PHYSICS 464

Introduction to the non-relativistic quantum description of matter. Topics include experimental foundations, wave-particle duality, Schrodinger wave equation, interpretation of the wave function, the state vector, Hilbert space, Dirac notation, Heisenberg uncertainty principle, one-dimensional quantum problems, tunneling, the harmonic oscillator, three-dimensional quantum problems, angular momentum, the hydrogen atom, spin, angular momentum addition, identical particles, elementary perturbation theory, fine/hyperfine structure of hydrogen, dynamics of two-level systems, and applications to atoms, molecules, and other systems. Instructor: Roy

Instructor:

Roy, Arya

Location:

Physics 130

Time:

TuTh 08:30 AM-09:45 AM

Section:

01

Credit:

1

Start Date:

Monday, August 25, 2014

End Date:

Friday, December 5, 2014

CourseNum:

464