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PHYS 3036 - Quantum Mechanics I
  
Course last offered 
 :   
Spring 2016/17
Instructor(s)
 :
CHAN Ho Bun
No. of credits
 :
3


Teaching Pattern
  • Duration of course: about 13 weeks
  • Lecture hour(s) / tutorial hour(s) per week: 3 / 1
 
Content
  • Basic properties of Schrödinger equation
  • Bound and scattering states in simple one-dimensional potentials
  • Formulation of quantum mechanics in terms of Hilbert space and Dirac bracket notation
  • Schrödinger equation in three-dimensions
  • Angular momentum
  • Hydrogen atom wavefunction
  • Systems of identical particles
  • Spin and statistics
  • Multi-electron atoms and the periodic table
 
Remarks
  • Exclusion: PHYS 3037
  • Prerequisite: PHYS 2022
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS