PHYS 3317

PHYS 3317

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021. Courses of Study 2021-2022 is scheduled to publish by July 1.

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: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4617PHYS 3317  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Grossman, Y

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person
    Students unable to enroll in open class components during their pre-enroll window can join the waitlist at www.physics.cornell.edu/waitlist. Students will be placed in available spots prior to the start of classes when possible.

  •  4618PHYS 3317  DIS 201

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Grossman, Y

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

  •  4619PHYS 3317  DIS 202

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Grossman, Y

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person