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PHY 373 PHY 373. Quantum Physics I: Foundations. 3 Hours.

Postulates of quantum mechanics, the bound states of the finite square well, the harmonic oscillator, operator-eigenvalue formulism and selected examples, the hydrogen atom, angular momentum, rigid rotor, and spin. May include simple scattering theory. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: The following coursework with a grade of at least C- in each: Physics 336K, 353L, and 355.