PHYS-306   Intro to Quantum Physics

This course introduces non-classical phenomena and their explanation in quantum mechanics. Topics include wave-particle duality of matter and light, the Heisenberg uncertainty principle, Schrodinger?s wave mechanics, spin, quantum mechanical treatment of atoms, the quantum mechanical description of solids, introduction to nuclear physics, radioactivity, strong and weak nu-clear force, and elementary particles. Prerequisites: Physics 235 and Mathematics 270 or 271. Computer Science 106 is recommended.