Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2011-2012

PHYS 3710 Modern Physics

Prerequisite:a grade of C or better in PHYS 2212K


An introduction to the concepts and calculations involved in understanding the structure of matter and the world of the quantum. Topics include the Planck theory of radiation, particle/wave duality, Schrodinger equation solutions for simple potentials, and properties of the one-electron atom. Applications of quantum principles to atomic, molecular, and nuclear structure are also considered as time permits.

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