PH 440 - Modern Physics and Quantum Mechanics for Engineers
Quantum Physics (Basic experiments, wave-particle duality, uncertainty. Wave functions and Schrödinger equation. 1-d problems, bound states, square well, harmonic oscillator, scattering from barriers, tunneling. QM formalism, Dirac notation, operators & eigenvalues, angular momentum. Hydrogen atom. Perturbation theory first order nondegenerate, level splitting. Time-dependent PT, Golden rule, spin. Quantum communication, Bell’s theorem). And an introduction to modern physics (relativity, atomic, nuclear and elementary particle physics, quantum statistics). Considerable mathematics used.
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