Academic Catalog

PHYS327 PHYSICS OF ATOMS, MOLECULES AND SOLIDS

Course Code: 2300327
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 4(3-2)
ECTS Credit: 7.0
Department: Physics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
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Offered Semester: Once in several years.

Course Content

The exclusion principle; ground states of multielectron atoms and periodic table; LS coupling, Zeeman effect, quantum statistics, classical and quantum description of the state of a system; electronic, vibrational and rotational energies of molecules; band theory of solids; the quantum free-electron model; the motion of electrons in a periodic lattice.