Academic Catalog

PHYS300 QUANTUM PHYSICS

Course Code: 2300300
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 4(4-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Physics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. ALTAN BAYKAL
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 2300202
Set 2: 2300207
Set 3: 2300215
One of the sets above should be completed before taking PHYS300 QUANTUM PHYSICS .

Course Content

Historical experiments and theories; the postulates of quantum mechanics; function spaces and Hermitian operators; superposition and computable observables; time development; conservation theorems and parity; one-dimensional problems; bound and unbound states.