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9.8 From Quanta to Quarks

General and background information Model of the atom Birth of quantum physics
Electron microscope and other uses of quantum physics Radioactivity Impact on physics

General and background information

Quantum Theory in Science Fiction - from The Nutshell Guides
http://www.telacommunications.com/misc/sci_fi.htm

9.8 OPTION - FROM QUANTA TO QUARKS - course notes from the Purplish Hue web site, St Francis Xavier's College, Hamilton, NSW
http://members.optusnet.com.au/~emeryrg/9_5_option.htm

From Quanta to Quarks - from HSC Online, Charles Sturt University
http://hsc.csu.edu.au/physics/options/quanta_quarks/

From Quanta to Quarks - PowerPoint Presentation from HSC Physics, UNSW
http://www.phys.unsw.edu.au/hsc/hsc/quanta.html

Optimising Student Engagement and Results in the Quanta to Quarks Option - paper presented by Mark Butler at the 11th Biennial Science Teachers' Workshop, 2004, The University of Sydney
http://science.uniserve.edu.au/school/curric/stage6/phys/stw2004/butler.pdf

Quantum-Atom Optics - from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Quantum-Atom Optics
http://www.acqao.org/

The Particle Adventure: the Fundamentals of Force and Matter - excellent coverage of much of this topic
http://particleadventure.org/
also at mirror site
http://durpdg.dur.ac.uk/lbl/particleadventure/

The Charm of Strange Quarks: Mysteries and Revolutions of Particle Physics - a book written by R. Michael Barnett, Henry Muehry and Helen R. Quinn (2000), Springer Verlag; ISBN: 0387988971
http://particleadventure.org/particleadventure/other/charm_book.html

Reflections on Matter or amusing ourselves with particle physics - covers much of this topic
http://molaire1.club.fr/e_plan.html

Atomic Theory - from Texas A & M University
http://www.sci.tamucc.edu/pals/morvant/genchem/atomic/

Physics 2000 - inlcuding section of the Atomic Lab, from University of Colorado
http://www.colorado.edu/physics/2000/index.pl

From Quanta to Quarks - notes prepared by Anna Binnie for the Science Teachers' Workshop 2000 held at The University of Sydney

Quantum Physics Timeline - from Craville Studies
http://www.craville.110mb.com/physics/quantum.htm


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Model of the atom

The History of Atomic Theory - from Lancaster University
http://www.lancs.ac.uk/ug/cooked1/index.htm

The Rutherford Atom - from University of Virginia
http://galileo.phys.virginia.edu/classes/109N/more_stuff/Applets/rutherford/applet.html

Chapter 4: Niels Bohr and the Quantum Atom - from FAQ Archives
http://www.faqs.org/docs/qp/chap04.html

The Bohr Atom - from University of Virginia
http://galileo.phys.virginia.edu/classes/252/Bohr_Atom/Bohr_Atom.html

The Interaction of Light and Matter - lecture notes from University of Tennessee, includes Bohr's model, radiation laws and the Zeeman effect
http://csep10.phys.utk.edu/astr162/lect/light/light-matter.html

Physical Structure - from Science at a Distance at Brooklyn college, University of New York
http://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/bc/ahp/SDPS/SD.PS.Depts.html

Portrait of an Atom (de Broglie atom) - from (from an exhibition booklet) by Kenneth Snelson
http://www.kennethsnelson.net/atom/Portrait4.html

Portrait of an Atom - from (from an exhibition booklet) by Kenneth Snelson
http://www.kennethsnelson.net/atom/Portrait1.html

Planck Law Radiation Distributions - a Java Applet plots Planck radiation law curves
http://csep10.phys.utk.edu/astr162/lect/light/planck.html

Blackbody Radiation Exercises - an applet
http://csep10.phys.utk.edu/astr162/lect/light/wien.html

The Zeeman Effect - from University of Tennessee
http://csep10.phys.utk.edu/astr162/lect/light/zeeman-split.html

The Zeeman Effect in Hydrogen - from HyperPhysics, Georgia State University
http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/quantum/zeeman.html

BlackBody: The Game! - an applet
http://csep10.phys.utk.edu/astr162/lect/light/blackbody.html

Spectral Lines - from Physics 2000, University of Colorado
http://www.colorado.edu/physics/2000/quantumzone/

The Wave Nature of Matter - from Physics 2000, University of Colorado
http://www.colorado.edu/physics/2000/quantumzone/debroglie.html

Davisson-Germer - from Physics Lab Online
http://online.cctt.org/physicslab/content/PhyAPB/lessonnotes/dualnature/Davisson_Germer.asp

Davisson-Germer Experiment - from HyperPhysics, Georgia State University
http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/quantum/davger2.html

A Quantum Theory for Atomic Structure: Pauli and Spinning Electrons - from Nobel Prize http://nobelprize.org/physics/educational/quantised_world/structure-6.html

Structural Theory: A Timeline - from Chemogenesis Web Book
http://www.meta-synthesis.com/webbook/30_timeline/timeline.html


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Birth of quantum physics

Portrait of an Atom - from (from an exhibition booklet) by Kenneth Snelson
http://www.kennethsnelson.net/atom/Portrait1.html

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Electron microscope and other uses of quantum physics

The Electron Microscope as an Illustration of the Wave Nature of the Electron - notes prepared by Prof David McKenzie for the Science Teachers' Workshop 2000 held at The University of Sydney

How the SEM Works - slide show and an animation showing how a scanning electron microscope works from the Boston Museum of Science
http://www.mos.org/sln/sem/seminfo.html

Electron Microscopy - University of Nebraska-Lincoln
http://www.unl.edu/CMRAcfem/em.htm


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Radioactivity

Nuclear Chemistry: Discovery of the Neutron (1932) - from ChemCases
http://www.chemcases.com/nuclear/nc-01.htm

Chadwick discovers the neutron 1932 - Science Odyssey, PBS
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/databank/entries/dp32ne.html

Atom Builder - Science Odyssey, PBS
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/tryit/atom/

Wilson Cloud Chamber - from Science Museum
http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/on-line/electron/section3/1911b.asp

Wilson Cloud Chamber - from Brown University
http://physics.brown.edu/physics/demopages/Demo/modern/demo/7d3050.htm

What is a neutrino? - from University of California, Irvine
http://www.ps.uci.edu/~superk/neutrino.html

The Ultimate Neutrino Page - from University of Oulu, Finland
http://cupp.oulu.fi/neutrino/

History of the neutrinos - from Le Laboratoire d'Annecy-le-Vieux de Physique des Particules, France
http://wwwlapp.in2p3.fr/neutrinos/aneut.html

Nuclear Reaction Applet - from ThinkQuest
http://library.thinkquest.org/17940/texts/java/Reaction.html

The First Pile - from University of Chicago
http://hep.uchicago.edu/cp1.html

Fermi creates controlled nuclear reaction 1942 - from Science Odyssey
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/databank/entries/dp42fe.html

Nuclear Chemistry First Chain Reaction (December 2, 1942) - from ChemCases
http://www.chemcases.com/nuclear/nc-05.htm#../nuclear/index2.htm

Nuclear chain reaction - with Flash animations
http://www.npp.hu/mukodes/lancreakcio-e.htm

Chain Reaction Student Sheet(s) - from NASA explores
http://www.nasaexplores.com/show_912_student_st.php?id=021220141116

Applet: Nuclear Chain Reaction - from Lectures Online, Michigan State University
http://lectureonline.cl.msu.edu/~mmp/applist/chain/chain.htm

Mousetrap Reactor - with Movies to download showing demonstration, from St Mary's University, Canada
http://www.ap.stmarys.ca/demos/content/modern/mousetrap_reactor/mousetrap_reactor.html

Fundamental Particles - from Oxford University
http://www.physics.ox.ac.uk/documents/PUS/dis/fundam.htm

Elementary particles - from University of Southern California
http://physics.usc.edu/~bars/135/LectureNotes/ElementaryParticles.html

Radioisotopes

ANSTO radiopharmaceuticals and industrials - radioisotopes and you specific information - from Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO)
http://www.ansto.gov.au/ari/patient/spe.html

TUTORIAL: Radioisotope Production - from Crump Institute for Biological Imaging, UCLA School of Medicine
http://www.crump.ucla.edu/lpp/radioisotopes/radioisoprod.html

TUTORIAL: Radioisotope Production - PET Tracers: Structure and Function - from Crump Institute for Biological Imaging, UCLA School of Medicine
http://www.crump.ucla.edu/lpp/radioisotopes/tracers.html

Radioisotopes in Industry - from Uranium Information Centre Ltd
http://www.uic.com.au/nip27.htm

Medical and Industrial Radioisotopes - from Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) on-line or pdf
http://www.ansto.gov.au/ari/brochures_misc/Isotopes.pdf

Radioactivity, Isotopes and Radioisotopes from Nature, Nuclear Reactors and Cyclotrons for use in Nuclear Medicine - from Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation
http://www.ansto.gov.au/info/reports/radboyd.html

Positron Emission Tomography (PET) - from the Center For Positron Emission Tomography (CPET), University of Buffalo
http://www.nucmed.buffalo.edu/prevweb/petdef.htm

Some of the Major Uses of Radioisotopes in the United States - from Ohio University
http://www.ohiou.edu/ehs/radioisotope_uses.htm

Radioisotopes in Medicine - from Uranium Information Centre Ltd
http://www.uic.com.au/nip26.htm

Uranium Information Centre, Australia: Educational Resource Papers - including Chemistry of Uranium and the Peaceful Atom
http://www.uic.com.au/education.htm

Nuclear Chemistry and the Community - from ChemCases,com at the Kennesaw State University
http://www.chemcases.com/nuclear/

The Manhattan Project

The Manhattan Project - from The National Atomic Museum
http://www.atomicmuseum.com/tour/manhattanproject.cfm

Application of Theory for Uranium and Plutionium, Chain Reactions, and the Technology of the Bomb - from The Manhattan Project: Physics Group
http://www.bergen.org/AAST/manhattan_proj/projects.mp/phy_trjc.html


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Impact on physics

The Scientific Background to the Discovery of the Tau Lepton - from Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
http://www.slac.stanford.edu/slac/feature/951011/tau.html


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