Portland-State-University 2023-2024 Bulletin

ECE 598 Introduction to Quantum Mechanics

An introduction to the formulation and application of wave mechanics; the Schrodinger equation and its application to time-independent problems (both one- and three-dimensional problems); identical particles; approximation methods including mainly time-independent perturbations. Brief exploration of the potential applications of quantum mechanics to engineering: quantum nano-structures and quantum computers. Expected preparation: Ph 311 or Ph 312, Mth 261.



Cross Listed Courses

This course is the same as Ph 511and may be taken only once for credit.
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