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Unformatted text preview: 1 Quantum Mechanics 1. Setup and Demonstration a. Periodicity i. Li, Na, K ii. Cl 2 , Br 2 , I 2 iii. Mg, Ca, Ba iv. Exploding Balloons and Bottles b. Superconductivity 2. The Thomson Experiment a. Show ChemLab experiment b. Electrons must exist c. They are negatively charged d. The plum pudding model 3. The Rutherford Experiment a. Show ChemLab experiment b. The atom is mostly empty space c. A small nucleus surrounded by electrons d. How do the electrons stay put? e. A breakdown in classical mechanics 4. Wave model of electromagnetic radiation a. Describe a wave: frequency, wavelength, amplitude b. Waves have energy proportional to the amplitude c. !" = c d. Constructive and destructive interference 5. Throw in Millikan experiment as an assignment a. Provides a method it get the charge of an electron b. Not critical to our story 6. Blackbody Radiation a. Show ChemLab experiment b. What is a blackbody radiator? c. Show effect of temperature with video camera d. Show spectrum; discuss what it means; interpret the graph e. Rayleigh-Jean u c k T RJ B ( ) ! "! = 8 2 3 (from equipartition, low frequency) f. Wiens Law u c e W c T ( ) ! " " = # 1 5 2 (from thermodynamics, high frequency-low wavelength) g. Both of these laws fail h. Planck first combined the two forms into one equation of the form, u c e c T ( ) / ! ! !...
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2011 for the course BIO 2020 taught by Professor Kropf during the Spring '11 term at University of Utah.

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Quantum Mechanics Notes - 1 Quantum Mechanics 1. Setup and...

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