PH 651 - QUANTUM MECHANICS I

Semester Hours: 3

Free particle motion. Principles of wave mechanics. The Schrodinger equation and one-dimensional potentials. Approximation techniques: WKB, variational method, perturbation theory. Numerical methods. Prerequisites: undergraduate quantum mechanics or modern physics, some high-level programming (e.g., C++, Fortran, Mathematica) experience. Prerequisite with concurrency: PH 607.