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 24

Magnetic dipole moment, spin, and transition rates

Chapter 8

March 26

Multielectron atoms - ground state and X-ray excitation

Chapter 9

March 31

Midterm Exam # 2

Chapters 5 - 8

March 31

Multielectron atoms - ground state and X-ray excitation

Chapter 9

April 2

Multielectron atoms - optical excitations

Chapter 10

April 7

Multielectron atoms - optical excitations

Chapter 10

April 9

Quantum statistics

Chapter 11

April 14

Quantum statistics

Chapter 11

April 16

Nuclear decay and nuclear reactions

Chapter 16

April 21

Midterm Exam # 3

Chapters 9 - 11

April 21

Nuclear decay and nuclear reactions

Chapter 16

April 23

Introduction to elementary particles

Chapter 17

April 28

Introduction to elementary particles

Chapter 17

April 30

More elementary particles

Chapter 18

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More elementary particles

Chapter 18

May 6

Final Exam, 7.15 pm

Chapters 1 - 11, 17 - 18

 

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