## Course Outline

**COURSE CODE **:PHY201

**COURSE TITLE :** Introduction to Quantum Physics

**LOCAL CREDIT :**4

**ECTS CREDIT :**6

**LECTURER :** Asst. Prof. Dr. Erkut İnan İşeri

**COURSE HOUR :** 4

**LABORATORY HOUR** : –

**OFFICE HOUR :** 2

**TYPE OF COURSE : **Must Course

**PREREQUISITIES :** –

**LEVEL OF COURSE :** Undergraduate

**CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION : **

Black body radiation, Photoelectric effect, The Comptom effect, Wave packets and uncertainty relations, The Schrödinger equation, free particle equation, Eigenfunctions and eigenvalues, the energy eigenvalue equation, particle in a box, one dimensional potentials

**LEARNING / TEACHING METHOD :** The modes of delivery include formal lectures, discussions, problem solving and online homeworks.

**METHOD OF ASSESSMENT
** Midterm Examinations 35%

Final Examination 45%

Homework 20%

**TEXTBOOK(S) :**

Quantum physics Written by Stephen Gasiorowicz

Introduction to quantum mechanics Written by David J. Griffiths

**TENTATIVE CONTENT & SCHEDULE**

WEEK |
TOPICS |
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1 | Introduction, Black body radiation | ||

2 | Photoelectric effect, The Comptom effect, Wave packets and uncertainty relations | ||

3 | Photoelectric effect, The Comptom effect, Wave packets and uncertainty relations | ||

4 | Wave packets and uncertainty relations | ||

5 | Wave packets and uncertainty relations | ||

6 | The Schrödinger equation, free particle equation | ||

7 | The Schrödinger equation, free particle equation | ||

8 | Midterm | ||

9 | Eigenfunctions and eigenvalues, the energy eigenvalue equation | ||

10 | Eigenfunctions and eigenvalues, the energy eigenvalue equation | ||

11 | one dimensional potentials | ||

12 | one dimensional potentials | ||

13 | The potential Barriers | ||

14 | Tunnelling through thin films | ||

15 | Final Exam |