PHYS 113. Quantum Theory
Postulates of quantum mechanics, operators, eigenfunctions, and eigenvalues, function spaces and hermitian operators; bra-ket notation, superposition and observables, fermions and bosons, time development, conservation theorems, and parity; angular momentum, three-dimensional systems, matrix mechanics and spin, coupled angular momenta, time-independent and time-dependent perturbation theory. Offered every Spring.
Prerequisite: PHYS 017 , PHYS 018 .
PHYS 008 is recommended but not required.
Natural sciences and engineering.
Spring 2023. Hackler.
Catalog chapter: Physics and Astronomy
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/physics-astronomy
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