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PHYS431 QUANTUM MECHANICS I

Course Code: 2300431
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 4(4-0)
ECTS Credit: 10.0
Department: Physics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. BAYRAM TEKN
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 2300210 | 2300300
The course set above should be completed before taking PHYS431 QUANTUM MECHANICS I.

Course Content

Postulates of quantum mechanics; Dirac delta function and Dirac notation; the Schrdinger equation in three-dimensions; angular momentum; the radial equation; the hydrogen atom; interaction of electrons with electro-magnetic field; operators, matrices, and spin; the addition of angular momenta; time-independent perturbation theory.