2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

PHYC 565 Quantum Mechanics

Review of barrier problems, the harmonic oscillator, and angular momentum using matrix methods. Problems involving perturbation theory, one-electron atoms, magnetic moments, spin, relativistic effects, symmetric and anti-symmetric wave functions, the helium atom, transition rates, and scattering theory. Prerequisite: PHYC 464 or 564. Not open to students who have credit in PHYC 465.