Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy

Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy

Introduction to Quantum Mechanics (PHYS 344 / ENPH 344)

Course Information:

Instructor: Prof. Gooding
Next Session: Fall 2016
http://www.physics.queensu.ca/~gooding/courses/phys344/

Prerequisites: PHYS 212, PHYS 242 (ENPH242), MATH 221 or MATH 280, and MATH 225 or MATH 231 or MATH 232

Description:

Brief introduction to Hamiltonian dynamics. Matter waves. Postulates of quantum mechanics. Stationary states. One-dimensional potentials. Particle tunnelling and scattering states. Introduction to matrix mechanics and Dirac notation: the simple harmonic oscillator and angular momentum. 

Lecture: 3, Lab: 0, Tutorial: 0.5

Academic Units (ENPH 344)

Mathematics: 11
Natural Sciences: 31
Complementary Studies: 0
Engineering Science: 0
Engineering Design: 0

 

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