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General information:
Name:
Selected Topics in Quantum Mechanics for Biophysicists
Course of study:
2016/2017
Code:
JBF-3-021-s
Faculty of:
Physics and Applied Computer Science
Study level:
Third-cycle studies
Specialty:
-
Field of study:
Biophysics
Semester:
0
Profile of education:
Academic (A)
Lecture language:
Polish
Form and type of study:
Full-time studies
Responsible teacher:
prof. dr hab. Bożek Piotr (piotr.bozek@fis.agh.edu.pl)
Academic teachers:
prof. dr hab. Bożek Piotr (piotr.bozek@fis.agh.edu.pl)
Module summary

Description of learning outcomes for module
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Connections with FLO Method of learning outcomes verification (form of completion)
Social competence
M_K001 Understands the need to use dedicated tools in solving scientific tasks BF3A_K01 Activity during classes
Skills
M_U001 Formulating physical problems in the quantum mechanical framework BF3A_W01, BF3A_U01 Examination,
Activity during classes
Knowledge
M_W001 Quantum mechanical description of physical phenomena BF3A_W01, BF3A_W02 Test,
Examination,
Activity during classes
M_W002 Understands the role of measurement in quantum mechanics BF3A_W01 Examination,
Activity during classes
FLO matrix in relation to forms of classes
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Form of classes
Lecture
Audit. classes
Lab. classes
Project classes
Conv. seminar
Seminar classes
Pract. classes
Zaj. terenowe
Zaj. warsztatowe
Others
E-learning
Social competence
M_K001 Understands the need to use dedicated tools in solving scientific tasks + + - - - - - - - - -
Skills
M_U001 Formulating physical problems in the quantum mechanical framework + + - - - - - - - - -
Knowledge
M_W001 Quantum mechanical description of physical phenomena + + - - - - - - - - -
M_W002 Understands the role of measurement in quantum mechanics + + - - - - - - - - -
Module content
Lectures:
  1. Wave function – Probability density – Observables
  2. Schrodinger equation – Stationary states – Bound states
  3. Harmonic oscilator – anihilation and creation operator
  4. Bound state – harmonic oscilator
  5. Hydrogen atom – angular momentum
  6. Spin – Coupling to electric and magnetic fields
  7. Pauli principle – Many electron systems – Molecules
Auditorium classes:
  1. Wave function, continuity equation, operators
  2. Schrodinger equation, simple solutions, tunneling
  3. Uncertainty principle, observation
  4. Angular momentum
  5. Operators, eigensystem
  6. Quantum statistics
  7. Approximate methods
Student workload (ECTS credits balance)
Student activity form Student workload
Summary student workload 55 h
Module ECTS credits 3 ECTS
Participation in lectures 14 h
Participation in auditorium classes 14 h
Preparation for classes 20 h
Preparation of a report, presentation, written work, etc. 6 h
Examination or Final test 1 h
Additional information
Method of calculating the final grade:

Grading
Problem solving in auditory classes (homework assignments) 30%
Weekly tests (based on homework asignments) 30%
Written exam 20%
Oral exam 20%

Final grade
< 50% failed
50-60% 3,0
61-70% 3,5
71-80% 4,0
81-90% 4,5
91-100% 5,0

Prerequisites and additional requirements:

Basic algebra and calculus. Introductory physics course.

Recommended literature and teaching resources:

R. Shankar Mechanika Kwantowa, PWN
W. Greiner Quantum Mechanics an Introduction, Springer
S. Kryszewski Mechanika Kwantow, http://iftia9.univ.gda.pl/~sjk/QM/indexQM.html

Scientific publications of module course instructors related to the topic of the module:

Additional scientific publications not specified

Additional information:

None