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PHY331 Quantum Physics

Origin of Planck's quantum hypothesis and its later development through the deBroglie wave-particle duality to the modern quantum mechanics of Schroedinger and Heisenberg. Principles of correspondence, complementarity, and uncertainty. Application of quantum mechanics to basic problems such as the time-independent Schroedinger Equ., hydrogen atom and spin phenomena.

Credits

  • 3

Attributes

  • Liberal Arts

Restrictions

  • Must be enrolled in the following level: Undergraduate
  • May not be enrolled in the following class: Freshman

Prerequisites

  • (MAT341 Minimum Grade of D- or 64341) and (PHY313 Minimum Grade of D- or 75313)

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