By Wolfgang Demtröder

* presents a special joint advent to atomic, molecular and quantum physics with various examples of applications

* thoroughly revised, up-to-date version with new sections protecting all present advancements, akin to x-ray optics, ion-cyclotron-resonance spectrometer, attosecond lasers, ultraprecission frequency dimension and atomic interferometry

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This creation to Atomic and Molecular Physics explains how our current version of atoms and molecules has been built over the past centuries either by means of many experimental discoveries and, from the theoretical facet, by means of the advent of quantum physics to the enough description of micro-particles. It illustrates the wave version of debris by way of many examples and exhibits the boundaries of classical description. The interplay of electromagnetic radiation with atoms and molecules and its power for spectroscopy is printed in additional aspect and specifically lasers as smooth spectroscopic instruments are mentioned extra completely. Many examples and issues of options are provided to inspire readers to actively have interaction in making use of and adapting the basic physics awarded during this textbook to precise situations.

Completely revised new version with new sections masking all real advancements, like x-ray optics, ion-cyclotron-resonance spectrometer, attosecond lasers, ultraprecission frequency dimension and atomic interferometry.

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52a) where < v2> is the mean square velocity of the gas particles, < vr 2> is the mean square relative velocity and σ = (r1 + r2 )2 is the collision cross section. The cross section σ = π(rA + rB )2 for collisions between atoms A and B is defined as the circular disc with radius (rA + rB ) around the center of atom A with radius rA through which atom B with radius rB has to pass in order to touch atom A and suffer a collision (Fig. 34). The relative velocity of two particles with velocities vi and vk is vr = vi − vk .

If the crystal is turned against the direction of the incident beam, one obtains for different angles ϑm , maxima of the diffracted radiation, when dk · sin ϑ = a · sin αk · sin ϑm = m · λ for m = 1, 2, 3, . . If the wavelength λ is known (see Sect. 6) the distances dk between adjacent planes and therefore the lattice constant a can be determined from the measured angles ϑm . A macroscopic crystal cube with sidelength D contains N = (D/a)3 atoms if one atom sits at every “lattice point”. 21) from measurements of the lattice constant a (by X-ray diffraction) and the density (or the mass M and radius Rs of the sphere), since the molar mass Mm is known.

3. Can One See Atoms? + a) Conductive layer Heater Barium supply R − Tungsten tip ZnS screen Electric field lines b) Enlarged image of the tip r oscilloscope. , the necessary energy to release an electron) is minimum. These spots are imaged by the electrons on the spherical anode (radius R) with a magnification factor M = R/r . With R = 10 cm and r = 10 nm a magnification of M = 107 is achieved (Fig. 24). Even with this device, only the locations of electron emission are measured but no direct information on the structure of atoms is obtained.