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Mississippi State University Department ofPHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY

PH4713/6713 - Introduction to Quantum Mechanics

CATALOG DATA:
Three hours lecture. Principles of quantum mechanics, Heisenberg uncertainty principle, angular momentum; the Schrdinger wave equation in one and three dimensions; the one-electron atom.
PREREQUISITES BY TOPIC:
PH 3613 AND MA 3253(Differential Equations)
OBJECTIVES:
Investigations into the nature and applications of Quantum mechanics and related topics.
TOPICS COVERED:
  1. Limits of Classical Physics
  2. Wave Packets and the Uncertainty Relations
  3. The Schrodinger Wave Equation and the Probability Interpretation
  4. Eigenvalues and Eigenfunctions
  5. One-Dinemsional Potentials
  6. The General Structure of Wave Mechanics
  7. Operator Methods in Quantum Mechanics
  8. N-Particle Systems
  9. The Schrodinger Equation in Three Dimensions
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