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Physics 32300

 

PHYS 32300: Quantum Mechanics for Engineers 

Basic experiments, wave-particle duality, uncertainty. Wave functions and Schroedinger equation. 1-d problems, bound states, square well, harmonic oscillator, scattering from barriers, tunneling. QM formalism, Dirac notation, operators & eigenvalues, angular momentum. Hydrogen atom. Perturbation theory first order nondegenerate, level splitting. Time-dependent PT, Golden rule, spin. Quantum communication, Bell’s theorem. Prereq.: PHYS 20700 and PHYS 20800, MATH 39100 and MATH 39200. 3 hr./wk.; 3 cr.