2012-2013 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
PHY 350 - Introduction to Quantum Mechanics
An introduction to quantum physics for students in science, math and engineering. Vector spaces, orbital and spin angular momentum, time-independent and time-dependent Schroedinger equation, operators, eigenvectors and eigenvalues. Applications include tunneling, the hydrogen atom, the simple harmonic oscillator. Offered fall semester. Prerequisites: PHY 302 and MTH 302 or MTH 304 (MTH 300 recommended).