Classical causality, Heinsenberg's principle, position and momentum determining experiments, wave packets and spread, electromagnetism, wave-particle duality, de Broglie particle-wave duality, matter waves, electron stability, Schr?dinger equation, boundary conditions, finite and infinite one-dimensional wells. Transmission and reflection coefficients. Introduction to simple harmonic oscillator and the hydrogen atom. Emphasis will be on applications of interest to physicists and chemists.

Credit Weight:
0.5
Prerequisite(s):
Physics 2331
Offering:
3-0; 0-0
Course Classifications:
Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences