PHYS 486 :: Physics Illinois :: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Course Description

486 is an introduction to nonrelativistic quantum mechanics with focus on properties of quantum mechanical objects. Quantum dynamics are not part of this course, and covered in the follow-up course, 487. Main topics:

4 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: PHYS 214 and PHYS 435 or ECE 329.

Textbook (required)

D. Griffiths, Introduction to Quantum Mechanics, Third Edition

Supplemental Texts:

These are other quantum physics textbooks that provide an alternative point of view to Griffiths: