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Review of Classical Physics; Experimental basis of Quantum Theory:
Blackbody radiation, photoelectric effect, Compton scattering, X-rays;
Atomic models; Wave properties of matter; Uncertainty principle;
Midterm 1 (F 02/14, in class)
Part II: Introduction to Quantum Mechanics (Ch 6-8)
Schrodinger equation; Square-well potentials; Harmonic oscillator;
Barriers and tunneling; Hydrogen atom; Atomic structure and the
periodic table; Midterm 2 (F 03/21, in class)
Part III: Applications of Quantum Mechanics (Ch 9-11)
Chemical bonding; Molecules; Solids; Statistical physics;
Conductivity; Semiconductors; Nanomaterials; Device applications Course policies
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This document was uploaded on 02/27/2014 for the course MATSCIE 242 at University of Michigan.
- Spring '09