Apr 23, 2024  
2020-2021 College of Liberal Arts (Admitted Fall 2020/Spring 2021) 
    
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PHYS 360 - Quantum Mechanics

4 credits
A study of the formalism and applications of quantum theory. Wave mechanics, interpretation of the quantum wave function, one-dimensional bound states, scattering and tunneling. Quantum mechanics in three dimensions. Two-particle systems, bosons and fermions, exchange forces. Approximation methods. Applications to atomic and molecular configurations. Meets: Three hours lecture; one hour recitation. Prerequisite: PHYS 150 , PHYS 160 , and MATH 315 . Corequisite:   . Offered spring semester in odd-numbered years.



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