Atomic Energy Levels: Simplified Explanations for the Curious

In summary, the conversation discusses the topic of atomic energy levels and how it is typically introduced in different courses such as modern physics, intro quantum mechanics, and intro chemistry. It also mentions a helpful website for further information on the subject.
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In the US, this material would probably be introduced in a “modern physics” catch-all course, describing in broad strokes the developments in physics in the 20th century. Alternatively, the hydrogen atom is certainly part of any intro quantum mechanics course. Intro chemistry courses also sometimes cover basic atomic physics and spectroscopy. Any good textbooks used in courses like these would probably fulfill your needs.

(NB—I just found out my alma mater is phasing their modern physics course out in favor of calculus-based special relativity and intro quantum mechanics.)
 

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