Physics 251 - Experimental Atomic Physics

by Eugeniy E. Mikhailov

Fall 2019

General class information

Syllabus html pdf

Instructors and TAs

Section Instructor TA
Wednesday, 2pm Keith A. Griffioen Jozef Trokan-Tenorio
Thursday, 9am Eugeniy E. Mikhailov Ryan Chaban
Thursday, 2pm Eugeniy E. Mikhailov Haoyue Jiang


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Lab schedules

Class materials

Lab reports preparation

Lab books

Lab book content

A few pages from an actual lab book (courtesy of N. Belcher)

Data analysis

Matlab users

See Matlab tutorial for a very quick introduction to Matlab in fitting.

If you need a more advance/nonlinear fitting hints. Have a look at fitting introduction materials of Phys-256 class which I taught. You will probably find super useful the fitting chapter from my book “Programming with MATLAB for Scientists: A Beginner’s Introduction” book which is available at amazon and at the CRC Press.

Python users

If you are novice Python user, a good start is the web colaboratory interface