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PH5013 - Quantum Mechanics

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: School of Engineering

Available to postgraduate students with permission of the program co-ordinator.

Dirac formulation of non-relativistic quantum mechanics, second quantisation with application to photons, relativistic quantum mechanics.

Learning Outcomes

  • to understand advanced theoretical concepts of quantum mechanics and to be able to solve problems related to these concepts.


Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coord/Lect: Professor Ian Whittingham.
Workload expectations:
  • 25 hours lectures
  • 9 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (80%); assignments (20%).

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