Quantum Physics

compute exponential decay

decay lifetime=6.7s, 3days

compute energy of a photon given its wavelength

photon energy 435nm

compute a thermal de Broglie wavelength

thermal wavelength of helium at 400K

compute a Compton wavelength

Compton wavelength proton

determine the wavelength shift for Compton scattering

Compton scattering at 30 degrees

use the Rydberg formula to compute spectral lines

Rydberg formula ni=2, nf=5

look up atomic spectra

atomic spectrum of nitrogen

Balmer series spectrum

look up work functions

work function Nb

work function Be

Quantum Systems

list quantum physical systems

quantum physical systems

find equations associated with a quantum system

quantum harmonic oscillator

Poeschl-Teller potential

quantum particle in a time‐independent 1d potential

quantum particle in an external electromagnetic field

find the propagator for a system

propagator of a driven harmonic oscillator

get information about quantum phenomena

Heisenberg uncertainty principle Δx=1nm

Schroedinger's cat

learn about a paradox in quantum mechanics

EPR paradox

Many-Body Theory

find fermion and boson distributions

Fermi-Dirac distribution

Bose-Einstein distribution

Bose-Einstein condensation temperature Rb