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2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHY 469 - Quantum and Atomic Physics

Basic principles of quantum mechanics. Exploration of canonical systems and the postulates of quantum mechanics using Dirac, vector-matrix, and wavefunction notations.  Analysis of spin, energy, position, and momentum eigenstates, both time independent and time dependent, for several bound and scattering state systems.

Prerequisites: A grade of C- or better in both PHY 231 and PHY 236

Course Typically Offered: Fall

Credits: 3