Atomic and Molecular Physics, Spectroscopy-S3

Atomic and Molecular Physics, Spectroscopy

Contact: P. Theulé

I) atomic physics
• reminder of quantum mechanics
• theory of multielectronic atomic structure
• atomic and ionic spectroscopy
• heavy atoms spectroscopy

II) molecular physics
• basis of molecular spectroscopy
• rotational spectroscopy
• vibrational spectroscopy
• electronic spectroscopy

III) Line broadening theory
• formalism introduction
• collisions induced line broadening
• statistical theory
• quantum theory of line broadening
• selected applications

IV) Infrared thermography
• ECE
• Thomson diffusion
• far IR Interferometry / polarimetry
• Reflectometry
• Michelson, Fabry-Pérot
• visible, UV, X spectrscopy
• Bolometry
• soft X-rays
• hard X-rays

 

References:

  • H. Friedrich, Theoretical Atomic Physics (Springer, 1998)
  • R.D. Cowan, The Theory of Atomic structure and Spectra (University of California Press, 1981)
  • J.M. Hollas, Modern spectroscopy (Wiley, 2004)
  • H. R. Griem, Principles of Plasma Spectroscopy (Cambridge University Press, 1997)
  • D. Mihalas, Stellar Atmospheres (Freeman, 1978)