Quantum Physics and Laboratory
Area of Study
Taught In English
PHYS1221 or PHYS1231 or PHYS1241, and, MATH1231 or MATH1241
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewPostulates of quantum mechanics, Photoelectric/Compton effects, eigenfunctions/operators, Schrodinger equation, potential wells, steps and barriers, tunnelling, the harmonic oscillator, the hydrogen atom, orbital and spin angular momentum, magnetic moments.Experimental investigations in a range of areas: x-ray diffraction, work function, semiconductor bandgap, Hall effect, carrier lifetimes, nuclear magnetic resonance, magnetic properties.Assumed Knowledge: First year physics and mathematics
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.