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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: TR1, Room: MP134, In Person LEC9101: TR1, On line Synchronous 12T: F12, Room: MP134, In Person F12, On line Synchronous At this time, the University has not made a final decision about course delivery for the Winter 2021 term. The Faculty of Arts & Science will be updating Winter term course delivery information based on public health guidelines.
Course URL
http://hykee.cqm-uoft.ca…
instructor

Delivery Methods

In Person

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

Online - Synchronous
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Asynchronous
A course is considered Asynchronous if it has no requirement for attendance at a specific time or location for any activities or exams.