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Subject: Atomic, Molecular And Laser Physics

Subject Code: 09010604

S. No. Topic Domain Hours as per UGC
1 1..Vector Atom  Model

2. Penetrating & non penetrating orbits.

3. Alkali Spectra.

4. Spin orbit Interaction and Doublet Term separation.

5 LS and JJ coupling.

Must Know 10 hrs
2 1. Zeeman Effect (Normal & Anomalous).

2.Paschen Back effect.

3. Weak field Strak effect of H atom.

4.Electronic energies of molecules.

5. Quantization of  Vibrational & Rotational energies.

6. Raman Effect.

Must Know 10 hrs
3 1. Main features of Laser.

2. Einstein coefficients.

3.Momentum Transfer & life time of a level.

4.Kinetics of optical absorption,

5. Threshold condition for Laser action.

6. He –Ne Laser

7. Ruby Laser

Must Know 10 hrs


Reference / Text Book:

  1. Jain, V.K. Introduction to Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy. New Delhi: Narosa.
  2. White, H.B. Introduction to Atomic Spectra.
  3. Herzberg, G. Atomic Spectra.
  4. Herzberg, G. Molecular Spectra and Molecular Structure.
  5. Banwell, Colin N. and Elaine M. McCash. Fundamentals of Molecular Spectroscopy.
  6. Thiagrajan and Ajay Ghatak. Lasers, Theory and Applications. 2nd ed.
  7. Laud, B.B. Laser and Nonlinear Optics. 2nd ed.
  8. Pedrotti, Frank L. and Lens S. Pedrotti. Introduction to Optics. New York: Prentice-Hall, 1987.