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260077 UE Tutorial to "Quantum physics of molecules, Part I" (2010S)

Introduction to basic properties of complex molecules and clusters. Advanced experimental methods for analyzing internal properties of clusters and molecules.

2.50 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 26 - Physik
Continuous assessment of course work

Vorbesprechung: MO 01.03.2010, 15:00 Uhr, Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal

Möglichst nach persönlicher Anmeldung in der Vorbesprechung oder nach Rücksprache mit Prof. Arndt

Details

Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 02.03. 17:00 - 18:00 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 09.03. 17:00 - 18:00 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 16.03. 17:00 - 18:00 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 23.03. 17:00 - 18:00 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 13.04. 17:00 - 18:00 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 20.04. 17:00 - 18:00 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 27.04. 17:00 - 18:00 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 04.05. 17:00 - 18:00 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 11.05. 17:00 - 18:00 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 18.05. 17:00 - 18:00 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 01.06. 17:00 - 18:00 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 08.06. 17:00 - 18:00 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 15.06. 17:00 - 18:00 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 22.06. 17:00 - 18:00 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 29.06. 17:00 - 18:00 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Theoretical introduction:
Basics: Diatomic Molecules: LCAO Procedure and H2, electronic potentials, vibrational properties: harmonic and anharmonic oscillator, rotational states, Born-Oppenheimer Approximation, Franck-Condon Factors, nomenclature,
Perturbations: Spin-Orbit Coupling, Vibronic Coupling, Jahn-Teller effect, pre-dissociation and ionization, non-radiative transitions, Simple and complex polyatomic molecules: Classification, symmetry considerations,
Molecules in external fields : B-fields, E-fields, Laser fields
Numerical approaches for computing molecular properties,
Introduction to the physics of van der Waals clusters and metal clusters
Experimental:
Sources, beam methods and detectors, Methods for cooling molecules
Spectroscopy tools: spectrographs, interferometers, modern spectroscopic methods
Experimental approaches to measuring internal properties of complex molecules.
Coherence experiments in (quantum beats, coherence transfer …) and with (interferometry) large molecules

Assessment and permitted materials

Evaluation of homework

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

At the end of the course students should be at ease with advanced concepts of molecular and cluster physics,
The course shall enable them to develop concepts and relevant estimates for modern experiments in molecular quantum optics.

Examination topics

Lecture with voluntary homework

Reading list

Will be announced on the first day

Association in the course directory

PD250,310

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