|1||Title of the course|
|Quantum Physics and Applications|
|3||Course content||Quantum nature of light: Photoelectric Effect and Compton Effect.|
Stability of atoms and Bohr`s rules.
Wave particle duality: De Broglie wavelength, Group and Phase velocity, Uncertainty Principle, Double Slit Experiment.
Physical interpretation of Wave Function, Elementary Idea of Operators, Eigen-value Problem.
Solution of Schrödinger equation for simple boundary value problems.
Reflection and Transmission Coefficients. Tunneling.
Particle in a three dimensional box, Degenerate states.
Exposure to Harmonic Oscillator and Hydrogen Atom without deriving the general solution.
Quantum Statistics: Maxwell Boltzmann, Bose Einstein and Fermi Dirac Statistics by detailed balance arguments.
Density of states.
Applications of B-E statistics: Lasers. Bose-Einstein Condensation.
Applications of F-D statistics: Free electron model of electrons in metals. Concept of Fermi Energy.
Elementary Ideas of Band Theory of Solids.
Exposure to Semiconductors, Superconductors, Quantum Communication and Quantum Computing.