Course Archives    Theoretical Statistics and Mathematics Unit
Course: Physics IV
Level: Undergraduate
Time: Currently not offered
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Syllabus:(Modern Physics and Quantum Mechanics): Special theory of Relativity: Michelson-Morley Experiment, Einstein's Postulates, Lorentz Transformations, length contraction, time dilation, velocity transformations, equivalence of mass and energy. Black body Radiation, Planck's Law, Dual nature of Electromagnetic Radiation, Photoelectric Effect, Compton effect, Matter waves, Wave-particle duality, Davisson-Germer experiement, Bohr's theory of hydrogen spectra, concept of quantum numbers, Frank-Hertz experiment, Radioactivity, X-ray spectra (Mosley's law), Basic assumptions of Quantum Mechanics, Wave packets, Uncertainty principle, Schrodinger's equation and its solution for harmonic oscillator, spread of Gaussian wave packets with time.

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Past Exams
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Supplementary and Back Paper
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