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Name: Introduction to Atomic Physics
ID: m42585
Language: English (en)
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: absorption spectra, Albert Einstein, alchemist, alchemy, Aleksandr Prokhorov, alpha particle, alpha ray, Amedeo Avogadro, angular momentum, angular momentum projection quantum number, angular momentum quantum number, atom, atomic de-excitation, atomic excitation, atomic number, atomic spectrum, Avogadro’s number, Balmer series, Bohr model, Bohr radius, Bohr’s atom, Bohr’s theory, bremsstrahlung, Brownian motion, cathode ray, cathode-ray tube (CRT), Charles Townes, cloud of probability, compound, computed tomography, Democritus, Dennis Gabor, Dmitri Mendeleev, double-slit interference, electric field, electromagnetic, electron, electron interference, electron orbit, element, emission spectra, energy-level diagram, Ernest Rutherford, excited state, exclusion principle, fine structure, fluorescence, gold foil experiment, ground state, Heinrich Geissler, hologram, holography, hydrogen atom, hydrogen-like atom, hydrogen-spectrum wavelengths, intrinsic magnetic field, intrinsic spin, ion, Jean-Baptiste Perrin, J. J. Thomson, Johann Josef Loschmidt, John Dalton, kinetic theory, laser, lasing, Leucippus, light, line spectrum, Lyman series, magnet, magnetic field, Max von Laue, metastable, molecule, multi-electron atom, nanocrystal, Niels Bohr, Nikolay Basov, nuclear decay, nuclear fusion, nucleus, oil drop experiment, optical tweezers, orbital angular momentum, orbital energy, Paschen series, Pauli exclusion principle, periodic table, phosphorescence, photon, planetary model of the atom, population inversion, principal quantum number, probability cloud, proton, quantization, quantum mechanics, quantum number, radiation, radioactive, Robert Brown, Robert Millikan, Rydberg constant, scanning tunneling electron microscope, shell, space quantization, spectra, spectrum, spin quantum number, stimulated emission, subshell, ultraviolet, wave-like properties of matter, William Crookes, William Henry Bragg, William Lawrence Bragg, X-ray crystallography, X-ray diffraction, X-rays, Zeeman effect
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First publication date: Jan 18, 2012 9:25 am +0000
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