ELEC 461 - QUANTUM MECH AND APPLICATIONS
Long Title: QUANTUM MECHANICS AND REAL-WORLD APPLICATIONS
Department: Electrical & Computer Eng.
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Prerequisite(s): ELEC 361
Description: This course will provide a basic understanding of the principles of applied quantum mechanics, with examples of real-world applications. A foundation is laid for advanced topics in the areas of lasers, microwave and optical detectors, nanoelectronics, quantum computers, quantum sensors, etc. Senior undergraduate students and junior graduate students in the areas of quantum engineering, nanotechnology, photonics and electronics, especially experimentalists, will find this course useful. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ELEC 580. Recommended Prerequisite(s): Basic knowledge of: (1) calculus, linear algebra, complex number, vector operation, differential equations; (2) classical mechanics; (3) classical electromagnetics; (4) atomic structure, chemical boding; (5) basic quantum mechanics, including static Schrodinger equation. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ELEC 461 if student has credit for ELEC 580.