You are now in the main content area

PCS 401

Quantum Mechanics I

Review of Bohr's model, matter waves and complex variables. Schrödinger Equation. Wave functions. Stationary states. Quantization of energy. Eigenfunctions and Eigenvalues. Probability interpretation, expectation values. Infinite and finite square wells; barriers, tunnelling. Harmonic oscillator. Heisenberg uncertainty relations. Measurements in Quantum Mechanics. Hermitian operators. Hilbert Space. Superposition of eigenstates. Schrödinger equation in three dimensions. Central potentials. The hydrogen atom.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1


(PCS 300) and (MTH 312 or MTH 330 or MTH 425)




PCS 400

Custom Requisites


Mentioned in the Following Calendar Pages

*List may not include courses that are on a common table shared between programs.