Introduction to Atomic and Nuclear Physics





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Atomic Physics: Review of atomic structure of H, atomic structure of two electron system, alkali system, Hartree Fock method, LS coupling, molecular binding, LCAO, LCMO; molecular spectra (electronic, rotational, vibrational etc.), Raman effect, modern experimental tools of spectroscopy. Nuclear Physics: General properties of nuclei, nuclear two body problem, nuclear force and nuclear models, nuclear decay, nuclear reaction kinematics and classification of nuclear reactions (compound nuclear, direct etc),heavy ion reactions, nuclear fission and fusion, brief overview of ion beam applications for materials and solid state studies, modern experimental tools of pure and applied nuclear physics.





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