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PHYS 440

Quantum Mechanics

Non-relativistic wave mechanical treatment of physical systems. Definition and interpretation of state functions; construction of wave packets; solutions of the Schrodinger equation for simple one-dimensional systems; the hydrogen atom; various approximation methods, including perturbation theory. Prerequisite: PHYS 220 and PHYS 270.

Distribution Area Prerequisites Credits
PHYS 220 and PHYS 270 1 course

Spring Semester information

John Caraher

440A: Quantum Mechanics