Special Topics in Atomic Physics

By
Deshmukh, P. C.
(2014-02)

Modules / Lectures : Introductory lecture about this course ; Quantum Mechanics and Symmetry of the Hydrogen Atom ; Hydrogen atom: Rotational and Dynamical Symmetry of the 1/r Potential ; Hydrogen atom: Dynamical Symmetry of the 1/r Potential ; Degeneracy of the Hydrogen Atom: SO(4) ; Wavefunctions of the Hydrogen Atom ; Angular Momentum in Quantum Mechanics ; Angular Momentum in Quantum Mechanics: half-odd-integer and integer quantum numbers: SU(2) & SO(3) ; Angular Momentum in Quantum Mechanics: Addition Theorem for Spherical Harmonics - Coupling of Angular Momenta ; Angular Momentum in Quantum Mechanics Dimensionality of the Direct-Product (Composite) Vector Space CGC recursion relations ; Angular Momentum in Quantum Mechanics CGC matrix, Wigner D Rotation Matrix, Irreducible Tensor Operators ; Angular Momentum in Quantum Mechanics - more on ITO, and the Wigner-Eckart Theorem ; Relativistic Quantum Mechanics of the Hydrogen Atom ; Relativistic Quantum Mechanics of the Hydrogen Atom - PAULI Equation - Foldy - Wouthysen Transformations ; Relativistic Quantum Mechanics of the Hydrogen Atom - Spherical Symmetry of the Coulomb Potential ; Hartree-Fock Self-Consistent Field formalism ; Perturbative treatment of relativistic effects… Schrodinger's and Dirac QM ; Probing the atom - Collisions and Spectroscopy - boundry conditions ; Atomic Probes - Collisions and Spectroscopy - Scattering phase shifts and boundry conditions ; Atomic Probes - Time reversal symmetry - applications in atomic collisions and photoionization processes ; Atomic Photoionization cross sections, angular distributions of photoelectrons ; Atomic Photoionization cross sections, angular distributions of photoelectrons Cooper Zare Formula ; Stark- Zeeman Spectroscopy - Stark effect ; Stark- Zeeman Spectroscopy - Stark effect on n=2 excited state of the H atom Zeeman effect ; Stark- Zeeman Spectroscopy - Normal, Anomalous Zeeman effect; Paschen- Back effect ; Stark- Zeeman Spectroscopy - Anomalous Zeeman effect ; Zeeman effect Fine structure, Hyperfine structure - Elemental, rudimentary introduction to Laser Cooling, BEC, Atomic Clock / Attosecond metrology ;

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National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL)

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