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    Vassar College
  Jan 18, 2018
Catalogue 2017-2018
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PHYS 320 - Quantum Mechanics I

Semester Offered: Fall and Spring
1 unit(s)
An introduction to the formalism of nonrelativistic quantum mechanics and its physical interpretation, with emphasis on solutions of the Schrodinger wave equation. Topics covered include the operator formalism, uncertainty relations, one-dimensional potentials, bound states, tunneling, central field problems in three dimensions, the hydrogen atom, the harmonic oscillator, and quantum statistics. Cindy Schwarz (a); Jose Perillan (b).

Prerequisite(s): PHYS 200 , PHYS 210 , MATH 220 , MATH 228 .

Recommended: MATH 221 .

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