Feb 05, 2023  
2020-2021 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
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PHYS 461 - Atomic Physics


Units: 3
The quantum mechanical description of atomic structure and the interaction of atoms with external fields is explored. Topics of study include laser spectroscopy, resonant probing and manipulation of atoms, atom trapping and cooling, atomic collisions, molecular structure, and experimental methods.

Prerequisites: MATH 210, and PHYS 126 or PHYS 137. 
Equivalent Quarter Course: PHYS 4700.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Course Typically Offered: Variable Intermittently






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