Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Atomic and Molecular Physics FIZ431 7 4 + 0 8

Prerequisites No

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Area Elective
Coordinator Assoc.Prof. HAYDAR ARSLAN
Instructors Assoc.Prof. HAYDAR ARSLAN
Goals Aspects of classical and modern physics, to establish the structure of atomic and molecular structure and the relationship between the core and solids.
Contents Hydrogen Atom, Quantum Mechanical Solutions of Single Electron Atom, Coupling of Angular Momentum, Electromagnetic Moment and Vector Models of Atom, Radiative Transitions, Fine Structure of Hydrogen like atoms, Two Electrons Systems, Hyperfine Structure and Isotope Shifts, Molecules with two atoms, Electronic Vibrations of Molecules and Rotational Energies.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 To analyze the structure of a one-electron atoms classically.
2 Exemines the structural parameters of single and multi-electron atoms with quantum mechanical perspectives.
3 The behavior of atoms in different environments, and describes their results, comments, and refers to the numerical.
4 Systematically examines the formation and spectra of molecules.
5 Refers to the relationship between atoms and molecules with the classical and quantum mechanically.
6 Compares the results of the core structures of atoms and molecules with solid comments.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Lessons are performed in the classroom on board.
Assessment Methods Two midterm exams.



Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Fundamental principles of quantum mechanics. Examine the field and corresponding portion of the course materials.
2 Hidrogen Atom. Examine the field and corresponding portion of the course materials.
3 Alkali atoms. Examine the field and corresponding portion of the course materials.
4 Electron spin and fine structure. Examine the field and corresponding portion of the course materials.
5 Helium atom and the like. Examine the field and corresponding portion of the course materials.
6 Many electron atoms. Examine the field and corresponding portion of the course materials.
7 X-rays and core-shells. Examine the field and corresponding portion of the course materials.
8 Atoms in external fields. Examine the field and corresponding portion of the course materials.
9 Nuclear spin and hyperfine structure. Examine the field and corresponding portion of the course materials.
10 Introduction to modern physics. Examine the field and corresponding portion of the course materials.
11 Molecular structure. Examine the field and corresponding portion of the course materials.
12 Molecular spectroscopy. Examine the field and corresponding portion of the course materials.
13 Nuclear magnetic resonance. Examine the field and corresponding portion of the course materials.
14 Electron spin resonance spectroscopy. Examine the field and corresponding portion of the course materials.



Sources
Textbook
Additional Resources Köksal, Fevzi, “Atom ve Molekül Fiziği”, 19 Mayıs Üniversitesi Yayınları, 1996, Samsun.



Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 2 100
In-Term Total 2 100
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100





Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has textbooks containing current information, application tools and equipment , and advanced theoretical and practical knowledge supported by other resources in a scientific approach.
2 Adapts and transfers the acquired knowledge to secondary education. x
3 Uses advanced institutional and practical knowledge acquired in the physics field. x
4 Updates the information on daily conditions. x
5 Comments on and evaluate the data by using advanced knowledge and skills acquired in the field, identifies and analyzes the current problems of technological developments, and comes up with solutions based on research and evidence. x
6 Has the ability to conceptualize the events and facts related with the field; analyze them with scientific methods and techniques.
7 Designs and performs experiments to analyze the problems, collects data, performs analyzes and comment on the results. x
8 Carries out an advanced study related to the field independently.
9 Takes on responsibility individually and as a team member in order to solve unpredictable and complex problems encountered in applications related to the field.
10 Plans and manages the activities in a project under his responsibility for development.
11 Plays a role in the process of decision making when faced with problems about different discipline fields.
12 Uses time effectively in the process of inference with the ability of thinking analytically.
13 Evaluates the advanced knowledge and skills acquired in the field with a critical perspective. x
14 Determines the learning requirements and leads the learning process.
15 Develops a positive attitude towards lifelong learning.
16 Is aware of the necessity of lifelong learning and develops his Professional knowledge and skills continuously.
17 Informs people and organizations about the topics related to their fields; expresses his ideas and suggestions for solutions to problems in both oral and written form.
18 Shares his ideas and suggestions for solutions to the problems with experts and non-experts by supporting them with quantitative and qualitative data.
19 Organizes projects and activities for social environment he lives in with an awareness of social responsibility.
20 Follows advances in the field and communicate with colleagues by using a foreign language at least at B1 level of European Language Portfolio.
21 Uses information and communication technology along with software the Human Sciences the field requires at an advanced level.
22 Uses his knowledge of human health and environmental awareness acquired in their fields for society’s ends.
23 Behaves in a way adhering to the social, scientific, cultural and ethical values in the process of data collection, commenting, application, publicizing the results related with the field.
24 Has a sufficient level of awareness about the universality of social rights, social justice, quality management, acting in a suitable way in processes and attendance (Instead of quality culture) the protection of cultural values, protection of the environment and health and security in the professional field.



ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 4 56
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 10 140
Mid-terms 2 20 40
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Work Load (h) 246
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 8.2
ECTS Credit of the Course 8