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PHY358H1Atoms, Molecules and Solids

Course Title PHY358H1
Session winter
Year of Study 3rd year
Time and Location 24L: MW12, Room: MP137
12T: F1, Room: MP137
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Hae-Young  Kee


Official Description

Quantum theory of atoms, molecules, and solids; variational principle and perturbation theory; hydrogen and helium atoms; exchange and correlation energies; multielectron atoms; simple molecules; bonding and antibonding orbitals; rotation and vibration of molecules; crystal binding; electron in a periodic potential; reciprocal lattice; Bloch's theorem; nearly-free electron model; Kronig-Penney model; energy bands; metals, semiconductors, and insulators; Fermi surfaces.  This course is not a prerequisite for any PHY 400-level course.

Prerequisite: PHY356H1
Co-requisite: n.a.
Exclusion: n.a.
Recommended preparation: n.a.
Textbook Quantum States of Atoms, Molecules and Solids by M. A. Morrison, et al.
This is out of print. It is a custom courseware.