PHY 400 Introductory Quantum Mechanics

Wave and particle nature of matter and radiation. The uncertainty principle. Operators and the Eigen-value equations; Schrodinger formulation; stationary states. Harmonic oscillator and potential barrier problems. Angular momentum. Central potential and the hydrogen atom. Perturbation theory of energy levels. Spin and statistics. 

Credits:

4

Hours

4

Requirement Designation

Regular Liberal Arts

Offered

Fall-Spring

Prerequisite

PHY 241.

Corequisite

Either MAT 313 or MAT 323 or departmental permission.