PHYS 3317

PHYS 3317

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

Covers a number of applications of quantum mechanics to topics in modern physics. Uses the tools developed in PHYS 3316, and does not introduce new formalism. Topics include: the physics of single and multi-electron atoms, introduction to quantum statistics, band theory of solids, superconductivity, nuclear structure, elementary particle physics. Students will develop their order-of-magnitude reasoning and their modeling skills.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: PHYS 3316. Should be taken before PHYS 4443.  

Distribution Category (PBS-AS, PHS-AS)

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4678PHYS 3317  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid-Online and In Person
    Hybrid: rotational in person attendance to be determined by instructor. Please check Canvas for rotation information. Contact physicsenrollment@cornell.edu for additional assistance.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  • 20061PHYS 3317  LEC 002

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Grossman, Y

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    This is an online overflow for LEC 001. Contact physicsenrollment@cornell.edu for additional assistance.

  •  4679PHYS 3317  DIS 201

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Grossman, Y

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  4680PHYS 3317  DIS 202

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Grossman, Y

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 21678PHYS 3317  DIS 203

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Grossman, Y

  • Instruction Mode: Online