Atomic Physics (Oxford Master Series in Atomic, Optical and by Christopher J. Foot

By Christopher J. Foot

This article is going to completely replace the prevailing literature on atomic physics. meant to accompany a sophisticated undergraduate path in atomic physics, the publication will lead the scholars as much as the newest advances and the functions to Bose-Einstein Condensation of atoms, matter-wave inter-ferometry and quantum computing with trapped ions. The trouble-free atomic physics coated within the early chapters may be obtainable to undergraduates after they are first brought to the topic. to enrich the standard quantum mechanical remedy of atomic constitution the publication strongly emphasizes the experimental foundation of the topic, in particular within the later chapters. It contains considerable educational fabric (examples, illustrations, bankruptcy summaries, graded challenge sets).

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Key: L1, L2 are lenses; F – filter; P – polarizer to discriminate between π- and σ-polarizations (optional); Fabry–Perot ´etalon made of a rigid spacer between two highlyreflecting mirrors (M1 and M2); D – detector. Other details can be found in Brooker (2003). A suitable procedure is to (partially) evacuate the ´etalon chamber and then allow air (or a gas with a higher refractive index such as carbon dioxide) to leak in through a constantflow-rate valve to give a smooth linear scan. Plots (b) to (e) show the intensity I of light transmitted through the Fabry–Perot ´etalon.

This notation differs in two ways from that commonly used in quantum texts. Firstly, is taken outside the angular momentum operators, and secondly, the operators are written without ‘hats’. g. in the vector model for the addition of angular momenta. 1 The Schr¨ spherically-symmetric potential is − 2 2 ∇ + V (r) ψ = Eψ . 3) and 2 l2 is the operator for the orbital angular momentum squared. Following the usual procedure for solving partial differential equations, we look for a solution in the form of a product of functions ψ = R(r)Y (θ, φ).

49) For the Coulomb potential in hydrogen we have e2/4π 1 ∂V = r ∂r r3 0 . 50) The expectation value of this Hamiltonian gives an energy change of48 2 Es−o = e2 2m2e c2 4π 0 1 r3 s·l . 51) 46 This is almost equivalent to using gs /2 1, but gs − 1 is more accurate at the level of precision where the small deviation of gs from 2 is important (Haar and Curtis 1987). For further discussion of Thomas precession see Cowan (1981), Eisberg and Resnick (1985) and Munoz (2001). g. by using l = r × me v. However, the same expression can be obtained from the fully relativistic Dirac equation for an electron in a Coulomb potential by making a low-velocity approximation, see Sakurai (1967).

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