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||Quantum nature of light: Photoelectric Effect and Compton Effect. Stability of atoms and Bohr`s rules.
Wave particle duality: De Broglie wavelength, Group and Phase velocity, Uncertainty Principle, Double Slit Experiment.
Schrödinger Equation. Physical interpretation of Wave Function, Elementary Idea of Operators, Eigen-value Problem.
Solution of Schrödinger equation for simple boundary value problems. Reflection and Transmission Coefficients. Tunneling. Particle in a three dimensional box, Degenerate states. Exposure to Harmonic Oscillator and Hydrogen Atom without deriving the general solution.
Quantum Statistics: Maxwell Boltzmann, Bose Einstein and Fermi Dirac Statistics by detailed balance arguments. Density of states.
Applications of B-E statistics: Lasers. Bose-Einstein Condensation.
Applications of F-D statistics: Free electron model of electrons in metals. Concept of Fermi Energy. Elementary Ideas of Band Theory of Solids. Exposure to Semiconductors, Superconductors, Quantum Computing