Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

ELEC 361 - QUANTUM MECHANICS FOR ENGINEER

Long Title: QUANTUM MECHANICS FOR ENGINEERS
Department: Electrical & Computer Eng.
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisite(s): ELEC 261
Description: This course provides the background in quantum mechanics and solid state physics necessary for further studies in semiconductor optoelectronic devices, quantum electronics, nanoscience, and photonics. Examples include: electronic energy levels in semiconductor quantum wells and superlattices; tunneling phenomena in semiconductor devices; the Kronig-Penney model; crystal momentum, effective mass, and Bloch oscillations; band structure of graphene and carbon nanotubes; and introduction to quantum information science.
Course URL: http://www.ece.rice.edu/~kono/ELEC361.html