The Physics of Atoms and Quanta

Introduction to Experiments and Theory

ISBN: 978-3-540-20807-5 (Print) 978-3-540-29281-4 (Online)

Table of contents (24 chapters)

previous Page of 2
  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XX

  2. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 1-4

    Introduction

  3. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 5-26

    The Mass and Size of the Atom

  4. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 27-36

    Isotopes

  5. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 37-48

    The Nucleus of the Atom

  6. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 49-67

    The Photon

  7. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 69-80

    The Electron

  8. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 81-93

    Some Basic Properties of Matter Waves

  9. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 95-124

    Bohr’s Model of the Hydrogen Atom

  10. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 125-152

    The Mathematical Framework of Quantum Theory

  11. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 153-170

    Quantum Mechanics of the Hydrogen Atom

  12. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 171-179

    Lifting of the Orbital Degeneracy in the Spectra of Alkali Atoms

  13. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 181-203

    Orbital and Spin Magnetism. Fine Structure

  14. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 205-221

    Atoms in a Magnetic Field: Experiments and Their Semiclassical Description

  15. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 223-260

    Atoms in a Magnetic Field: Quantum Mechanical Treatment

  16. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 261-294

    Atoms in an Electric Field

  17. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 295-310

    General Laws of Optical Transitions

  18. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 311-322

    Many-Electron Atoms

  19. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 323-336

    X-Ray Spectra, lnternal Shells

  20. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 337-359

    Structure of the Periodic System. Ground States of the Elements

  21. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 361-385

    Nuclear Spin, Hyperfine Structure

previous Page of 2