Physics 237, Spring 2020.

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

Lecture subject

Recommended reading

January 16

Thermal radiation and Planck’s postulate

Chapter 1

January 21

Photons - Particle-like properties of radiation

Chapter 2

January 23

Photons - Particle-like properties of radiation

Chapter 2

January 28

The Broglie’s postulate - wavelike properties of particles

Chapter 3

January 30

Bohr’s model of the atom

Chapter 4

February 4

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February 6

Bohr’s model of the atom

Chapter 4

February 11

Schroedinger’s theory of quantum mechanics

Chapter 5

February 13

Schroedinger’s theory of quantum mechanics

Chapter 5

February 18

Midterm Exam # 1

Chapters 1 - 4

February 18

Solutions of time-independent Schroedinger equations

Chapter 6

February 20

Solutions of time-independent Schroedinger equations

Chapter 6

February 25

Solutions of time-independent Schroedinger equations

Chapter 6

February 27

One-electron atoms

Chapter 7

March 3

One-electron atoms

Chapter 7

March 5

Magnetic dipole moment, spin, and transition rates

Chapter 8

March 17

Magnetic dipole moment, spin, and transition rates

Chapter 8

March 19

Multielectron atoms - ground state and X-ray excitation

Chapter 9

March 24

Midterm Exam # 2

Chapters 5 - 8

March 24

Multielectron atoms - ground state and X-ray excitation

Chapter 9

March 26

Multielectron atoms - optical excitations

Chapter 10

March 31

Multielectron atoms - optical excitations

Chapter 10

April 2

Quantum statistics

Chapter 11

April 7

Quantum statistics

Chapter 11

April 9

Nuclear decay and nuclear reactions

Chapter 16

April 14

Nuclear decay and nuclear reactions

Chapter 16

April 16

Introduction to elementary particles

Chapter 17

April 21

Midterm Exam # 3

Chapters 9 - 11

April 21

Introduction to elementary particles

Chapter 17

April 23

More elementary particles

Chapter 18

April 28

More elementary particles

Chapter 18

May 6

Final Exam, 7.15 pm

Chapters 1 - 11, 17 - 18

 

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