Experimental Physics 4
Module PH0004 [ExPh 4]
This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.
Basic Information
PH0004 is a semester module in German language at Bachelor’s level which is offered in summer semester.
This Module is included in the following catalogues within the study programs in physics.
 Mandatory Modules in Bachelor Programme Physics (4th Semester)
 Physics Modules for Students of Education
If not stated otherwise for export to a nonphysics program the student workload is given in the following table.
Total workload  Contact hours  Credits (ECTS) 

240 h  90 h  8 CP 
Responsible coordinator of the module PH0004 is Stefan Schönert.
Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions
Content
1. Wave packets
1.1 Heisenberg uncertainty principle
1.2 Consequences of the uncertainty principle for bound states
2. Bohr model of the hydrogen atom
2.1 FranckHertzexperiment
2.2 limitations of the Bohr model
3. Mathematical background for quantum mechanics
3.1 The Schrödinger equation
3.2 Operators and measurement values
3.3 Additional state equations for the wave function
3.4 Commutation relations
4. The hydrogen atom
4.1 Eigen functions of the angular momentum
4.2 The radial part of the central potential
5. The spectra of alcali atoms
6. Orbit and spin magnetism  The fine structure
6.1 Orbital magnetism
6.2 Spin magnetism
6.3 The SternGerlach experiment
6.4 Spinorbit coupling and fine structure
6.5 Lamb shift and relativistic effects
7. Atoms in magnetic fields
7.1 ESR
7.2 Zeeman effect
7.3 PaschenBack effect
7.4 Hyperfine structure
7.5 Term table of the hydrogen atom
7.6 NMR
8. Fermions and bosons
9. Many electron systems
9.1 Coupling of angular momentum
9.1.1 LS coupling
9.1.2 JJ coupling
9.2 Magnetic moments
10. The periodic table
10.1 Ground state
10.1.1 Hund´s rules
11. Optical selection rules
11.1 Multipole radiation
11.2 Atoms in static electric fields
11.2.1 The quadratic Stark effect
11.2.2 The linear Stark effect
12. Spectral linewidth
13. The chemical bond
13.1 The hydrogen ion H2+
13.2 The neutral hydrogen molecule
13.3 Molecular excitations
13.3.1 Electronic, vibrational and rotational excitations
13.3.2 Combined excitations: the FrankCondon principle
14. Introduction to nuclear pysics
14.1 Isobar, Isotone and Isotope
14.2 Mass defect
14.3 the droplet modell of nuclear physics
14.4 Mass spectrometry
Learning Outcome
After the successful obsolvation of the modul, students know the principles of atomic physics and the applications and are able to apply them to solve given problems. Students understand the methods and concepts of nonrelativistic quantum physics and the limitations and can apply them. Students know the principles of atomic electron transitions and the relevance of symmetries e.g. parity symmetry. After the successful particapation in this modul students know the concepts to quantummechnically describe ground states and excitations in molecular physics und apply this knowledge to two atomic molecules. Students can repeat the basics of nuclear physics und understand the alpha and beta decay as well as nuclear fission.
Preconditions
PH0001, PH0002, PH0003, MA9201, MA9202, MA9203, MA9204
for students studying bachelor of science education mathematics / physics: PH0001, PH0002, PH0003, MA1003, MA1004, MA1103, MA1104
Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature
Courses and Schedule
Art  SWS  Titel  Dozent(en)  Termine 

VU  6  Experimentalphysik 4 
Fierlinger, P.
Mitwirkende: Kressierer, J.Rohr, C. 

UE  2  Offenes Tutorium zu Experimentalphysik 4 
Höffer von Loewenfeld, P.
Rohr, C.
Leitung/Koordination: Fierlinger, P. 
Learning and Teaching Methods
Lecture: Teaching with experiments as demonstration
Problem class: Teaching with exercises
Tutorials: Solving of problem questions, discussion and explanations concerning the material covered in the lectures
Media
Presentation on the blackboard as well as slides
Experiments are used for demonstration purposes (descriptions available for download)
Videos (partly available for download)
Script available for download
Weekly problems with solutions available for download
Literature
H. Haken, H.C. Wolf; Atom und Quantenphysik, Springer Verlag, 8. Auflage
T. MayerKuckuck; Atomphysik, Teubner Verlag
W. Demtröder; Atome, Molküle und Festkörper, Springer Verlag
Marmier; Kernphysik I
T. MayerKuckuck; Kernphysik, Teubner Verlag
Module Exam
Description of exams and course work
The learning outcome is tested in a written exam. Participation in tutorials is strongly recommended.
Exam Repetition
There is a possibility to take the exam at the end of the semester.
Current exam dates
Currently TUMonline lists the following exam dates. In addition to the general information above please refer to the current information given during the course.
Title  

Time  Location  Info  Registration 
Prüfung zu Experimentalphysik 4  
Di, 11.10.2016, 11:00 bis 12:30  Physik I: 2501 
bis 19.9.2016 (Abmeldung bis 4.10.2016) 