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PHYS 340 - Quantum Mechanics


Credits: 3

Prerequisite: PHYS 210 and PHYS (ENGN) 225, and MATH 332 as prerequisite or corequisite. A study of the postulates and formalism of quantum theory emphasizing the Schroedinger approach. The probabilistic theory is applied to one-dimensional bound and scattering states and the three-dimensional central force problem. Investigation of spin and angular momentum, Clebsch-Gordan coefficients, indistinguishable particles, and perturbation theory. Mathematical formalism includes operators, commutators, Hilbert space, and Dirac notation. Sukow.




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