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PHYS 357 Honours Quantum Physics 1 (3 credits)

Offered by: Physics (Faculty of Science)

Overview

Physics : Experimental basis for quantum mechanics; wave-packets; uncertainty principle. Hilbert space formalism. Schrodinger equation: eigenvalues and eigenvectors: applications to 1-d problems including the infinite and finite potential wells and the harmonic oscillator. Tunneling. Time independent perturbation theory.

Terms: Fall 2010

Instructors: Keshav Dasgupta (Fall)

  • Fall

  • 3 hours lectures

  • Prerequisites: MATH 223 or equivalent, and one of PHYS 230, PHYS 251, or CIVE 281

  • Restriction: Honours students or permission of the instructor

  • Restriction: Not open to students taking or having passed PHYS 446