PHYS 3316

PHYS 3316

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

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.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4931PHYS 3316  LEC 001

    • MWFOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Arias, T

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    All enrollment requests should be directed to

  •  4932PHYS 3316  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid-Online and In Person
    Rotational hybrid meeting pattern to be determined by instructor.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  •  4933PHYS 3316  DIS 202

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Arias, T

  • Instruction Mode: Online