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PHY358H1
Atoms, Molecules and Solids

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.

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.']
                        
Breadth requirement
BR=5
Distribution requirement
DR=SCI
course title
PHY358H1
session
winter
year of study
3rd year
time and location
24L: LEC0101, LEC2001, LEC7001, LEC9101: TR1, On line Synchronous 12T: F12, On line Synchronous Lectures will be delivered synchronously via Zoom and recorded for later viewing. Students can ask questions during the lectures by writing in the “chat" window or by using using the "microphone”. A camera is not necessary.
Course URL
http://hykee.cqm-uoft.ca…
instructor

Delivery Methods

In Person

A course is considered In Person if it requires attendance at a specific location and time for some or all course activities.*.

* Subject to adjustments imposed by public health requirements for physical distancing.

Online - Synchronous
A course is considered Online Synchronous if online attendance is expected at a specific time for some or all course activities, and attendance at a specific location is not expected for any activities or exams.
Asynchronous
A course is considered Asynchronous if it has no requirement for attendance at a specific time or location for any activities or exams.