Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Quantun Theory Of Angular Momentum FIZ 605 0 3 + 0 3 8
Precondition Courses <p>Quantum Mechanics I</p>
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. LEYLA ÖZDEMİR
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

Resc.Assist. Group of Atomic and Molecular Physics department

Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

To provide some fundamental subjects on angular momentum operator and matris elements for students.

Course Content

Some atomic properties, angular problems in many-electron atoms.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 He/She comments açısal momentum operator, eigenvalues and eigenfunctions. Lecture, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Simulation, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
2 He/she investigates vector-angular momentum relations. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Simulation, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
3 He/she learns tensor relations and metrix elements. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Simulation, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
4 He/She understands the interactions between atomic electrons and nuclear. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Simulation, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
5 He/She comments the adjoint operators in LS and jj coupling. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Simulation, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
6 He/She solves the problems related to angular monetum. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Simulation, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Quantum mechanical instructions and notations [1] Page 1-10
2 Lineer operators and matrix algebra [1] Page 13-20
3 Eigenfunctions, eigenvalues ant orthonormal sets [1] Page 20-30
4 Comutation rules and rotation of angular momentum axis [1] Page 30-42
5 The matrix elements of M, L, Lz [1] Page 43-50
6 Pauli spin operators [1] Page 51-56
7 Scaler, vectors and the matrix elements of tensors [1] Page 57-62
8 Tensor relations and matrix elements [1] Page 63-70
9 Nuclear moments and transition probabilities [1] Page 71-80
10 MIDTERM EXAM
11 The intraction of magnetic field and magnetic moments of nucleus [1] Page 81-90
12 The magnetic interactions of atomic electrons and nucleus [1] Page 91-100
13 Lande g factors [1] Page 101-109
14 Adjoint operators in LS and jj coupling [1] Page 110-115
Resources
Course Notes <p>[1] D.A. Varshalovich, Quantum Theory of Angular Momentum, World Scientific Pub., 1988</p>
Course Resources


[2] E. Feenbeg, G. edward, Notes of the Quanrum of Angular Momentum, Dover Pub., 1996

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Using the knowledge of graduate and postgraduate education in postgraduate level. X
2 To be able to make literature search, presentation, experimental setup preparation, application and explication of results. X
3 To be able to join interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary team works. X
4 Sharing their concepts in seminar, symposium, conference etc. by using the skills of self-study.
5 To be able to prepare a scientific publication with the knowledges obtained from graduate and postgraduate studies.
6 Design and apply theoretical, experimental and model-based research; the ability to analyze and resolve complex problems that arise during this
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 5 80
Mid-terms 1 7 7
Quiz 2 20 40
Assignment 1 2 2
Final examination 1 30 30
Total Workload 207
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 8.28
dersAKTSKredisi 8