PHY-424: Quantum Mechanics

Schroedinger Equation in Three Dimensions Separation of Variables Quantization of Angular Momentum Parity The One-Electron Atom Degeneracy Zeeman Effect Stern-Gerlach Experiment Electron Spin Spin-Orbit Interaction, Hyperfine Interaction Exclusion Principle, Periodic Table Helium Atom, Exchange Forces Alkali Atoms LS Coupling Molecules; Ionic, Covalent Bonds, Molecular Spectra Quantum Statistics, Distribution Functions Photon and Free Electron Gas Solids, Electronic Bands, Metals, Semiconductors and Insulators Properties of Nuclei Nuclear Liquid Drop, Shell Model Radioactive Decay.
Level: 
Undergraduate
Credits: 
3
Prerequisites: 
PHYSIC 284
Corequisites: 
none
Semester(s) offered: 
Fall

Course Schedules

Semester Sec Instructor Times / Rm
Fall 2007
1
Laura Cadonati
MWF 10:10
LGRT 202
Fall 2006
1
Eugene Golowich
MWF 10:10
LGRT 202
Fall 2005
1
Eugene Golowich
MWF 10:10-11:00
LGRT 202
Fall 2004 Eugene Golowich
MWF 10:10-11:00
LGRT 202
Fall 2003 William Gerace
MWF 10:10
LGRT 321
Fall 2002 William Gerace
MWF 10:10
LGRT 321
Fall 2001 William Gerace
MWF 10:10
LGRT 321
Fall 2000 Narayanan Menon
MWF 10:10
LGRT 321
Donald Candela
MWF 10:10-11:00
ILC S231