Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

PC321
Quantum Mechanics I
0.5 Credit

Schroedinger equation, interpretation of the wave function, expectation value, Ehrenfest's theorem, wave packets, stationary states and energy quantization, potential wells and potential barriers, Kronig-Penney model, scattering and tunneling, the harmonic oscillator, Schroedinger equation in three dimensions, the hydrogen atom, WKB approximation.

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
PC242, MA205, MA255.