MATSCI 201 - Applied Quantum Mechanics I

Description
Emphasis is on applications in modern devices and systems. Topics include: Schrรถdinger's equation, eigenfunctions and eigenvalues, solutions of simple problems including quantum wells and tunneling, quantum harmonic oscillator, coherent states, operator approach to quantum mechanics, Dirac notation, angular momentum, hydrogen atom, calculation techniques including matrix diagonalization, perturbation theory, variational method, and time-dependent perturbation theory with applications to optical absorption, nonlinear optical coefficients, and Fermi's golden rule. Prerequisites: MATH 52 and 53, EE 65 or PHYSICS 65 (or PHYSICS 43 and 45).
Credits
3
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2018, Fall 2017
Offered
MWF
Avg. Class Size
150
Avg. Sections
1