Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013
PHYS 3710 Modern Physics
Prerequisite:a grade of C or better in PHYS 2212, 2212L
An introduction to the concepts and calculations involved in understanding the structure of matter and the world of the quantum. Topics include the Planck theory of radiation, particle/wave duality, Schrodinger equation solutions for simple potentials, and properties of the one-electron atom. Applications of quantum principles to atomic, molecular, and nuclear structure are also considered as time permits.
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