Day 1 Slides Fall 2010 301 Student Notes

Day 1 Slides Fall 2010 301 Student Notes - OUTLINE Syllabus...

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8/25/2010 1 WELCOME TO CH 301! DR. STACY SPARKS OUTLINE Syllabus Highlights Structure of atoms A brief historical perspective The need for a new way to think about subatomic particles: quantum mechanics Wave nature of electromagnetic radiation STRUCTURE OF ATOMS RUTHERFORD S GOLD FOIL EXPERIMENT RaBr 2 detector α particles 132,000 counts/min RUTHERFORD S GOLD FOIL EXPERIMENT RaBr 2 detector α particles Au, ~1 nm thick 132,000 counts/min RUTHERFORD S GOLD FOIL EXPERIMENT RaBr 2 detector α particles Au, ~1 nm thick 20 counts/min
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8/25/2010 2 QUANTUM MECHANICS Matter and energy are no longer separate entities! Matter (including electrons) behaves as both particles and waves. LET S TALK ABOUT WAVES FIRST. Figure 12.1: CLASS QUESTION Which graph best represents the relationship between frequency and wavelength for electromagnetic radiation. (Keep in mind that the speed of light is constant.) λ ν λ ν λ ν λ ν A B C D EXAMPLE PROBLEM What is the frequency of orange light with a
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2011 for the course CHEM 301 taught by Professor Wandelt during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas.

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