Physics 237, Spring 2012.

Department of Physics and Astronomy | University of Rochester
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Class meeting date

Lecture subject

Recommended reading

January 19

Thermal radiation and Planck’s postulate

Chapter 1

January 24

Photons - Particle-like properties of radiation

Chapter 2

January 26

Photons - Particle-like properties of radiation

Chapter 2

January 31

The Broglie’s postulate - wavelike properties of particles

Chapter 3

February 2

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February 7

Bohr’s model of the atom

Chapter 4

February 9

Bohr’s model of the atom

Chapter 4

February 14

Schroedinger’s theory of quantum mechanics

Chapter 5

February 16

Schroedinger’s theory of quantum mechanics

Chapter 5

February 21

Midterm Exam # 1

Chapters 1 - 4

February 21

Solutions of time-independent Schroedinger equations

Chapter 6

February 23

Solutions of time-independent Schroedinger equations

Chapter 6

February 28

Solutions of time-independent Schroedinger equations

Chapter 6

March 1

One-electron atoms

Chapter 7

March 6

One-electron atoms

Chapter 7

March 8

Magnetic dipole moment, spin, and transition rates

Chapter 8

March 20

Magnetic dipole moment, spin, and transition rates

Chapter 8

March 22

Multielectron atoms - ground state and X-ray excitation

Chapter 9

March 27

Midterm Exam # 2

Chapters 5 - 8

March 27

Multielectron atoms - ground state and X-ray excitation

Chapter 9

March 29

Multielectron atoms - optical excitations

Chapter 10

April 3

Multielectron atoms - optical excitations

Chapter 10

April 5

Quantum statistics

Chapter 11

April 10

Quantum statistics

Chapter 11

April 12

Nuclear decay and nuclear reactions

Chapter 16

April 17

Nuclear decay and nuclear reactions

Chapter 16

April 19

Introduction to elementary particles

Chapter 17

April 24

Midterm Exam # 3

Chapters 9 - 11

April 24

Introduction to elementary particles

Chapter 17

April 26

More elementary particles

Chapter 18

May 1

More elementary particles

Chapter 18

May 9

Final Exam

Chapters 1 - 11, 17 - 18

 

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