142.086 Atomic, Nuclear and Particle Physics I
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to explain splitting of energy levels and interaction with electromagnetic radiation, to analyse the model expansions for two- and many-electron atoms as well as to explicate basic nuclear properties and to categorise different nuclear models.

Subject of course

One-electron atom: fine structure, hyperfine structure and isotopic shift, interaction with electromagnetic radiation; two-electron atoms; many-electron atoms; basic nuclear properties; nuclear models

Teaching methods

Lecture with discussion of representative examples, usage of the board to communicate the script.

exception 2021S: this semester the lecture will be online. For further and up-to-date information see "Communication".

Mode of examination




Examination modalities

Oral exam, in which 3 topics of the lecture have to be explained

Dates: barbara.stros@tuwien.ac.at

Location: Stadionallee 2, 1020 Vienna


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Fri09:00 - 13:0017.09.2021 oral31.08.2021 20:00 - 16.09.2021 09:00TISSAKT 1 Prüfung
Thu09:00 - 13:0023.09.2021 oral01.09.2021 07:00 - 22.09.2021 09:00TISSAKT 1 Prüfung
Fri09:00 - 13:0024.09.2021 oral01.09.2021 07:00 - 23.09.2021 09:00TISSAKT 1 Prüfung
Tue13:00 - 17:0028.09.2021 oral01.09.2021 07:00 - 27.09.2021 09:00TISSAKT 1 Prüfung
Wed13:00 - 17:0029.09.2021 oral01.09.2021 07:00 - 28.09.2021 09:00TISSAKT 1 Prüfung

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.03.2021 00:00 27.09.2021 23:59



  • G. K. Woodgate, „Elementary Atomic Structure, Oxford Science Publications
  • B. H. Bransden & C. J. Joachain,  „Physics of Atoms and Molecules, Prentice Hall

Previous knowledge

Basic knowledge on electrodynamics and quantum theory is required. 

Accompanying courses