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Author Budker, Dmitry.

Title Atomic physics : an exploration through problems and solutions / Dmitry Budker, Derek F. Kimball, and David P. DeMille.

Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.

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 UniM ERC  539.7 BUDK    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 441 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [418]-434) and index.
Contents 1 Atomic structure 1 -- 1.1 Ground state of phosphorus 1 -- 1.2 Exchange interaction 7 -- 1.3 Spin-orbit interaction 10 -- 1.4 Hyperfine structure and Zeeman effect in hydrogen 13 -- 1.5 Hydrogenic ions 18 -- 1.6 Geonium 22 -- 1.7 Thomas-Fermi model (T) 31 -- 1.8 Electrons in a shell 34 -- 1.9 Isotope shifts and the King plot 38 -- 1.10 Crude model of a negative ion 41 -- 1.11 Hyperfine-interaction-induced mixing of states of different J 43 -- 1.12 Electron density inside the nucleus (T) 46 -- 1.13 Parity nonconservation in atoms 52 -- 1.14 Parity nonconservation in anti-atoms 62 -- 1.15 Anapole moment (T) 65 -- 2 Atoms in external fields 74 -- 2.1 Electric polarizability of the hydrogen ground state 74 -- 2.2 Polarizabilities for highly excited atomic states 77 -- 2.3 Using Stark shifts to measure electric fields 78 -- 2.4 Larmor precession frequencies for alkali atoms 80 -- 2.5 Magnetic field inside a magnetized sphere 83 -- 2.6 Classical model of magnetic resonance 83 -- 2.7 Energy level shifts due to oscillating fields (T) 88 -- 2.8 Spin relaxation due to magnetic field inhomogeneity 100 -- 2.9 E x v effect in vapor cells 105 -- 2.10 Field ionization of hydrogenic ions 108 -- 2.11 Electric-field shifts of magnetically split Zeeman sublevels 108 -- 2.12 Geometric (Berry's) phase 110 -- 3 Interaction of atoms with light 115 -- 3.1 Two-level system under periodic perturbation (T) 115 -- 3.2 Quantization of the electromagnetic field (T) 122 -- 3.3 Emission of light by atoms (T) 128 -- 3.4 Absorption of light by atoms 138 -- 3.5 Resonant absorption cross-section 141 -- 3.6 Absorption cross-section for a Doppler-broadened line 143 -- 3.7 Saturation parameters (T) 145 -- 3.8 Angular distribution and polarization of atomic fluorescence 152 -- 3.9 Change in absorption due to optical pumping 156 -- 3.10 Optical pumping and the density matrix 162 -- 3.11 Cascade decay 166 -- 3.12 Coherent laser excitation 168 -- 3.13 Transit-time broadening 170 -- 3.14 A quiz on fluorescence and light scattering 172 -- 3.15 Two-photon transition probability 177 -- 3.16 Vanishing Raman scattering 179 -- 3.17 Excitation of atoms by off-resonant laser pulses 180 -- 3.18 Hyperfine-interaction-induced magnetic dipole (M1) transitions 184 -- 4 Interaction of light with atoms in external fields 187 -- 4.1 Resonant Faraday rotation 187 -- 4.2 Kerr effect in an atomic medium 191 -- 4.3 Hanle effect 197 -- 4.4 Electric-field-induced decay of the hydrogen 2 [superscript 2]S[subscript 1/2] state 200 -- 4.5 Stark-induced transitions (T) 202 -- 4.6 Magnetic deflection of light 208 -- 4.7 Classical model of an optical-pumping magnetometer 213 -- 4.8 Searches for permanent electric dipole moments (T) 217 -- 5 Atomic collisions 230 -- 5.1 Collisions in a buffer gas 230 -- 5.2 Spectral line broadening due to phase diffusion 231 -- 5.3 Dicke narrowing 234 -- 5.4 Basic concepts in spin exchange 238 -- 5.5 Spin-temperature limit 242 -- 5.6 Electron-randomization collisions 244 -- 5.7 Larmor precession under conditions of rapid spin exchange 245 -- 5.8 Penning ionization of metastable helium atoms 247 -- 6 Cold atoms 251 -- 6.1 Laser cooling: basic ideas (T) 251 -- 6.2 Magneto-optical traps 258 -- 6.3 Zeeman slower 262 -- 6.4 Bose-Einstein condensation (T) 267 -- 6.5 Bose-Einstein condensation from an optical lattice 278 -- 6.6 Cavity cooling 280 -- 6.7 Cavity cooling for many particles: stochastic cooling 285 -- 6.8 Fermi energy for a harmonic trap 287 -- 7 Molecules 290 -- 7.1 Amplitude of molecular vibrations 290 -- 7.2 Vibrational constants for the Morse potential 291 -- 7.3 Centrifugal distortion 293 -- 7.4 Relative densities of atoms and molecules in a vapor 296 -- 7.5 Isotope shifts in molecular transitions 301 -- 7.6 Electric dipole moments of polar molecules 306 -- 7.7 Scalar coupling of nuclear spins in molecules 310 -- 8 Experimental methods 315 -- 8.1 Reflection of light from a moving mirror 315 -- 8.2 Laser heating of a small particle 317 -- 8.3 Spectrum of frequency-modulated light 320 -- 8.4 Frequency doubling of modulated light 322 -- 8.5 Ring-down of a detuned cavity 324 -- 8.6 Transmission through a light guide 325 -- 8.7 Quantum fluctuations in light fields 326 -- 8.8 Noise of a beamsplitter 330 -- 8.9 Photon shot noise in polarimetry 332 -- 8.10 Light-polarization control with a variable retarder 334 -- 8.11 Pile-up in photon counting 337 -- 8.12 Photons per mode in a laser beam 338 -- 8.13 Tuning dye lasers 340 -- 8.14 Matter-wave vs. optical Sagnac gyroscopes 343 -- 8.15 Femtosecond laser pulses and frequency combs 346 -- 8.16 Magnetic field fluctuations due to random thermal currents 351 -- 9 Miscellaneous topics 355 -- 9.1 Precession of a compass needle? 355 -- 9.2 Ultracold neutron polarizer 357 -- 9.3 Exponentially growing/decaying harmonic field 358 -- 9.4 Magic angle 360 -- 9.5 Understanding a Clebsch-Gordan coefficient selection rule 366 -- 9.6 Kapitsa pendulum 368 -- 9.7 Visualization of atomic polarization 371 -- A Units, conversion factors, and typical values 379 -- B Reference data for hydrogen and alkali atoms 385 -- C Spectroscopic notation for atoms and diatomic molecules 387 -- D Description of polarization states of light 390 -- D.1 Stokes parameters 390 -- D.2 Jones calculus 391 -- E Euler angles and rotation matrices 393 -- F Wigner-Eckart theorem and irreducible tensors 395 -- F.1 Wigner-Eckart theorem 395 -- F.2 Irreducible tensors 401 -- G Density matrix 403 -- G.1 Connection between the density matrix and the wavefunction 403 -- G.2 Ensemble-averaged density matrix 406 -- G.3 Time evolution of the density matrix: the Liouville equation 408 -- G.4 Atomic polarization moments 410 -- H Elements of the Feynman diagram technique 415.
Other author Kimball, Derek F.
DeMille, David P.
Subject Nuclear physics -- Textbooks.
Nuclear physics -- Problems, exercises, etc.
ISBN 0198509499
0198509502 (paperback)