Wave-particle duality and the Heisenberg uncertainty principle. Basic postulates of Quantum Mechanics, wave functions, solutions of the Schroedinger equation for one-dimensional systems and for the hydrogen atom. Three class hours per week.
This course is designed to involve in-person lectures and discussions, with problem sets; but provisions will be available for remote and asynchronous learning, including recorded class meetings, online activities, and synchronous office hours at times TBA.
Requisite: MATH 211 and PHYS 225 or consent of the instructor. Spring semester. The Department.