Phy 251: Quantum Mechanics

Credit Hours: 3:00 (Level-2, Term-2, NCE)


Failure of classical mechanics, Blackbody radiation, Photoelectric effect, Compton effect, Pair production and pair annihilation, Wave-particle duality, Uncertainty principle, de-Broglie hypothesis, Philosophy of quantum theory, Wave function, Born’s interpretation of wavefunction, Postulates of quantum mechanics; Operators, eigen function and eigen values, Schrödinger equation, Statistical interpretation in quantum mechanics, Zero potential, Barrier potential, Square-well potential, Tunneling effect, Simple harmonic oscillator; Schrödinger equation in three-dimension, Analytical solution of Hydrogen atom, Orbital angular momentum, Spin angular momentum, Zeeman splitting, Perturbation theory.