2017-2018 University Catalogue 
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2017-2018 University Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 434 - Quantum Mechanics

An introduction to the theory and formalism of quantum mechanics. This course addresses the philosophical and mathematical foundations of the theory. It develops the linear algebraic formulation using spins, photon and atoms; and cover topics that include time evolution, angular momentum, the harmonic oscillator, the Schrodinger equation, entanglement, and quantum information. A series of optional laboratories gives students vivid examples of quantum mechanical principles.

Credits: 1.00
When Offered: Spring semester only

Corequisite: PHYS 434L  
Prerequisites: PHYS 334   with a grade of C- or higher.
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: None
Area of Inquiry: Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Liberal Arts CORE: None

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