen und Modellen der Atom- und Molekülphysik vertraut gemacht und an deren aktuelle Entwicklungen in der modernen Forschung herangeführt. Der vorliegende erste Teil legt den Schwerpunkt auf die Struktur der Atome und Moleküle und der einschlägigen spektroskopischen Methoden. Um das von Studierenden nachgefragte Buch bis zur Neuauflage auch weiterhin lieferbar halten zu können, wurde es schwarzweiß gedruckt.

Astronomical Spectroscopy

An Introduction to the Atomic and Molecular Physics of Astronomical Spectra

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Author: Jonathan Tennyson

Publisher: Imperial College Press

ISBN: 1860945139

Category: Science

Page: 192

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- No directly equivalent book available - Presents a complete introduction (based on a successful lecture course) on the atomic and molecular physics necessary to understand the spectroscopy of astronomical objects - Can be used as the course book for an advanced undergraduate/postgraduate course, or as an introduction for people studying research level astrophysics

Atom- und Quantenphysik

Eine Einführung in die experimentellen und theoretischen Grundlagen

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Author: H. Haken,H.C. Wolf

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 364296740X

Category: Science

Page: N.A

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A Course in Mathematical Physics 3

Quantum Mechanics of Atoms and Molecules

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Author: Walter Thirring

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3709175232

Category: Science

Page: 300

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In this third volume of A Course in Mathematical Physics I have attempted not simply to introduce axioms and derive quantum mechanics from them, but also to progress to relevant applications. Reading the axiomatic litera ture often gives one the impression that it largely consists of making refined axioms, thereby freeing physics from any trace of down-to-earth residue and cutting it off from simpler ways of thinking. The goal pursued here, however, is to come up with concrete results that can be compared with experimental facts. Everything else should be regarded only as a side issue, and has been chosen for pragmatic reasons. It is precisely with this in mind that I feel it appropriate to draw upon the most modern mathematical methods. Only by their means can the logical fabric of quantum theory be woven with a smooth structure; in their absence, rough spots would . inevitably appear, especially in the theory of unbounded operators, where the details are too intricate to be comprehended easily. Great care has been taken to build up this mathematical weaponry as completely as possible, as it is also the basic arsenal of the next volume. This means that many proofs have been tucked away in the exercises. My greatest concern was to replace the ordinary cal culations of uncertain accuracy with better ones having error bounds, in order to raise the crude manners of theoretical physics to the more cultivated level of experimental physics.

Trends in Atomic and Molecular Physics

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Author: Krishan K. Sud,Upendra N. Upadhyaya

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461542596

Category: Science

Page: 427

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Contemporary research in atomic and molecular physics concerns itself with studies of interactions of electron, positron, photons, and ions with atoms, molecules, and clusters; interactions of intense ultrashort laser interaction with atoms, molecules, and solids; laser assisted atomic collisions, optical, and magnetic traps of neutral atoms to produce ultracold and dense samples; high resolution atomic spectroscopy and experiments by using synchrotron radiation sources and ion storage rings. In recent years, important advances have been made in the experimental as well as theoretical understanding of atomic and molecular physics. The advances in atomic and molecu lar physics have helped us to understand many other fields, like astrophyics, atmo spheric physics, environmental science, laser physics, surface physics, computational physics, photonics, and electronics. XII National Conference on Atomic and Molecular Physics was held at the Physics Department, M. 1. S. University, Udaipur from 29th Dec. 1998 to 2ndJan. 1999 under the auspices of the Indian Society of Atomic and Molecular Physics. This volume is an outcome of the contributions from the invited speakers at the conference. The volume contains 24 articles contributed by the distinguished scientists in the field. The contrib utors have covered a wide range of topics in the field in which current research is being done. This also reflects the trend of research in this field in Indian universities and research institutes. We are grateful to the national programme committee, national, and local organiz ing committees, and members of the Physics Department and Computer Centre, M. 1.

Spectra of Atoms and Molecules

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Author: Peter F. Bernath

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199382573

Category: Atomic spectroscopy

Page: 488

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This third edition of Peter Bernath's successful Spectra of Atoms and Molecules is designed to provide advanced undergraduates and graduate students a working knowledge of the vast field of spectroscopy. Also of interest to chemists, physicists, astronomers, atmospheric scientists, and engineers, this volume emphasizes the fundamental principles of spectroscopy with the primary goal of teaching the interpretation of spectra. Features include a presentation of group theory needed to understand spectroscopy, detailed worked examples and a large number of excellent problems at the end of each chapter. Prof. Bernath provides a large number of diagrams and spectra which have been specifically recorded for this book. Molecular symmetry, matrix representation of groups, quantum mechanics, and group theory are among the topics covered; atomic, rotational, vibrational, electronic and Raman spectra are analyzed. Bernath's clear treatment of the confusing topic of line strengths as needed for quantitative applications is featured. This much-needed new edition has been updated to include the 2010 CODATA revision of physical constants, and a large number of corrections and clarifications. Responding to student requests, the main new feature is the addition of detailed worked examples in each chapter. Spectra of Atoms and Molecules, 3e will help demystify spectroscopy by showing readers the necessary steps in a derivation, as well as the final result.

Relativistic Quantum Theory of Atoms and Molecules

Theory and Computation

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Author: Ian P Grant

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387350691

Category: Science

Page: 800

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This book is intended for physicists and chemists who need to understand the theory of atomic and molecular structure and processes, and who wish to apply the theory to practical problems. As far as practicable, the book provides a self-contained account of the theory of relativistic atomic and molecular structure, based on the accepted formalism of bound-state Quantum Electrodynamics. The author was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of London in 1992.

Precision Physics of Simple Atoms and Molecules

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Author: Savely G. Karshenboim

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540754784

Category: Science

Page: 286

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This volume presents multidisciplinary treatments of important areas and new developments within precision physics. It concentrates on new topics and those not treated in the previous volumes about the precision physics of simple atoms, all published in LNP. For example, it concentrates on the proton structure and its effects on the energy levels, on simple molecules, on atoms somewhat more complicated than hydrogen (such as lithium), on exotic atoms and atoms with exotic nuclei.

Springer Handbook of Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics

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Author: Gordon W. F. Drake

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 038726308X

Category: Science

Page: 1504

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Comprises a comprehensive reference source that unifies the entire fields of atomic molecular and optical (AMO) physics, assembling the principal ideas, techniques and results of the field. 92 chapters written by about 120 authors present the principal ideas, techniques and results of the field, together with a guide to the primary research literature (carefully edited to ensure a uniform coverage and style, with extensive cross-references). Along with a summary of key ideas, techniques, and results, many chapters offer diagrams of apparatus, graphs, and tables of data. From atomic spectroscopy to applications in comets, one finds contributions from over 100 authors, all leaders in their respective disciplines. Substantially updated and expanded since the original 1996 edition, it now contains several entirely new chapters covering current areas of great research interest that barely existed in 1996, such as Bose-Einstein condensation, quantum information, and cosmological variations of the fundamental constants. A fully-searchable CD- ROM version of the contents accompanies the handbook.

Molekülphysik und Quantenchemie

Einführung in die experimentellen und theoretischen Grundlagen

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Author: Hermann Haken,Hans C. Wolf

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783540303145

Category: Science

Page: 531

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Die 5. Auflage wurde um wesentliche aktuelle Entwicklungen experimenteller Methoden und theoretischer Ansätze erweitert. Neu sind Abschnitte zu Molekularen Funktionseinheiten, Optischer Spektroskopie und Elektrolumineszenz. 133 Aufgaben vervollständigen das Buch. Die dazugehörigen Lösungen können im Internet abgerufen werden.

QUANTUM PHYSICS: OF ATOMS, MOLECULES, SOLIDS, NUCLEI AND PARTICLES

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Author: Robert Martin Eisberg

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9788126508181

Category: Quantum theory

Page: 864

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About The Book: A revision of a successful junior/senior level text, this introduction to elementary quantum mechanics clearly explains the properties of the most important quantum systems. The book emphasizes the applications of theory, and contains new material on particle physics, electron-positron annihilation in solids and the Mossbauer effect. It includes new appendices on such topics as crystallography, Fourier Integral Description of a Wave Group, and Time-Independent Perturbation Theory.

Atoms and Molecules

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Author: Mitchel Weissbluth

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 032314294X

Category: Science

Page: 730

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Atoms and Molecules describes the basic properties of atoms and molecules in terms of group theoretical methods in atomic and molecular physics. The book reviews mathematical concepts related to angular momentum properties, finite and continuous rotation groups, tensor operators, the Wigner-Eckart theorem, vector fields, and vector spherical harmonics. The text also explains quantum mechanics, including symmetry considerations, second quantization, density matrices, time-dependent, and time-independent approximation methods. The book explains atomic structure, particularly the Dirac equation in which its nonrelativistic approximation provides the basis for the derivation of the Hamiltonians for all important interactions, such as spin-orbit, external fields, hyperfine. Along with multielectron atoms, the text discusses multiplet theory, the Hartree-Fock formulation, as well as the electromagnetic radiation fields, their interactions with atoms in first and higher orders. The book explores molecules and complexes, including the Born-Oppenheimer approximation, molecular orbitals, the self-consistent field method, electronic states, vibrational and rotational states, molecular spectra, and the ligand field theory. The book can prove useful for graduate or advanced students and academicians in the field of general and applied physics.

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, Molecular, and Optical Physics

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780080951010

Category: Science

Page: 312

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This volume continues the tradition of the Advances series. It contains contributions from experts in the field of atomic, molecular, and optical (AMO) physics. The articles contain some review material, but are intended to provide a comprehensive picture of recent important developments in AMO physics. Both theoretical and experimental articles are included in the volume. • International experts • Comprehensive articles • New developments

Atoms, Molecules and Photons

An Introduction to Atomic- Molecular- and Quantum Physics

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Author: Wolfgang Demtröder

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540323465

Category: Science

Page: 573

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This introduction to Atomic and Molecular Physics explains how our present model of atoms and molecules has been developed during the last two centuries by many experimental discoveries and from the theoretical side by the introduction of quantum physics to the adequate description of micro-particles. It illustrates the wave model of particles by many examples and shows the limits of classical description. The interaction of electromagnetic radiation with atoms and molecules and its potential for spectroscopy is outlined in more detail and in particular lasers as modern spectroscopic tools are discussed more thoroughly. Many examples and problems with solutions should induce the reader to an intense active cooperation.