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Fundamentals of Physics II

Yale,, Fall 2006 , Prof. Ramamurti Shankar

Updated On 02 Feb, 19

Overview

Electrostatics - Electric Fields - Gauss's Law and Application to Conductors and Insulators - The Electric Potential and Conservation of Energy - Capacitors - Resistance - Circuits and Magnetism - Ampere's Law - Lenz's and Faraday's Laws - LCR CircuitsDC Voltage - LCR CircuitsAC Voltage - Maxwell's Equations and Electromagnetic Waves - Ray or Geometrical Optics - Wave Theory of Light;Quantum Mechanics:The key experiments and wave-particle duality - Measurement theory, states of definite energy - Particle in a Box - Time-dependent Schrdinger Equation - Summary of postulates and special topics

Includes

Lecture 24: Quantum Mechanics VI Time-dependent Schrödinger Equation

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Lecture Details

For more information about Professor Shankars book based on the lectures from this course, Fundamentals of Physics Mechanics, Relativity, and Thermodynamics, visit httpbit.ly1jFIqNu.

Fundamentals of Physics, II (PHYS 201)

The time-dependent Schrödinger Equation is introduced as a powerful analog of Newtons second law of motion that describes quantum dynamics. It is shown how given an initial wave function, one can predict the future behavior using Schrödingers Equation. The special role of stationary states (states of definite energy) is discussed.

0000 - Chapter 1. The "Theory of Nearly Everything"
1234 - Chapter 2. The time-dependent Schrodinger Equation
4015 - Chapter 3. Stationary States

Complete course materials are available at the Open Yale Courses website httpopen.yale.educourses

This course was recorded in Spring 2010.

For more information about Professor Shankars book based on the lectures from this course, Fundamentals of Physics Mechanics, Relativity, and Thermodynamics, visit httpbit.ly1jFIqNu.

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Sam

Excellent course helped me understand topic that i couldn't while attendinfg my college.

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Dembe

Great course. Thank you very much.

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