Credits: 3

Semesters Offered

Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021

Learning Objectives

  • Students will become acquainted with principles of quantum mechanics
  • They will learn how to solve problems in quantum mechanics
  • They will learn how modern optoelectronic devices work

Topics Covered

  • Wave phenomena and wave-particle duality
  • Photons and quantum states- entanglement, paradoxes, quantum cryptography
  • Schrodinger’s equation in 1-dimension: bound states, tunneling, scattering problems
  • Applications to optoelectronic devices
  • Josephson's junction