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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Physics II - S444006
Title: Physics II
Guaranteed by: Department of Physics and Measurement (444)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Engineering
Actual: from 2022
Semester: both
Points: 5
E-Credits: 5
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 2/2, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: winter:unknown / unknown (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: cancelled
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Is provided by: AB444004
Additional information:
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: Urbanová Marie prof. RNDr. CSc.
Hofmann Jaroslav doc. Ing. CSc.
Incompatibility : N444026
Interchangeability : N444026, Z444006
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
The subject Physics II builds on the subject Physics I and is dedicated to selected topics in electromagnetic field theory, quantum mechanics, solid state physics, nuclear physics and elementary particle physics. The content of the subject is adjusted to give the students the foundation required to proceed to following courses of the Bachelor study program.
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Aim of the course

Students will be able to:

Explain the principle of selected physical phenomena in the area of electromagnetic fields, quantum mechanics, solid state physics, nuclear physics and elementary particle physics

Apply the physical laws in the study of related objects

Solve by themselves the physical tasks which are connected to their bachelor study program

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R: Halliday D., Resnick R., Walker J.: Fundamentals of Physics. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. New York, 2005, ISBN 0-471-15663-9

A: Blatt F.J.: Modern Physics. McGraw-Hill, Inc. New York, 1992, ISBN 0-07-005877-6

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Learning resources (in Czech)

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Syllabus -

1.Inertial and non-inertial frames of reference, relativistic dynamics, the principle of equivalence.

2.Electromagnetic field: Gauss´law, induced electric fields, induced magnetic fields,dielectrics, magnetic materials, Maxwell's equations.

3.Electromagnetic waves: Traveling, intenzity, energy transport, polarization, optical activity.

4.Photons and the wave nature of particles: Compton effect, particle-wave duality, de Broglie wavelength, the uncertainty principle.

5.Roots of the quantum theory: Schrödinger equation,interpretation of the wave function, probability density, operators.

6.Solution of the Schrödinger equation I: Particle in infinite potential well, energy level diagram.

7.Solutions of the Schrödinger equation II: Harmonic oscillator, tunneling.

8.The hydrogen atom I: Bohr theory,energy level diagram, series of spectral lines.

9.The hydrogen atom II: Quantum solution, hydrogen atom wave functions, energy eigenvalues,radial probality density, quantum numbers.

10.Atom in magnetic field: The Zeeman effect, electron spin, splitting of the spectral line.

11.Many - electron atoms: central field approximation, Pauli exclusion principle, electronic configuration, Hund's rules.

12.Fundamentals of solid state physics I: Band model, Fermi energy, intrinsic and doped semiconductor, PN transition.

13.Fundamentals of solid state physics II: Contact phenomenon, Seebeck effect, Peltier effect, piezoelectricity, photo diodes.

14.Fundamentals of nuclear physics: Properties of nuclei, radioactivity, nuclear reactions. Elementary particles: fermions and bosons, quarks and leptons, forces.

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Registration requirements

Mathematics II

Physics I

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