Applied Quantum Mechanics

Topics covered in this module include: the time-dependent Schrodinger equation; the variational principle; position and momentum operators and representations (Fourier transforms); a complete treatment of the Stern-Gerlach experiment.

Most modules require a 2.2 degree in a related discipline or equivalent professional experience.

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N.B Students should have taken PHYC30030: Quantum Mechanics or equivalent.

On completion of this module learners should have:
1. A complete picture of quantum physics and be able to apply fundamental quantum mechanics to physical systems.
2. An appreciation of how these theoretical models relate to experimentally determined quantities, and about edge applications of quantum physics.

Learn from world renowned academic staff in Ireland’s leading, future focused and globally recognised colleges.

Gain an accredited NFQ qualification/micro credential that you may count towards a full award if you so wish in the future.

Previous modules may be used as recognition of prior learning towards Advance Centre degree programmes.

Equip yourself with the latest in demand skillset, tools, know-how and knowledge to succeed in your career.

Gain a competitive edge, influence growth and steer strategic goals in your organisation upon completion of your studies with the Advance Centre.

Yes, if you complete this module it can be credited as part of the Professional Diploma Quantum Engineering.

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