PHYS 303 Quantum Mechanics I Select Term:
The crucial experiments showing the failure of classical physics in explaining the properties of matter and radiation The postulates of quantum mechanics. Wave particle duality and the uncertainty relation.The time dependent and time independent Schrödinger equation. Symmetry and conservation laws. Basic features of the quantum mechanical world explored through one-dimensional problems: the harmonic oscillator, the square well and barrier, free and bound states. Energy quantization. Tunnelling. One dimensional periodic potentials, energy bands and band gaps. Also part of the "core course" pool for the MAT, EL degree program.
SU Credits : 3.000
ECTS Credit : 6.000
Prerequisite : Undergraduate level NS 102 Minimum Grade of D AND Undergraduate level MATH 102 Minimum Grade of D
Corequisite : PHYS 303