Paper 8 Syllabus of B.Sc Physics in Avinashilingam University for Women


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Paper 8: Atomic Physics and Spectroscopy
(Hours/week:6)

Unit I:
Basic Quantum Concepts
Photoelectric phenomenon – Einstein's explanation on quantum theory – Millikan's experiment - Determination of Planck's constant. Photoelectric cells – Photo voltaic cell, Photo emissive cell and photo multiplier tube.
(22 hrs.)
Unit II:
Structure of Atom
Bohr atom model – Postulates – Expression for energy of an electron – Bohr's theory of hydrogen spectrum – Energy levels and spectral series, effect of nuclear motion on atomic spectrum – Ritz combination principle – Bohr's correspondence principle. Excitation and ionization potential – Frank Hertz experiment – Sommerfeld's relativistic atom model – Modification in Bohr's theory - -Fine structure of H line Vector atom model – Coupling schemes – Magnetic dipole moment due to orbital motion of the electron - Magnetic dipole moment due to spin – Stern Gerlach experiment – Zeeman effect and Paschen Back effect(qualitative only).
(26 hrs.)
Unit III:
Spectroscopy
The range of IR radiation. Requirement of IR radiation – IR sources – Production, properties, detection and application of IR radiation – UV radiation – Production, properties, detection and application of UV radiations.
(25 hrs.)
Unit IV:
Scattering of light
Raman Effect – Experimental study – Theoretical explanation based on quantum theory. Characteristic properties of Raman lines – Applications of Raman effect in structural determinations.
(22 hrs.)
Unit V:
Coherence length and Coherence Time – Spontaneous and induced emission. Principle of Lasers – Population inversion – Characteristics of a Laser – Conditions of lasing action. Ruby Laser – He- Ne Laser – CO2 Laser - Uses of Laser in medicine and industries. Basic Principles of Holography.
(25 hrs.)
Reference Books
1) Murugeshan R, Modern Physics,S.Chand and Co., New Delhi 11055, 2005.(Units
I,II,IV)
2) Gurudeep Chatwal and Shyam Anand (Third revised and enlarged edition), Spectroscopy (Atomic and Molecular), Himalaya Publishing House, Delhi.(Unit III)
3) M.Arumugam, Engineering Physics, Anu Radha agencies,Ell Publishers, Kumbakonam, 612605, 2001.(Unit V)


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