Physics
# Quantum Physics

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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
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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
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Many-Body Theory

find fermion and boson distributions

Fermi-Dirac distribution
Bose-Einstein distribution
Bose-Einstein condensation temperature Rb