PHYS 3316

PHYS 3316

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

Topics include breakdown of classical concepts in microphysics; light quanta and matter waves; Schrödinger equation and solutions for square well, harmonic oscillator, and the hydrogen atom; wave packets, scattering and tunneling effects, angular momentum, spin, and magnetic moments. At the level of An Introduction to Quantum Physics by French and Taylor and Introduction to Quantum Physics by Griffiths.

When Offered Fall, Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: PHYS 2214 or PHYS 2218; PHYS 1116 or PHYS 2216; and coregistration in MATH 2940 or MATH 2210 or MATH 2230.

Distribution Category (PBS-AS, PHS-AS)

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

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3676 PHYS 3316   LEC 001

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

  •  3677 PHYS 3316   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 20972 PHYS 3316   DIS 202

    • R Clark Hall 294D
    • Aug 21 - Dec 4, 2023
    • Arias, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person