74:473 Atomic and Nuclear Physics [Fugleberg]

Prerequisite: both of the following: 74:275, 74:388.

This course will begin with a brief review of spectroscopic instrumentation followed by a quantum mechanical analysis of atomic spectra including LS and jj coupling, hyperfine structure, Zeeman and Stark effects. The course will then continue with Nuclear Physics including nuclear structure and isotopes, nuclear reactions, radioactivity and nuclear models.

3 lecture hours per week, one term.

Instructor: Todd Fugleberg