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 PHYS 401 Quantum Mechanics And Applications I (3-0-3)

This course deals with the fundamentals of non-relativistic quantum mechanics. Failuresof classical physics in describing microscopic phenomena. Mathematical tools and basic postulates of Quantum Mechanics. Matrix formulation of Quantum Mechanics. The Schrödinger equation and its application to various one-dimensional systems. Orbital angular momentum. Applications of Quantum Mechanics to the study of three-dimensional systems. Wave functions for some of the above systems and related expectation values obtained via computer packages.
Prerequisite: PHYS 301