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)
- 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